The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.31% 1.99% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.21% 10.53% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate
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£281 £275 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +120.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -6.19%
Windows Server 2008
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 North Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 22.86% 18.91% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 16
Average daily rate £310 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £387 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +1 8 £269 -2.27% 1
Harrogate - 1 £275 - 2
Northallerton - 1 £325 -
Skipton - 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
6 13 (52.00%) VMware
7 12 (48.00%) LAN
7 12 (48.00%) WAN
8 11 (44.00%) ITIL
8 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (36.00%) SQL
10 9 (36.00%) Citrix
10 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (28.00%) .NET
11 7 (28.00%) MS Office
12 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
12 6 (24.00%) XenServer
12 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
13 5 (20.00%) XenApp
13 5 (20.00%) HP
13 5 (20.00%) SAN
13 5 (20.00%) NetApp
13 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
14 4 (16.00%) Change Management
14 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
14 4 (16.00%) SCCM
14 4 (16.00%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (16.00%) IIS
4 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) LAN
1 12 (48.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) Wireless
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) DSL
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Support
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX
5 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) XenServer
4 5 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) NetApp
4 5 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 4 (16.00%) Meraki
6 3 (12.00%) Apple
7 2 (8.00%) Kaspersky
8 1 (4.00%) Sage
8 1 (4.00%) AppSense
8 1 (4.00%) Altiris