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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.65% 6.21% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.61% 28.13% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate
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£356 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £363 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% -
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
66 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 34.38% 22.07% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 25
Average daily rate £375 £333 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £210 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 12
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.26% +57.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £15.00 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +5 3 £388 +6.89% 1
Harrogate - - - - 2
Skipton - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (69.57%) VMware
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Citrix
6 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (26.09%) VMware Server
7 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
7 6 (26.09%) XenApp
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 6 (26.09%) vSphere
7 6 (26.09%) SAN
8 5 (21.74%) HP
8 5 (21.74%) CCA
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (21.74%) CCEA
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (21.74%) CCNA
8 5 (21.74%) VBScript
8 5 (21.74%) AppSense
8 5 (21.74%) Wyse
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) XenServer
8 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
8 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) SQL DBA
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
1 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Use Case
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) VBScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCA
1 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (21.74%) CCEA
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Server
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) XenApp
2 6 (26.09%) vSphere
3 5 (21.74%) XenServer
3 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.35%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Foglight
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) AppSense
4 5 (21.74%) Wyse
5 4 (17.39%) Altiris
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe
6 1 (4.35%) Splunk