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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 67 56 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 56 44 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.58% 2.60% 5.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.25% 14.15% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £185 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.70% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £152 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £275 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £22.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.92 £22.50 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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
457 311 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.03% 18.36% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 191 177
Average daily rate £350 £264 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.70% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 30
Average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £11.13 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -16 45 £375 +102.70% 10
Halifax +4 4 £400 +175.86% 2
Bradford -2 4 - - 1
Pontefract - 1 £120 -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (46.67%) VMware
3 48 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (41.90%) SQL
5 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 40 (38.10%) ITIL
7 35 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (31.43%) Oracle
9 30 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 27 (25.71%) PL/SQL
11 23 (21.90%) Linux
11 23 (21.90%) SAN
11 23 (21.90%) Oracle Database
12 21 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (19.05%) MS Exchange
14 19 (18.10%) Clustering
15 18 (17.14%) Red Hat
16 17 (16.19%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (16.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (14.29%) .NET
17 15 (14.29%) Data Centre
18 14 (13.33%) IIS
18 14 (13.33%) Windows XP
18 14 (13.33%) DNS
18 14 (13.33%) Cisco
19 13 (12.38%) Migration
19 13 (12.38%) Finance
19 13 (12.38%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.33%) IIS
3 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.57%) SAS
4 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.95%) SAP EP
Applications
1 13 (12.38%) MS Office
2 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.95%) Line 500
2 1 (0.95%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.90%) SAN
2 14 (13.33%) DNS
3 12 (11.43%) DHCP
4 8 (7.62%) LAN
4 8 (7.62%) WAN
5 6 (5.71%) Internet
6 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.86%) VPN
7 3 (2.86%) DMZ
7 3 (2.86%) Firewall
7 3 (2.86%) Network Security
8 2 (1.90%) NAS
9 1 (0.95%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.95%) Wireless
9 1 (0.95%) SMTP
9 1 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (21.90%) Oracle Database
3 17 (16.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (7.62%) OLAP
6 8 (7.62%) Oracle OLAP
7 7 (6.67%) Data Mart
7 7 (6.67%) BODI
7 7 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.95%) MySQL
11 1 (0.95%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.95%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.95%) Subversion
1 1 (0.95%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
4 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (20.95%) DBA
2 15 (14.29%) Administrator
2 15 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (10.48%) Analyst
5 11 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Server Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 7 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) Technical Support
10 3 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (2.86%) Architect
10 3 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) .NET
2 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
2 8 (7.62%) XML
3 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (2.86%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.95%) HTML
5 1 (0.95%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.95%) XSLT
5 1 (0.95%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.95%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Clustering
2 15 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.71%) CMDB
4 5 (4.76%) NHS
5 3 (2.86%) DTV
6 2 (1.90%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.95%) Statistics
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.95%) iPhone
7 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (21.90%) Linux
5 17 (16.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 12 (11.43%) UNIX
8 11 (10.48%) Windows 7
9 10 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (9.52%) Windows 2000
10 8 (7.62%) Ubuntu
11 7 (6.67%) CentOS
12 6 (5.71%) Windows NT
13 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.95%) Solaris
14 1 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) ITIL
2 13 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (12.38%) Migration
3 8 (7.62%) Data Management
3 8 (7.62%) Analytics
4 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.67%) ETL
4 7 (6.67%) Service Management
5 6 (5.71%) Change Management
6 5 (4.76%) Workflow
7 4 (3.81%) TOGAF
7 4 (3.81%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.81%) Server Hardening
8 3 (2.86%) Server Building
8 3 (2.86%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (2.86%) DevOps
8 3 (2.86%) Time Management
8 3 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.90%) SQL
2 27 (25.71%) PL/SQL
3 8 (7.62%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.67%) Korn
4 7 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 7 (6.67%) VBScript
5 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.71%) Perl
5 6 (5.71%) Jython
6 5 (4.76%) Python
7 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.52%) MCSE
3 5 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.76%) MCITP
4 3 (2.86%) MCTS
4 3 (2.86%) CCNA
5 2 (1.90%) MCSA
5 2 (1.90%) CCNP
5 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) NCDA
6 1 (0.95%) CCEE
6 1 (0.95%) CCIA
6 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CCEA
6 1 (0.95%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 30 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (6.67%) vSphere
5 6 (5.71%) VMware Server
6 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.76%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.81%) XenApp
8 2 (1.90%) XenServer
8 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.90%) UAG
8 2 (1.90%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.95%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.95%) vCloud
9 1 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.95%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) SCCM
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (6.67%) SCOM
3 7 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 6 (5.71%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.90%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.90%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.95%) WSUS
7 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.95%) Nagios
7 1 (0.95%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.95%) Opsview
Vendors
1 49 (46.67%) VMware
2 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (31.43%) Oracle
4 18 (17.14%) Red Hat
5 14 (13.33%) Cisco
6 12 (11.43%) HP
6 12 (11.43%) Citrix
7 10 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.71%) Remedy
9 5 (4.76%) Splunk
10 4 (3.81%) NetApp
10 4 (3.81%) SAP
11 3 (2.86%) EMC
11 3 (2.86%) Brocade
12 2 (1.90%) Sophos
12 2 (1.90%) Wyse
12 2 (1.90%) Veeam
12 2 (1.90%) Intel
12 2 (1.90%) IBM
13 1 (0.95%) Compaq
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