Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 83 52
Rank change year-on-year -14 -31 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 47 43 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.69% 1.86% 3.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.46% 6.31% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 48
Surrey median daily rate £369 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -3.85% +2.36%
10th Percentile £145 £208 £213
90th Percentile £450 £510 £443
South East median daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +10.77% -4.41% +13.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +74.60% -7.35%
10th Percentile £18.55 £26.25 £12.43
90th Percentile £49.13 £28.75 £21.20
South East median hourly rate £19.33 £26.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -25.65% +46.48% +1.43%

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 728 681 810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.22% 29.40% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 441 486
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £163 £158 £213
90th Percentile £538 £525 £497
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 62 60
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +54.93% +10.94%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.28 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.91 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £17.64 £17.06 £18.36
% change year-on-year +3.37% -7.06% +18.42%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Epsom -11 9 £163 -18.75%
Guildford -3 8 £143 -49.11% 1
Camberley +3 5 £325 -40.91%
Leatherhead -6 2 £175 -46.15%
Redhill -7 2 - -
Reigate - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £450 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
3 30 (63.83%) VMware
4 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
5 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
6 22 (46.81%) Citrix
7 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
10 15 (31.91%) SQL
10 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
11 14 (29.79%) Finance
11 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
11 14 (29.79%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (27.66%) Linux
13 12 (25.53%) NetBackup
14 11 (23.40%) IIS
14 11 (23.40%) Symantec
14 11 (23.40%) Cisco
15 10 (21.28%) Web Services
15 10 (21.28%) LDAP
15 10 (21.28%) Banking
16 9 (19.15%) McAfee
16 9 (19.15%) Client/Server
16 9 (19.15%) Unix
16 9 (19.15%) JBoss
16 9 (19.15%) Java
16 9 (19.15%) DNS
16 9 (19.15%) Middleware

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 11 (23.40%) IIS
2 9 (19.15%) JBoss
2 9 (19.15%) WildFly
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.13%) CMS
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) LDAP
2 9 (19.15%) DNS
2 9 (19.15%) SSH
3 8 (17.02%) Firewall
4 7 (14.89%) SAN
5 6 (12.77%) DHCP
5 6 (12.77%) Internet
6 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.51%) Intranet
7 4 (8.51%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (8.51%) WAN
7 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
8 2 (4.26%) ADSL
8 2 (4.26%) ISDN
8 2 (4.26%) LAN
8 2 (4.26%) Network Security
8 2 (4.26%) PSTN
8 2 (4.26%) Skype
8 2 (4.26%) VPN
9 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) DB2
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Moq
1 1 (2.13%) NUnit
1 1 (2.13%) Selenium
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Support Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Support
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) Middleware
3 3 (6.38%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Flash
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (6.38%) Wiki
5 2 (4.26%) AS400
5 2 (4.26%) iSeries
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.13%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
4 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
6 13 (27.66%) Linux
7 9 (19.15%) Unix
8 6 (12.77%) Windows 10
9 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.13%) Android
11 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Capacity Management
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.38%) Change Control
3 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (4.26%) ArchiMate
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.26%) Network Management
4 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.26%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.13%) OO
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.13%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) VBScript
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) C-shell
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Korn
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CCA
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) MCSA
2 1 (2.13%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (29.79%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (14.89%) vSphere
5 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.13%) NFS
7 1 (2.13%) Openswan
7 1 (2.13%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) NetBackup
2 6 (12.77%) SCCM
3 3 (6.38%) DameWare
4 2 (4.26%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.13%) SCOM
5 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.13%) vRealize
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
1 30 (63.83%) VMware
2 22 (46.81%) Citrix
3 11 (23.40%) Cisco
3 11 (23.40%) Symantec
4 9 (19.15%) McAfee
4 9 (19.15%) Veritas
5 5 (10.64%) HP
6 4 (8.51%) F5
6 4 (8.51%) Juniper
6 4 (8.51%) NetApp
7 2 (4.26%) Altiris
7 2 (4.26%) Apple
7 2 (4.26%) Remedy
7 2 (4.26%) Samsung
8 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.13%) Brocade
8 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL