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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 113 72 53
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 41 84 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.37% 2.64% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.34% 11.52% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 35
Median daily rate £325 £289 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.55% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £10.80 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £19.11 £22.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.25 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -0.68%
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
647 729 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.64% 22.90% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 405 266
Median daily rate £380 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 78 61
Median hourly rate £13.70 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.46 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £35.20 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 August 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
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 August 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 -10 34 £325 +1.56% 15
South Yorkshire -15 4 £213 -5.55% 8
North Yorkshire -11 3 £294 +11.90% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (76.14%) Windows Server
3 57 (64.77%) VMware
4 55 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 42 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 33 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 33 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (34.09%) MS Exchange
10 28 (31.82%) SAN
11 23 (26.14%) Citrix
11 23 (26.14%) SQL
12 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
13 18 (20.45%) Linux
14 17 (19.32%) LAN
14 17 (19.32%) WAN
15 16 (18.18%) ITIL
16 14 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (15.91%) PowerShell
16 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (14.77%) Red Hat
17 13 (14.77%) Migration
18 12 (13.64%) Firewall
18 12 (13.64%) NetApp
18 12 (13.64%) Cisco
19 11 (12.50%) Oracle
19 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
20 10 (11.36%) Hyper-V
20 10 (11.36%) Finance

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 30 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.23%) IIS
4 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.55%) FileNet
6 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.41%) Apache
7 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.27%) nginx
8 2 (2.27%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.14%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) MS Project
4 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (10.23%) Office 365
2 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.82%) SAN
2 17 (19.32%) LAN
2 17 (19.32%) WAN
3 12 (13.64%) Firewall
4 9 (10.23%) DNS
5 7 (7.95%) DHCP
6 5 (5.68%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (5.68%) VPN
7 4 (4.55%) IP Telephony
7 4 (4.55%) NAS
7 4 (4.55%) VoIP
8 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.41%) Internet
8 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (2.27%) MPLS
9 2 (2.27%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.27%) SSL
9 2 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Legal
3 5 (5.68%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Support
4 10 (11.36%) VMware Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Administrator
5 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) IT Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) HTML
2 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.55%) Clustering
3 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.27%) SCADA
5 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) PDA
5 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (76.14%) Windows Server
3 55 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
6 18 (20.45%) Linux
7 14 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (11.36%) Unix
9 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.14%) Android
11 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.14%) CentOS
11 1 (1.14%) Solaris
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) ITIL
2 13 (14.77%) Migration
3 6 (6.82%) Service Management
4 5 (5.68%) DevOps
4 5 (5.68%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.55%) E-Discovery
5 4 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (3.41%) ERP
6 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.27%) Change Management
7 2 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.27%) Microservices
7 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.14%) SQL
2 14 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.41%) Perl
4 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.14%) C
5 1 (1.14%) Java
5 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) PHP
5 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.82%) MCSE
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.41%) CCNA
4 3 (3.41%) MCSA
5 2 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.14%) CCDP
6 1 (1.14%) CCNP
6 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.14%) ISO22301
1 1 (1.14%) PMBOK
1 1 (1.14%) QA
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 42 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.82%) XenApp
6 5 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.68%) vSphere
7 3 (3.41%) Docker
7 3 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.41%) Xen
8 2 (2.27%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.27%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.14%) Squid
9 1 (1.14%) vCloud
9 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) SCCM
2 8 (9.09%) SCOM
3 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.55%) Puppet
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.27%) Ansible
5 2 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) Salt
5 2 (2.27%) WSUS
6 1 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.14%) Opsview
6 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.14%) vMotion
6 1 (1.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 57 (64.77%) VMware
2 40 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 23 (26.14%) Citrix
4 13 (14.77%) Red Hat
5 12 (13.64%) Cisco
5 12 (13.64%) NetApp
6 11 (12.50%) Oracle
7 8 (9.09%) HP
8 4 (4.55%) CommVault
8 4 (4.55%) F5
8 4 (4.55%) IBM
8 4 (4.55%) Mitel
8 4 (4.55%) Symantec
9 3 (3.41%) Avaya
9 3 (3.41%) Brocade
9 3 (3.41%) iManage
9 3 (3.41%) Reuters
9 3 (3.41%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.41%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.41%) Zerto
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