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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 24 51
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 46 77 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.55% 6.00% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.86% 21.33% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 19
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£300 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £385 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 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 £19.70 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +10.52%
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
332 361 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.66% 28.14% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 208 126
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 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 65
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -2 9 £288 -4.16% 1
Woking -4 2 £320 -1.53% 1
Egham - 1 - - 2
Epsom - - - - 1
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Redhill - - - - 2
Reigate - - - - 3
Staines - - - - 2
Weybridge - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - - 2
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 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 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (50.00%) VMware
4 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
5 33 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
7 27 (32.14%) Windows XP
8 25 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (27.38%) Windows 7
9 23 (27.38%) MS Exchange
10 20 (23.81%) Citrix
11 19 (22.62%) Cisco
11 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
12 16 (19.05%) DNS
12 16 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (17.86%) Hyper-V
13 15 (17.86%) Finance
13 15 (17.86%) SQL
14 13 (15.48%) Firewall
15 12 (14.29%) IBM
16 11 (13.10%) ITIL
16 11 (13.10%) Linux
16 11 (13.10%) SCCM
17 10 (11.90%) XenApp
17 10 (11.90%) UNIX
17 10 (11.90%) MS Office
17 10 (11.90%) .NET
17 10 (11.90%) DHCP
18 9 (10.71%) LAN
18 9 (10.71%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 23 (27.38%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.14%) WorkSite
3 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.95%) IIS
4 5 (5.95%) Lync
5 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.38%) Apache
7 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Office
2 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) DNS
2 13 (15.48%) Firewall
3 10 (11.90%) DHCP
4 9 (10.71%) LAN
4 9 (10.71%) SAN
5 6 (7.14%) VPN
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (5.95%) WAN
6 5 (5.95%) Network Security
6 5 (5.95%) Wireless
7 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.19%) IPsec
8 1 (1.19%) VLAN
8 1 (1.19%) MPLS
8 1 (1.19%) TACACS
8 1 (1.19%) Telnet
8 1 (1.19%) VoIP
8 1 (1.19%) ADSL
8 1 (1.19%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.19%) MSI
3 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Analyst
2 12 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.14%) Developer
6 6 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Server Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (5.95%) Support Technician
7 5 (5.95%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Data Centre Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Tivoli Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) .NET
2 7 (8.33%) CSS
3 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.76%) Flash
3 4 (4.76%) WCF
4 3 (3.57%) HTML
4 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.57%) jQuery
4 3 (3.57%) WAP
5 2 (2.38%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.19%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.19%) Ajax
6 1 (1.19%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) PMI
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (32.14%) Windows XP
5 23 (27.38%) Windows 7
6 11 (13.10%) Linux
7 10 (11.90%) UNIX
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.38%) CentOS
9 2 (2.38%) Solaris
10 1 (1.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) ITIL
2 7 (8.33%) Migration
2 7 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 5 (5.95%) Project Management
4 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (4.76%) BCP
5 3 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.57%) Network Design
5 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.38%) CRM
6 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (2.38%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.38%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.19%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.19%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.19%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.19%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) C#
3 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.14%) MCP
4 6 (7.14%) MCSE
5 5 (5.95%) CCNA
5 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.57%) CCNP
6 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.19%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.19%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.19%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.19%) MCITP
7 1 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) VCP5
7 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.19%) CCDA
7 1 (1.19%) CCA
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.90%) XenApp
5 8 (9.52%) vSphere
6 7 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.76%) DFS Replication
9 4 (4.76%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.57%) ISA Server
10 3 (3.57%) XenServer
11 2 (2.38%) vCloud
12 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) SCCM
2 9 (10.71%) Tivoli
3 8 (9.52%) NetBackup
4 6 (7.14%) WSUS
5 4 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.57%) SCOM
6 3 (3.57%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.57%) Sysprep
7 1 (1.19%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) VMware
2 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.81%) Citrix
4 19 (22.62%) Cisco
5 12 (14.29%) IBM
6 9 (10.71%) HP
7 5 (5.95%) Dell
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle
8 4 (4.76%) NetApp
8 4 (4.76%) Mitel
8 4 (4.76%) Brocade
9 3 (3.57%) McAfee
10 2 (2.38%) F5
10 2 (2.38%) Juniper
10 2 (2.38%) JBoss
11 1 (1.19%) Avaya
11 1 (1.19%) CommVault
11 1 (1.19%) AppSense
11 1 (1.19%) Lotus
11 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
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