The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 1.11% 6.33% 9.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 20.83% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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 Leatherhead region.

Operating Systems Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 48.89% 30.38% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 21 18
Average daily rate £463 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £338 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leatherhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) ISA Server
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) MCP
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 5 (71.43%) DBS Check
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Sysprep
4 4 (57.14%) WSUS
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Advertising
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) SCOM
6 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 1 (14.29%) MCITP
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) NFS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Field Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Field Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Field Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Support
2 4 (57.14%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) IT Support
3 3 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) DBS Check
1 5 (71.43%) MCP
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) ISA Server
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Sysprep
2 4 (57.14%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware