The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bradford region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 23 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.61% 3.16% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 18.18% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-11.92% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +13.15%
Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 17.58% 17.37% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 16
Average daily rate £325 £238 £191
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +24.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £195 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £440 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault