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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.46% 5.13% 5.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.11% 15.87% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
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£250 £218 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -52.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £184 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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
89 126 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.32% 32.31% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 80 25
Average daily rate £325 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +1 7 £250 +28.20% 1
Doncaster - - - - 2
Rotherham - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
6 9 (31.03%) HP
7 8 (27.59%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
8 7 (24.14%) Migration
8 7 (24.14%) LAN
8 7 (24.14%) WAN
9 6 (20.69%) Finance
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Vista
9 6 (20.69%) SCCM
10 5 (17.24%) QlikView
10 5 (17.24%) XenServer
10 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000
11 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
11 4 (13.79%) Citrix
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (13.79%) DNS
11 4 (13.79%) NHS
11 4 (13.79%) Project Management
12 3 (10.34%) Validation
12 3 (10.34%) Wireless
12 3 (10.34%) Cisco
12 3 (10.34%) SAN
12 3 (10.34%) SQL
12 3 (10.34%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.45%) Quickr
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LAN
1 7 (24.14%) WAN
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) Intranet
5 1 (3.45%) SNMP
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) QlikView
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (6.90%) Cantonese Language
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (13.79%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support
3 3 (10.34%) Build Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Deskside Support
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Firmware
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
4 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Vista
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Validation
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) WFM
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Logistics
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) XenServer
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
2 2 (6.90%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) HP
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Veeam
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) Lotus
6 1 (3.45%) Compaq
6 1 (3.45%) Dell