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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 82 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.05% 0.67% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.53% 3.12% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 13
Median daily rate £375 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £305 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
331 417 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.11% 21.61% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 263 207
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £189 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 33
Median hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.15 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +2 7 £328 +31.00% 6
Bradford +15 6 £475 - 4
Keighley - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - - 4
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 36 (60.00%) Linux
4 33 (55.00%) DNS
5 32 (53.33%) DevOps
6 25 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (40.00%) Splunk
8 23 (38.33%) SMTP
9 21 (35.00%) Ubuntu
10 20 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
12 18 (30.00%) HTML
12 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
12 18 (30.00%) CSS
12 18 (30.00%) Python
12 18 (30.00%) XML
12 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
13 17 (28.33%) LDAP
13 17 (28.33%) SNMP
13 17 (28.33%) VMware
14 15 (25.00%) IIS
14 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 15 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (23.33%) DHCP
16 13 (21.67%) ITIL
16 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (21.67%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (21.67%) Octopus Deploy

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 15 (25.00%) IIS
2 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) Apache
4 3 (5.00%) nginx
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.00%) DNS
2 23 (38.33%) SMTP
3 20 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 17 (28.33%) LDAP
4 17 (28.33%) SNMP
5 14 (23.33%) DHCP
6 12 (20.00%) Firewall
7 7 (11.67%) LAN
7 7 (11.67%) WAN
8 6 (10.00%) FTP
8 6 (10.00%) HTTP
8 6 (10.00%) HTTPS
8 6 (10.00%) SSL
8 6 (10.00%) Telnet
9 4 (6.67%) SAN
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.33%) VPN
10 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.67%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.67%) Vagrant
3 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
1 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Server Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Server Support
2 9 (15.00%) Windows Server Support
3 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Hardware Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Splunk Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.00%) Project Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) CSS
1 18 (30.00%) HTML
1 18 (30.00%) XML
2 6 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.33%) EMC VNXe
2 2 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 36 (60.00%) Linux
4 25 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (35.00%) Ubuntu
6 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (10.00%) Android
9 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 4 (6.67%) CentOS
10 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.33%) Unix
12 1 (1.67%) SUSE
12 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) DevOps
2 14 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.67%) Project Management
5 6 (10.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (10.00%) Server Building
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Microservices
7 3 (5.00%) SIEM
8 2 (3.33%) Change Control
8 2 (3.33%) High Availability
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.33%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.33%) Scrum
8 2 (3.33%) Validation
8 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (30.00%) Python
2 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.00%) MCSE
3 5 (8.33%) AWS Certification
4 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.33%) CCA
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.33%) OCP
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) Docker
3 8 (13.33%) vSphere
4 7 (11.67%) XenDesktop
5 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (10.00%) XenApp
6 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.00%) VMware Server
9 2 (3.33%) vCloud
9 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (3.33%) VMware GSX
10 1 (1.67%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (16.67%) Puppet
3 6 (10.00%) SCOM
4 5 (8.33%) SCCM
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Splunk
2 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.33%) VMware
4 12 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (16.67%) Citrix
6 6 (10.00%) ThinPrint
7 5 (8.33%) Veeam
8 4 (6.67%) EMC
8 4 (6.67%) HP
9 3 (5.00%) Cisco
9 3 (5.00%) Dell
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle
10 2 (3.33%) Apple
10 2 (3.33%) Symantec
11 1 (1.67%) Avaya
11 1 (1.67%) Brocade
11 1 (1.67%) F5