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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 3.16% 6.94% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.94% 27.78% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate £350 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
72 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 45.57% 25.00% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 14 11
Average daily rate £450 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Sysprep
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
2 7 (87.50%) DBS Check
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) ISA Server
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) WSUS
4 2 (25.00%) WAP
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Field Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Field Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Network Field Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Network Support
2 5 (62.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop Support
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) DBS Check
1 7 (87.50%) MCP
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) ISA Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Sysprep
2 6 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware