The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 7.11% 2.23% 3.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.61% 14.29% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +13.15%
Operating Systems Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 30.13% 15.64% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 28
Average daily rate £380 £100 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+280.00% -69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £100 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £325 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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York -6 10 £400 - 4
Harrogate - - - -
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Scarborough - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) VMware
3 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
4 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (51.43%) MS Exchange
7 17 (48.57%) SQL
7 17 (48.57%) Terminal Services
7 17 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (31.43%) IIS
10 10 (28.57%) Cisco
10 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (25.71%) ITIL
11 9 (25.71%) Firewall
12 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
13 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (20.00%) vSphere
14 6 (17.14%) MCITP
14 6 (17.14%) DNS
14 6 (17.14%) MCSA
14 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
15 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
15 5 (14.29%) SAN
15 5 (14.29%) HP
15 5 (14.29%) Citrix
15 5 (14.29%) Clustering

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 18 (51.43%) MS Exchange
2 17 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (31.43%) IIS
5 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) DDNS
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) DBA
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 4 (11.43%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) SQL DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Server Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.86%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
3 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) MCITP
2 6 (17.14%) MCSA
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.71%) CCA
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CCEA
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (48.57%) Terminal Services
3 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (20.00%) vSphere
5 4 (11.43%) XenApp
5 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (8.57%) ISA Server
7 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.71%) XenServer
7 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.86%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) WSUS
1 5 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Foglight
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) VMware
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.29%) HP
5 5 (14.29%) Citrix
6 4 (11.43%) Brocade
6 4 (11.43%) Altiris
6 4 (11.43%) F5
7 3 (8.57%) McAfee
8 2 (5.71%) Wyse
8 2 (5.71%) AppSense
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle
9 1 (2.86%) Adobe
9 1 (2.86%) NetApp
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