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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 47 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.84% 2.56% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.39% 9.95% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 12
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£275 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £107 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £365 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.13 £12.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.70% -28.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.20 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.49 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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
351 382 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.22% 25.78% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 191 139
Average daily rate £311 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £108 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 28
Average hourly rate £12.45 £12.45 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 36 £275 +157.00% 9
Bradford 0 3 £275 +22.22% 1
Huddersfield +3 2 - - 3
Wakefield -4 1 - - 3
Keighley - 1 - -
Dewsbury - 1 - - 2
Wetherby - - - - 1
Mirfield - - - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (67.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (55.42%) VMware
4 43 (51.81%) Active Directory
5 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
6 34 (40.96%) SAN
7 24 (28.92%) CentOS
7 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (27.71%) MS Exchange
9 21 (25.30%) Windows XP
9 21 (25.30%) Ubuntu
10 20 (24.10%) Service Management
11 18 (21.69%) Python
11 18 (21.69%) Splunk
12 17 (20.48%) VMware Server
12 17 (20.48%) Citrix
13 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (18.07%) Linux
15 14 (16.87%) NetApp
15 14 (16.87%) Migration
16 13 (15.66%) Workflow
16 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (14.46%) Incident Management
18 11 (13.25%) ITIL
19 9 (10.84%) Symantec
19 9 (10.84%) SCCM
19 9 (10.84%) vSphere
19 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2013
20 8 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
20 8 (9.64%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 23 (27.71%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (8.43%) Lync
5 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.41%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.20%) IIS
8 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.96%) SAN
2 7 (8.43%) S/MIME
2 7 (8.43%) Unified Communications
2 7 (8.43%) LAN
3 6 (7.23%) WAN
3 6 (7.23%) Firewall
4 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.82%) DHCP
4 4 (4.82%) DNS
5 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.61%) SSL
6 2 (2.41%) VPN
7 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.20%) HTTP
7 1 (1.20%) WLAN
7 1 (1.20%) Wireless
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.20%) Network Security
7 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (16.87%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Support Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) Exchange Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Administrator
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Linux Support
6 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Support
6 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Wintel Support
7 3 (3.61%) Wintel Administrator
8 2 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) User Experience
2 4 (4.82%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.41%) Replication
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.20%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (67.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (28.92%) CentOS
3 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (25.30%) Ubuntu
4 21 (25.30%) Windows XP
5 15 (18.07%) Linux
6 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.82%) VMS
7 4 (4.82%) UNIX
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Service Management
2 14 (16.87%) Migration
3 13 (15.66%) Workflow
4 12 (14.46%) Incident Management
5 11 (13.25%) ITIL
6 8 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.02%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (6.02%) Project Management
8 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.61%) Change Management
9 3 (3.61%) ITSM
9 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.41%) PRINCE
10 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.41%) Project Planning
11 1 (1.20%) Web Development
11 1 (1.20%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.20%) ERP
11 1 (1.20%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) Python
2 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.02%) SQL
4 3 (3.61%) Perl
5 2 (2.41%) C
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) MCSE
3 3 (3.61%) MCSA
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.20%) MCP
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (51.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.48%) VMware Server
3 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.84%) vSphere
5 8 (9.64%) XenApp
6 6 (7.23%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.41%) XenServer
9 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) SCCM
2 7 (8.43%) SCOM
2 7 (8.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.20%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.20%) Cacti
4 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.20%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 46 (55.42%) VMware
2 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.69%) Splunk
4 17 (20.48%) Citrix
5 14 (16.87%) NetApp
6 9 (10.84%) Symantec
7 8 (9.64%) HP
8 7 (8.43%) Google
8 7 (8.43%) Postini
9 5 (6.02%) Cisco
10 4 (4.82%) Dell
11 2 (2.41%) Remedy
11 2 (2.41%) BMC
11 2 (2.41%) Cyber-Ark
12 1 (1.20%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.20%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.20%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.20%) F5
12 1 (1.20%) Brocade
12 1 (1.20%) Blue Coat
Shipley, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £18 - £22.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 150-200 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago