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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 16 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.08% - 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%

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
20 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 41.67% 37.50% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £288 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 - £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Median hourly rate £23.00 £45.50 £13.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.45% +246.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Change Control
2 5 (83.33%) Server Building
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Veritas
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (83.33%) Time Management
2 5 (83.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

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 (83.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Control
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Server Building
1 5 (83.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (83.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Veritas
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Apple