The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 73 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.89% 3.49% 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.12% 16.44% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 10
Average daily rate
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£320 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £158 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £316 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £12.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -6.19%
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 Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
394 219 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.31% 21.22% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 143 134
Average daily rate £375 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £150 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 24
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.60 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% -38.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.36 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (52.56%) SQL
3 36 (46.15%) Oracle
4 35 (44.87%) SQL Server
5 32 (41.03%) ITIL
6 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (38.46%) VMware
7 30 (38.46%) PL/SQL
7 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
9 25 (32.05%) Linux
10 23 (29.49%) Oracle Database
11 22 (28.21%) Active Directory
12 18 (23.08%) Red Hat
13 17 (21.79%) MS Exchange
13 17 (21.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (17.95%) UNIX
15 14 (17.95%) IIS
15 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
16 13 (16.67%) Windows XP
17 12 (15.38%) Clustering
18 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
18 11 (14.10%) DNS
18 11 (14.10%) SAN
18 11 (14.10%) MS Office
18 11 (14.10%) .NET
18 11 (14.10%) XML
18 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 17 (21.79%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.95%) IIS
3 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (10.26%) SAS
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Office
2 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.28%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) DNS
1 11 (14.10%) SAN
2 6 (7.69%) DHCP
3 5 (6.41%) LAN
3 5 (6.41%) WAN
3 5 (6.41%) Internet
4 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.85%) DMZ
5 2 (2.56%) VPN
5 2 (2.56%) Firewall
6 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.28%) Wireless
6 1 (1.28%) Network Security
6 1 (1.28%) NAS
6 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.87%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.49%) Oracle Database
3 17 (21.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (10.26%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (10.26%) OLAP
8 7 (8.97%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (8.97%) Data Mart
8 7 (8.97%) BODI
9 6 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (5.13%) MySQL
10 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
10 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Subversion
1 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.28%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
1 2 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Marketing
2 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) DBA
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (16.67%) Administrator
4 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.26%) Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) SQL DBA
8 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (3.85%) Linux Support
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 2 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) .NET
1 11 (14.10%) XML
2 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 4 (5.13%) XSLT
5 2 (2.56%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.28%) CSS
6 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.38%) Clustering
3 6 (7.69%) CMDB
4 5 (6.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) Statistics
6 1 (1.28%) iPhone
6 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.28%) DTV
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (32.05%) Linux
5 17 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (17.95%) UNIX
7 13 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 11 (14.10%) Ubuntu
9 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
10 7 (8.97%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (8.97%) CentOS
11 6 (7.69%) Windows NT
12 4 (5.13%) Solaris
13 1 (1.28%) Debian
13 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (12.82%) Migration
3 8 (10.26%) Analytics
4 7 (8.97%) Data Management
4 7 (8.97%) ETL
5 6 (7.69%) Service Management
5 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.13%) Workflow
8 3 (3.85%) Change Management
8 3 (3.85%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.85%) Server Hardening
9 2 (2.56%) Server Building
9 2 (2.56%) Change Control
9 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.28%) Project Management
10 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) SQL
2 30 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.97%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.97%) Korn
5 7 (8.97%) VBScript
6 6 (7.69%) Jython
6 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.69%) Perl
7 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.26%) MCSE
3 5 (6.41%) MCITP
4 4 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.85%) MCTS
6 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) CCNP
6 2 (2.56%) CCNA
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.28%) CCEA
7 1 (1.28%) MCP
7 1 (1.28%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) NCDA
7 1 (1.28%) CCEE
7 1 (1.28%) CCIA
7 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.82%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.13%) VMware Server
5 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 4 (5.13%) VirtualBox
6 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.56%) XenApp
7 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.56%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.56%) UAG
8 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (10.26%) SCCM
3 6 (7.69%) HP UCMDB
4 5 (6.41%) SCOM
4 5 (6.41%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.28%) Opsview
6 1 (1.28%) Nagios
6 1 (1.28%) WSUS
6 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 36 (46.15%) Oracle
2 30 (38.46%) VMware
3 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
4 18 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.82%) SolarWinds
5 10 (12.82%) Cisco
6 8 (10.26%) Citrix
7 6 (7.69%) HP
7 6 (7.69%) Remedy
8 5 (6.41%) Splunk
9 3 (3.85%) Brocade
9 3 (3.85%) NetApp
10 2 (2.56%) Intel
11 1 (1.28%) SAP
11 1 (1.28%) Sage
11 1 (1.28%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.28%) Veeam
11 1 (1.28%) AppSense
11 1 (1.28%) McAfee
11 1 (1.28%) Sophos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago