The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 14 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.12% 0.54% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.58% 2.50% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £305 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 19.39% 21.74% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 21
Median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -16.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) IIS
4 10 (71.43%) ITIL
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (71.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (57.14%) DevOps
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (50.00%) Linux
6 7 (50.00%) Project Management
7 6 (42.86%) Firewall
7 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
7 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
8 5 (35.71%) Android
8 5 (35.71%) SCOM
8 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
8 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (35.71%) Puppet
8 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
8 5 (35.71%) Splunk
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (35.71%) Telnet

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 (78.57%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) FTP
2 5 (35.71%) HTTP
2 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
2 5 (35.71%) SMTP
2 5 (35.71%) SSL
2 5 (35.71%) Telnet
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
2 5 (35.71%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Implementation Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Android
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) DevOps
3 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) AWS Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Splunk
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) HP