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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 85 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.12% 3.18% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.82% 12.89% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 21
Median daily rate £313 £363 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +95.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £200 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £389 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +10.44%
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
353 357 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.32% 24.67% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 232 161
Median daily rate £400 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 19
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.83 £9.57 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £32.20 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
5 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (39.13%) SAN
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (26.09%) Citrix
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle
9 5 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) Legal
10 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
10 4 (17.39%) MCSE
10 4 (17.39%) Firewall
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
11 3 (13.04%) Zerto
11 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow

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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) MPLS
5 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.35%) QlikView
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Support
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) High Availability
2 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.35%) Information Management
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Project Governance
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.04%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) CommVault
5 3 (13.04%) iManage
5 3 (13.04%) Reuters
5 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
5 3 (13.04%) Zerto
6 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 2 (8.70%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Lotus
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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