The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 6 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 38.71% 17.22% 13.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.59% 44.83% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 13
Median daily rate £310 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £299 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £429 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 54.84% 38.41% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 47 38
Median daily rate £310 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £295 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine 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 Erskine

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (89.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 54 (79.41%) Active Directory
4 49 (72.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (70.59%) Microsoft
6 43 (63.24%) PowerShell
7 42 (61.76%) Windows Server
8 38 (55.88%) Office 365
8 38 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (52.94%) MCSE
10 32 (47.06%) SharePoint
10 32 (47.06%) Security Cleared
11 29 (42.65%) MS Excel
12 27 (39.71%) SC Cleared
13 24 (35.29%) Degree
13 24 (35.29%) SQL
14 23 (33.82%) Computer Science
15 21 (30.88%) Windows XP
15 21 (30.88%) MS Exchange
15 21 (30.88%) HP
15 21 (30.88%) OpenStack
15 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (29.41%) Skype for Business
16 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
16 20 (29.41%) Skype
16 20 (29.41%) Migration
16 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
17 18 (26.47%) Load Balancing
17 18 (26.47%) Change Management
18 16 (23.53%) ISTQB

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 32 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (30.88%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.88%) OpenStack
3 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (29.41%) Skype for Business
4 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (11.76%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (10.29%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (42.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (22.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (55.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) Skype
2 9 (13.24%) DNS
2 9 (13.24%) VSAN
3 8 (11.76%) DHCP
3 8 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.94%) MSI
2 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.94%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Analyst
1 13 (19.12%) Test Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (14.71%) Lync Specialist
4 9 (13.24%) Office 365 Specialist
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 6 (8.82%) Mobility Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Management Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Tester
7 4 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Development Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) .NET
2 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.94%) XML
3 2 (2.94%) XSD
4 1 (1.47%) J2EE
4 1 (1.47%) JSP
4 1 (1.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Computer Science
2 13 (19.12%) Clustering
3 7 (10.29%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) PKI
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) PDA
7 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (89.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 49 (72.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (61.76%) Windows Server
5 21 (30.88%) Windows XP
6 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 15 (22.06%) AIX
7 15 (22.06%) Windows 10
8 7 (10.29%) Android
8 7 (10.29%) Apple iOS
8 7 (10.29%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.94%) Linux
9 2 (2.94%) Solaris
10 1 (1.47%) HPUX
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Migration
2 18 (26.47%) Change Management
2 18 (26.47%) Load Balancing
3 16 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 14 (20.59%) Server Virtualisation
4 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
5 12 (17.65%) Smoke Testing
6 11 (16.18%) ITIL
7 7 (10.29%) Application Packaging
8 5 (7.35%) Prototyping
9 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (4.41%) Records Management
11 2 (2.94%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.94%) Manual Testing
11 2 (2.94%) OO
11 2 (2.94%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.47%) Project Management
12 1 (1.47%) Service Management
12 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 43 (63.24%) PowerShell
2 24 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) VBScript
4 2 (2.94%) C
4 2 (2.94%) C#
4 2 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (1.47%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.47%) Korn
5 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (52.94%) MCSE
3 32 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 27 (39.71%) SC Cleared
5 24 (35.29%) Degree
6 16 (23.53%) ISTQB
7 14 (20.59%) MCITP
7 14 (20.59%) MCSA
7 14 (20.59%) MCTS
8 9 (13.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (10.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (4.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 54 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.06%) Hyper-V
3 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (16.18%) vSphere
5 4 (5.88%) Firmware
6 1 (1.47%) XenApp
6 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Netcool
2 13 (19.12%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (13.24%) PowerCLI
3 9 (13.24%) vRealize
4 7 (10.29%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.47%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.47%) SCOM
5 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.88%) HP
3 14 (20.59%) Citrix
4 13 (19.12%) Intel Security
4 13 (19.12%) Veritas
4 13 (19.12%) VMware
5 8 (11.76%) IronPort
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) BEA
7 1 (1.47%) CA
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) F5
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle
7 1 (1.47%) Sun
7 1 (1.47%) Symantec
7 1 (1.47%) Thales