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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 11 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 13.41% 10.47% 8.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.76% 30.00% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 12
Median daily rate £304 £343 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.31% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £309 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £353 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
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
98 30 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 35.51% 34.88% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 21 58
Median daily rate £320 £352 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (78.76%) Active Directory
3 81 (71.68%) Microsoft
3 81 (71.68%) Security Cleared
4 79 (69.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 78 (69.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (58.41%) Windows Server
7 65 (57.52%) PowerShell
8 64 (56.64%) SQL
9 63 (55.75%) SC Cleared
10 60 (53.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (41.59%) Citrix
12 46 (40.71%) MCSE
13 42 (37.17%) HP
14 41 (36.28%) ITIL
14 41 (36.28%) VMware
15 39 (34.51%) MS Excel
16 38 (33.63%) MCSA
16 38 (33.63%) Hyper-V
17 36 (31.86%) Windows XP
18 35 (30.97%) DNS
18 35 (30.97%) SQL Server
19 33 (29.20%) DHCP
20 32 (28.32%) AIX
20 32 (28.32%) Netcool
21 31 (27.43%) SharePoint
22 29 (25.66%) Office 365
23 28 (24.78%) VBScript
23 28 (24.78%) SAN
23 28 (24.78%) Change Management

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 31 (27.43%) SharePoint
2 27 (23.89%) MS Exchange
3 26 (23.01%) OpenStack
4 25 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (18.58%) Skype for Business
8 19 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (13.27%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (5.31%) IIS
10 6 (5.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (5.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (5.31%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.88%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 39 (34.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.97%) DNS
2 33 (29.20%) DHCP
3 28 (24.78%) SAN
4 19 (16.81%) Skype
5 5 (4.42%) SMTP
6 4 (3.54%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (20.35%) HP UFT
1 23 (20.35%) WinRunner
2 22 (19.47%) TestDirector
3 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.65%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 20 (17.70%) Analyst
1 20 (17.70%) Test Analyst
2 16 (14.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 16 (14.16%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 15 (13.27%) Wintel Engineer
4 10 (8.85%) Messaging Engineer
5 9 (7.96%) Wintel Specialist
6 7 (6.19%) Administrator
6 7 (6.19%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Windows Specialist
7 6 (5.31%) Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.54%) Consultant
9 4 (3.54%) Messaging Consultant
9 4 (3.54%) Monitoring Specialist
9 4 (3.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) Regular Expression
2 7 (6.19%) CSS
3 6 (5.31%) jQuery
3 6 (5.31%) XML
3 6 (5.31%) XSLT
4 5 (4.42%) .NET
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.78%) Clustering
2 19 (16.81%) PDA
3 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (15.04%) Computer Science
4 12 (10.62%) PKI
5 5 (4.42%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (69.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 78 (69.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (58.41%) Windows Server
5 36 (31.86%) Windows XP
6 32 (28.32%) AIX
7 26 (23.01%) Windows 7
8 13 (11.50%) Linux
9 9 (7.96%) HPUX
9 9 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (7.96%) Solaris
10 4 (3.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) ITIL
2 28 (24.78%) Change Management
3 27 (23.89%) Software Testing
4 26 (23.01%) Migration
5 23 (20.35%) Test Automation
6 21 (18.58%) Test Scripting
7 20 (17.70%) Smoke Testing
8 17 (15.04%) Load Balancing
9 12 (10.62%) High Availability
10 9 (7.96%) Release Management
10 9 (7.96%) Service Management
11 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.19%) Prototyping
12 7 (6.19%) Records Management
13 6 (5.31%) Conflict Management
13 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
14 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Management
14 4 (3.54%) Server Virtualisation
14 4 (3.54%) Workflow
15 2 (1.77%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 65 (57.52%) PowerShell
2 64 (56.64%) SQL
3 28 (24.78%) VBScript
4 9 (7.96%) Bourne shell
4 9 (7.96%) Java
4 9 (7.96%) Korn
4 9 (7.96%) Perl
5 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.42%) C#
7 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 81 (71.68%) Security Cleared
2 63 (55.75%) SC Cleared
3 60 (53.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (40.71%) MCSE
5 38 (33.63%) MCSA
6 25 (22.12%) ISTQB
6 25 (22.12%) MCITP
6 25 (22.12%) MCTS
7 17 (15.04%) Degree
8 10 (8.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (6.19%) CISSP
9 7 (6.19%) DV Cleared
10 6 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 89 (78.76%) Active Directory
2 38 (33.63%) Hyper-V
3 26 (23.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (17.70%) VMware ESX
5 17 (15.04%) XenApp
6 16 (14.16%) Terminal Services
7 9 (7.96%) vSphere
8 5 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.54%) Firmware
10 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (28.32%) Netcool
2 23 (20.35%) McAfee ePO
3 22 (19.47%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (12.39%) SCOM
5 9 (7.96%) Tivoli
6 7 (6.19%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (4.42%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (4.42%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (4.42%) SCCM
7 5 (4.42%) SCVMM
7 5 (4.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (4.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (71.68%) Microsoft
2 47 (41.59%) Citrix
3 42 (37.17%) HP
4 41 (36.28%) VMware
5 25 (22.12%) Veritas
6 24 (21.24%) Intel Security
7 15 (13.27%) IronPort
8 13 (11.50%) CA
8 13 (11.50%) Red Hat
9 9 (7.96%) IBM
10 6 (5.31%) Symantec
11 5 (4.42%) arcserve
11 5 (4.42%) Lumension
12 4 (3.54%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.54%) AppSense
12 4 (3.54%) Brocade
12 4 (3.54%) Nintex
13 1 (0.88%) ThinPrint
13 1 (0.88%) Xerox
Erskine, Renfrewshire
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