The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Woking region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 2.35% 5.00% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 30.77% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£280 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +3.75%
Operating Systems Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 23.53% 16.25% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Average daily rate £300 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £380 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2008
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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 August 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) Dell
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) C
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) IIS
7 1 (11.11%) MS Office
7 1 (11.11%) ODBC
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Firewall

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Telnet
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Polycom
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CommVault
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee