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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 87 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.54% 1.14% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.66% 4.96% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Average daily rate £330 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
301 262 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.26% 23.00% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 173 132
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £10.04 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.50 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (56.00%) VMware
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.00%) DNS
11 4 (16.00%) Unix
11 4 (16.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.00%) Oracle
12 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
12 3 (12.00%) SLA
12 3 (12.00%) DHCP
12 3 (12.00%) SAN
12 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
12 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
12 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
12 3 (12.00%) Ticket Management
13 2 (8.00%) Office 365
13 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (8.00%) Subversion

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) Telepresence
4 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.00%) QlikView
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Support
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
1 2 (8.00%) XSLT
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
1 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) Unix
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (8.00%) Solaris
8 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Ticket Management
2 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (8.00%) Validation
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.00%) High Availability
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Server Building
3 1 (4.00%) Server Patching
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) Firmware
4 2 (8.00%) NFS
4 2 (8.00%) vCloud
4 2 (8.00%) VirtualBox
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Polycom
5 1 (4.00%) Proofpoint
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 per day
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