The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 10 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 7.55% 7.87% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 24.14% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £115 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% -39.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+0.27% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Operating Systems Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 24.53% 32.58% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 6
Average daily rate £250 £410 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +115.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Woking region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Woking region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenServer
3 2 (40.00%) EdgeSight
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) CCA
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) PKI
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Support Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Support Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Support
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (20.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft