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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.86% 5.75% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.95% 21.95% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
Average daily rate
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£238 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £105 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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
107 82 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.85% 26.20% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 33 53
Average daily rate £275 £280 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £100 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £368 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £14.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £11.85 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £103.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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 -16 6 £250 -9.09% 2
Barnsley -2 3 £225 +5.88% 2
Rotherham - 3 £288 - 2
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (47.22%) Firewall
4 17 (47.22%) Cisco
5 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 15 (41.67%) Migration
6 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (41.67%) Linux
7 14 (38.89%) Windows 2000
7 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 14 (38.89%) SQL
7 14 (38.89%) VB
7 14 (38.89%) IIS
7 14 (38.89%) Red Hat
7 14 (38.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (36.11%) VMware
8 13 (36.11%) JBoss
9 12 (33.33%) .NET
9 12 (33.33%) EMC
9 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (33.33%) NetApp
10 11 (30.56%) ITIL
10 11 (30.56%) MCSE
11 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
12 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (19.44%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (38.89%) IIS
2 13 (36.11%) JBoss
3 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) DHCP
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
3 5 (13.89%) WAN
4 4 (11.11%) SAN
5 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) DSL
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
7 1 (2.78%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) DTS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Migration Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) DBA
6 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) NHS
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (41.67%) Linux
5 14 (38.89%) Windows 2000
5 14 (38.89%) Windows 2000 Server
5 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.11%) UNIX
8 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 11 (30.56%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) Workflow
4 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (2.78%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.78%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) BCP
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 14 (38.89%) VB
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (30.56%) MCSE
3 5 (13.89%) MCP
4 4 (11.11%) MCITP
4 4 (11.11%) MCSA
5 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.33%) MCTS
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.56%) CCNA
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.78%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Foglight
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) WSUS
3 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 13 (36.11%) VMware
5 12 (33.33%) EMC
5 12 (33.33%) NetApp
6 7 (19.44%) Oracle
7 6 (16.67%) HP
7 6 (16.67%) New Relic
8 2 (5.56%) Symantec
8 2 (5.56%) Citrix
9 1 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (2.78%) Websense
9 1 (2.78%) Apple
9 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint