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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 72 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 46 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.03% 2.75% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.61% 13.86% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 21
Average daily rate
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£320 £266 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.18% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £151 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £312 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.30 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.92 £31.50 £26.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
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
534 332 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.56% 19.86% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 202 187
Average daily rate £375 £301 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.79% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 34 35
Average hourly rate £15.13 £12.45 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -31 32 £323 +22.85% 17
Bradford -4 9 - - 7
Halifax +3 2 £225 +55.17% 2
Huddersfield 0 1 £180 -
Pontefract - 1 £120 -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (49.55%) VMware
3 52 (46.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (45.05%) SQL
5 43 (38.74%) Microsoft
6 41 (36.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 37 (33.33%) ITIL
8 36 (32.43%) Oracle
9 33 (29.73%) Active Directory
10 30 (27.03%) PL/SQL
11 26 (23.42%) Linux
12 25 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (20.72%) Oracle Database
14 22 (19.82%) SAN
15 21 (18.92%) MS Exchange
16 19 (17.12%) Clustering
17 18 (16.22%) Red Hat
18 17 (15.32%) Migration
18 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
18 17 (15.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 17 (15.32%) Oracle Database 11g
19 16 (14.41%) IIS
19 16 (14.41%) .NET
20 15 (13.51%) UNIX
20 15 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
21 14 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
21 14 (12.61%) Windows XP
21 14 (12.61%) Data Centre
22 13 (11.71%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.41%) IIS
3 14 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.11%) SAS
4 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.80%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.90%) SAP EP
Applications
1 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.90%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.90%) Line 500
2 1 (0.90%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.82%) SAN
2 13 (11.71%) DNS
3 11 (9.91%) DHCP
4 9 (8.11%) LAN
4 9 (8.11%) WAN
5 6 (5.41%) Internet
6 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.70%) VPN
7 3 (2.70%) DMZ
7 3 (2.70%) Firewall
7 3 (2.70%) Network Security
8 1 (0.90%) NAS
8 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.90%) Wireless
8 1 (0.90%) SMTP
8 1 (0.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.72%) Oracle Database
3 17 (15.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (7.21%) OLAP
7 8 (7.21%) Oracle OLAP
8 7 (6.31%) Data Mart
8 7 (6.31%) BODI
8 7 (6.31%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.60%) MySQL
10 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.90%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Subversion
1 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.90%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.90%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (19.82%) DBA
2 16 (14.41%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) Administrator
3 15 (13.51%) Oracle DBA
4 13 (11.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (9.91%) Server Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Consultant
8 8 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) SQL DBA
9 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.50%) Windows Server Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Technical Support
12 3 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.41%) .NET
2 11 (9.91%) XML
3 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 4 (3.60%) XSLT
6 3 (2.70%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.90%) HTML
7 1 (0.90%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.90%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.90%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.90%) CSS
7 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Clustering
2 14 (12.61%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.41%) CMDB
4 5 (4.50%) NHS
5 3 (2.70%) DTV
6 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.80%) PKI
7 1 (0.90%) Statistics
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.90%) iPhone
7 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (46.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (36.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (23.42%) Linux
5 17 (15.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (13.51%) UNIX
7 14 (12.61%) Windows XP
8 11 (9.91%) Ubuntu
9 10 (9.01%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
9 10 (9.01%) Windows 2000
10 7 (6.31%) CentOS
11 6 (5.41%) Windows NT
12 4 (3.60%) Solaris
13 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) ITIL
2 17 (15.32%) Migration
3 13 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (8.11%) Change Management
5 8 (7.21%) Data Management
5 8 (7.21%) Analytics
6 7 (6.31%) Incident Management
6 7 (6.31%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.31%) ETL
7 6 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.41%) Service Management
8 5 (4.50%) Workflow
9 4 (3.60%) Server Hardening
10 3 (2.70%) DevOps
10 3 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (2.70%) TOGAF
10 3 (2.70%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.70%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.05%) SQL
2 30 (27.03%) PL/SQL
3 11 (9.91%) Shell Script
4 10 (9.01%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.31%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.31%) Korn
5 7 (6.31%) VBScript
6 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.41%) Perl
6 6 (5.41%) Jython
7 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.50%) Python
8 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.11%) MCSE
3 5 (4.50%) MCITP
3 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.70%) MCTS
5 3 (2.70%) CCNA
6 2 (1.80%) CCNP
6 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) NCDA
7 1 (0.90%) CCEE
7 1 (0.90%) CCIA
7 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) MCP
7 1 (0.90%) MCSA
7 1 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.90%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 33 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (6.31%) vSphere
5 6 (5.41%) VMware Server
5 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.50%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.60%) XenApp
7 4 (3.60%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.80%) UAG
8 2 (1.80%) XenServer
8 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.80%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.90%) vCloud
9 1 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) SCCM
2 10 (9.01%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (5.41%) SCOM
3 6 (5.41%) HP UCMDB
3 6 (5.41%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.90%) Opsview
5 1 (0.90%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.90%) WSUS
5 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.90%) Nagios
5 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (49.55%) VMware
2 43 (38.74%) Microsoft
3 36 (32.43%) Oracle
4 18 (16.22%) Red Hat
5 13 (11.71%) Cisco
6 12 (10.81%) HP
6 12 (10.81%) Citrix
7 10 (9.01%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.41%) Remedy
9 5 (4.50%) Splunk
10 4 (3.60%) NetApp
10 4 (3.60%) SAP
11 3 (2.70%) EMC
11 3 (2.70%) Brocade
12 2 (1.80%) Sophos
12 2 (1.80%) Wyse
12 2 (1.80%) Veeam
12 2 (1.80%) Intel
12 2 (1.80%) IBM
13 1 (0.90%) Compaq
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