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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 93 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 66 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.33% 3.19% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.81% 14.32% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 25
Median daily rate £325 £325 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +75.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +12.12%
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
465 461 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.94% 22.27% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 275 203
Median daily rate £425 £331 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% +14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £176 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 31
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £10.91 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 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 30 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leeds -31 17 £313 -13.79% 12
Halifax -1 4 £430 +62.07%
Castleford - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (65.00%) VMware
4 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
6 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
6 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (32.50%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) Oracle
9 11 (27.50%) SAN
9 11 (27.50%) Finance
10 9 (22.50%) Linux
11 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 8 (20.00%) Citrix
11 8 (20.00%) HP
11 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
13 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (15.00%) IBM
13 6 (15.00%) ITIL
13 6 (15.00%) Firewall
13 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
13 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
13 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
13 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
14 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 5 (12.50%) FileNet
1 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) SAN
2 6 (15.00%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) DHCP
4 3 (7.50%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) NAS
4 3 (7.50%) VPN
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.00%) DMZ
5 2 (5.00%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) SSL
5 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) HTTP
6 1 (2.50%) MPLS
6 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.50%) QlikView
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Administrator
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) FileNet Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) DBA
7 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (22.50%) Linux
6 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (12.50%) Unix
9 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
9 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.50%) AIX
10 1 (2.50%) Solaris
10 1 (2.50%) SUSE
10 1 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) E-Discovery
2 5 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (5.00%) High Availability
3 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Change Management
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.50%) Information Management
4 1 (2.50%) ITSM
4 1 (2.50%) Migration
4 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (2.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (2.50%) Server Building
4 1 (2.50%) Server Patching
4 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
1 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.50%) vSphere
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (27.50%) Oracle
4 8 (20.00%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) HP
5 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
6 6 (15.00%) IBM
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco
8 3 (7.50%) CommVault
8 3 (7.50%) Dell
8 3 (7.50%) F5
8 3 (7.50%) iManage
8 3 (7.50%) NetApp
8 3 (7.50%) Reuters
8 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
8 3 (7.50%) Zerto
9 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.00%) Symantec
10 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.50%) Lotus
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