Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 August 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 129 170
Rank change year-on-year +39 +41 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 56 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.66% 1.34% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.41% 5.74% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 38 20
Median daily rate £263 £350 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +57.30% -31.54%
10th Percentile £221 £163 £136
90th Percentile £294 £467 £378
England median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -81.54% +420.00%
England median hourly rate £34.90 £19.64 £19.00
% change year-on-year +77.67% +3.37% +18.75%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 293 975 931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.42% 23.40% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 555 567
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -2.44%
10th Percentile £163 £137 £203
90th Percentile £609 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 87 81
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +3.02% +16.48%
10th Percentile £11.65 £10.90 £10.75
90th Percentile £23.28 £25.67 £42.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +4.14%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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
North Yorkshire +6 6 - - 1
West Yorkshire +23 4 £263 -22.79% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) Office 365
4 6 (60.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) SMTP
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) SAN
7 3 (30.00%) Hitachi
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
7 3 (30.00%) Forcepoint
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (30.00%) Huawei
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
7 3 (30.00%) SCOM
7 3 (30.00%) IaaS
7 3 (30.00%) Storage Management
7 3 (30.00%) vCenter Server
7 3 (30.00%) Veeam
7 3 (30.00%) PaaS

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Azure
2 3 (30.00%) IaaS
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) SMTP
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Server Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Storage Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCA
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
1 3 (30.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Forcepoint
3 3 (30.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (30.00%) Huawei
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Veeam
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Isilon
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) Sophos
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter