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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 42 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.98% 2.71% 2.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.27% 11.26% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
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
275 302 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.49% 24.08% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 136 180
Average daily rate £338 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £156 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 71
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 4 £285 - 2
Camberley +3 3 £405 -14.73% 2
Cobham 0 3 £325 -
Leatherhead -3 2 £413 - 1
Staines -7 2 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £260 - 3
Farnham - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - - 2
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (65.48%) Active Directory
3 45 (53.57%) VMware
4 43 (51.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
6 34 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (34.52%) DNS
8 25 (29.76%) DHCP
8 25 (29.76%) SQL
8 25 (29.76%) Firewall
8 25 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (27.38%) MS Exchange
10 22 (26.19%) Cisco
10 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
11 18 (21.43%) LAN
12 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
12 17 (20.24%) Hyper-V
12 17 (20.24%) Windows 7
13 15 (17.86%) Citrix
13 15 (17.86%) WAN
14 14 (16.67%) MS Office
14 14 (16.67%) SCCM
15 13 (15.48%) SAN
16 12 (14.29%) Linux
16 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 12 (14.29%) CCNA
16 12 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (13.10%) Finance
18 9 (10.71%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (27.38%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.71%) Lync
4 8 (9.52%) IIS
5 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.38%) Apache
8 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.38%) JBoss
9 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Office
2 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.52%) DNS
2 25 (29.76%) DHCP
2 25 (29.76%) Firewall
3 18 (21.43%) LAN
4 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
5 15 (17.86%) WAN
6 13 (15.48%) SAN
7 5 (5.95%) VoIP
7 5 (5.95%) VPN
7 5 (5.95%) IP Telephony
8 4 (4.76%) VLAN
8 4 (4.76%) SSL
9 3 (3.57%) Internet
9 3 (3.57%) FTP
9 3 (3.57%) HTTP
10 2 (2.38%) SSH
10 2 (2.38%) NAS
10 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.38%) PBX
10 2 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.19%) DB2
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.76%) Subversion
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 13 (15.48%) Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 6 (7.14%) HTML
3 5 (5.95%) .NET
4 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (4.76%) jQuery
4 4 (4.76%) Ajax
4 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (2.38%) Web Services
6 1 (1.19%) WinForms
6 1 (1.19%) Flash
6 1 (1.19%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Clustering
2 6 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.76%) PKI
4 2 (2.38%) IVR
4 2 (2.38%) EFT
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.19%) iPhone
5 1 (1.19%) FMCG
5 1 (1.19%) iPad
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.19%) SecurID
5 1 (1.19%) PDA
5 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (51.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (20.24%) Windows 7
5 12 (14.29%) Linux
6 7 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.95%) Windows 2000
8 5 (5.95%) UNIX
9 4 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (4.76%) SUSE
10 2 (2.38%) CentOS
10 2 (2.38%) Android
10 2 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.71%) ITIL
2 7 (8.33%) Migration
3 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
4 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.76%) Workflow
4 4 (4.76%) MVC
4 4 (4.76%) Validation
4 4 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.57%) ITSM
5 3 (3.57%) Service Management
5 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.57%) Network Design
6 2 (2.38%) High Availability
6 2 (2.38%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.38%) CRM
6 2 (2.38%) Project Management
6 2 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.19%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.76%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.33%) VBScript
4 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.95%) VB
5 5 (5.95%) C#
6 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.19%) VBA
6 1 (1.19%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) CCNA
1 12 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) CCNP
4 5 (5.95%) MCSE
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.57%) MCP
5 3 (3.57%) MCSA
6 2 (2.38%) Degree
6 2 (2.38%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.38%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.38%) JNCIP
6 2 (2.38%) CCDA
6 2 (2.38%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (65.48%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.24%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.33%) XenApp
6 5 (5.95%) vSphere
7 4 (4.76%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.57%) MetaFrame
8 3 (3.57%) UAG
9 2 (2.38%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.19%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.19%) XenServer
10 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.19%) Snort
10 1 (1.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) SCCM
2 8 (9.52%) WSUS
3 6 (7.14%) SCOM
4 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.38%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.38%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) VMware
2 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.19%) Cisco
4 15 (17.86%) Citrix
5 8 (9.52%) Oracle
5 8 (9.52%) NetApp
6 7 (8.33%) HP
7 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.76%) Dell
7 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.38%) Mitel
8 2 (2.38%) Tripwire
8 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.38%) Juniper
8 2 (2.38%) Siebel
8 2 (2.38%) Apple
9 1 (1.19%) McAfee
9 1 (1.19%) Websense
9 1 (1.19%) EMC
9 1 (1.19%) IBM
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