The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - 7 7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - 4.76% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.95% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
Windows Server 2008
West 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 Wakefield region.

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 31.03% 33.33% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate £315 £225 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +95.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £10.20 £10.30 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.97% -6.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £10.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.30 £12.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wakefield region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Wakefield region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Windows Server 2008
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware