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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 64 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 50 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.50% 1.72% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.44% 8.57% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 9
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£265 £265 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £171 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 £32.25 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.78% +113.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £18.05 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £46.45 £34.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -16.66%
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
437 350 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.82% 20.01% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 197 115
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 41
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.00 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% -4.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.09 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £16.20 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +4 30 £313 +17.92% 18
Bradford -13 7 £375 - 1
Halifax +6 5 £200 -50.00%
Wakefield - 2 £213 -
Huddersfield +2 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (56.98%) VMware
3 41 (47.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
5 35 (40.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
6 30 (34.88%) ITIL
7 27 (31.40%) SAN
8 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
9 18 (20.93%) SQL
10 17 (19.77%) Windows XP
10 17 (19.77%) MS Exchange
10 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (18.60%) Windows 7
12 14 (16.28%) MS Office
13 13 (15.12%) Citrix
13 13 (15.12%) SCCM
13 13 (15.12%) Ubuntu
14 12 (13.95%) CentOS
15 11 (12.79%) Incident Management
15 11 (12.79%) DHCP
15 11 (12.79%) IIS
15 11 (12.79%) .NET
15 11 (12.79%) Python
15 11 (12.79%) Linux
16 10 (11.63%) Oracle
16 10 (11.63%) PL/SQL
16 10 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
16 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 17 (19.77%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.79%) IIS
3 9 (10.47%) SAS
4 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.49%) WorkSite
6 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.33%) SAP EP
8 1 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Office
2 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP SRM
1 2 (2.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.40%) SAN
2 11 (12.79%) DHCP
3 9 (10.47%) DNS
4 7 (8.14%) LAN
5 6 (6.98%) WAN
6 5 (5.81%) VPN
6 5 (5.81%) NAS
7 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.33%) Internet
8 2 (2.33%) Firewall
9 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.16%) Wireless
9 1 (1.16%) Network Security
9 1 (1.16%) SMTP
9 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.30%) Oracle OLAP
4 8 (9.30%) OLAP
5 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.33%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.16%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.16%) BODI
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.16%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.16%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (11.63%) Analyst
3 10 (11.63%) Server Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) DBA
6 7 (8.14%) Administrator
6 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Windows Server Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.65%) Project Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) IT Support
9 3 (3.49%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.49%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) .NET
2 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.14%) XML
3 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (2.33%) SAP PI
4 2 (2.33%) SAP Basis
4 2 (2.33%) SAP ALE
4 2 (2.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (2.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.16%) HTML
5 1 (1.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Clustering
1 8 (9.30%) NHS
2 4 (4.65%) Replication
3 2 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (47.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (40.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (19.77%) Windows XP
5 16 (18.60%) Windows 7
6 13 (15.12%) Ubuntu
7 12 (13.95%) CentOS
8 11 (12.79%) Linux
9 7 (8.14%) Windows 2000
10 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.33%) UNIX
11 2 (2.33%) Debian
12 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.88%) ITIL
2 11 (12.79%) Incident Management
3 10 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.47%) Service Management
5 8 (9.30%) Workflow
5 8 (9.30%) Analytics
6 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.49%) Migration
8 3 (3.49%) Project Management
8 3 (3.49%) Time Management
9 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (2.33%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.33%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.33%) SOA
9 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) SQL
2 11 (12.79%) Python
3 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
3 10 (11.63%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.16%) VBScript
5 1 (1.16%) VBA
5 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) MCSE
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (5.81%) MCSA
4 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) MCITP
5 2 (2.33%) CCNA
5 2 (2.33%) HND
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) MCTS
6 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.16%) CCEA
6 1 (1.16%) CCEE
6 1 (1.16%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.30%) VMware Server
4 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.49%) XenApp
5 3 (3.49%) vSphere
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.33%) UAG
6 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.16%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.16%) XenServer
7 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.16%) vCloud
7 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) SCOM
2 6 (6.98%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.49%) Nagios
4 2 (2.33%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.33%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.33%) Puppet
4 2 (2.33%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.16%) Opsview
5 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (56.98%) VMware
2 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.12%) Citrix
4 10 (11.63%) Oracle
5 9 (10.47%) Splunk
6 8 (9.30%) HP
7 6 (6.98%) NetApp
7 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.81%) Cisco
9 3 (3.49%) IBM
9 3 (3.49%) Reuters
9 3 (3.49%) CommVault
9 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.49%) Zerto
10 2 (2.33%) SAP
10 2 (2.33%) Wyse
10 2 (2.33%) Veeam
10 2 (2.33%) Dell
10 2 (2.33%) EMC
11 1 (1.16%) Sophos
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