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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 41 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.09% 4.19% 4.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.55% 16.61% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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
355 319 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.73% 25.22% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 168 188
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 66
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 +6 13 £350 +133.33% 4
Epsom - 5 - -
Leatherhead -23 2 £450 -10.00% 2
Weybridge - 2 £213 - 1
Camberley - 2 £400 - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 53 (56.99%) VMware
4 52 (55.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (44.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (37.63%) SQL
7 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
8 28 (30.11%) DNS
8 28 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
10 23 (24.73%) Cisco
11 21 (22.58%) Firewall
12 19 (20.43%) SAN
12 19 (20.43%) Windows 7
13 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
13 18 (19.35%) Migration
14 17 (18.28%) DHCP
15 16 (17.20%) ITIL
15 16 (17.20%) IIS
15 16 (17.20%) Finance
16 15 (16.13%) Clustering
16 15 (16.13%) SCCM
17 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
17 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
18 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
18 13 (13.98%) Citrix
18 13 (13.98%) vSphere
19 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
19 12 (12.90%) TCP/IP
20 11 (11.83%) EMC

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (17.20%) IIS
2 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.45%) Lync
6 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.23%) TPMS
9 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Yammer
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.11%) DNS
2 21 (22.58%) Firewall
3 19 (20.43%) SAN
4 17 (18.28%) DHCP
5 12 (12.90%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.60%) LAN
7 7 (7.53%) NAS
8 6 (6.45%) VPN
8 6 (6.45%) SSL
9 5 (5.38%) WAN
9 5 (5.38%) LDAP
10 4 (4.30%) Unified Communications
10 4 (4.30%) VoIP
10 4 (4.30%) Internet
11 3 (3.23%) DMZ
11 3 (3.23%) Intranet
11 3 (3.23%) Network Security
12 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.15%) VLAN
12 2 (2.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Ant
1 1 (1.08%) NUnit
1 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.08%) Moq
1 1 (1.08%) Hudson
1 1 (1.08%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Legal
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (18.28%) Analyst
2 11 (11.83%) Support Analyst
2 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Consultant
4 9 (9.68%) Administrator
5 7 (7.53%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) IT Support
6 6 (6.45%) Senior IT Support
6 6 (6.45%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Support Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.38%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.23%) Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.08%) jQuery
2 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.08%) HTML5
2 1 (1.08%) CSS3
2 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.08%) CSS
2 1 (1.08%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Clustering
2 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.30%) EMC VNX
3 4 (4.30%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.30%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.15%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Handset
6 1 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (55.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (44.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (20.43%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.53%) Linux
6 5 (5.38%) Solaris
6 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.30%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.08%) Android
10 1 (1.08%) UNIX
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) Migration
2 16 (17.20%) ITIL
3 10 (10.75%) Service Management
4 9 (9.68%) ITSM
5 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.45%) Time Management
7 6 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.30%) Change Management
9 3 (3.23%) CRM
9 3 (3.23%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.23%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 2 (2.15%) Patch Management
11 1 (1.08%) Server Patching
11 1 (1.08%) Security Patching
11 1 (1.08%) Server Building
11 1 (1.08%) SDLC
11 1 (1.08%) Mobile Device Management
11 1 (1.08%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) SQL
2 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.68%) VB
4 3 (3.23%) VBScript
5 1 (1.08%) C#
5 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) CCNA
3 8 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.45%) MCSE
5 4 (4.30%) MCSA
6 3 (3.23%) MCITP
7 2 (2.15%) CCNP
7 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.15%) CCA
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.08%) CCDA
8 1 (1.08%) ISEB
8 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 28 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.98%) vSphere
4 10 (10.75%) VMware ESX
5 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.38%) NFS
8 4 (4.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.23%) XenApp
9 3 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.15%) XenServer
10 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) SCCM
2 7 (7.53%) WSUS
3 6 (6.45%) AirWatch
3 6 (6.45%) SCOM
4 5 (5.38%) ARCserve
4 5 (5.38%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.15%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.15%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Intune
7 1 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 53 (56.99%) VMware
2 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
3 23 (24.73%) Cisco
4 13 (13.98%) Citrix
5 11 (11.83%) NetApp
5 11 (11.83%) EMC
6 8 (8.60%) HP
7 6 (6.45%) LANDesk
8 5 (5.38%) McAfee
8 5 (5.38%) Oracle
9 4 (4.30%) Siebel
9 4 (4.30%) Radware
9 4 (4.30%) Dell
9 4 (4.30%) Symantec
9 4 (4.30%) F5
10 3 (3.23%) Veeam
10 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.15%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.15%) IBM
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