Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 20 January 2018 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 74 39
Rank change year-on-year -15 -35 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 47 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.90% 2.33% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.29% 8.10% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 53
Surrey median daily rate £325 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -9.09% +1.54%
10th Percentile £130 £195 £215
90th Percentile £479 £500 £491
South East median daily rate £360 £330 £329
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.38% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Surrey median hourly rate £34.25 £34.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +104.48% -60.59%
10th Percentile £25.00 £26.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.06 £41.85 £21.05
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year -9.09% +54.93% -11.25%

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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 627 580 830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.90% 28.71% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 333 518
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £145 £151 £204
90th Percentile £556 £555 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 71 66
Surrey median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -7.14% +23.53%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.50 £10.88
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.00 £48.13
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.13% +25.00%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Surrey

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Surrey

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Surrey

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Surrey

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Surrey

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +8 10 £123 -56.25% 6
Sunbury-on-Thames -19 8 £475 - 2
Epsom -6 6 £163 -43.48% 2
Leatherhead - 5 £181 - 2
Camberley -4 3 £323 -25.22%
Reigate - 3 £143 -
Redhill -8 2 - -
Woking +7 1 £450 +50.00%
Staines -4 1 £325 -35.00% 3
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 31 (59.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (48.08%) VMware
5 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (38.46%) Windows Server
8 17 (32.69%) Windows 7
9 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (26.92%) Citrix
11 12 (23.08%) Finance
11 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 12 (23.08%) SQL
12 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
13 10 (19.23%) Office 365
13 10 (19.23%) Unix
13 10 (19.23%) Firewall
14 9 (17.31%) Cisco
14 9 (17.31%) Windows 10
14 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
15 8 (15.38%) LAN
15 8 (15.38%) WAN
15 8 (15.38%) Java
15 8 (15.38%) Linux
15 8 (15.38%) Internet
15 8 (15.38%) Load Balancing
16 7 (13.46%) NetBackup
16 7 (13.46%) DNS
16 7 (13.46%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (11.54%) High Availability

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (9.62%) IIS
1 5 (9.62%) JBoss
1 5 (9.62%) WildFly
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.92%) CMS
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.92%) IaaS
4 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 8 (15.38%) Internet
2 8 (15.38%) LAN
2 8 (15.38%) WAN
3 7 (13.46%) DNS
4 5 (9.62%) Intranet
4 5 (9.62%) Multicast
4 5 (9.62%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (9.62%) SAN
4 5 (9.62%) SSH
5 4 (7.69%) DHCP
5 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.85%) Skype
6 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.92%) ADSL
7 1 (1.92%) ISDN
7 1 (1.92%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) DB2
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Support Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Support Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) LDAP
1 5 (9.62%) Middleware
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 3 (5.77%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.62%) Clustering
4 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) PKI
4 3 (5.77%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (5.77%) Wiki
5 2 (3.85%) AS400
5 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.85%) iPad
5 2 (3.85%) iSeries
5 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.92%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 17 (32.69%) Windows 7
6 10 (19.23%) Unix
7 9 (17.31%) Windows 10
8 8 (15.38%) Linux
9 5 (9.62%) Solaris
9 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.92%) Android
11 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 6 (11.54%) High Availability
2 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity
3 5 (9.62%) Capacity Management
3 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (9.62%) Migration
3 5 (9.62%) Network Design
3 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
4 4 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (5.77%) Active Listening
5 3 (5.77%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (5.77%) Change Control
5 3 (5.77%) CRM
5 3 (5.77%) ERP
5 3 (5.77%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Decision Tree
6 2 (3.85%) DevOps
6 2 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
3 8 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) CCA
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.46%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (9.62%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) NetBackup
2 6 (11.54%) SCCM
3 4 (7.69%) DameWare
4 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) VMware
2 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.92%) Citrix
4 9 (17.31%) Cisco
5 6 (11.54%) Symantec
6 5 (9.62%) McAfee
6 5 (9.62%) Veritas
7 4 (7.69%) HP
8 3 (5.77%) F5
8 3 (5.77%) Thales
9 2 (3.85%) Apple
9 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.85%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) Remedy
9 2 (3.85%) Samsung
9 2 (3.85%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.92%) Altiris
10 1 (1.92%) Juniper
10 1 (1.92%) Veeam