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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.20% 7.23% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.53% 22.08% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+0.27% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -16.66%
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
49 77 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 19.60% 32.77% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 49 9
Average daily rate £300 £388 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £126 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 6
Average hourly rate £13.87 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £30.15 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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
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 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Northallerton - 3 £300 -
Harrogate - 2 - - 1
York -11 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) VMware
3 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
6 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
8 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
9 8 (26.67%) .NET
9 8 (26.67%) ITIL
9 8 (26.67%) Terminal Services
10 7 (23.33%) HP
10 7 (23.33%) SCCM
11 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.00%) vSphere
12 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (13.33%) SAN
13 4 (13.33%) X-Windows
13 4 (13.33%) Cisco
13 4 (13.33%) WSUS
13 4 (13.33%) Altiris
13 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (13.33%) Clustering
14 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
14 3 (10.00%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 6 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 5 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) IT Technician
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Server Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) Terminal Services
3 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) vSphere
4 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) Altiris
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Sophos
6 2 (6.67%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Trustwave
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