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 22 June 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.13% - 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -2.10% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -18.07% +15.27%  

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 21 25 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 21.88% 17.36% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 11
Median daily rate £320 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £380 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £11.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (63.64%) IIS
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (54.55%) Project Management
5 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (54.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
6 5 (45.45%) DevOps
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (45.45%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) SMTP
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
7 4 (36.36%) FTP
7 4 (36.36%) HTTP
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
7 4 (36.36%) SSL
7 4 (36.36%) Telnet
7 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 4 (36.36%) Citrix
7 4 (36.36%) Azure SQL Database

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 7 (63.64%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) FTP
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
1 4 (36.36%) SMTP
1 4 (36.36%) SSL
1 4 (36.36%) Telnet
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (36.36%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Implementation Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Altiris
5 1 (9.09%) Lotus
5 1 (9.09%) NetMotion Wireless