The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 15 23 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 7.55% 0.67% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 4.00% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +8.00% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 25 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 23.58% 16.78% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 18
Median daily rate £428 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -16.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bradford

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bradford

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bradford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) IIS
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (58.33%) DevOps
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Project Management
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) Telnet
6 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) SMTP
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) FTP
6 5 (41.67%) HTTP
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
6 5 (41.67%) SSL
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 10 (83.33%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) FTP
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
1 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
1 5 (41.67%) SMTP
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
1 5 (41.67%) Telnet
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Implementation Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Android
7 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Splunk
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco