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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 96 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.72% 2.18% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.11% 9.01% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 12
Median daily rate £325 £313 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
354 322 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.11% 24.23% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 206 139
Median daily rate £400 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £185 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 13
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.72 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.40 £16.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 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 4 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (47.62%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) SAN
6 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle
9 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (19.05%) HP
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (19.05%) LAN
9 4 (19.05%) WAN
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
10 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (14.29%) VPN
10 3 (14.29%) DHCP
10 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 3 (14.29%) MCSE

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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.76%) SSL
5 1 (4.76%) Telepresence
5 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.76%) QlikView
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (4.76%) CRM Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Support
4 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
1 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Information Management
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.76%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) Firmware
5 1 (4.76%) NFS
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.76%) vCloud
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) CommVault
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
6 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Polycom
6 1 (4.76%) Proofpoint
6 1 (4.76%) Reuters
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds