The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 28 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.19% 4.72% 5.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 17.54% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Median daily rate £275 £250 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -14.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £206 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £430 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £311 £310
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 42 57 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 22.95% 26.89% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 36
Median daily rate £275 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £134 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Median hourly rate £12.75 £13.81 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.67% +6.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £30.99 £13.70
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 North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in North Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in North Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in North Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in North 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 North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
York +7 1 £338 +42.10% 1
Ripon - 1 £275 -
Skipton - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 12 (54.55%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) Firewall
6 9 (40.91%) SCCM
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (31.82%) Network Security
7 7 (31.82%) Law
8 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
8 6 (27.27%) HP
8 6 (27.27%) Citrix
9 5 (22.73%) DHCP
9 5 (22.73%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 5 (22.73%) MS Office
9 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
9 5 (22.73%) NetVault Backup
10 4 (18.18%) Disk Encryption
10 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
10 4 (18.18%) Verint
10 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
10 4 (18.18%) XenApp
10 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
10 4 (18.18%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
2 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (31.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Network Systems Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Telephony Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Disk Encryption
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
2 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCA
1 4 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (18.18%) XenApp
4 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
2 5 (22.73%) NetVault Backup
3 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (18.18%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.55%) Netcool
4 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Unicenter
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
2 6 (27.27%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) AppSense
3 4 (18.18%) Dell
3 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 4 (18.18%) Symantec
3 4 (18.18%) Verint
3 4 (18.18%) Veritas
4 3 (13.64%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Meridio
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle