Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.48% 2.76% 8.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 9.38% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 13
Guildford median daily rate £143 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.11% -13.85% -16.13%
10th Percentile £128 £238 £200
90th Percentile £149 £291 £398
Surrey median daily rate £363 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Guildford median hourly rate - - £15.75
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -9.09% +74.60% -7.35%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 84 64 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 36.52% 29.49% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 41
Guildford median daily rate £375 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £143 £153 £200
90th Percentile £513 £469 £400
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 10
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +153.97% +1.61%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £19.00 £48.75 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +52.78% +5.88%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Guildford

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) DHCP
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (50.00%) Intranet
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
5 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (37.50%) Office 365
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 3 (37.50%) DameWare
6 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) Juniper
7 2 (25.00%) ADSL
7 2 (25.00%) ISDN
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (25.00%) PSTN
7 2 (25.00%) Symantec
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) Intranet
1 4 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (25.00%) ADSL
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) ISDN
2 2 (25.00%) PSTN
2 2 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) DameWare
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Altiris
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Samsung
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) VMware