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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 83 84 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -42
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.17% 1.47% 3.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.59% 6.19% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 18
Median daily rate £325 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
286 388 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.00% 23.77% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 240 145
Median daily rate £360 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £197 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 19
Median hourly rate £14.57 £11.67 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% -14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £9.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 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 September 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (73.17%) Windows Server
3 27 (65.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (63.41%) VMware
5 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
7 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
8 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
9 15 (36.59%) Citrix
10 14 (34.15%) SAN
11 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (29.27%) Linux
13 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
13 9 (21.95%) LAN
13 9 (21.95%) WAN
13 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
14 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (19.51%) XenDesktop
14 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
14 8 (19.51%) NetApp
15 7 (17.07%) SCCM
15 7 (17.07%) Legal
15 7 (17.07%) Firewall
16 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
16 6 (14.63%) Migration
16 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
16 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
16 6 (14.63%) DNS
16 6 (14.63%) Oracle

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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.76%) nginx
4 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) SAN
2 9 (21.95%) LAN
2 9 (21.95%) WAN
3 7 (17.07%) Firewall
4 6 (14.63%) DNS
5 4 (9.76%) NAS
6 2 (4.88%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) MPLS
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.44%) LDAP
7 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.44%) SMTP
7 1 (2.44%) SNMP
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.07%) Legal
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) SCADA
3 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (73.17%) Windows Server
3 27 (65.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (29.27%) Linux
6 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
7 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (14.63%) Unix
9 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
10 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.44%) CentOS
11 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL
1 6 (14.63%) Migration
2 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (9.76%) DevOps
2 4 (9.76%) Microservices
2 4 (9.76%) Scrum
3 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.88%) Validation
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.44%) High Availability
5 1 (2.44%) Network Management
5 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.44%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.44%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) MCSE
3 3 (7.32%) MCSA
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.51%) XenDesktop
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.76%) XenApp
6 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.88%) vSphere
8 1 (2.44%) Squid
8 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.44%) vCloud
8 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) Opsview
4 1 (2.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.44%) WMI
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) VMware
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (36.59%) Citrix
4 8 (19.51%) NetApp
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle
5 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco
6 4 (9.76%) CommVault
6 4 (9.76%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) F5
7 3 (7.32%) iManage
7 3 (7.32%) Reuters
7 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
7 3 (7.32%) Symantec
7 3 (7.32%) Zerto
8 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.44%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.44%) Veeam
9 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago