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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 62 90 55
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 72 53 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.97% 1.71% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.78% 8.04% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 34 36
Median daily rate £400 £323 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £13.69 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.08% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.61 £17.50 £16.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
487 659 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.08% 21.31% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 376 322
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 87 81
Median hourly rate £14.57 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +39 43 £431 +23.21% 11
North Yorkshire +12 20 £300 -3.22% 1
South Yorkshire -6 11 £380 +24.08% 3
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (65.18%) Windows Server
3 57 (50.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 47 (41.96%) VMware
6 46 (41.07%) Linux
7 42 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 39 (34.82%) DNS
9 35 (31.25%) DevOps
10 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (25.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (24.11%) MS Exchange
12 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
12 25 (22.32%) Splunk
13 24 (21.43%) Citrix
13 24 (21.43%) Ubuntu
14 23 (20.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (19.64%) TCP/IP
15 22 (19.64%) Firewall
16 21 (18.75%) Red Hat
16 21 (18.75%) SCCM
16 21 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 20 (17.86%) SMTP
18 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (16.96%) Amazon AWS
19 18 (16.07%) DHCP
19 18 (16.07%) SNMP
19 18 (16.07%) IIS
19 18 (16.07%) HTML
19 18 (16.07%) JavaScript

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 (24.11%) MS Exchange
2 21 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (16.07%) IIS
4 6 (5.36%) Apache
4 6 (5.36%) nginx
5 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS Office
2 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.96%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.46%) Office 365
2 5 (4.46%) PaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.82%) DNS
2 22 (19.64%) Firewall
2 22 (19.64%) TCP/IP
3 20 (17.86%) SMTP
4 18 (16.07%) DHCP
4 18 (16.07%) LDAP
4 18 (16.07%) SNMP
5 17 (15.18%) LAN
5 17 (15.18%) WAN
6 12 (10.71%) SAN
7 8 (7.14%) Network Security
8 6 (5.36%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.46%) SSL
10 3 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.68%) FTP
10 3 (2.68%) HTTP
10 3 (2.68%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.68%) Telnet
10 3 (2.68%) VPN
11 2 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.68%) MySQL
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (8.04%) TeamCity
3 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (7.14%) Law
2 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.68%) Finance
4 2 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (17.86%) Windows Engineer
2 16 (14.29%) Administrator
2 16 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (13.39%) Support Engineer
4 11 (9.82%) Server Engineer
4 11 (9.82%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Windows Server Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Server Support
7 7 (6.25%) Windows Server Support
7 7 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Consultant
8 6 (5.36%) Exchange Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Hardware Specialist
8 6 (5.36%) IT Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Storage Specialist
8 6 (5.36%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) CSS
1 18 (16.07%) HTML
1 18 (16.07%) XML
2 7 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.89%) LAMP
4 1 (0.89%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.89%) WAP
4 1 (0.89%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
1 5 (4.46%) NHS
2 3 (2.68%) Clustering
3 2 (1.79%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.79%) SCADA
3 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (65.18%) Windows Server
3 57 (50.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (41.07%) Linux
5 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (21.43%) Ubuntu
7 23 (20.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (8.04%) Windows 7
9 7 (6.25%) Android
10 6 (5.36%) Unix
11 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
11 5 (4.46%) CentOS
12 4 (3.57%) Windows Vista
13 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000
13 3 (2.68%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.89%) Solaris
14 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.25%) DevOps
2 18 (16.07%) ITIL
3 12 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (9.82%) Migration
5 9 (8.04%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (6.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 7 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.36%) Server Building
8 5 (4.46%) High Availability
8 5 (4.46%) ITIL V3
8 5 (4.46%) Microservices
9 4 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.57%) Disk Encryption
9 4 (3.57%) Fault Analysis
9 4 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.57%) Scrum
9 4 (3.57%) Software Deployment
10 3 (2.68%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.68%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
1 18 (16.07%) Python
2 17 (15.18%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.14%) SQL
4 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.68%) Perl
5 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.89%) C
6 1 (0.89%) C#
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
6 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) MCSE
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.36%) AWS Certification
2 6 (5.36%) CCA
2 6 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) CCNA
5 2 (1.79%) OCP
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.89%) CCDP
6 1 (0.89%) CCNP
6 1 (0.89%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.89%) MCITP
6 1 (0.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 29 (25.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 13 (11.61%) Docker
4 13 (11.61%) vSphere
4 13 (11.61%) XenApp
5 8 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 8 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.68%) vCloud
8 3 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.79%) Squid
9 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.79%) VMware GSX
9 2 (1.79%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.89%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.89%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) SCCM
2 14 (12.50%) Puppet
3 12 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (9.82%) SCOM
5 5 (4.46%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.46%) NetVault Backup
5 5 (4.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.46%) WSUS
6 2 (1.79%) Ansible
6 2 (1.79%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.79%) Salt
7 1 (0.89%) Opsview
7 1 (0.89%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.89%) vMotion
7 1 (0.89%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (41.96%) VMware
2 42 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.32%) Splunk
4 24 (21.43%) Citrix
5 21 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 12 (10.71%) Cisco
7 7 (6.25%) NetApp
8 6 (5.36%) Avaya
8 6 (5.36%) Fortinet
8 6 (5.36%) Oracle
8 6 (5.36%) Symantec
8 6 (5.36%) ThinPrint
8 6 (5.36%) Verint
9 5 (4.46%) HP
10 4 (3.57%) AppSense
10 4 (3.57%) Dell
10 4 (3.57%) F5
10 4 (3.57%) Veritas
11 3 (2.68%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.79%) Brocade
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