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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.18% 5.39% 8.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.69% 18.52% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £213 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -40.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £203 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £363 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £24.36 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
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
77 108 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.64% 29.11% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 48
Average daily rate £250 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £183 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 26
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.79 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 -4 5 £400 +100.00% 2
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) MS Office
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
8 4 (25.00%) VoIP
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (18.75%) Office 365
9 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 3 (18.75%) NHS
9 3 (18.75%) Internet
9 3 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (12.50%) ITIL
10 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
10 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
10 2 (12.50%) IBM
10 2 (12.50%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 2 (12.50%) Quickr
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) Lync
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) SNMP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Intranet
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) DTS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Network Design
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Logistics
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) Foglight
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Siemens
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) New Relic
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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