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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.17% 69.70% 75.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 79.31% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 18
Average daily rate
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£323 £352 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.31% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £312 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £357 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £19.19
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -10.08%
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
52 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.07% 87.88% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 20
Average daily rate £340 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £310 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £356 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
3 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
4 20 (74.07%) VMware
5 16 (59.26%) SQL
6 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
7 14 (51.85%) HP
7 14 (51.85%) MS Office
7 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (48.15%) MS Exchange
8 13 (48.15%) DHCP
8 13 (48.15%) DNS
8 13 (48.15%) Replication
9 12 (44.44%) MS Project
9 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (40.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (37.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (37.04%) Altiris
12 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
12 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
13 5 (18.52%) vSphere
13 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
13 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
13 5 (18.52%) SAN
13 5 (18.52%) Change Management
13 5 (18.52%) McAfee
14 4 (14.81%) X.500

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (48.15%) MS Exchange
1 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Lync
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Office
2 12 (44.44%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) DHCP
1 13 (48.15%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) X.500
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) Junos
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) WinRunner
1 4 (14.81%) TestDirector
1 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Build Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Replication
2 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 4 (14.81%) PDA
4 3 (11.11%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
3 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
2 4 (14.81%) MCSA
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) MCTS
2 4 (14.81%) MCITP
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
5 3 (11.11%) vCloud
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (37.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (14.81%) Netcool
3 4 (14.81%) MIIS
3 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (74.07%) VMware
3 14 (51.85%) HP
4 10 (37.04%) Altiris
5 5 (18.52%) McAfee
6 4 (14.81%) Veritas
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
7 3 (11.11%) Dell
7 3 (11.11%) NetApp
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) Juniper
8 1 (3.70%) CA
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.70%) TippingPoint
8 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.70%) F5
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago