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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 97 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 90 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.49% 3.05% 2.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.84% 14.35% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 64 44
Median daily rate £308 £300 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £179 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £311 £285
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £11.55 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £20.32 £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
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
629 627 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.83% 21.25% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 350 277
Median daily rate £410 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.40% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 62 58
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £21.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -17 33 £325 -13.33% 25
South Yorkshire -17 6 £206 -25.00% 5
North Yorkshire -15 2 - - 3
Humberside - 1 £155 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 58 (68.24%) VMware
4 50 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (57.65%) Active Directory
6 43 (50.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
8 34 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (38.82%) SQL Server
10 31 (36.47%) MS Exchange
11 28 (32.94%) SAN
12 24 (28.24%) Citrix
12 24 (28.24%) SQL
13 18 (21.18%) Windows 7
14 16 (18.82%) Linux
15 15 (17.65%) LAN
15 15 (17.65%) WAN
15 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (16.47%) ITIL
16 14 (16.47%) Finance
17 13 (15.29%) Migration
17 13 (15.29%) Red Hat
17 13 (15.29%) Oracle
17 13 (15.29%) PowerShell
17 13 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (14.12%) Hyper-V
18 12 (14.12%) NetApp
19 11 (12.94%) DNS
20 10 (11.76%) Cisco

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 31 (36.47%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.06%) IIS
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.71%) FileNet
5 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.18%) Apache
8 1 (1.18%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Office 365
2 2 (2.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.94%) SAN
2 15 (17.65%) LAN
2 15 (17.65%) WAN
3 11 (12.94%) DNS
4 10 (11.76%) DHCP
5 9 (10.59%) Firewall
6 5 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (5.88%) VPN
7 4 (4.71%) NAS
7 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.53%) Internet
8 3 (3.53%) VoIP
9 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.35%) DMZ
9 2 (2.35%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.35%) MPLS
9 2 (2.35%) SSL
10 1 (1.18%) Network Security
10 1 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (38.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.18%) QlikView
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Legal
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (12.94%) Analyst
2 11 (12.94%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) Administrator
3 10 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) DBA
9 4 (4.71%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.35%) Ajax
2 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Clustering
3 3 (3.53%) Replication
4 2 (2.35%) Fintech
4 2 (2.35%) SCADA
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) PDA
5 1 (1.18%) PKI
5 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 50 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (21.18%) Windows 7
6 16 (18.82%) Linux
7 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (10.59%) Unix
9 4 (4.71%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.53%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.18%) AIX
12 1 (1.18%) CentOS
12 1 (1.18%) Solaris
12 1 (1.18%) SUSE
12 1 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.18%) VMS
12 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) ITIL
2 13 (15.29%) Migration
3 8 (9.41%) Service Management
4 4 (4.71%) E-Discovery
5 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.53%) CRM
5 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.53%) High Availability
5 3 (3.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.35%) Change Management
6 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.35%) DevOps
6 2 (2.35%) ERP
6 2 (2.35%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.35%) ITSM
6 2 (2.35%) MVC
6 2 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) SQL
2 13 (15.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.53%) C#
3 3 (3.53%) Perl
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) Java
5 1 (1.18%) PHP
5 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.06%) MCSE
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) MCSA
5 2 (2.35%) CCNA
5 2 (2.35%) MCITP
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.18%) ISO22301
1 1 (1.18%) PMBOK
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (57.65%) Active Directory
2 43 (50.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.12%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.41%) XenDesktop
5 7 (8.24%) XenApp
6 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.71%) Xen
7 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.53%) vSphere
8 2 (2.35%) vCloud
8 2 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.18%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.18%) Squid
9 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) SCCM
2 7 (8.24%) SCOM
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.35%) WSUS
5 1 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.18%) Opsview
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.18%) Puppet
5 1 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.18%) vMotion
5 1 (1.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (68.24%) VMware
2 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
3 24 (28.24%) Citrix
4 13 (15.29%) Oracle
4 13 (15.29%) Red Hat
5 12 (14.12%) NetApp
6 10 (11.76%) Cisco
7 9 (10.59%) HP
8 5 (5.88%) F5
8 5 (5.88%) IBM
9 4 (4.71%) CommVault
9 4 (4.71%) Mitel
9 4 (4.71%) Symantec
10 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.53%) Dell
10 3 (3.53%) iManage
10 3 (3.53%) Reuters
10 3 (3.53%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.53%) Zerto
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