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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 6.40% 5.74% 8.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.16% 23.33% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 8
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£350 £240 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -38.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -6.57%
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
63 60 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 21.21% 24.59% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 15
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £14.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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
York +10 6 £400 +6.66% 1
Harrogate - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - - 1
Ripon - - - - 1
Skipton - - - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
6 8 (34.78%) Migration
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (26.09%) Clustering
8 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
8 6 (26.09%) vSphere
8 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) Polycom
10 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (17.39%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (17.39%) MCITP
10 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (17.39%) SCCM
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (17.39%) Avaya
10 4 (17.39%) ISA Server
10 4 (17.39%) MGCP
10 4 (17.39%) H.323
10 4 (17.39%) MCSE
10 4 (17.39%) PBX
10 4 (17.39%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) MGCP
1 4 (17.39%) H.323
1 4 (17.39%) PBX
1 4 (17.39%) VoIP
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) DMZ
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Specialist
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Server Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (13.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) High Availability
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCITP
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) ISA Server
4 4 (17.39%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
6 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Polycom
3 4 (17.39%) Avaya
4 2 (8.70%) Altiris
4 2 (8.70%) Sophos
4 2 (8.70%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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