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 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.90% 3.70% 13.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.31% 10.34% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 19
Median daily rate £283 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £300 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -6.41%
Windows Server 2008
Renfrewshire

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
58 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 37.18% 35.80% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 57
Median daily rate £320 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £451 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (75.96%) Active Directory
3 78 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (71.15%) Security Cleared
5 73 (70.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 72 (69.23%) Microsoft
7 65 (62.50%) Windows Server
8 62 (59.62%) PowerShell
9 58 (55.77%) SC Cleared
10 56 (53.85%) SQL
11 51 (49.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 40 (38.46%) HP
12 40 (38.46%) ITIL
13 39 (37.50%) Citrix
14 38 (36.54%) MS Excel
15 37 (35.58%) MCSE
16 35 (33.65%) SQL Server
17 32 (30.77%) DHCP
17 32 (30.77%) DNS
18 31 (29.81%) VMware
19 30 (28.85%) SharePoint
20 29 (27.88%) Office 365
21 28 (26.92%) MCSA
21 28 (26.92%) VBScript
21 28 (26.92%) Hyper-V
22 27 (25.96%) Windows XP
22 27 (25.96%) SAN
23 26 (25.00%) MS Exchange
24 25 (24.04%) Migration
24 25 (24.04%) OpenStack

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 30 (28.85%) SharePoint
2 26 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 25 (24.04%) OpenStack
4 24 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (18.27%) Skype for Business
7 14 (13.46%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (5.77%) IIS
8 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (5.77%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 38 (36.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (27.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.77%) DHCP
1 32 (30.77%) DNS
2 27 (25.96%) SAN
3 19 (18.27%) Skype
4 5 (4.81%) SMTP
5 4 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) HP UFT
1 14 (13.46%) WinRunner
2 13 (12.50%) TestDirector
3 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.88%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 15 (14.42%) Wintel Engineer
2 14 (13.46%) Analyst
2 14 (13.46%) Test Analyst
3 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 9 (8.65%) Messaging Engineer
4 9 (8.65%) Wintel Specialist
5 7 (6.73%) Administrator
5 7 (6.73%) Windows Specialist
6 6 (5.77%) Monitoring Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Messaging Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) Regular Expression
2 6 (5.77%) CSS
2 6 (5.77%) jQuery
2 6 (5.77%) XML
2 6 (5.77%) XSLT
3 5 (4.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Clustering
2 17 (16.35%) Computer Science
3 14 (13.46%) PKI
4 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (10.58%) PDA
6 6 (5.77%) Cryptography
7 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.96%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 73 (70.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 65 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 27 (25.96%) Windows XP
6 24 (23.08%) AIX
7 17 (16.35%) Windows 7
8 13 (12.50%) Linux
9 9 (8.65%) HPUX
9 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (8.65%) Solaris
10 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) ITIL
2 25 (24.04%) Migration
3 19 (18.27%) Change Management
4 18 (17.31%) Software Testing
5 16 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 15 (14.42%) Load Balancing
7 14 (13.46%) Smoke Testing
7 14 (13.46%) Test Automation
8 12 (11.54%) High Availability
9 9 (8.65%) Prototyping
9 9 (8.65%) Records Management
9 9 (8.65%) Release Management
9 9 (8.65%) Service Management
10 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.77%) Conflict Management
11 6 (5.77%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (3.85%) Workflow
13 3 (2.88%) Server Virtualisation
14 2 (1.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 62 (59.62%) PowerShell
2 56 (53.85%) SQL
3 28 (26.92%) VBScript
4 9 (8.65%) Bourne shell
4 9 (8.65%) Java
4 9 (8.65%) Korn
4 9 (8.65%) Perl
5 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.81%) C#
7 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (71.15%) Security Cleared
2 58 (55.77%) SC Cleared
3 51 (49.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (35.58%) MCSE
5 28 (26.92%) MCSA
6 17 (16.35%) Degree
6 17 (16.35%) ISTQB
6 17 (16.35%) MCITP
7 16 (15.38%) MCTS
8 9 (8.65%) CISSP
8 9 (8.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (6.73%) DV Cleared
10 6 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 79 (75.96%) Active Directory
2 28 (26.92%) Hyper-V
3 22 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (17.31%) XenApp
5 16 (15.38%) Terminal Services
6 12 (11.54%) VMware ESX
7 8 (7.69%) vSphere
8 5 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.85%) Firmware
10 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (23.08%) Netcool
2 15 (14.42%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (13.46%) SCOM
4 13 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (8.65%) Tivoli
6 7 (6.73%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (4.81%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (4.81%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (4.81%) SCCM
7 5 (4.81%) SCVMM
7 5 (4.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (4.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 40 (38.46%) HP
3 39 (37.50%) Citrix
4 31 (29.81%) VMware
5 16 (15.38%) Intel Security
5 16 (15.38%) Veritas
6 15 (14.42%) IronPort
7 13 (12.50%) CA
7 13 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 9 (8.65%) IBM
9 7 (6.73%) Symantec
10 5 (4.81%) arcserve
10 5 (4.81%) Lumension
11 4 (3.85%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.85%) AppSense
11 4 (3.85%) Brocade
11 4 (3.85%) Nintex
12 1 (0.96%) ThinPrint
12 1 (0.96%) Xerox
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
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