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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £130
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.95% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
8 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.59% 24.44% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £353 £113 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+213.33% -13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £43.00 £31.94 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.64% +99.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware