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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.23% 5.56% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Windows Server 2008
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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
12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 38.71% 38.89% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £319 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +254.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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
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 19 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware