The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 14 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.26% 3.95% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.41% 22.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £318 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%
Windows Server 2008
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 40.50% 17.51% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 21
Median daily rate £400 £310 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £14.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £24.45 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Guildford region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Guildford region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 17 (65.38%) SAN
6 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
7 15 (57.69%) ITIL
7 15 (57.69%) SQL
8 14 (53.85%) Linux
8 14 (53.85%) Clustering
9 13 (50.00%) CommVault
9 13 (50.00%) SLA
9 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
9 13 (50.00%) Simpana
10 12 (46.15%) Dell Compellent
11 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
12 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
13 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Operations
14 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (19.23%) VMware
15 4 (15.38%) SCCM
15 4 (15.38%) Firewall
15 4 (15.38%) XenApp
15 4 (15.38%) vSphere
15 4 (15.38%) Citrix
15 4 (15.38%) HP
15 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
15 4 (15.38%) DNS
16 3 (11.54%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) DMZ
5 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.85%) IPsec
5 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.85%) DTS
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Backup Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Service Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) ArcSight Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Clustering
2 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) EMC VNX
4 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) NHS
5 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (3.85%) PKI
5 1 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (53.85%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.69%) Android
7 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.85%) Debian
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Operations
3 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.85%) MapReduce
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.85%) Security Management
5 1 (3.85%) SIEM
5 1 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Simpana
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) HP SIM
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.85%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) CommVault
3 12 (46.15%) Dell Compellent
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Dell
7 2 (7.69%) arcserve
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Symantec
8 1 (3.85%) Veeam