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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 21 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.99% 2.52% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 26.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
15 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.85% 9.43% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 1
Average daily rate £340 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (50.00%) FileNet
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) FileNet Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) ICT Support
1 1 (50.00%) ICT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) ICT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Network Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Bourne shell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec