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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.53% 0.61% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.09% 11.11% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£233 £400 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.87% +189.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -14.63%
Windows Server 2008
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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 Halifax region.

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.53% 5.49% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 2
Average daily rate £265 £425 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.64% +178.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £400 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £168
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 8 (80.00%) SAN
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Server
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (20.00%) Time Management
7 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (20.00%) Security Management
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) HND
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco
8 1 (10.00%) HP
8 1 (10.00%) EMC
8 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (20.00%) Time Management
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (20.00%) Security Management
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) HND
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago