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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 62 92 61
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 44 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.91% 1.25% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.62% 6.15% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 21
Median daily rate £431 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £397 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -1.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -15.00%
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
301 439 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.89% 20.26% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 252 239
Median daily rate £415 £373 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 45 38
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £9.32 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +35 34 £450 +28.57% 6
Bradford +20 8 £365 -5.80% 1
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (64.94%) Windows Server
3 45 (58.44%) Linux
4 36 (46.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (44.16%) DevOps
6 32 (41.56%) DNS
6 32 (41.56%) VMware
7 25 (32.47%) Active Directory
7 25 (32.47%) Splunk
8 23 (29.87%) Ubuntu
8 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
9 22 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 20 (25.97%) SMTP
11 20 (25.97%) TCP/IP
11 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
11 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (23.38%) SNMP
13 18 (23.38%) Citrix
13 18 (23.38%) HTML
13 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
13 18 (23.38%) Python
13 18 (23.38%) LDAP
13 18 (23.38%) CSS
13 18 (23.38%) XML
14 15 (19.48%) IIS
15 14 (18.18%) Firewall

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 (19.48%) IIS
2 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.79%) Apache
3 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.49%) nginx
5 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.49%) PaaS
3 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.56%) DNS
2 20 (25.97%) SMTP
2 20 (25.97%) TCP/IP
3 18 (23.38%) LDAP
3 18 (23.38%) SNMP
4 14 (18.18%) Firewall
5 12 (15.58%) LAN
5 12 (15.58%) WAN
6 11 (14.29%) DHCP
7 9 (11.69%) SAN
8 4 (5.19%) SSL
9 3 (3.90%) FTP
9 3 (3.90%) HTTP
9 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
9 3 (3.90%) Telnet
10 2 (2.60%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.60%) MPLS
10 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (11.69%) TeamCity
3 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.39%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Administrator
2 10 (12.99%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Server Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Hardware Specialist
5 6 (7.79%) Server Support
5 6 (7.79%) Server Support Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Storage Specialist
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Server Support
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) DevOps Specialist
6 5 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Splunk Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) CSS
1 18 (23.38%) HTML
1 18 (23.38%) XML
2 7 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.60%) NHS
2 2 (2.60%) SCADA
2 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.30%) Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (64.94%) Windows Server
3 45 (58.44%) Linux
4 36 (46.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (29.87%) Ubuntu
6 22 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
9 7 (9.09%) Android
10 6 (7.79%) Unix
11 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
11 5 (6.49%) CentOS
12 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) DevOps
2 12 (15.58%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (14.29%) ITIL
4 9 (11.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (10.39%) Migration
6 7 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 7 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.79%) Server Building
8 5 (6.49%) Microservices
9 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.19%) Scrum
10 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.90%) Fault Analysis
10 3 (3.90%) High Availability
10 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.90%) SIEM
11 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.60%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
1 18 (23.38%) Python
2 12 (15.58%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.90%) Perl
5 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) C#
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby
6 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) AWS Certification
2 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.49%) MCSE
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) CCA
4 2 (2.60%) CCNA
4 2 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.60%) OCP
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.30%) CCDP
5 1 (1.30%) CCNP
5 1 (1.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (32.47%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) Docker
3 12 (15.58%) vSphere
3 12 (15.58%) XenDesktop
4 9 (11.69%) XenApp
5 8 (10.39%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.90%) vCloud
8 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.60%) VMware GSX
8 2 (2.60%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.30%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (1.30%) Squid
9 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) Puppet
2 12 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (14.29%) SCOM
4 7 (9.09%) SCCM
5 2 (2.60%) Ansible
5 2 (2.60%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.60%) Salt
6 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.30%) Opsview
6 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.30%) WMI
6 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) VMware
2 25 (32.47%) Splunk
3 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
4 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
5 18 (23.38%) Citrix
6 9 (11.69%) Cisco
7 6 (7.79%) NetApp
7 6 (7.79%) Oracle
7 6 (7.79%) ThinPrint
8 4 (5.19%) F5
9 3 (3.90%) Avaya
9 3 (3.90%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.60%) Brocade
10 2 (2.60%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.60%) Genesys
10 2 (2.60%) Symantec
10 2 (2.60%) Verint
11 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.30%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (1.30%) WatchGuard
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