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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 58 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 100 75 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.49% 2.99% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.24% 12.69% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 29
Average daily rate
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£300 £213 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -30.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £162 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.05 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -17.07%
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
656 591 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.92% 23.53% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 321 225
Average daily rate £300 £290 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £159 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 77 59
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +8 64 £325 +75.67% 17
South Yorkshire -6 22 £275 +25.71% 4
North Yorkshire 0 13 £300 -6.97% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (54.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 80 (50.96%) VMware
4 62 (39.49%) Microsoft
5 59 (37.58%) ITIL
6 58 (36.94%) Active Directory
7 52 (33.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (28.03%) MS Exchange
9 39 (24.84%) SQL Server
10 37 (23.57%) SQL
11 31 (19.75%) .NET
11 31 (19.75%) Cisco
12 29 (18.47%) MS Office
12 29 (18.47%) SAN
12 29 (18.47%) Windows 7
12 29 (18.47%) Exchange Server 2010
13 27 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (17.20%) IIS
14 25 (15.92%) EMC
14 25 (15.92%) Oracle
14 25 (15.92%) PowerShell
14 25 (15.92%) SCCM
15 24 (15.29%) Linux
15 24 (15.29%) Citrix
16 23 (14.65%) WAN
16 23 (14.65%) Windows XP
16 23 (14.65%) LAN
16 23 (14.65%) SharePoint
16 23 (14.65%) Windows 2000 Server
17 22 (14.01%) Windows 2000

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (28.03%) MS Exchange
2 29 (18.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (17.20%) IIS
4 23 (14.65%) SharePoint
5 18 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (8.28%) JBoss
7 9 (5.73%) SAS
8 8 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.91%) Lync
11 3 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (1.27%) SAP EP
13 1 (0.64%) Quickr
13 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 29 (18.47%) MS Office
2 10 (6.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP SRM
1 2 (1.27%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.64%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.47%) SAN
2 23 (14.65%) WAN
2 23 (14.65%) LAN
3 20 (12.74%) Firewall
3 20 (12.74%) DNS
4 18 (11.46%) DHCP
5 9 (5.73%) Internet
6 7 (4.46%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.55%) VPN
7 4 (2.55%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.91%) DMZ
8 3 (1.91%) Network Security
9 2 (1.27%) Wireless
9 2 (1.27%) VoIP
10 1 (0.64%) PABX
10 1 (0.64%) MPLS
10 1 (0.64%) DSL
10 1 (0.64%) Intranet
10 1 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.01%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.10%) Oracle OLAP
5 8 (5.10%) OLAP
6 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.18%) Data Mart
7 5 (3.18%) BODI
7 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.27%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.64%) DTS
10 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.64%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (7.64%) Finance
2 5 (3.18%) Banking
2 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (16.56%) Support Engineer
2 22 (14.01%) Server Engineer
3 21 (13.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (11.46%) Windows Server Engineer
4 18 (11.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (11.46%) Analyst
5 15 (9.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (8.92%) Administrator
7 12 (7.64%) DBA
8 11 (7.01%) Migration Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Service Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) Oracle DBA
12 6 (3.82%) SQL DBA
12 6 (3.82%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.75%) .NET
2 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.46%) XML
3 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (1.27%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.27%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.27%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.27%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.27%) Web Services
4 2 (1.27%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.46%) Clustering
2 15 (9.55%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.10%) NHS
4 4 (2.55%) CMDB
5 2 (1.27%) PKI
5 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
6 1 (0.64%) iSeries
6 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (54.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (33.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (18.47%) Windows 7
5 24 (15.29%) Linux
6 23 (14.65%) Windows XP
6 23 (14.65%) Windows 2000 Server
7 22 (14.01%) Windows 2000
8 19 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (5.73%) UNIX
10 7 (4.46%) Ubuntu
10 7 (4.46%) CentOS
11 4 (2.55%) Windows NT
11 4 (2.55%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.58%) ITIL
2 21 (13.38%) Migration
3 16 (10.19%) Incident Management
4 10 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (5.10%) Analytics
6 7 (4.46%) Project Management
6 7 (4.46%) Workflow
7 6 (3.82%) Service Management
8 5 (3.18%) ETL
8 5 (3.18%) Data Management
9 4 (2.55%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.55%) Server Hardening
9 4 (2.55%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (1.91%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (1.91%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (1.91%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.57%) SQL
2 25 (15.92%) PowerShell
3 18 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.92%) PL/SQL
4 14 (8.92%) VB
5 5 (3.18%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.18%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.18%) Python
5 5 (3.18%) VBScript
5 5 (3.18%) Korn
6 4 (2.55%) Jython
6 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.55%) Perl
7 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.73%) MCSE
3 6 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.18%) MCITP
5 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.91%) CCNA
6 3 (1.91%) MCSA
6 3 (1.91%) MCTS
7 2 (1.27%) MCP
7 2 (1.27%) HND
8 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.64%) CCEE
8 1 (0.64%) CCIA
8 1 (0.64%) NCDA
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 58 (36.94%) Active Directory
2 27 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.28%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.01%) vSphere
5 9 (5.73%) Terminal Services
6 8 (5.10%) VMware Server
7 7 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (3.82%) XenApp
9 4 (2.55%) XenServer
10 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.91%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.91%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.27%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.27%) UAG
12 1 (0.64%) vCloud
12 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 25 (15.92%) SCCM
2 10 (6.37%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.10%) SCOM
4 6 (3.82%) WSUS
4 6 (3.82%) Foglight
5 5 (3.18%) ARCserve
6 4 (2.55%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (1.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.91%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.27%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.64%) Opsview
9 1 (0.64%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 80 (50.96%) VMware
2 62 (39.49%) Microsoft
3 31 (19.75%) Cisco
4 25 (15.92%) EMC
4 25 (15.92%) Oracle
5 24 (15.29%) Citrix
6 21 (13.38%) NetApp
7 20 (12.74%) Red Hat
8 19 (12.10%) HP
9 6 (3.82%) Altiris
9 6 (3.82%) New Relic
10 5 (3.18%) Splunk
10 5 (3.18%) IBM
10 5 (3.18%) Business Objects
11 4 (2.55%) AppSense
11 4 (2.55%) Mitel
11 4 (2.55%) Remedy
12 3 (1.91%) Brocade
12 3 (1.91%) ProCurve
13 2 (1.27%) Veeam
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
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Rate: £220 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
North Yorkshire
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago