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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 66 79 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.79% 0.70% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.05% 3.47% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 15
Median daily rate £450 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £378 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%

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
221 288 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.80% 20.21% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 171 211
Median daily rate £400 £383 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £552 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £40.30 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Linux
3 29 (60.42%) DNS
4 25 (52.08%) Windows Server
5 24 (50.00%) DevOps
6 23 (47.92%) Ubuntu
7 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
8 18 (37.50%) Python
8 18 (37.50%) CSS
8 18 (37.50%) XML
8 18 (37.50%) HTML
8 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 18 (37.50%) Splunk
9 17 (35.42%) LDAP
9 17 (35.42%) SMTP
9 17 (35.42%) SNMP
10 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (33.33%) VMware
11 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
12 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
13 12 (25.00%) Citrix
14 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (18.75%) vSphere
17 8 (16.67%) XenDesktop
17 8 (16.67%) DHCP
18 7 (14.58%) LAN
18 7 (14.58%) WAN
18 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
18 7 (14.58%) SQL Server

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 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) nginx
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) DNS
2 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 17 (35.42%) LDAP
3 17 (35.42%) SMTP
3 17 (35.42%) SNMP
4 8 (16.67%) DHCP
5 7 (14.58%) LAN
5 7 (14.58%) WAN
6 5 (10.42%) SAN
7 3 (6.25%) Firewall
8 1 (2.08%) NAS
8 1 (2.08%) VPN
8 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Server Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Administrator
3 6 (12.50%) Hardware Specialist
3 6 (12.50%) Server Support
3 6 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Splunk Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) CSS
1 18 (37.50%) HTML
1 18 (37.50%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Linux
3 25 (52.08%) Windows Server
4 23 (47.92%) Ubuntu
5 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.33%) CentOS
9 4 (8.33%) Unix
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.08%) SUSE
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (12.50%) Server Building
3 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (10.42%) Microservices
4 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) SIEM
5 3 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (4.17%) Change Control
6 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.17%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (4.17%) SOA
6 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.08%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 18 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
1 3 (6.25%) MCSE
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.17%) CCA
2 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.17%) OCP
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) vSphere
3 8 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.58%) XenApp
5 3 (6.25%) Docker
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.17%) vCloud
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.17%) VMware GSX
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) Opsview
4 1 (2.08%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Splunk
2 16 (33.33%) VMware
3 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.00%) Citrix
5 6 (12.50%) ThinPrint
6 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (6.25%) NetApp
8 3 (6.25%) Symantec
9 2 (4.17%) EMC
9 2 (4.17%) HP
9 2 (4.17%) Veeam
10 1 (2.08%) Apple
10 1 (2.08%) Brocade
10 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.08%) CommVault
10 1 (2.08%) Dell
10 1 (2.08%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (2.08%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky