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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.72% 1.48% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.46% 7.41% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +227.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -16.66%
Windows Server 2008
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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
52 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 20.23% 20.00% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 10
Average daily rate £325 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Average hourly rate £16.72 £10.50 £11.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.23% -12.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £50.00 £25.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) SCCM
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) SAP ALE
6 2 (22.22%) SAP EP
6 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis
6 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
6 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (22.22%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) SAP
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
6 2 (22.22%) SCOM
6 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
6 2 (22.22%) SAP SRM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAP EP
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP SRM
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis
1 2 (22.22%) SAP ALE
1 2 (22.22%) SAP PI
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
2 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Wyse
4 1 (11.11%) Altiris
4 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 1 (11.11%) Compaq