The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 21 55
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +34
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 85 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.85% 6.41% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.05% 23.35% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 60 16
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£235 £306 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.26% +7.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £209 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +74.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Windows Server 2008
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
344 364 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.81% 27.43% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 215 127
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 65
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -29.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -6 9 £388 +25.00% 4
Woking -4 1 £360 +9.09% 1
Egham - 1 - - 4
Epsom - - - - 2
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Cranleigh - - - -
Dorking - - - - 5
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 3
Reigate - - - - 2
Staines - - - - 2
Weybridge - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (63.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (46.25%) VMware
4 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
5 29 (36.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 25 (31.25%) Windows XP
8 23 (28.75%) Windows 7
9 21 (26.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 19 (23.75%) MS Exchange
12 17 (21.25%) SQL
12 17 (21.25%) Cisco
13 16 (20.00%) Finance
14 15 (18.75%) Firewall
14 15 (18.75%) Citrix
15 14 (17.50%) DNS
16 13 (16.25%) Hyper-V
16 13 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (13.75%) IBM
17 11 (13.75%) SAN
17 11 (13.75%) .NET
17 11 (13.75%) LAN
17 11 (13.75%) Linux
18 10 (12.50%) DHCP
18 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 9 (11.25%) SCCM
19 9 (11.25%) C#
19 9 (11.25%) MS Office
19 9 (11.25%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 19 (23.75%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.50%) IIS
3 6 (7.50%) WorkSite
4 5 (6.25%) Lync
4 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.50%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Office
2 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) Firewall
2 14 (17.50%) DNS
3 11 (13.75%) SAN
3 11 (13.75%) LAN
4 10 (12.50%) DHCP
5 7 (8.75%) WAN
6 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.50%) VPN
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (5.00%) Wireless
8 4 (5.00%) Network Security
9 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.50%) HTTP
10 1 (1.25%) NAS
10 1 (1.25%) VLAN
10 1 (1.25%) VoIP
10 1 (1.25%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Law
3 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Analyst
2 11 (13.75%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Server Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.50%) Architect
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Server Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.00%) Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) CSS
3 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.00%) Flash
4 4 (5.00%) HTML
4 4 (5.00%) WCF
4 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.00%) jQuery
5 3 (3.75%) WAP
6 2 (2.50%) Ajax
6 2 (2.50%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.25%) ODBC
7 1 (1.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Clustering
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.25%) PMI
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (63.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (36.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 23 (28.75%) Windows 7
6 11 (13.75%) Linux
7 9 (11.25%) UNIX
8 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.75%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.50%) SUSE
9 2 (2.50%) Solaris
9 2 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.25%) ITIL
2 7 (8.75%) Business Continuity
3 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (6.25%) Project Management
3 5 (6.25%) Migration
4 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.00%) BCP
4 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (3.75%) Network Design
5 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.50%) MVC
6 2 (2.50%) CRM
6 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (2.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.50%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.25%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.25%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) C#
3 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.25%) MCP
3 5 (6.25%) MCSE
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.25%) CCNA
4 4 (5.00%) CCNP
5 2 (2.50%) CCDA
5 2 (2.50%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.50%) JNCIS
5 2 (2.50%) JNCIP
5 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.25%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.00%) XenApp
4 8 (10.00%) vSphere
5 7 (8.75%) VMware ESX
6 6 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 4 (5.00%) DFS Replication
9 3 (3.75%) XenServer
9 3 (3.75%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.50%) vCloud
11 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) SCCM
2 8 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 7 (8.75%) NetBackup
4 6 (7.50%) WSUS
5 4 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Sysprep
6 3 (3.75%) SCOM
7 2 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) VMware
2 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (21.25%) Cisco
4 15 (18.75%) Citrix
5 11 (13.75%) IBM
6 6 (7.50%) HP
7 5 (6.25%) Oracle
7 5 (6.25%) Dell
8 4 (5.00%) NetApp
8 4 (5.00%) Mitel
8 4 (5.00%) Brocade
9 3 (3.75%) McAfee
9 3 (3.75%) Juniper
10 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.50%) JBoss
10 2 (2.50%) F5
11 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.25%) Polycom
11 1 (1.25%) Avaya
11 1 (1.25%) Lotus
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