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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.06% 1.07% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.07% 6.25% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
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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
54 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 21.01% 17.11% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 12
Average daily rate £355 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -49.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
8 7 (38.89%) SCCM
8 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
8 7 (38.89%) Change Management
8 7 (38.89%) Migration
9 6 (33.33%) IIS
9 6 (33.33%) DevOps
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL
10 4 (22.22%) .NET
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
11 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
12 2 (11.11%) SCOM
12 2 (11.11%) Puppet
12 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (11.11%) HP
12 2 (11.11%) Citrix
12 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
13 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
13 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
13 1 (5.56%) Wyse

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Server Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Change Management
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
1 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Wyse
4 1 (5.56%) Compaq
4 1 (5.56%) Altiris
4 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
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