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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 66 62 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.72% 2.84% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.94% 10.69% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 28
Average daily rate
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£275 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £107 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £383 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.22 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £21.26 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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
510 580 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.04% 26.56% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 307 198
Average daily rate £320 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 61 48
Average hourly rate £13.38 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -16.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 47 £275 - 20
South Yorkshire -3 9 £250 +14.94% 6
North Yorkshire +3 5 £275 +109.52% 2
East Yorkshire - 3 £320 - 1
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (65.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 71 (50.71%) Active Directory
4 69 (49.29%) VMware
5 62 (44.29%) Microsoft
6 42 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 42 (30.00%) SAN
7 38 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 30 (21.43%) Citrix
10 27 (19.29%) CentOS
11 26 (18.57%) Migration
12 24 (17.14%) VMware Server
12 24 (17.14%) Ubuntu
13 23 (16.43%) Windows 7
13 23 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (15.71%) Service Management
15 21 (15.00%) HP
15 21 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (15.00%) Splunk
16 20 (14.29%) Python
17 18 (12.86%) ITIL
17 18 (12.86%) SCCM
18 17 (12.14%) Workflow
18 17 (12.14%) Linux
19 16 (11.43%) LAN
19 16 (11.43%) Finance
19 16 (11.43%) XenApp
20 15 (10.71%) WAN
20 15 (10.71%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (5.71%) Lync
6 7 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.86%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.43%) IIS
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.71%) Quickr
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Office
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Project
3 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Office 365
2 3 (2.14%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.00%) SAN
2 16 (11.43%) LAN
3 15 (10.71%) WAN
3 15 (10.71%) DNS
4 10 (7.14%) DHCP
5 9 (6.43%) Firewall
6 7 (5.00%) Unified Communications
6 7 (5.00%) S/MIME
7 6 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (4.29%) Wireless
8 5 (3.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.14%) SSL
10 2 (1.43%) VPN
10 2 (1.43%) VoIP
10 2 (1.43%) LDAP
10 2 (1.43%) Internet
11 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.71%) Intranet
11 1 (0.71%) H.323
11 1 (0.71%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.57%) QlikView
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) InstallShield
General
1 16 (11.43%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.43%) Advertising
4 2 (1.43%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (1.43%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (0.71%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
1 20 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 17 (12.14%) Analyst
3 16 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (7.86%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (7.14%) IT Support
5 10 (7.14%) Administrator
6 9 (6.43%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.57%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Technical Support
8 5 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Server Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (0.71%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) NHS
2 6 (4.29%) User Experience
2 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.14%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.14%) Clustering
4 2 (1.43%) Replication
4 2 (1.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.71%) Social Media
5 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.71%) FMCG
5 1 (0.71%) iSeries
5 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.71%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (65.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 38 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (19.29%) CentOS
6 24 (17.14%) Ubuntu
7 23 (16.43%) Windows 7
8 17 (12.14%) Linux
9 7 (5.00%) Windows 2000
10 6 (4.29%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.86%) VMS
11 4 (2.86%) UNIX
12 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) Migration
2 22 (15.71%) Service Management
3 18 (12.86%) ITIL
4 17 (12.14%) Workflow
5 13 (9.29%) Incident Management
6 10 (7.14%) Project Management
7 8 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.29%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.57%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (2.86%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.86%) Change Management
11 3 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.14%) Project Planning
11 3 (2.14%) WFM
11 3 (2.14%) ITSM
11 3 (2.14%) Validation
12 2 (1.43%) Time Management
12 2 (1.43%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.29%) Python
2 13 (9.29%) SQL
2 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.14%) Perl
3 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.14%) VBScript
4 2 (1.43%) C
5 1 (0.71%) C#
5 1 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) MCSE
4 5 (3.57%) MCITP
5 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.14%) CCA
6 3 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.14%) CCEA
6 3 (2.14%) MCP
6 3 (2.14%) MCSA
6 3 (2.14%) CCNA
7 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 71 (50.71%) Active Directory
2 24 (17.14%) VMware Server
3 21 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (11.43%) XenApp
5 11 (7.86%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.86%) vSphere
6 10 (7.14%) XenServer
7 7 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.71%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (12.86%) SCCM
2 8 (5.71%) SCOM
3 7 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.14%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.43%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.71%) Nagios
6 1 (0.71%) Cacti
6 1 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.71%) WSUS
6 1 (0.71%) Foglight
Vendors
1 69 (49.29%) VMware
2 62 (44.29%) Microsoft
3 30 (21.43%) Citrix
4 21 (15.00%) HP
4 21 (15.00%) Splunk
5 15 (10.71%) NetApp
6 12 (8.57%) Symantec
7 9 (6.43%) Cisco
8 7 (5.00%) Postini
8 7 (5.00%) Google
9 5 (3.57%) Dell
10 4 (2.86%) Lotus
11 3 (2.14%) Veeam
11 3 (2.14%) Juniper
11 3 (2.14%) EMC
11 3 (2.14%) AppSense
11 3 (2.14%) Wyse
12 2 (1.43%) IBM
12 2 (1.43%) Remedy
12 2 (1.43%) Apple
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