The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.64% 2.40% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 10.26% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £430 £400 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +175.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £320 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +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 Halifax region.

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 25.64% 23.35% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 13
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £481 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Halifax region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Halifax region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Windows Server 2008
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) FileNet
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) FileNet
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) FileNet Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware