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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 29
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - 11.72% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 25.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £313 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £311 £310
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 68 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 22.31% 46.90% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 16
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £185 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £540 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +37.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 28 March 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) arcserve
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) arcserve
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware