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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.75% 2.72% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 13.46% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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
25 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 18.80% 20.23% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 17
Average daily rate £450 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £128 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.72 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +59.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 18 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware