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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.33% 1.55% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.50% 6.00% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£263 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.54% +1.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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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
40 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 17.78% 25.91% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 14
Average daily rate £375 £425 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £317 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £10.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £10.50 £12.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) vSphere
6 5 (41.67%) DMZ
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (41.67%) IIS
6 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) HTTP
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
9 1 (8.33%) User Experience
9 1 (8.33%) vCloud
9 1 (8.33%) IBM
9 1 (8.33%) SOA
9 1 (8.33%) LAN
9 1 (8.33%) VoIP
9 1 (8.33%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (41.67%) IIS
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) SAP EP
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BPC
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DMZ
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Server Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Siemens
3 1 (8.33%) Sage