Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 27 May 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 127 138
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 -52
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.82% 0.79% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.69% 3.99% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 22
West Yorkshire median daily rate £250 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +17.65% +15.91%
10th Percentile £156 £293 £252
90th Percentile £403 £488 £445
Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £315 £290
% change year-on-year -28.57% +8.62% +3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.51% +55.32% -32.86%
10th Percentile £10.88 £13.05 £9.68
90th Percentile £15.00 £20.50 £13.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year -28.57% -9.09% +48.08%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 597 552 882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.56% 19.77% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 328 579
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.37% +14.43%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £553
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 43 35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.44% -6.25% -28.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.34 £8.53
90th Percentile £24.11 £20.50 £20.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year +18.37% -2.00% -8.66%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Leeds -2 19 £161 -52.44% 14
Huddersfield - 5 £250 -
Bradford -13 2 - - 1
Brighouse - 1 £288 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
3 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (28.57%) Citrix
6 8 (28.57%) SCCM
7 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.00%) VMware
8 6 (21.43%) DNS
8 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL
9 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 4 (14.29%) Apple
10 4 (14.29%) DHCP
10 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (14.29%) Network Management
10 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
10 4 (14.29%) DBS Check
11 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.14%) IIS
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MSI
2 2 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Packager
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) CMDB
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.14%) Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.57%) HPUX
8 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
1 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (14.29%) Network Management
2 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Break/Fix
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Server Building
4 2 (7.14%) Server Patching
4 2 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (3.57%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) DBS Check
2 2 (7.14%) CCA
2 2 (7.14%) CCAA
2 2 (7.14%) CCEA
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (10.71%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 5 (17.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (7.14%) EdgeSight
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Apple
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard