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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 43 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.18% 2.25% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.32% 7.55% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Median daily rate £291 £288 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +187.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.10 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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
118 159 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.37% 29.83% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 103 27
Median daily rate £388 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £149 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 9
Median hourly rate £13.35 £11.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.36% -30.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -8 3 £450 +60.00% 4
Barnsley - 3 £310 -
Rotherham - 3 £273 -
Doncaster - 2 £156 -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco
8 6 (33.33%) SAN
8 6 (33.33%) VMware
8 6 (33.33%) SCCM
9 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
9 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (22.22%) NHS
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
10 4 (22.22%) NetApp
10 4 (22.22%) LAN
10 4 (22.22%) WAN
10 4 (22.22%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
10 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 3 (16.67%) IIS
11 3 (16.67%) SQL
11 3 (16.67%) ITIL
11 3 (16.67%) VoIP
11 3 (16.67%) Migration
11 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
11 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.56%) nginx
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Broadband
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (22.22%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Server Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
1 1 (5.56%) WAP
1 1 (5.56%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
6 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.56%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) DBS Check
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) OCP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
4 1 (5.56%) Squid
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) DameWare
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) AlienVault
6 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) Mitel
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam