The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Surrey 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 39 59
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 40 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.60% 3.75% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.68% 15.12% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 13
Average daily rate £325 £133 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.28% -59.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £120 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £368 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £281 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 11
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £30.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
461 324 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 29.95% 24.81% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 142 185
Average daily rate £330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £128 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 53
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staines +1 10 - - 1
Woking -8 7 £115 -39.47% 1
Dorking -2 3 - - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £388 - 1
Guildford -10 1 - - 5
Reigate -11 1 £270 -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 2
Egham - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Esher - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (60.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
4 38 (51.35%) VMware
5 35 (47.30%) Citrix
6 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
7 26 (35.14%) MS Exchange
7 26 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (29.73%) ITIL
10 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
10 19 (25.68%) vSphere
11 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
11 17 (22.97%) NetBackup
12 16 (21.62%) XenApp
13 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
13 15 (20.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (20.27%) AppSense
14 14 (18.92%) XenDesktop
15 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
15 13 (17.57%) NetApp
16 12 (16.22%) Symantec
16 12 (16.22%) Migration
16 12 (16.22%) HP
16 12 (16.22%) SCOM
17 11 (14.86%) Windows XP
17 11 (14.86%) DNS
17 11 (14.86%) Cisco
17 11 (14.86%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 26 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.05%) IIS
7 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.35%) Lync
8 1 (1.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.81%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) DNS
2 7 (9.46%) SAN
2 7 (9.46%) WAN
3 6 (8.11%) LAN
3 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.76%) VPN
4 5 (6.76%) DHCP
4 5 (6.76%) Firewall
5 3 (4.05%) Network Security
5 3 (4.05%) Wireless
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.70%) TACACS
6 2 (2.70%) VoIP
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.35%) NAS
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.35%) SNMP
7 1 (1.35%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MSI
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Consultant
1 12 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Citrix Support
3 7 (9.46%) Applications Packager
3 7 (9.46%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (9.46%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (6.76%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Server Support
7 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) XML
2 4 (5.41%) HTML
2 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 4 (5.41%) Application Packaging
3 3 (4.05%) jQuery
3 3 (4.05%) Silverlight
3 3 (4.05%) CSS
3 3 (4.05%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.35%) Java EE
4 1 (1.35%) WebSockets
4 1 (1.35%) ADO
4 1 (1.35%) ODBC
4 1 (1.35%) J2EE
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (1.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.35%) PKI
4 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) CESG
4 1 (1.35%) AS400
4 1 (1.35%) Firmware
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (60.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
5 11 (14.86%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.11%) Linux
7 5 (6.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.05%) UNIX
8 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.35%) Android
10 1 (1.35%) AIX
10 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Migration
3 8 (10.81%) Service Management
4 4 (5.41%) CRM
5 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.05%) Project Management
6 2 (2.70%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (2.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.70%) ETL
6 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.70%) Budget Control
7 1 (1.35%) Web Development
7 1 (1.35%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.35%) Change Control
7 1 (1.35%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.35%) Network Management
7 1 (1.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.35%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.86%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) Perl
4 6 (8.11%) VBScript
5 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.41%) C#
6 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.70%) Java
7 2 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.41%) MCSE
4 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.05%) CCNA
5 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.70%) CCA
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) VCP5
5 2 (2.70%) MCTS
6 1 (1.35%) MCITP
6 1 (1.35%) CCSA
6 1 (1.35%) GSEC
6 1 (1.35%) CCSE
6 1 (1.35%) CEH
6 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
2 26 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (25.68%) vSphere
4 16 (21.62%) XenApp
5 15 (20.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (18.92%) XenDesktop
7 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
8 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (5.41%) Terminal Services
10 3 (4.05%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.35%) Xen
11 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) NetBackup
2 12 (16.22%) SCOM
3 9 (12.16%) SCCM
4 3 (4.05%) WSUS
4 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.70%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.35%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 38 (51.35%) VMware
3 35 (47.30%) Citrix
4 15 (20.27%) AppSense
5 13 (17.57%) NetApp
6 12 (16.22%) Symantec
6 12 (16.22%) HP
7 11 (14.86%) Cisco
8 8 (10.81%) Lumension
9 5 (6.76%) McAfee
10 4 (5.41%) Dell
11 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.05%) Nortel
11 3 (4.05%) IBM
11 3 (4.05%) Avaya
12 2 (2.70%) Novell
12 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.70%) Oracle
12 2 (2.70%) SAP