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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 102 84 61
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 40 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.40% 2.28% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.80% 9.80% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 29
Median daily rate £325 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £14.35 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.69 £12.40 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £21.72 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
588 745 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.64% 23.30% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 418 282
Median daily rate £365 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 85 77
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.53 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -6 30 £360 +12.50% 14
South Yorkshire -10 6 £258 +30.37% 7
North Yorkshire -2 4 £300 +11.62%
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (75.86%) Windows Server
3 57 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (59.77%) VMware
5 43 (49.43%) Active Directory
6 38 (43.68%) Microsoft
7 37 (42.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
9 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (27.59%) Linux
11 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
11 22 (25.29%) SAN
12 19 (21.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (20.69%) SQL
14 17 (19.54%) Citrix
14 17 (19.54%) Red Hat
15 16 (18.39%) IIS
15 16 (18.39%) ITIL
15 16 (18.39%) LAN
15 16 (18.39%) WAN
16 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
16 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (16.09%) Windows 7
17 14 (16.09%) Cisco
17 14 (16.09%) Firewall
18 13 (14.94%) DNS
18 13 (14.94%) DevOps
19 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
19 12 (13.79%) SCCM

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 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.39%) IIS
3 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.75%) Apache
4 5 (5.75%) nginx
5 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.60%) FileNet
5 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.15%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
4 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.90%) Office 365
3 4 (4.60%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.29%) SAN
2 16 (18.39%) LAN
2 16 (18.39%) WAN
3 14 (16.09%) Firewall
4 13 (14.94%) DNS
5 9 (10.34%) DHCP
6 5 (5.75%) SSL
6 5 (5.75%) VPN
7 4 (4.60%) NAS
7 4 (4.60%) VoIP
8 3 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.45%) HTTP
8 3 (3.45%) Internet
8 3 (3.45%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.45%) MPLS
8 3 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.45%) SMTP
9 2 (2.30%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (2.30%) Telnet
9 2 (2.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (8.05%) TeamCity
3 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.75%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Legal
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (14.94%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Administrator
4 10 (11.49%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (11.49%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.90%) Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) IT Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) HTML
3 1 (1.15%) LAMP
3 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.45%) Clustering
2 3 (3.45%) Replication
3 2 (2.30%) NHS
3 2 (2.30%) SCADA
3 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (75.86%) Windows Server
3 57 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (27.59%) Linux
6 19 (21.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (16.09%) Windows 7
8 11 (12.64%) Unix
9 5 (5.75%) Android
9 5 (5.75%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.15%) CentOS
13 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) ITIL
2 13 (14.94%) DevOps
3 9 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (10.34%) Migration
4 7 (8.05%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.05%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (6.90%) Service Management
6 5 (5.75%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 5 (5.75%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.60%) E-Discovery
7 4 (4.60%) Microservices
7 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.60%) Scrum
8 3 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.45%) ERP
8 3 (3.45%) Fault Analysis
9 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) SQL
2 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.15%) C
4 1 (1.15%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) Java
4 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.15%) PHP
4 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.75%) MCSE
3 4 (4.60%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.45%) CCNA
4 3 (3.45%) MCSA
4 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.15%) CCDP
5 1 (1.15%) CCNP
5 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.15%) MCITP
5 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.15%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (49.43%) Active Directory
2 37 (42.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.20%) Docker
3 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.20%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.75%) XenApp
6 4 (4.60%) vSphere
7 2 (2.30%) Squid
7 2 (2.30%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.15%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) SCCM
2 11 (12.64%) SCOM
3 10 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (11.49%) Puppet
4 2 (2.30%) Ansible
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.30%) Salt
5 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.15%) Opsview
5 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.15%) WMI
5 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (59.77%) VMware
2 38 (43.68%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.54%) Citrix
3 17 (19.54%) Red Hat
4 14 (16.09%) Cisco
5 10 (11.49%) Oracle
6 9 (10.34%) NetApp
7 6 (6.90%) HP
8 5 (5.75%) F5
8 5 (5.75%) Splunk
9 4 (4.60%) Avaya
9 4 (4.60%) CommVault
9 4 (4.60%) IBM
10 3 (3.45%) Brocade
10 3 (3.45%) Mitel
10 3 (3.45%) Reuters
10 3 (3.45%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.45%) Symantec
10 3 (3.45%) Zerto
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