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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 80 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.92% 2.67% 2.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.48% 12.65% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 21
Median daily rate £325 £375 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +102.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £290 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £458 £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% +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 Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
330 340 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.60% 21.14% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 209 133
Median daily rate £388 £330 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +78.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £465 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £9.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £22.50 £16.50
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 Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 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 27 July 2016.

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 27 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 27 (67.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (67.50%) VMware
4 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
4 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
6 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 18 (45.00%) SAN
8 16 (40.00%) Citrix
9 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
11 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 10 (25.00%) WAN
11 10 (25.00%) SQL
11 10 (25.00%) LAN
12 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
12 9 (22.50%) Linux
12 9 (22.50%) NetApp
12 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (22.50%) XenDesktop
13 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 8 (20.00%) Oracle
13 8 (20.00%) Firewall
14 7 (17.50%) Legal
14 7 (17.50%) Migration
14 7 (17.50%) ITIL
14 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (17.50%) Cisco
14 7 (17.50%) Red Hat

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) SAN
2 10 (25.00%) LAN
2 10 (25.00%) WAN
3 8 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) DHCP
4 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 4 (10.00%) NAS
4 4 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.00%) MPLS
5 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.50%) LDAP
6 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
6 1 (2.50%) SNMP
6 1 (2.50%) SSL
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.50%) QlikView
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (17.50%) Legal
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) DBA
7 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) SCADA
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 27 (67.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
7 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (10.00%) Unix
9 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.50%) CentOS
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) ITIL
1 7 (17.50%) Migration
2 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.00%) Change Management
3 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.00%) High Availability
3 2 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.50%) Change Control
4 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.50%) ETL
4 1 (2.50%) Information Management
4 1 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.50%) MCSA
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) ISO22301
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (22.50%) XenDesktop
5 5 (12.50%) XenApp
6 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.00%) vSphere
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.50%) Squid
8 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.50%) vCloud
8 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (5.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.50%) Opsview
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) VMware
2 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (40.00%) Citrix
4 9 (22.50%) NetApp
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
7 5 (12.50%) HP
8 4 (10.00%) CommVault
8 4 (10.00%) F5
8 4 (10.00%) Symantec
9 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
9 3 (7.50%) iManage
9 3 (7.50%) Reuters
9 3 (7.50%) Riverbed
9 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
9 3 (7.50%) Zerto
10 2 (5.00%) EMC
10 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.50%) Dell