Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 6 months to 19 November 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 > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 72 53
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.35% 1.18% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.98% 5.81% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 16
South Yorkshire median daily rate £369 £419 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.94% +86.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £260 £179 £91
90th Percentile £431 £475 £300
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £360 £300
% change year-on-year -9.72% +20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.35 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.31% -2.71% +9.26%
10th Percentile £20.00 £13.69 £9.60
90th Percentile £24.00 £16.38 £24.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.70 £16.75
% change year-on-year -8.76% -18.21% +19.64%

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

All Operating Systems
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 184 241 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.58% 20.27% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 167 118
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +19.21% +21.29%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £120
90th Percentile £615 £575 £514
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 43
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% +40.00% -10.63%
10th Percentile £10.67 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.35 £37.25 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -5.30%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +15 7 £421 -6.44%
Doncaster 0 2 £325 +154.90%
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
6 3 (27.27%) XenApp
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (18.18%) WebEx
7 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) VMware NSX
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Bomgar
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Acrobat
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Primavera
2 1 (9.09%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (18.18%) WebEx
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 1 (9.09%) PBX
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) PDA
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCTS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (18.18%) VMware NSX
4 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) DameWare
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (9.09%) EdgeSight
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe
4 2 (18.18%) Bomgar
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) IBM