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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 59 41
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.91% 2.81% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.91% 8.33% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 27
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £530 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.39% +46.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 333 420 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 27.66% 33.76% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 278 187
Median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +8.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom +3 7 £325 -35.00%
Camberley +6 3 £450 -7.69%
Tadworth - 3 - -
Leatherhead +16 1 - - 1
Staines - 1 £260 -
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) Active Directory
3 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
5 21 (48.84%) SQL
5 21 (48.84%) VMware
6 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
7 19 (44.19%) Linux
8 16 (37.21%) Citrix
9 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
10 14 (32.56%) PowerShell
10 14 (32.56%) Finance
11 12 (27.91%) Banking
11 12 (27.91%) IIS
11 12 (27.91%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (25.58%) Java
13 10 (23.26%) Web Services
13 10 (23.26%) NetBackup
13 10 (23.26%) McAfee
13 10 (23.26%) Capacity Management
14 9 (20.93%) WildFly
14 9 (20.93%) Middleware
14 9 (20.93%) Symantec
14 9 (20.93%) SSH
14 9 (20.93%) JBoss
14 9 (20.93%) Unix
14 9 (20.93%) LDAP
14 9 (20.93%) Client/Server
14 9 (20.93%) Veritas

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 12 (27.91%) IIS
2 9 (20.93%) JBoss
2 9 (20.93%) WildFly
3 4 (9.30%) CMS
3 4 (9.30%) Drupal
3 4 (9.30%) WordPress
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Postilion
1 1 (2.33%) ResourceLink
1 1 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) LDAP
1 9 (20.93%) SSH
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) DHCP
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) Internet
4 3 (6.98%) VPN
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) Intranet
5 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.65%) LAN
5 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.33%) 4G
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.33%) VSAN
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
6 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) DB2
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Moq
2 2 (4.65%) NUnit
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Bower
3 1 (2.33%) FxCop
3 1 (2.33%) Grunt
3 1 (2.33%) JSHint
3 1 (2.33%) NDepend
3 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.33%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Technical Support
4 3 (6.98%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 9 (20.93%) Middleware
3 4 (9.30%) JSON
3 4 (9.30%) YAML
4 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (4.65%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
5 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (2.33%) Flash
6 1 (2.33%) Node.js
6 1 (2.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.33%) XACML
6 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) PKI
3 3 (6.98%) AS400
3 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.98%) iSeries
3 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (44.19%) Linux
4 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
5 9 (20.93%) Unix
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.33%) SUSE
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Capacity Management
2 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (9.30%) DevOps
2 4 (9.30%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.65%) Analytics
4 2 (4.65%) ArchiMate
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.65%) MVC
4 2 (4.65%) Network Packet Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.65%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.33%) Network Management
5 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) PowerShell
3 11 (25.58%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) Python
5 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) CCA
2 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.91%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (11.63%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) vSphere
6 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.30%) Ansible
2 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.30%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.98%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.65%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.65%) Nagios
4 2 (4.65%) SCCM
4 2 (4.65%) vRealize
4 2 (4.65%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) VMware
3 16 (37.21%) Citrix
4 10 (23.26%) McAfee
5 9 (20.93%) Symantec
5 9 (20.93%) Veritas
6 7 (16.28%) HP
7 4 (9.30%) Thales
8 3 (6.98%) Hitachi
8 3 (6.98%) IBM
8 3 (6.98%) Wyse
9 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.65%) BMC
9 2 (4.65%) NetApp
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle
10 1 (2.33%) CA
10 1 (2.33%) Juniper
10 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.33%) Splunk
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