The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking 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 29 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
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 8.11% 12.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £313 £308
% change year-on-year +7.60% +1.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Woking with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 26 28 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 35.14% 57.14% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 5
Median daily rate £375 £425 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +150.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £140 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £548 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 Woking

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Woking

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Woking

For the 6 months to 29 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 Woking region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) CCA
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (50.00%) XenMobile
4 3 (37.50%) Ansible
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Drupal
4 3 (37.50%) WordPress
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) YAML
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) Drupal
1 3 (37.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCA
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) XenMobile
2 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) HP
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