The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.64% 2.18% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.48% 13.64% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 9
Median daily rate £350 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £141 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
155 242 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.07% 16.02% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 100 123
Median daily rate £350 £342 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £173 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -5.63%
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 35 (64.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (61.11%) Windows Server
6 29 (53.70%) Windows 7
7 23 (42.59%) Citrix
8 22 (40.74%) PowerShell
9 21 (38.89%) SCCM
10 20 (37.04%) MS Exchange
11 17 (31.48%) VMware
12 15 (27.78%) DNS
12 15 (27.78%) DHCP
12 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
12 15 (27.78%) Windows 10
13 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (24.07%) SCOM
14 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (24.07%) XenApp
14 13 (24.07%) XenDesktop
15 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
15 12 (22.22%) SQL
16 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
16 11 (20.37%) Finance
16 11 (20.37%) MS Office
17 10 (18.52%) ITIL
18 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
18 9 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
18 9 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
19 8 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 20 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 5 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Office
2 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.11%) Office 365
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) DHCP
1 15 (27.78%) DNS
2 5 (9.26%) LAN
3 4 (7.41%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) VPN
3 4 (7.41%) WAN
4 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 3 (5.56%) SAN
4 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.70%) VLAN
5 2 (3.70%) VoIP
6 1 (1.85%) FTP
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) Network Security
6 1 (1.85%) Skype
6 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) StarTeam
1 2 (3.70%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Law
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) IT Support
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) IT Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.41%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.41%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.56%) iPad
5 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.85%) CMDB
6 1 (1.85%) iPhone
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 29 (53.70%) Windows 7
5 15 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.56%) Linux
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.70%) AIX
8 2 (3.70%) Android
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) Unix
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (9.26%) Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Application Packaging
5 3 (5.56%) Change Management
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.70%) Application Discovery
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) DevOps
6 2 (3.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Server Building
6 2 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) PowerShell
2 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) VBScript
4 3 (5.56%) VBA
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.70%) MCITP
2 2 (3.70%) MCSA
2 2 (3.70%) MCSE
2 2 (3.70%) MCTS
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) HND
3 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (24.07%) XenApp
2 13 (24.07%) XenDesktop
3 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
5 9 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.56%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (3.70%) vSphere
9 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.85%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (38.89%) SCCM
2 13 (24.07%) SCOM
3 6 (11.11%) WSUS
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (9.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (9.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.70%) Netcool
5 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.70%) Puppet
6 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.85%) Simpana
6 1 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (42.59%) Citrix
3 17 (31.48%) VMware
4 6 (11.11%) Symantec
5 5 (9.26%) CA
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco
5 5 (9.26%) Dell
5 5 (9.26%) NetApp
6 4 (7.41%) EMC
6 4 (7.41%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.56%) Apple
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.70%) Mitel
8 2 (3.70%) Varonis
8 2 (3.70%) Veritas
8 2 (3.70%) WebSpy
8 2 (3.70%) Xerox
9 1 (1.85%) AppSense
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
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