Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 61 64
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.15% 1.79% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 7.17% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 14
South Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £273 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.43% -3.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £164 £152 £109
90th Percentile £372 £475 £388
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £338 £288
% change year-on-year -18.52% +17.39% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £13.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.28% -31.50% -
10th Percentile £11.43 £12.26 £9.00
90th Percentile £14.88 £20.74 £24.15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.25 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +40.00% -3.85%

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 209 237 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.86% 24.97% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 154 227
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +41.67%
10th Percentile £302 £208 £250
90th Percentile £588 £564 £653
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 23
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £15.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -11.53% +22.87%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.30 £9.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £22.35 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% -

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 +1 8 £171 -61.94% 4
Doncaster +3 2 £300 +100.00% 2
Barnsley -8 1 £168 -45.97%
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
6 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
6 4 (36.36%) EdgeSight
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) SMTP
6 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
6 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) XenApp
6 4 (36.36%) XenServer
6 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
6 4 (36.36%) Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (36.36%) Ivanti
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Finance

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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
2 4 (36.36%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) PBX
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
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 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
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 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
1 4 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
1 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
1 4 (36.36%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (36.36%) Terminal Server
3 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 4 (36.36%) XenServer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) EdgeSight
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Ivanti
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp