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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 58 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 44 31 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.75% 2.91% 6.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.83% 15.12% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £185 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.70% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £153 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £265 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.79% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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
343 205 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.45% 19.27% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 133 137
Average daily rate £350 £185 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -39.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 18
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £11.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015, 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (50.00%) SQL
3 33 (44.59%) ITIL
4 32 (43.24%) Oracle
4 32 (43.24%) SQL Server
4 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (35.14%) PL/SQL
6 24 (32.43%) VMware
6 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (31.08%) Oracle Database
8 21 (28.38%) Linux
9 19 (25.68%) Active Directory
10 18 (24.32%) Red Hat
11 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
11 17 (22.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (22.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
12 15 (20.27%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (18.92%) IIS
14 13 (17.57%) Windows XP
15 12 (16.22%) SAN
15 12 (16.22%) MS Office
15 12 (16.22%) Clustering
16 11 (14.86%) .NET
16 11 (14.86%) Cisco
16 11 (14.86%) DNS
16 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 12c

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.92%) IIS
3 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.81%) SAS
4 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Office
2 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.35%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) SAN
2 11 (14.86%) DNS
3 6 (8.11%) DHCP
4 5 (6.76%) LAN
4 5 (6.76%) WAN
4 5 (6.76%) Internet
5 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.05%) DMZ
6 2 (2.70%) NAS
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
6 2 (2.70%) Firewall
7 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.35%) Wireless
7 1 (1.35%) Network Security
7 1 (1.35%) SMTP
7 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (31.08%) Oracle Database
3 17 (22.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (20.27%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (10.81%) Oracle OLAP
6 8 (10.81%) OLAP
7 7 (9.46%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (9.46%) Data Mart
7 7 (9.46%) BODI
8 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.35%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.35%) Marketing
2 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) DBA
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (18.92%) Administrator
4 10 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (12.16%) Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.76%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.05%) Linux Support
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.05%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (2.70%) Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Desktop Support
10 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.46%) XML
3 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (2.70%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.35%) CSS
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.22%) Clustering
3 6 (8.11%) CMDB
4 5 (6.76%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) DTV
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
6 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (28.38%) Linux
5 17 (22.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (17.57%) Windows XP
7 10 (13.51%) UNIX
7 10 (13.51%) Windows 7
8 7 (9.46%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (9.46%) CentOS
8 7 (9.46%) Ubuntu
9 6 (8.11%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.35%) Debian
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (13.51%) Migration
3 8 (10.81%) Analytics
4 7 (9.46%) ETL
4 7 (9.46%) Data Management
4 7 (9.46%) Service Management
5 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.41%) Workflow
7 3 (4.05%) Change Management
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.05%) Server Hardening
8 2 (2.70%) Server Building
8 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.70%) Change Control
8 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.35%) CRM
9 1 (1.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) SQL
2 26 (35.14%) PL/SQL
3 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.46%) Korn
3 7 (9.46%) VBScript
3 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.11%) Jython
4 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.11%) Perl
5 5 (6.76%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.16%) MCSE
3 5 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.76%) MCITP
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.05%) MCTS
6 2 (2.70%) MCSA
6 2 (2.70%) CCNP
6 2 (2.70%) CCNA
6 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) NCDA
7 1 (1.35%) CCEE
7 1 (1.35%) CCIA
7 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CCEA
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 19 (25.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.41%) VMware Server
4 4 (5.41%) vSphere
5 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.70%) XenApp
6 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.70%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.70%) UAG
7 1 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (10.81%) SCCM
3 6 (8.11%) HP UCMDB
4 5 (6.76%) SCOM
4 5 (6.76%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.35%) Opsview
6 1 (1.35%) Nagios
6 1 (1.35%) WSUS
6 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Oracle
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.43%) VMware
3 18 (24.32%) Red Hat
4 11 (14.86%) Cisco
5 10 (13.51%) SolarWinds
6 8 (10.81%) Citrix
7 6 (8.11%) HP
7 6 (8.11%) Remedy
8 5 (6.76%) Splunk
9 3 (4.05%) Brocade
9 3 (4.05%) NetApp
10 2 (2.70%) Intel
11 1 (1.35%) SAP
11 1 (1.35%) Lotus
11 1 (1.35%) Sage
11 1 (1.35%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.35%) Veeam
11 1 (1.35%) AppSense
11 1 (1.35%) McAfee
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