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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 79 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.63% 0.43% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 1.95% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Median daily rate £328 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £427 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £309 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.88% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
273 308 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.59% 22.13% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 202 157
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £588 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.15 £10.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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
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 24 February 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Linux
3 27 (64.29%) DNS
4 22 (52.38%) DevOps
5 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 21 (50.00%) Ubuntu
6 20 (47.62%) TCP/IP
7 18 (42.86%) Python
7 18 (42.86%) CSS
7 18 (42.86%) XML
7 18 (42.86%) HTML
7 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 18 (42.86%) Splunk
8 17 (40.48%) LDAP
8 17 (40.48%) SMTP
8 17 (40.48%) SNMP
9 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (30.95%) VMware
11 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
11 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
12 9 (21.43%) Citrix
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (19.05%) DHCP
13 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (19.05%) vSphere
14 6 (14.29%) XenApp
14 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop
14 6 (14.29%) SQL
14 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 6 (14.29%) Server Building

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 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) nginx
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (64.29%) DNS
2 20 (47.62%) TCP/IP
3 17 (40.48%) LDAP
3 17 (40.48%) SMTP
3 17 (40.48%) SNMP
4 8 (19.05%) DHCP
5 5 (11.90%) LAN
5 5 (11.90%) WAN
6 4 (9.52%) Firewall
7 3 (7.14%) SAN
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Server Engineer
1 8 (19.05%) Server Support
1 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
1 8 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
1 8 (19.05%) Windows Server Support
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Hardware Specialist
3 6 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Splunk Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Project Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) CSS
1 18 (42.86%) HTML
1 18 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) EMC VNXe
2 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Linux
3 21 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.52%) CentOS
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.76%) Unix
10 1 (2.38%) SUSE
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) DevOps
2 6 (14.29%) Server Building
3 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Microservices
4 3 (7.14%) SIEM
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Change Control
5 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.76%) Scrum
5 2 (4.76%) SOA
5 2 (4.76%) Validation
5 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.38%) High Availability
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 18 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.76%) CCA
3 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.76%) OCP
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) vSphere
3 6 (14.29%) XenApp
3 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.14%) Docker
5 3 (7.14%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.76%) vCloud
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.76%) VMware GSX
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.76%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.76%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Splunk
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.43%) Citrix
5 6 (14.29%) ThinPrint
6 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.52%) Veeam
8 3 (7.14%) Dell
8 3 (7.14%) EMC
8 3 (7.14%) HP
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle
9 2 (4.76%) Apple
9 2 (4.76%) Symantec
10 1 (2.38%) Brocade