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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 64 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.03% 1.71% 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.21% 13.62% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 12
Median daily rate £260 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £413 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
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
159 213 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.35% 12.60% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 124 107
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £245 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (73.13%) Microsoft
3 48 (71.64%) Active Directory
4 40 (59.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (59.70%) Windows Server
5 31 (46.27%) PowerShell
6 30 (44.78%) Citrix
7 28 (41.79%) Windows 7
8 21 (31.34%) VMware
9 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
10 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (28.36%) Finance
10 19 (28.36%) XenDesktop
10 19 (28.36%) XenApp
11 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (23.88%) VBScript
13 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
13 15 (22.39%) Clustering
14 14 (20.90%) VMware ESX
14 14 (20.90%) WSUS
14 14 (20.90%) Windows 10
15 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Clustering
15 13 (19.40%) NetScaler
15 13 (19.40%) Migration
15 13 (19.40%) DNS
15 13 (19.40%) DHCP
16 12 (17.91%) Linux
16 12 (17.91%) SCCM
17 11 (16.42%) SCOM
17 11 (16.42%) Application Packaging

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 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.46%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.96%) PaaS
3 4 (5.97%) Office 365
4 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.99%) Bluemix
5 2 (2.99%) IaaS
5 2 (2.99%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) DHCP
1 13 (19.40%) DNS
1 13 (19.40%) NetScaler
2 7 (10.45%) SAN
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) LDAP
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) LAN
4 2 (2.99%) NAS
4 2 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.99%) VLAN
4 2 (2.99%) VoIP
4 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.49%) Network Security
5 1 (1.49%) Skype
5 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.49%) VPN
5 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.48%) MSBuild
1 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.99%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.99%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.49%) Hudson
3 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.49%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Legal
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Law
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (19.40%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) VMware Support Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Administrator
6 6 (8.96%) IT Support
7 5 (7.46%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Server Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) WinForms
2 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Clustering
2 8 (11.94%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.49%) CMDB
5 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) iPhone
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (59.70%) Windows Server
2 40 (59.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (41.79%) Windows 7
4 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (20.90%) Windows 10
6 12 (17.91%) Linux
7 8 (11.94%) Windows 2000
8 5 (7.46%) AIX
8 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.97%) Unix
9 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.48%) HPUX
10 3 (4.48%) Solaris
10 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Migration
2 11 (16.42%) Application Packaging
2 11 (16.42%) ITIL
3 6 (8.96%) Change Management
4 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.48%) DevOps
5 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.48%) Service Management
5 3 (4.48%) Software Delivery
5 3 (4.48%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.99%) Network Design
6 2 (2.99%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (2.99%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.49%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.49%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) PowerShell
2 16 (23.88%) VBScript
3 8 (11.94%) SQL
4 3 (4.48%) VBA
5 2 (2.99%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) Ruby
6 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.97%) MCSE
3 2 (2.99%) CCA
3 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.99%) MCITP
3 2 (2.99%) MCSA
3 2 (2.99%) MCTS
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) HND
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (71.64%) Active Directory
2 19 (28.36%) XenApp
2 19 (28.36%) XenDesktop
3 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (20.90%) VMware ESX
5 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (4.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.48%) Docker
7 3 (4.48%) MetaFrame
7 3 (4.48%) SRDF
8 2 (2.99%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.99%) vSphere
8 2 (2.99%) XenServer
9 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) WSUS
2 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (17.91%) SCCM
4 11 (16.42%) SCOM
5 4 (5.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (5.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (4.48%) Ansible
6 3 (4.48%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.48%) Puppet
7 2 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.99%) Netcool
8 1 (1.49%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 49 (73.13%) Microsoft
2 30 (44.78%) Citrix
3 21 (31.34%) VMware
4 8 (11.94%) NetApp
5 5 (7.46%) Symantec
6 4 (5.97%) CA
6 4 (5.97%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.48%) Dell
7 3 (4.48%) EMC
7 3 (4.48%) HP
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.48%) Splunk
8 2 (2.99%) Altiris
8 2 (2.99%) AppSense
8 2 (2.99%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.99%) Veritas
8 2 (2.99%) WebSpy
9 1 (1.49%) Apple
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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