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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.37% 10.77% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.67% 44.68% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -10.52%
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
60 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 24.79% 24.10% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 9
Average daily rate £388 £400 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +95.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £218 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £31.50 £12.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 0 5 £400 - 2
Harrogate -4 2 - - 2
Ripon - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
6 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
7 10 (33.33%) vSphere
7 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
10 7 (23.33%) HP
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco
10 7 (23.33%) Migration
10 7 (23.33%) Clustering
10 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) SCCM
11 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (13.33%) Altiris
12 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (13.33%) ITIL
12 4 (13.33%) SAN
12 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
12 4 (13.33%) X-Windows
12 4 (13.33%) WSUS
12 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (10.00%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (10.00%) Lync
6 2 (6.67%) IIS
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) PBX
2 3 (10.00%) VoIP
2 3 (10.00%) MGCP
2 3 (10.00%) H.323
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) DMZ
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (13.33%) Support Technician
1 4 (13.33%) Server Specialist
1 4 (13.33%) IT Technician
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Specialist
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Server Specialist
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Specialist
2 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Wintel Support
3 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) X-Windows
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (3.33%) SIEM
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.00%) MCITP
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) vSphere
3 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
5 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (10.00%) ISA Server
6 3 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) Altiris
5 3 (10.00%) Polycom
5 3 (10.00%) Avaya
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Sophos
6 2 (6.67%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.33%) Trustwave
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
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