Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 82 36
Rank change year-on-year -30 -46 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 42 53 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.41% 2.35% 5.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.49% 8.08% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 79
Surrey median daily rate £325 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% -6.21%
10th Percentile £121 £194 £183
90th Percentile £482 £460 £550
South East median daily rate £375 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +9.65% +5.23% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Surrey median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +105.00% -50.00%
10th Percentile £41.75 £29.10 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £41.90 £24.25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £41.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -57.32% +105.00% +3.90%

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 647 656 928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.77% 29.10% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 380 595
Surrey median daily rate £458 £401 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.23% -4.64% +12.00%
10th Percentile £145 £163 £225
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 88
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -21.74% +39.39%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.93 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.50 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.92% +14.48%

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 27 April 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
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 27 April 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
Sunbury-on-Thames -15 12 £482 +13.41%
Guildford +3 6 £120 - 5
Leatherhead - 6 £181 - 2
Staines -14 2 £218 -56.50%
Reigate - 2 £143 - 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (47.62%) VMware
6 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
6 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
7 16 (38.10%) Windows Server
8 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (35.71%) Finance
9 12 (28.57%) SCCM
10 11 (26.19%) Firewall
11 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
11 9 (21.43%) Office 365
11 9 (21.43%) Citrix
11 9 (21.43%) LAN
11 9 (21.43%) WAN
11 9 (21.43%) WSUS
11 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
11 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (19.05%) High Availability
12 8 (19.05%) XenServer
12 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop
12 8 (19.05%) ITIL
12 8 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
13 7 (16.67%) Multicast
13 7 (16.67%) Windows 10
13 7 (16.67%) Unix
13 7 (16.67%) Solaris

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 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Firewall
2 9 (21.43%) LAN
2 9 (21.43%) WAN
3 7 (16.67%) Multicast
4 5 (11.90%) DHCP
4 5 (11.90%) DNS
4 5 (11.90%) Internet
5 4 (9.52%) Intranet
5 4 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (7.14%) VPN
7 2 (4.76%) MPLS
7 2 (4.76%) Skype
7 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.38%) ADSL
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.38%) ISDN
8 1 (2.38%) PSTN
8 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) IT Support
7 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.67%) Clustering
3 5 (11.90%) PKI
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) iPad
5 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.38%) CCTV
6 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
5 16 (38.10%) Windows Server
6 7 (16.67%) Solaris
6 7 (16.67%) Unix
6 7 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) High Availability
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
1 8 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (16.67%) Network Design
2 7 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 6 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (7.14%) CRM
4 3 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.76%) Decision Tree
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop
4 8 (19.05%) XenServer
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) SCCM
2 9 (21.43%) WSUS
3 3 (7.14%) DameWare
4 2 (4.76%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.38%) Nessus
5 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) VMware
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) Ivanti
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 5 (11.90%) Thales
6 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Spiceworks
6 2 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) Altiris
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper
7 1 (2.38%) Meraki
7 1 (2.38%) Mitel
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Shavlik
7 1 (2.38%) Sophos
7 1 (2.38%) Veeam