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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 48 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 54 43 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.79% 3.37% 6.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.27% 13.19% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 53
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £351 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
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
407 326 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.54% 25.53% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 176 207
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +3.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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
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 28 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 13 £350 +133.33% 7
Redhill - 13 - - 3
Epsom - 3 - -
Weybridge - 2 £200 -
Camberley - 1 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £450 - 2
Reigate - 1 £300 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (61.62%) VMware
3 51 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (47.47%) SQL
5 46 (46.46%) Active Directory
6 42 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (33.33%) Cisco
8 26 (26.26%) Citrix
8 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (25.25%) Microsoft
9 25 (25.25%) DNS
10 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
10 21 (21.21%) Linux
11 20 (20.20%) Finance
12 19 (19.19%) PowerShell
12 19 (19.19%) Windows 7
13 18 (18.18%) Data Centre
14 17 (17.17%) Firewall
14 17 (17.17%) IIS
14 17 (17.17%) IBM
15 16 (16.16%) SAN
15 16 (16.16%) Change Management
16 15 (15.15%) Clustering
17 14 (14.14%) ITIL
17 14 (14.14%) Incident Management
18 13 (13.13%) iSeries
18 13 (13.13%) DB2
18 13 (13.13%) DHCP
18 13 (13.13%) Tivoli
18 13 (13.13%) AS400

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (17.17%) IIS
2 9 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.07%) Lync
4 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.03%) TPMS
7 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.02%) JBoss
8 1 (1.01%) Apache
8 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.25%) DNS
2 17 (17.17%) Firewall
3 16 (16.16%) SAN
4 13 (13.13%) DHCP
5 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.06%) NAS
7 5 (5.05%) Unified Communications
7 5 (5.05%) VPN
7 5 (5.05%) LDAP
7 5 (5.05%) VoIP
8 4 (4.04%) Internet
9 3 (3.03%) DMZ
9 3 (3.03%) Intranet
9 3 (3.03%) SSL
9 3 (3.03%) WAN
9 3 (3.03%) LAN
9 3 (3.03%) Network Security
10 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.02%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.13%) DB2
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.02%) DTS
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.01%) Big Data
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.01%) NUnit
3 1 (1.01%) Ant
3 1 (1.01%) Moq
3 1 (1.01%) Hudson
3 1 (1.01%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Legal
3 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (14.14%) Analyst
2 11 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) Administrator
5 7 (7.07%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) Consultant
5 7 (7.07%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.07%) IT Support
6 6 (6.06%) Senior IT Support
6 6 (6.06%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Support Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (4.04%) Server Specialist
8 4 (4.04%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.04%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.03%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) .NET
2 3 (3.03%) HTML
2 3 (3.03%) jQuery
2 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.02%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (2.02%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (2.02%) DHTML
3 2 (2.02%) ADO.NET
3 2 (2.02%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) XML
3 2 (2.02%) WinForms
3 2 (2.02%) Ajax
3 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.02%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.01%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.01%) CSS
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.01%) HTML5
4 1 (1.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (15.15%) Clustering
3 13 (13.13%) AS400
3 13 (13.13%) iSeries
4 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.04%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.02%) Handset
6 2 (2.02%) NHS
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (21.21%) Linux
5 19 (19.19%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.02%) UNIX
8 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.01%) Solaris
9 1 (1.01%) Android
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) Change Management
2 14 (14.14%) Incident Management
2 14 (14.14%) ITIL
3 12 (12.12%) Migration
4 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
5 9 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.08%) Service Management
7 7 (7.07%) Time Management
8 6 (6.06%) ITSM
9 3 (3.03%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.03%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.03%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 3 (3.03%) MVC
10 2 (2.02%) Patch Management
10 2 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.02%) Database Tuning
10 2 (2.02%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.02%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.02%) Use Case
10 2 (2.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.47%) SQL
2 19 (19.19%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.06%) VB
4 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.03%) C#
5 2 (2.02%) Java
5 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.02%) VBScript
5 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) MCSE
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.04%) CCNA
3 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.03%) MCSA
5 2 (2.02%) CCA
5 2 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.02%) MCITP
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.01%) CCNP
6 1 (1.01%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (46.46%) Active Directory
2 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.11%) vSphere
4 9 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 8 (8.08%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.05%) NFS
8 4 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.03%) XenApp
9 3 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.02%) XenServer
10 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.01%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) Tivoli
2 11 (11.11%) SCCM
3 6 (6.06%) SCOM
3 6 (6.06%) AirWatch
4 5 (5.05%) ARCserve
5 4 (4.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.03%) WSUS
6 3 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.02%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.02%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (61.62%) VMware
2 33 (33.33%) Cisco
3 26 (26.26%) Citrix
4 25 (25.25%) Microsoft
5 17 (17.17%) IBM
6 11 (11.11%) EMC
7 10 (10.10%) HP
8 9 (9.09%) NetApp
9 6 (6.06%) LANDesk
10 5 (5.05%) McAfee
11 4 (4.04%) Radware
11 4 (4.04%) Dell
11 4 (4.04%) Symantec
11 4 (4.04%) F5
12 3 (3.03%) 3PAR
12 3 (3.03%) Oracle
13 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.02%) Veeam
13 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.01%) Kaseya
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