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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.34% 2.02% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.54% 7.45% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 11
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£290 £290 £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £201 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.45 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.16% -4.23%
Windows Server 2008
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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
295 255 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.60% 27.13% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 138 64
Average daily rate £295 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.52 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (64.00%) VMware
3 47 (62.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 38 (50.67%) SAN
6 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
7 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (26.67%) CentOS
8 20 (26.67%) NetApp
8 20 (26.67%) Windows XP
8 20 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 20 (26.67%) Ubuntu
9 19 (25.33%) Service Management
10 17 (22.67%) Python
10 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (21.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (21.33%) Splunk
12 15 (20.00%) VMware Server
13 14 (18.67%) Linux
13 14 (18.67%) Citrix
14 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (16.00%) Workflow
14 12 (16.00%) Incident Management
15 11 (14.67%) vSphere
16 10 (13.33%) Migration
16 10 (13.33%) HP
17 9 (12.00%) Symantec
17 9 (12.00%) ITIL
17 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
17 9 (12.00%) SCCM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (10.67%) Lync
5 7 (9.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.00%) WorkSite
8 2 (2.67%) IIS
8 2 (2.67%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.67%) SAN
2 7 (9.33%) S/MIME
2 7 (9.33%) Unified Communications
3 5 (6.67%) NAS
3 5 (6.67%) LAN
4 4 (5.33%) DNS
5 3 (4.00%) VPN
5 3 (4.00%) WAN
5 3 (4.00%) DHCP
5 3 (4.00%) Firewall
6 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.33%) Wireless
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.33%) Network Security
6 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.33%) WLAN
6 1 (1.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.00%) Legal
2 2 (2.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (14.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (13.33%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Linux Support
6 4 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Wintel Support
7 3 (4.00%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Support Consultant
8 2 (2.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) XML
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Replication
2 4 (5.33%) NHS
3 2 (2.67%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) CMDB
4 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (62.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (37.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (26.67%) Ubuntu
4 20 (26.67%) CentOS
4 20 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 14 (18.67%) Linux
6 6 (8.00%) VMS
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Service Management
2 12 (16.00%) Workflow
2 12 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 10 (13.33%) Migration
4 9 (12.00%) ITIL
5 8 (10.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (4.00%) ITSM
8 2 (2.67%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.67%) Project Management
8 2 (2.67%) Change Control
9 1 (1.33%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.33%) Web Development
9 1 (1.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.33%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.33%) Security Management
9 1 (1.33%) MVC
9 1 (1.33%) Change Management
9 1 (1.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) Python
2 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) VBScript
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) MCSE
2 6 (8.00%) MCSA
3 5 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.33%) CCNP
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 11 (14.67%) vSphere
5 6 (8.00%) XenApp
6 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.33%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 7 (9.33%) SCOM
2 7 (9.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.33%) Puppet
4 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (64.00%) VMware
2 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.67%) NetApp
4 16 (21.33%) Splunk
5 14 (18.67%) Citrix
6 10 (13.33%) HP
7 9 (12.00%) Symantec
8 7 (9.33%) Google
8 7 (9.33%) Postini
9 4 (5.33%) Dell
9 4 (5.33%) Cisco
10 3 (4.00%) Remedy
10 3 (4.00%) CommVault
10 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.00%) Reuters
11 2 (2.67%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (2.67%) BMC
11 2 (2.67%) Sun
12 1 (1.33%) IBM
12 1 (1.33%) Juniper
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