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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 89 79 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.66% 2.06% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.36% 8.38% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 20
Median daily rate £360 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £174 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £459 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
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
371 549 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.91% 24.53% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 313 210
Median daily rate £360 £380 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £195 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 54 39
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.38 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £17.50 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +3 17 £325 +1.56% 10
Bradford +11 11 £365 -5.80% 5
Wakefield - 1 £325 - 1
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (76.56%) Windows Server
3 43 (67.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (60.94%) VMware
5 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
5 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
7 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
8 23 (35.94%) Linux
9 19 (29.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (26.56%) Red Hat
12 16 (25.00%) SAN
13 15 (23.44%) Citrix
13 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
14 14 (21.88%) IIS
14 14 (21.88%) Firewall
15 13 (20.31%) SQL
16 12 (18.75%) DevOps
17 11 (17.19%) ITIL
18 10 (15.63%) Oracle
18 10 (15.63%) LAN
18 10 (15.63%) WAN
18 10 (15.63%) Unix
18 10 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
18 10 (15.63%) Octopus Deploy
18 10 (15.63%) Puppet
18 10 (15.63%) SCOM

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 14 (21.88%) IIS
2 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.81%) Apache
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.25%) FileNet
4 4 (6.25%) nginx
4 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) PaaS
3 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) SAN
2 14 (21.88%) Firewall
3 10 (15.63%) LAN
3 10 (15.63%) WAN
4 9 (14.06%) DNS
5 5 (7.81%) DHCP
6 4 (6.25%) NAS
6 4 (6.25%) SSL
7 3 (4.69%) HTTP
7 3 (4.69%) MPLS
7 3 (4.69%) SMTP
7 3 (4.69%) VPN
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (3.13%) FTP
8 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.13%) Telnet
8 2 (3.13%) VoIP
8 2 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (10.94%) TeamCity
3 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.81%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
1 7 (10.94%) Legal
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Administrator
4 9 (14.06%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) FileNet Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) IT Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Automation Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) DevOps Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Clustering
2 3 (4.69%) Replication
3 2 (3.13%) SCADA
3 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (76.56%) Windows Server
3 43 (67.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (35.94%) Linux
5 19 (29.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (15.63%) Unix
8 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
9 5 (7.81%) Android
10 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.56%) CentOS
12 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) DevOps
2 11 (17.19%) ITIL
3 9 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.94%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (9.38%) Migration
5 6 (9.38%) Service Management
6 5 (7.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.25%) E-Discovery
7 4 (6.25%) Microservices
7 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.25%) Scrum
8 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.69%) Fault Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.13%) High Availability
9 2 (3.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 13 (20.31%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.81%) MCSE
3 4 (6.25%) AWS Certification
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.69%) MCSA
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) CCDP
6 1 (1.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.56%) MCITP
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
3 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 7 (10.94%) Docker
5 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.25%) vSphere
6 4 (6.25%) XenApp
7 2 (3.13%) Terminal Server
7 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.56%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (1.56%) Squid
8 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (15.63%) Puppet
1 10 (15.63%) SCOM
2 8 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.13%) Salt
4 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.56%) Opsview
4 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.56%) WMI
4 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) VMware
2 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.56%) Red Hat
4 15 (23.44%) Citrix
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle
6 9 (14.06%) Cisco
7 8 (12.50%) NetApp
8 5 (7.81%) F5
8 5 (7.81%) HP
8 5 (7.81%) Splunk
9 4 (6.25%) CommVault
9 4 (6.25%) IBM
10 3 (4.69%) Avaya
10 3 (4.69%) Brocade
10 3 (4.69%) iManage
10 3 (4.69%) Reuters
10 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.69%) Symantec
10 3 (4.69%) Zerto
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago