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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.28% 4.01% 4.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.43% 15.63% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 4
Median daily rate £263 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £153 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £13.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.23 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.70% +7.23%
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
158 128 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.94% 25.65% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 68 59
Median daily rate £400 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 23
Median hourly rate £21.25 £12.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 May 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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -26 3 £198 -28.18% 1
Rotherham - 3 £263 -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) VMware
4 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (33.33%) HP
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (28.57%) Windows 2000
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
8 5 (23.81%) MS Office
8 5 (23.81%) Migration
8 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (19.05%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (19.05%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (19.05%) SCCM
9 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (19.05%) ITSM
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Vista
9 4 (19.05%) SQL
9 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
9 4 (19.05%) VPN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
3 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (14.29%) Acrobat
4 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (14.29%) MS Project
4 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (14.29%) WebEx
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DMZ
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) HSRP
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) Multicast
4 1 (4.76%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (14.29%) PDA
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 2000
6 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Vista
8 2 (9.52%) Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.76%) VMS
9 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
4 3 (14.29%) Security Patching
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Server Building
6 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Process Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) MCP
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMBOK
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
1 4 (19.05%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (14.29%) vMotion
3 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Peregrine
5 4 (19.05%) Remedy
6 3 (14.29%) Adobe
6 3 (14.29%) Bomgar
6 3 (14.29%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.76%) Juniper
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp