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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 3.23% 1.00% 10.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 4.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£260 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +1.90%
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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
14 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 22.58% 25.00% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 18
Average daily rate £260 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.96% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco