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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.78% 5.01% 5.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.09% 14.96% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
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£275 £225 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -51.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £197 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -28.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.52%
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
94 127 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.40% 33.51% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 76 33
Average daily rate £300 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.20 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £119.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +12 13 £275 +30.95% 2
Doncaster - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) HP
6 8 (27.59%) LAN
6 8 (27.59%) WAN
6 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Vista
7 7 (24.14%) Migration
7 7 (24.14%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) Windows 2000
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.24%) XenServer
9 5 (17.24%) QlikView
9 5 (17.24%) SCCM
9 5 (17.24%) NHS
10 4 (13.79%) Project Management
10 4 (13.79%) DNS
10 4 (13.79%) Citrix
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (10.34%) SAN
11 3 (10.34%) SQL
11 3 (10.34%) ITIL
11 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
11 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (10.34%) Validation
11 3 (10.34%) WFM

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.45%) Quickr
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) LAN
1 8 (27.59%) WAN
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) Wireless
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) Intranet
5 1 (3.45%) SNMP
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) QlikView
2 2 (6.90%) 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%) Help Desk Support
1 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Build Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
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%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Firmware
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) iSeries
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
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 7 (24.14%) Windows Vista
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 2000
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Validation
3 3 (10.34%) WFM
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
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
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device 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%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCDPM
2 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) HP
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Veeam
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Lotus
7 1 (3.45%) Compaq
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
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