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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 23 58
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 89 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.84% 6.72% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.36% 25.00% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 62 17
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£238 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £373 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £13.05 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.05 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.25%
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
415 356 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.43% 26.87% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 214 149
Average daily rate £360 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 56
Average hourly rate £16.58 £16.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% -28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -17 10 £388 +29.16% 3
Redhill -1 4 £225 +36.36% 5
Woking +1 2 £360 +2.85% 1
Staines -7 2 - - 3
Camberley - 2 £365 - 2
Farnham -4 1 - - 1
Weybridge - - - - 1
Cranleigh - - - -
Dorking - - - - 2
Egham - - - - 2
Epsom - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (59.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (51.49%) VMware
4 50 (49.50%) Active Directory
5 43 (42.57%) Microsoft
6 34 (33.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (28.71%) Windows 7
8 26 (25.74%) Windows XP
8 26 (25.74%) Firewall
9 25 (24.75%) SQL Server
9 25 (24.75%) Cisco
10 23 (22.77%) Citrix
10 23 (22.77%) SQL
11 21 (20.79%) MS Exchange
12 20 (19.80%) DNS
12 20 (19.80%) Finance
13 18 (17.82%) DHCP
14 16 (15.84%) MS Office
15 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
15 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
16 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
16 14 (13.86%) .NET
16 14 (13.86%) LAN
17 13 (12.87%) WAN
18 12 (11.88%) C#
18 12 (11.88%) SAN
18 12 (11.88%) XenApp
18 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 11 (10.89%) T-SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (20.79%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.91%) IIS
4 6 (5.94%) WorkSite
5 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.95%) Lync
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.98%) JBoss
6 2 (1.98%) Apache
6 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) MS Office
2 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.74%) Firewall
2 20 (19.80%) DNS
3 18 (17.82%) DHCP
4 14 (13.86%) LAN
4 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
5 13 (12.87%) WAN
6 12 (11.88%) SAN
7 8 (7.92%) VPN
8 5 (4.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (3.96%) Network Security
9 4 (3.96%) Wireless
10 3 (2.97%) Internet
11 2 (1.98%) SSL
11 2 (1.98%) VoIP
11 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.98%) FTP
11 2 (1.98%) HTTP
12 1 (0.99%) PBX
12 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.99%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.96%) Subversion
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Law
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Analyst
2 17 (16.83%) Support Engineer
3 12 (11.88%) Support Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (8.91%) Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.94%) Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (5.94%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Server Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Server Support
8 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) CSS
3 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.93%) HTML
4 6 (5.94%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.94%) jQuery
5 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (3.96%) WCF
5 4 (3.96%) Ajax
5 4 (3.96%) Flash
6 3 (2.97%) WAP
7 2 (1.98%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.99%) WinForms
8 1 (0.99%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.99%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Clustering
2 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.98%) PKI
4 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.99%) PDA
4 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.99%) iPhone
4 1 (0.99%) iPad
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) PMI
4 1 (0.99%) EFT
4 1 (0.99%) NHS
4 1 (0.99%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (59.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (33.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (28.71%) Windows 7
5 26 (25.74%) Windows XP
6 11 (10.89%) UNIX
6 11 (10.89%) Linux
7 6 (5.94%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.97%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.98%) Solaris
9 2 (1.98%) SUSE
9 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.90%) ITIL
2 7 (6.93%) Business Continuity
3 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.95%) Project Management
5 4 (3.96%) BCP
5 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.96%) MVC
5 4 (3.96%) Workflow
5 4 (3.96%) Validation
5 4 (3.96%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (2.97%) Network Design
6 3 (2.97%) Migration
6 3 (2.97%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (1.98%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.98%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.98%) CRM
7 2 (1.98%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (1.98%) Network Architecture
8 1 (0.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) SQL
2 12 (11.88%) C#
3 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.92%) CCNA
2 8 (7.92%) MCSE
2 8 (7.92%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.94%) MCP
3 6 (5.94%) CCNP
4 3 (2.97%) MCSA
5 2 (1.98%) CCDA
5 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.98%) JNCIA
5 2 (1.98%) JNCIS
5 2 (1.98%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.99%) MCITP
6 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (49.50%) Active Directory
2 29 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.88%) XenApp
5 8 (7.92%) vSphere
5 8 (7.92%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.93%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.95%) ISA Server
8 4 (3.96%) XenServer
8 4 (3.96%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.97%) MetaFrame
9 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.98%) vCloud
11 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.99%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) SCCM
2 8 (7.92%) Tivoli
3 7 (6.93%) WSUS
4 4 (3.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.96%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.96%) SCOM
5 3 (2.97%) Sysprep
6 2 (1.98%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 52 (51.49%) VMware
2 43 (42.57%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.75%) Cisco
4 23 (22.77%) Citrix
5 11 (10.89%) IBM
6 8 (7.92%) HP
7 7 (6.93%) Oracle
8 6 (5.94%) Dell
9 4 (3.96%) Mitel
9 4 (3.96%) Brocade
9 4 (3.96%) NetApp
9 4 (3.96%) McAfee
10 3 (2.97%) Juniper
11 2 (1.98%) F5
11 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.99%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.99%) CommVault
12 1 (0.99%) Lotus
12 1 (0.99%) Polycom
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