The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 49 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 46 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.72% 4.09% 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.11% 15.24% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 14
Average daily rate
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£266 £300 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £107 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £445 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.20 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £33.60 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +10.25%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
326 420 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.26% 26.82% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 182 178
Average daily rate £298 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.75% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £17.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Leeds +8 36 £263 -12.50% 20
Bradford +3 2 £275 - 1
Huddersfield +3 2 - - 1
Wakefield -2 1 - - 3
Keighley - 1 - -
Castleford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 2
Mirfield - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (61.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (53.49%) Active Directory
3 46 (53.49%) VMware
4 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
5 36 (41.86%) SAN
6 26 (30.23%) Windows XP
7 25 (29.07%) MS Exchange
8 24 (27.91%) CentOS
8 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (24.42%) Ubuntu
10 20 (23.26%) Service Management
11 18 (20.93%) Python
11 18 (20.93%) Splunk
12 17 (19.77%) VMware Server
12 17 (19.77%) Citrix
13 16 (18.60%) Linux
14 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
15 13 (15.12%) Incident Management
15 13 (15.12%) Workflow
15 13 (15.12%) Migration
15 13 (15.12%) MS Office
16 12 (13.95%) ITIL
16 12 (13.95%) LAN
16 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007
17 11 (12.79%) Firewall
17 11 (12.79%) WAN
17 11 (12.79%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 25 (29.07%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.14%) IIS
6 6 (6.98%) Lync
6 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.49%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.16%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Office
2 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (41.86%) SAN
2 12 (13.95%) LAN
3 11 (12.79%) Firewall
3 11 (12.79%) WAN
4 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.98%) Unified Communications
5 6 (6.98%) NAS
6 5 (5.81%) S/MIME
6 5 (5.81%) SMTP
7 4 (4.65%) DHCP
7 4 (4.65%) DNS
7 4 (4.65%) SSL
7 4 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.33%) VPN
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.16%) Network Security
9 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
1 6 (6.98%) Banking
2 1 (1.16%) Legal
2 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (17.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (13.95%) Analyst
3 11 (12.79%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Administrator
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Technical Support
6 4 (4.65%) Linux Support
7 3 (3.49%) Wintel Support
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.49%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Tester
7 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) .NET
1 5 (5.81%) HTML
1 5 (5.81%) XML
2 3 (3.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) NHS
2 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.33%) Clustering
2 2 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (1.16%) Statistics
3 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.16%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (61.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (30.23%) Windows XP
4 24 (27.91%) CentOS
4 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (24.42%) Ubuntu
6 16 (18.60%) Linux
7 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.65%) UNIX
9 3 (3.49%) VMS
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) Service Management
2 13 (15.12%) Incident Management
2 13 (15.12%) Workflow
2 13 (15.12%) Migration
3 12 (13.95%) ITIL
4 8 (9.30%) Project Management
5 6 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.81%) Scrum
6 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.65%) Change Management
7 4 (4.65%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.33%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.33%) ITSM
9 2 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.33%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.16%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) Python
2 9 (10.47%) SQL
3 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.49%) Perl
5 2 (2.33%) C
6 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) MCSE
4 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.16%) MCITP
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.77%) VMware Server
3 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (11.63%) vSphere
5 9 (10.47%) XenApp
6 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.33%) XenServer
10 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.16%) ProxySG
10 1 (1.16%) UAG
10 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) SCCM
2 7 (8.14%) SCOM
3 5 (5.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.16%) Cacti
5 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.16%) WSUS
5 1 (1.16%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (53.49%) VMware
2 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.93%) Splunk
4 17 (19.77%) Citrix
5 11 (12.79%) Cisco
5 11 (12.79%) NetApp
6 7 (8.14%) HP
6 7 (8.14%) Symantec
7 5 (5.81%) Postini
7 5 (5.81%) Google
8 4 (4.65%) Dell
9 2 (2.33%) Lotus
9 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.33%) Remedy
9 2 (2.33%) BMC
9 2 (2.33%) Sun
9 2 (2.33%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.16%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.16%) Brocade
10 1 (1.16%) Blue Coat
West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago