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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 72 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 78 70 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.46% 2.91% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.73% 14.03% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 29
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £150 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £12.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +19.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.90 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £27.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.90 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.54% -5.23%
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
727 499 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.93% 20.77% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 283 312
Average daily rate £350 £300 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £146 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 69 68
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +3.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
West Yorkshire -26 48 £320 +20.18% 26
South Yorkshire -15 15 £225 -18.18% 1
North Yorkshire +3 13 £281 +2.27% 6
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (54.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 87 (48.33%) VMware
4 84 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 83 (46.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (43.33%) SQL
7 70 (38.89%) Active Directory
8 64 (35.56%) ITIL
9 53 (29.44%) SQL Server
10 47 (26.11%) Linux
11 45 (25.00%) Oracle
11 45 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (24.44%) MS Exchange
13 41 (22.78%) IIS
14 38 (21.11%) .NET
15 37 (20.56%) Cisco
15 37 (20.56%) PowerShell
16 35 (19.44%) Migration
16 35 (19.44%) Red Hat
17 34 (18.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 31 (17.22%) SAN
19 30 (16.67%) PL/SQL
19 30 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
20 27 (15.00%) Windows 2000
20 27 (15.00%) MS Excel
20 27 (15.00%) LAN
20 27 (15.00%) WAN
21 26 (14.44%) Citrix
21 26 (14.44%) Windows 2000 Server
22 25 (13.89%) NetApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 44 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 41 (22.78%) IIS
3 30 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (11.67%) SharePoint
5 16 (8.89%) JBoss
6 11 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (5.00%) SAS
8 9 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.67%) Lync
12 2 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.11%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.22%) SAN
2 27 (15.00%) LAN
2 27 (15.00%) WAN
3 23 (12.78%) DNS
4 22 (12.22%) Firewall
5 21 (11.67%) DHCP
6 10 (5.56%) Internet
7 8 (4.44%) Network Security
7 8 (4.44%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.89%) Wireless
9 6 (3.33%) VPN
10 4 (2.22%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.67%) DMZ
11 3 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.11%) MPLS
12 2 (1.11%) DSL
13 1 (0.56%) VLAN
13 1 (0.56%) NAS
13 1 (0.56%) PABX
13 1 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (29.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.78%) Oracle Database
3 17 (9.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (4.44%) Oracle OLAP
8 8 (4.44%) OLAP
9 7 (3.89%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (3.89%) Data Mart
9 7 (3.89%) BODI
10 6 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.22%) MySQL
11 4 (2.22%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.22%) Subversion
3 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.56%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.56%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (9.44%) Finance
2 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.78%) Banking
3 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.67%) Electronics
3 3 (1.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (13.89%) Support Engineer
2 23 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (12.22%) DBA
4 21 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
5 18 (10.00%) Analyst
5 18 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 15 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
6 15 (8.33%) Administrator
7 14 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (6.11%) Windows Server Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Consultant
10 8 (4.44%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.89%) SQL DBA
11 7 (3.89%) IT Support
12 5 (2.78%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.11%) .NET
2 11 (6.11%) XML
3 8 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.89%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 4 (2.22%) XSLT
5 4 (2.22%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.56%) CSS
6 1 (0.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.11%) Clustering
2 19 (10.56%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.44%) NHS
4 6 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.33%) CMDB
5 3 (1.67%) DTV
5 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.11%) PKI
6 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 180 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (54.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 83 (46.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (26.11%) Linux
5 34 (18.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (15.00%) Windows 2000
7 26 (14.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 22 (12.22%) UNIX
9 21 (11.67%) Windows XP
10 19 (10.56%) Windows 7
11 11 (6.11%) Ubuntu
12 7 (3.89%) CentOS
13 6 (3.33%) Windows NT
14 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
15 4 (2.22%) Solaris
16 3 (1.67%) Windows 8
17 2 (1.11%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.56%) ITIL
2 35 (19.44%) Migration
3 15 (8.33%) Change Management
4 13 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (7.22%) Incident Management
5 9 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 9 (5.00%) DevOps
6 8 (4.44%) Analytics
6 8 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 8 (4.44%) Data Management
6 8 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (3.89%) Service Management
7 7 (3.89%) ETL
8 6 (3.33%) Workflow
9 5 (2.78%) Project Management
9 5 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.22%) Server Hardening
10 4 (2.22%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (43.33%) SQL
2 37 (20.56%) PowerShell
3 30 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 23 (12.78%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.44%) VB
6 11 (6.11%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.89%) VBScript
7 7 (3.89%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.89%) Korn
8 6 (3.33%) Jython
8 6 (3.33%) Perl
9 5 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.78%) Python
10 4 (2.22%) C#
11 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.11%) MCSE
3 9 (5.00%) MCITP
4 7 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.33%) MCP
5 6 (3.33%) MCTS
6 5 (2.78%) MCSA
6 5 (2.78%) CCNA
7 3 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.11%) CCNP
8 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.56%) NCDA
9 1 (0.56%) CCEE
9 1 (0.56%) CCIA
9 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CCEA
9 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 70 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 45 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.67%) XenApp
4 11 (6.11%) XenServer
5 10 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (3.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (3.89%) vSphere
7 6 (3.33%) VMware Server
8 5 (2.78%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.22%) VirtualBox
9 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.67%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.11%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.11%) UAG
11 2 (1.11%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 24 (13.33%) SCCM
2 10 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (5.00%) Foglight
4 8 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 8 (4.44%) SCOM
5 6 (3.33%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (2.78%) Puppet
6 5 (2.78%) WSUS
7 3 (1.67%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.56%) Opsview
9 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.56%) Nagios
9 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 87 (48.33%) VMware
2 84 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 45 (25.00%) Oracle
4 37 (20.56%) Cisco
5 35 (19.44%) Red Hat
6 26 (14.44%) Citrix
7 25 (13.89%) NetApp
8 23 (12.78%) HP
9 17 (9.44%) EMC
10 10 (5.56%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.00%) New Relic
12 6 (3.33%) Remedy
13 5 (2.78%) Splunk
13 5 (2.78%) Meraki
14 4 (2.22%) AppSense
14 4 (2.22%) Altiris
14 4 (2.22%) Apple
15 3 (1.67%) SAP
15 3 (1.67%) Kaspersky
15 3 (1.67%) Symantec
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