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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.91% 2.90% 4.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% 12.30% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 10
Median daily rate £300 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £100 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
129 122 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.37% 23.55% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 58 42
Median daily rate £500 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £117 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £7.19 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.15 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -13 2 £300 +79.91% 1
Doncaster - 2 - - 2
Barnsley -2 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (57.14%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) Migration
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Citrix
9 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco
9 3 (21.43%) DHCP
9 3 (21.43%) DNS
9 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (14.29%) VPN
10 2 (14.29%) Internet
10 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
10 2 (14.29%) LAN
10 2 (14.29%) WAN
10 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
10 2 (14.29%) IIS
10 2 (14.29%) MS Office
10 2 (14.29%) ITIL

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 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) PABX
3 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Squid
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) Bomgar
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Peregrine
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy