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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 44 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.27% 1.52% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.49% 9.65% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 12
Median daily rate £375 £138 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £300 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.46 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +15.37%
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
284 228 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.08% 15.75% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 111 155
Median daily rate £387 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £115 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 13
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (70.51%) Microsoft
3 53 (67.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (64.10%) Active Directory
5 47 (60.26%) Windows Server
6 38 (48.72%) PowerShell
7 35 (44.87%) Citrix
8 33 (42.31%) Windows 7
9 30 (38.46%) VMware
10 26 (33.33%) Finance
11 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
11 24 (30.77%) XenApp
12 23 (29.49%) ITIL
13 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (26.92%) SCCM
14 20 (25.64%) DNS
15 19 (24.36%) DHCP
15 19 (24.36%) XenDesktop
16 18 (23.08%) MS Exchange
17 17 (21.79%) Linux
17 17 (21.79%) Windows 10
18 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
18 16 (20.51%) Clustering
19 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Clustering
20 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
20 14 (17.95%) Migration
21 13 (16.67%) VMware ESX
21 13 (16.67%) VBScript
21 13 (16.67%) SCOM

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 18 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (15.38%) Skype for Business
4 9 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.41%) IIS
6 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.69%) PaaS
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.56%) Bluemix
4 2 (2.56%) IaaS
4 2 (2.56%) Office 365
4 2 (2.56%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) DNS
2 19 (24.36%) DHCP
3 11 (14.10%) NetScaler
4 8 (10.26%) LDAP
5 6 (7.69%) WAN
6 5 (6.41%) LAN
6 5 (6.41%) SAN
7 3 (3.85%) Firewall
7 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.85%) VPN
8 2 (2.56%) NAS
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.28%) Internet
9 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.28%) VLAN
9 1 (1.28%) VXLAN
9 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.85%) MSBuild
1 3 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.56%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.56%) MSI
3 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.28%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.28%) Hudson
3 1 (1.28%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (14.10%) Support Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Active Directory Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Server Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Active Directory Support
6 7 (8.97%) IT Support
6 7 (8.97%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Active Directory Specialist
7 6 (7.69%) Administrator
7 6 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Systems Support
7 6 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) VMware Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
8 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) WinForms
2 1 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Clustering
2 9 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.97%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.13%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.85%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.85%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) BYOD
8 1 (1.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (67.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (60.26%) Windows Server
4 33 (42.31%) Windows 7
5 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (21.79%) Linux
6 17 (21.79%) Windows 10
7 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (10.26%) Windows 2000
9 4 (5.13%) AIX
9 4 (5.13%) Unix
10 3 (3.85%) HPUX
10 3 (3.85%) Solaris
11 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) ITIL
2 14 (17.95%) Migration
3 12 (15.38%) Application Packaging
4 10 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.13%) Change Management
7 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.13%) Project Management
8 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.85%) DevOps
8 3 (3.85%) Software Delivery
8 3 (3.85%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (2.56%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.56%) Network Design
10 1 (1.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.28%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.67%) VBScript
3 7 (8.97%) SQL
4 2 (2.56%) C#
4 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.28%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.28%) Perl
5 1 (1.28%) Python
5 1 (1.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.85%) MCP
2 3 (3.85%) MCSE
3 2 (2.56%) CCA
3 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.28%) CCNP
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.28%) MCITP
4 1 (1.28%) MCSA
4 1 (1.28%) MCTS
4 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 50 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.77%) XenApp
3 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (24.36%) XenDesktop
5 13 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 9 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (3.85%) Docker
9 3 (3.85%) MetaFrame
9 3 (3.85%) SRDF
9 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (2.56%) XenServer
11 1 (1.28%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) SCCM
2 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 13 (16.67%) SCOM
4 10 (12.82%) WSUS
5 8 (10.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (6.41%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (3.85%) Ansible
7 3 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.85%) Puppet
7 3 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.28%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.28%) Netcool
Vendors
1 55 (70.51%) Microsoft
2 35 (44.87%) Citrix
3 30 (38.46%) VMware
4 8 (10.26%) Cisco
4 8 (10.26%) Symantec
5 7 (8.97%) HP
6 5 (6.41%) NetApp
7 3 (3.85%) CA
7 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.85%) SAP
7 3 (3.85%) Splunk
8 2 (2.56%) Altiris
9 1 (1.28%) AppSense
9 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.28%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle
9 1 (1.28%) Veritas
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago