The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 95 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 47 103 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.66% 3.54% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.64% 15.49% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 75 43
Median daily rate £300 £300 £186
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £385 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £15.05 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £26.25 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +12.12%
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
708 665 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.98% 22.84% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 398 322
Median daily rate £400 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 53 76
Median hourly rate £13.74 £15.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% +9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
West Yorkshire -34 27 £325 - 15
North Yorkshire +5 9 £265 -11.66% 3
South Yorkshire -14 9 £231 -15.90% 3
Humberside - 1 £155 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (80.77%) Windows Server
3 55 (70.51%) VMware
4 45 (57.69%) Active Directory
5 39 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
8 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (34.62%) MS Exchange
9 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
10 25 (32.05%) SQL
11 21 (26.92%) SAN
12 18 (23.08%) Citrix
13 17 (21.79%) Finance
14 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
15 14 (17.95%) ITIL
16 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (15.38%) HP
18 11 (14.10%) Cisco
18 11 (14.10%) Oracle
18 11 (14.10%) Linux
19 10 (12.82%) DNS
19 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
19 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
20 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
20 9 (11.54%) DHCP
20 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
20 9 (11.54%) Red Hat

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in 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 27 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.97%) IIS
4 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.41%) FileNet
5 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.28%) Apache
7 1 (1.28%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) SAN
2 10 (12.82%) DNS
3 9 (11.54%) DHCP
4 8 (10.26%) LAN
4 8 (10.26%) WAN
5 6 (7.69%) Firewall
6 5 (6.41%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (5.13%) DMZ
7 4 (5.13%) VPN
8 3 (3.85%) Internet
8 3 (3.85%) NAS
8 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.56%) SSL
9 2 (2.56%) VoIP
9 2 (2.56%) Wireless
10 1 (1.28%) HTTP
10 1 (1.28%) MPLS
10 1 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.28%) MS Access
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.28%) QlikView
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Analyst
2 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Administrator
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (8.97%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) FileNet Administrator
8 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.56%) Ajax
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (2.56%) HTML
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
2 2 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (1.28%) HTML5
3 1 (1.28%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Clustering
3 3 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.85%) Replication
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Fintech
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.28%) PDA
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (80.77%) Windows Server
3 39 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.10%) Linux
7 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (7.69%) Unix
8 6 (7.69%) Windows 2000
8 6 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.56%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.28%) AIX
10 1 (1.28%) Solaris
10 1 (1.28%) SUSE
10 1 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.28%) VMS
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) Migration
3 7 (8.97%) Service Management
4 5 (6.41%) E-Discovery
5 4 (5.13%) High Availability
6 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.85%) CRM
6 3 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.85%) Server Building
7 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.56%) DevOps
7 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.56%) ERP
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.56%) ITSM
7 2 (2.56%) MVC
7 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.56%) Security Patching
7 2 (2.56%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.85%) C#
4 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.28%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.28%) Java
5 1 (1.28%) PHP
5 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.69%) MCSE
3 4 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.85%) MCSA
5 2 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) CCNA
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.28%) MCITP
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) PMBOK
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 38 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.41%) XenApp
4 5 (6.41%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 4 (5.13%) Xen
6 2 (2.56%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.28%) vCloud
7 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) SCOM
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.56%) vMotion
4 1 (1.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (70.51%) VMware
2 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.08%) Citrix
4 12 (15.38%) HP
5 11 (14.10%) Cisco
5 11 (14.10%) Oracle
6 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 8 (10.26%) NetApp
8 6 (7.69%) Dell
8 6 (7.69%) IBM
9 4 (5.13%) Mitel
10 3 (3.85%) CommVault
10 3 (3.85%) F5
10 3 (3.85%) iManage
10 3 (3.85%) Reuters
10 3 (3.85%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.85%) Zerto
11 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.56%) Symantec
12 1 (1.28%) Remedy
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