The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 11 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 South 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 16 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.64% 2.16% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 7.50% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £219 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -38.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £194 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £244 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £319 £301
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.43 £21.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.55% -18.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £21.50 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.69 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 80 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.21% 28.78% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 32
Average daily rate £275 £253 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% -22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 16
Average hourly rate £13.98 £14.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -36.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.01 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £61.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 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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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
Sheffield - 11 £275 - 2
Barnsley +7 2 £213 -15.00%
Doncaster - - - - 3
Rotherham - - - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
4 17 (42.50%) HP
4 17 (42.50%) VMware
5 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
6 11 (27.50%) SQL
7 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (22.50%) SCCM
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (20.00%) LAN
9 8 (20.00%) WAN
9 8 (20.00%) Finance
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (17.50%) XenServer
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Vista
11 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (15.00%) Veeam
11 6 (15.00%) Migration
11 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (15.00%) SAN
11 6 (15.00%) ITIL
11 6 (15.00%) Windows 2000
11 6 (15.00%) MCSE
11 6 (15.00%) NHS
12 5 (12.50%) Firmware
12 5 (12.50%) Citrix
12 5 (12.50%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Quickr
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) LAN
1 8 (20.00%) WAN
2 6 (15.00%) SAN
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) SNMP
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) QlikView
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (5.00%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (15.00%) Build Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Deskside Support
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) NHS
2 5 (12.50%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
4 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Vista
7 6 (15.00%) Windows 2000
8 3 (7.50%) Linux
8 3 (7.50%) CentOS
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.00%) UNIX
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
1 6 (15.00%) Migration
1 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (12.50%) Validation
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.50%) Data Management
4 3 (7.50%) WFM
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (2.50%) Network Design
6 1 (2.50%) Logistics
6 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.50%) Release Management
6 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.00%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) XenServer
4 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.50%) vSphere
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) SCDPM
3 4 (10.00%) SCOM
4 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Foglight
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) HP
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Veeam
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) IBM
6 3 (7.50%) NetApp
6 3 (7.50%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Lotus
7 1 (2.50%) BMC
7 1 (2.50%) Compaq
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
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