Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 109 112
Rank change year-on-year -51 +3 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.31% 1.58% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 8.57% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 45
West Yorkshire median daily rate £200 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% -0.74% +4.62%
10th Percentile £153 £199 £272
90th Percentile £278 £445 £435
Yorkshire median daily rate £290 £324 £325
% change year-on-year -10.42% -0.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.50 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.00% - -28.57%
10th Percentile £15.50 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £34.30 £19.38 £13.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £14.35
% change year-on-year +180.00% -12.89% -18.00%

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 583 525 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.63% 18.38% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 303 556
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £213 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £556
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 41 26
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.34 £8.66
90th Percentile £18.80 £25.50 £20.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.07 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.54% -13.79% +16.00%

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 25 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 September 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 -42 9 £200 -40.74% 7
Bradford -16 1 - - 1
Todmorden - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (72.73%) VMware
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (54.55%) SCCM
6 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
7 5 (45.45%) DNS
8 4 (36.36%) SQL
8 4 (36.36%) HP
8 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
8 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (27.27%) Storage Management
9 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (27.27%) Office 365
9 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (27.27%) Clustering
9 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 3 (27.27%) SAN
9 3 (27.27%) ITIL
9 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
9 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 2 (18.18%) LAN
10 2 (18.18%) VoIP
10 2 (18.18%) WAN
10 2 (18.18%) DHCP
10 2 (18.18%) SSL

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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) HPUX
6 1 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (27.27%) Storage Management
3 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Server Building
3 2 (18.18%) Server Patching
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
4 1 (9.09%) CAD
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
2 1 (9.09%) SCSM
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) Lotus
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Sage
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Trend Micro