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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.40% 1.20% 6.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.26% 10.00% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
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£400 £145 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -49.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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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
39 20 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.35% 12.05% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 15
Average daily rate £425 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 2000
3 5 (55.56%) Clustering
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (11.11%) NetApp
7 1 (11.11%) Internet
7 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (11.11%) Symantec

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) vCloud
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) Zerto
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
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