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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 76 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.31% 3.15% 3.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.16% 15.57% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 18
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 £197 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £428 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £20.00 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
443 289 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.76% 20.24% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 145 154
Average daily rate £388 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 24 38
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.30 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 14 £268 -6.14% 6
Redhill - 14 £425 - 1
Camberley +4 7 £550 +35.80%
Leatherhead -14 5 £350 -12.50% 4
Cobham 0 2 £383 +17.69%
Epsom +6 1 £225 - 3
Woking +4 1 - - 1
Egham - 1 £295 - 1
Oxted - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £313 - 3
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (67.97%) Windows Server
3 69 (53.91%) Linux
4 67 (52.34%) VMware
5 59 (46.09%) SQL
6 53 (41.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 46 (35.94%) Citrix
9 44 (34.38%) Active Directory
10 40 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 40 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 36 (28.13%) Cisco
12 33 (25.78%) iSeries
13 32 (25.00%) IBM
13 32 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 31 (24.22%) Change Management
14 31 (24.22%) Incident Management
15 30 (23.44%) Tivoli
16 29 (22.66%) AS400
16 29 (22.66%) DB2
17 28 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (21.88%) Hyper-V
18 21 (16.41%) SAN
19 20 (15.63%) DNS
19 20 (15.63%) Windows 7
20 18 (14.06%) DHCP
21 17 (13.28%) MS Exchange
21 17 (13.28%) SQL Server 2008
22 16 (12.50%) Clustering
22 16 (12.50%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (13.28%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.72%) IIS
3 11 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.13%) Node.js
7 3 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.56%) JBoss
8 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.41%) SAN
2 20 (15.63%) DNS
3 18 (14.06%) DHCP
4 15 (11.72%) Firewall
5 13 (10.16%) VPN
6 7 (5.47%) LAN
7 6 (4.69%) FTP
7 6 (4.69%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.91%) VLAN
8 5 (3.91%) VoIP
8 5 (3.91%) WAN
9 4 (3.13%) HTTP
9 4 (3.13%) LDAP
10 3 (2.34%) WebEx
11 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.56%) Extranet
11 2 (1.56%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.56%) Wireless
12 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 29 (22.66%) DB2
3 17 (13.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.56%) DTS
8 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.78%) MySQL
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.25%) Moq
2 8 (6.25%) NUnit
2 8 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.69%) MSBuild
4 5 (3.91%) CruiseControl
5 4 (3.13%) Bower
5 4 (3.13%) Grunt
5 4 (3.13%) ReSharper
5 4 (3.13%) Selenium
5 4 (3.13%) Subversion
5 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.78%) FxCop
7 1 (0.78%) JSHint
7 1 (0.78%) NDepend
7 1 (0.78%) StyleCop
General
1 12 (9.38%) Back Office
2 6 (4.69%) Banking
2 6 (4.69%) Finance
3 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
4 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (22.66%) Linux Operator
1 29 (22.66%) Linux Specialist
2 20 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.72%) Analyst
3 15 (11.72%) VMware Specialist
4 14 (10.94%) Citrix Specialist
5 10 (7.81%) Administrator
6 9 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.03%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Network Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Windows Administrator
8 7 (5.47%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.69%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.69%) IT Support
9 6 (4.69%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.69%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.72%) .NET
2 12 (9.38%) jQuery
3 11 (8.59%) HTML
4 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.03%) CSS
6 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (6.25%) HTML5
7 7 (5.47%) Web Services
8 5 (3.91%) NHibernate
8 5 (3.91%) Silverlight
9 4 (3.13%) Apache Thrift
9 4 (3.13%) CSS3
9 4 (3.13%) ELK Stack
9 4 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.56%) Ajax
10 2 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.56%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 33 (25.78%) iSeries
3 29 (22.66%) AS400
4 16 (12.50%) Clustering
5 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.13%) Contactless
7 3 (2.34%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.56%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.56%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.78%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.78%) NHS
9 1 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (67.97%) Windows Server
3 69 (53.91%) Linux
4 53 (41.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (15.63%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.47%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.69%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.13%) Android
10 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.13%) OS/400
11 3 (2.34%) Unix
12 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.78%) AIX
13 1 (0.78%) Debian
13 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) Change Management
1 31 (24.22%) Incident Management
2 16 (12.50%) ITIL
3 10 (7.81%) MVC
4 8 (6.25%) DevOps
5 6 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (4.69%) Data Centre Operations
5 6 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.69%) Project Management
6 5 (3.91%) Integration Testing
7 4 (3.13%) Change Control
7 4 (3.13%) Open Source
7 4 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.13%) Service Management
7 4 (3.13%) Wealth Management
7 4 (3.13%) Web Development
8 3 (2.34%) CRM
8 3 (2.34%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (46.09%) SQL
2 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
3 13 (10.16%) C#
4 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.91%) Java
5 5 (3.91%) Python
5 5 (3.91%) VB
6 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.34%) VBScript
7 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.94%) MCP
3 13 (10.16%) MCSE
4 7 (5.47%) DBS Check
5 6 (4.69%) MCSA
6 3 (2.34%) MCITP
6 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.56%) CCNA
7 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CCNP
8 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 28 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.47%) ISA Server
3 7 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (5.47%) vSphere
3 7 (5.47%) XenApp
4 2 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (23.44%) Tivoli
2 14 (10.94%) WSUS
3 10 (7.81%) Simpana
4 9 (7.03%) SCCM
5 7 (5.47%) Sysprep
6 6 (4.69%) NetBackup
7 5 (3.91%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (3.91%) Puppet
8 4 (3.13%) Cacti
8 4 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (3.13%) Nagios
8 4 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.34%) SCOM
10 2 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.78%) ArcSight ESM
11 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 67 (52.34%) VMware
2 48 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 46 (35.94%) Citrix
4 36 (28.13%) Cisco
5 32 (25.00%) IBM
6 14 (10.94%) CommVault
7 10 (7.81%) NetApp
8 9 (7.03%) Dell Compellent
9 8 (6.25%) Symantec
10 7 (5.47%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.91%) Dell
11 5 (3.91%) Intel Security
11 5 (3.91%) Oracle
11 5 (3.91%) Rackspace
12 4 (3.13%) HP
13 2 (1.56%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.56%) Brocade
13 2 (1.56%) MKS
13 2 (1.56%) PTC
13 2 (1.56%) Tripwire