The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.40% 1.18% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 8.70% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate £294 £413 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.78% +258.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £413 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £413 £183
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 46 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 31.26% 13.53% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 20 45
Average daily rate £400 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £463 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
Sheffield -7 10 £300 - 4
Doncaster - 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Windows Server
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (38.10%) Windows 2000
6 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
9 5 (23.81%) Migration
9 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
9 5 (23.81%) HP
10 4 (19.05%) NetApp
10 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 4 (19.05%) .NET
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (19.05%) IIS
10 4 (19.05%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) Firewall
10 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Vista
10 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (14.29%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) Acrobat
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) WebEx
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DMZ
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.76%) HSRP
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) Multicast
4 1 (4.76%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.76%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) PDA
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Windows Server
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (38.10%) Windows 2000
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Vista
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (4.76%) VMS
9 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.52%) Security Patching
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Process Management
5 1 (4.76%) Server Building
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Foglight
1 3 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.52%) vMotion
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.76%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) EMC
6 3 (14.29%) New Relic
6 3 (14.29%) Peregrine
6 3 (14.29%) Remedy
7 2 (9.52%) Adobe
7 2 (9.52%) Bomgar
7 2 (9.52%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
8 1 (4.76%) Juniper
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