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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 13 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 49 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 20.00% 8.22% 10.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.55% 19.35% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 14
Median daily rate £295 £338 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £303 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £340 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
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
110 31 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.90% 42.47% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 23 57
Median daily rate £320 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 September 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 24 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (81.40%) Active Directory
2 105 (81.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 91 (70.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (64.34%) Microsoft
5 81 (62.79%) PowerShell
6 80 (62.02%) Windows Server
7 78 (60.47%) Security Cleared
8 64 (49.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 59 (45.74%) SC Cleared
10 58 (44.96%) SQL
11 55 (42.64%) HP
12 52 (40.31%) MCSE
13 48 (37.21%) MS Excel
14 47 (36.43%) Office 365
15 43 (33.33%) SharePoint
16 41 (31.78%) Citrix
17 40 (31.01%) ITIL
18 39 (30.23%) MS Exchange
18 39 (30.23%) OpenStack
19 37 (28.68%) Exchange Server 2013
20 35 (27.13%) Windows XP
21 34 (26.36%) Exchange Server 2010
22 33 (25.58%) Degree
22 33 (25.58%) Migration
23 32 (24.81%) Computer Science
23 32 (24.81%) Hyper-V
23 32 (24.81%) DHCP
23 32 (24.81%) DNS
23 32 (24.81%) VBScript

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 43 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 39 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 39 (30.23%) OpenStack
3 37 (28.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (26.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (24.81%) Skype for Business
6 28 (21.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (17.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (12.40%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (6.20%) IIS
10 4 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (36.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.81%) DHCP
1 32 (24.81%) DNS
1 32 (24.81%) Skype
2 27 (20.93%) SAN
3 5 (3.88%) SMTP
4 4 (3.10%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) HP UFT
1 11 (8.53%) TestDirector
1 11 (8.53%) WinRunner
2 8 (6.20%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.73%) Analyst
1 19 (14.73%) Test Analyst
1 19 (14.73%) Wintel Engineer
2 12 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 12 (9.30%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 11 (8.53%) Messaging Specialist
4 10 (7.75%) Lync Specialist
5 9 (6.98%) Office 365 Specialist
5 9 (6.98%) Wintel Specialist
6 6 (4.65%) Mobility Specialist
6 6 (4.65%) Monitoring Engineer
6 6 (4.65%) Test Manager
6 6 (4.65%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Administrator
7 5 (3.88%) Messaging Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 5 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) Regular Expression
2 8 (6.20%) .NET
3 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.78%) CSS
4 1 (0.78%) jQuery
4 1 (0.78%) XML
4 1 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.81%) Computer Science
2 22 (17.05%) Clustering
3 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.30%) PKI
5 10 (7.75%) PDA
6 7 (5.43%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.65%) Cryptography
8 4 (3.10%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (81.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 91 (70.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (62.02%) Windows Server
5 35 (27.13%) Windows XP
6 26 (20.16%) AIX
7 25 (19.38%) Windows 7
8 13 (10.08%) Linux
9 12 (9.30%) Windows 10
10 9 (6.98%) HPUX
10 9 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (6.98%) Solaris
11 7 (5.43%) Android
11 7 (5.43%) Apple iOS
11 7 (5.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.01%) ITIL
2 33 (25.58%) Migration
3 27 (20.93%) Load Balancing
4 24 (18.60%) Change Management
5 23 (17.83%) Software Testing
6 18 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 16 (12.40%) Smoke Testing
8 11 (8.53%) Test Automation
9 10 (7.75%) Server Virtualisation
10 9 (6.98%) Release Management
10 9 (6.98%) Service Management
11 8 (6.20%) High Availability
11 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (6.20%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.43%) Application Packaging
12 7 (5.43%) Prototyping
13 6 (4.65%) Conflict Management
13 6 (4.65%) Risk Management
14 4 (3.10%) Records Management
15 3 (2.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (62.79%) PowerShell
2 58 (44.96%) SQL
3 32 (24.81%) VBScript
4 9 (6.98%) Bourne shell
4 9 (6.98%) Java
4 9 (6.98%) Korn
4 9 (6.98%) Perl
5 1 (0.78%) C
5 1 (0.78%) C#
5 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 78 (60.47%) Security Cleared
2 64 (49.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (45.74%) SC Cleared
4 52 (40.31%) MCSE
5 33 (25.58%) Degree
6 31 (24.03%) MCSA
7 21 (16.28%) ISTQB
8 20 (15.50%) MCITP
9 19 (14.73%) MCTS
10 9 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (5.43%) CISSP
11 7 (5.43%) DV Cleared
12 6 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 105 (81.40%) Active Directory
2 32 (24.81%) Hyper-V
3 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (13.95%) XenApp
5 16 (12.40%) Terminal Services
6 9 (6.98%) VMware ESX
7 8 (6.20%) Firmware
7 8 (6.20%) vSphere
8 5 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (20.16%) Netcool
2 17 (13.18%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (10.85%) SCOM
4 10 (7.75%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (6.98%) PowerCLI
5 9 (6.98%) Tivoli
6 7 (5.43%) AirWatch
6 7 (5.43%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (3.88%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (3.88%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (3.88%) SCCM
7 5 (3.88%) SCVMM
7 5 (3.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (3.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (64.34%) Microsoft
2 55 (42.64%) HP
3 41 (31.78%) Citrix
4 28 (21.71%) VMware
5 18 (13.95%) Intel Security
5 18 (13.95%) Veritas
6 17 (13.18%) IronPort
7 13 (10.08%) CA
7 13 (10.08%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.98%) IBM
9 7 (5.43%) Symantec
10 5 (3.88%) arcserve
10 5 (3.88%) Lumension
11 4 (3.10%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.10%) AppSense
11 4 (3.10%) Brocade
12 1 (0.78%) Nintex
12 1 (0.78%) ThinPrint
12 1 (0.78%) Xerox