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 30 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 35 61
Rank change year-on-year -40 +26  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 73 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.59% 5.54% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.78% 14.69% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 26
Median daily rate £388 £313 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £185 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +7.20% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 329 497 300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 27.51% 37.74% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 314 152
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £187 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 46 36
Median hourly rate £14.75 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.12% +153.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.06 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Woking 0 6 £375 -25.00% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £425 -
Dorking - 2 - - 1
Camberley -1 1 £473 +39.48% 1
Windows Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Active Directory
3 31 (60.78%) Windows Server
4 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (41.18%) VMware
6 16 (31.37%) Citrix
7 15 (29.41%) HP
7 15 (29.41%) Linux
7 15 (29.41%) SQL
8 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
9 13 (25.49%) XenApp
9 13 (25.49%) Finance
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 10 (19.61%) Firewall
11 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
13 8 (15.69%) DNS
14 7 (13.73%) IBM
14 7 (13.73%) Hitachi
14 7 (13.73%) Thin Client
14 7 (13.73%) Tivoli
14 7 (13.73%) VPN
14 7 (13.73%) DB2
14 7 (13.73%) AS400
14 7 (13.73%) Wyse
14 7 (13.73%) XenDesktop
14 7 (13.73%) VMware ESXi

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 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.84%) CMS
3 4 (7.84%) Drupal
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
3 4 (7.84%) WordPress
4 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) Moodle
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Postilion
1 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.76%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Firewall
2 8 (15.69%) DNS
3 7 (13.73%) VPN
4 6 (11.76%) DHCP
4 6 (11.76%) Internet
5 5 (9.80%) Intranet
5 5 (9.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
6 4 (7.84%) SAN
7 3 (5.88%) VoIP
8 2 (3.92%) LAN
8 2 (3.92%) PABX
8 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.92%) Wireless
9 1 (1.96%) 4G
9 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.96%) Skype
9 1 (1.96%) VSAN
9 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) DB2
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Bower
3 1 (1.96%) FxCop
3 1 (1.96%) Grunt
3 1 (1.96%) JSHint
3 1 (1.96%) Moq
3 1 (1.96%) NDepend
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
3 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Military
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (7.84%) Administrator
3 4 (7.84%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Consultant
3 4 (7.84%) Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) AWS Administrator
4 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
1 5 (9.80%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) JSON
2 4 (7.84%) YAML
3 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) RESTful
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) WCF
3 3 (5.88%) XSLT
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.96%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.96%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) AS400
1 7 (13.73%) Fat Client
1 7 (13.73%) iSeries
1 7 (13.73%) Thin Client
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.80%) Replication
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.96%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server
3 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (29.41%) Linux
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.92%) Unix
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
2 6 (11.76%) Asset Management
2 6 (11.76%) Service Management
3 5 (9.80%) Regulatory Compliance
3 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (7.84%) DevOps
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) Security Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.96%) Migration
7 1 (1.96%) MVC
7 1 (1.96%) Project Management
7 1 (1.96%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.96%) SOA
7 1 (1.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.80%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) C#
6 2 (3.92%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) CCA
1 4 (7.84%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (68.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) XenApp
3 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.73%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (13.73%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (7.84%) vSphere
7 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Tivoli
2 5 (9.80%) Nagios
3 4 (7.84%) Ansible
3 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.84%) Puppet
3 4 (7.84%) XenMobile
4 3 (5.88%) SCCM
5 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.96%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.96%) OpenView
6 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) VMware
2 16 (31.37%) Citrix
3 15 (29.41%) HP
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.73%) Hitachi
5 7 (13.73%) IBM
5 7 (13.73%) Wyse
6 6 (11.76%) NetApp
7 4 (7.84%) Thales
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco
9 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle
10 1 (1.96%) arcserve
10 1 (1.96%) CA
10 1 (1.96%) EMC
10 1 (1.96%) Mitel
10 1 (1.96%) SAP
10 1 (1.96%) Sun
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