The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Redhill 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Redhill region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 10.34% 4.65% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +13.15%
Operating Systems Category
Redhill
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 72.41% 25.58% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate £321 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £298 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
Surrey

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

Windows Server 2008
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Redhill 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) VCP5
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) AS400
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Redhill 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Operator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) VCP5
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft