The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.94% - 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.73% - 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £295 - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 34.92% 16.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 11
Median daily rate £288 £353 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% +95.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £353 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £353 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Aberdeen region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Server Building
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Server Building
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) VMware