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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 16.05% 15.87% 17.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.24% 27.03% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 3
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£341 £378 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +21.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £317 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £530 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
Windows Server 2008
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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
34 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 41.98% 58.73% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 17
Average daily rate £347 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £264 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 16 (61.54%) Windows 7
5 14 (53.85%) PDA
5 14 (53.85%) VMware
5 14 (53.85%) Windows XP
5 14 (53.85%) SQL
5 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 13 (50.00%) McAfee
6 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
7 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
7 11 (42.31%) TestDirector
7 11 (42.31%) Change Management
7 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (42.31%) MCSA
8 10 (38.46%) WinRunner
8 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
8 10 (38.46%) Clustering
8 10 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (38.46%) Veritas
8 10 (38.46%) MCITP
8 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
9 9 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (34.62%) MCTS
9 9 (34.62%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (34.62%) Netcool

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Project
3 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) Junos
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) TestDirector
2 10 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (38.46%) WinRunner
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) MSI
3 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.85%) AdminStudio
3 1 (3.85%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Test Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Build Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Tester
5 1 (3.85%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) PDA
2 10 (38.46%) Clustering
3 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (11.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 14 (53.85%) Windows XP
5 9 (34.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Change Management
1 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
1 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
2 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (15.38%) Network Management
4 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.85%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) REXX
3 2 (7.69%) Tcl
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (42.31%) MCSA
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (38.46%) MCITP
5 9 (34.62%) MCSE
5 9 (34.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
1 4 (15.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
3 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (19.23%) vSphere
5 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Netcool
1 9 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (34.62%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (7.69%) SCCM
5 2 (7.69%) WMI
6 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) McAfee
3 10 (38.46%) Veritas
4 9 (34.62%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) HP
6 5 (19.23%) EMC
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco
7 4 (15.38%) Crossbeam
7 4 (15.38%) TippingPoint
7 4 (15.38%) Riverbed
7 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
7 4 (15.38%) F5
7 4 (15.38%) Juniper
7 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (11.54%) Altiris
9 1 (3.85%) Brocade
9 1 (3.85%) Symantec
9 1 (3.85%) Borland
9 1 (3.85%) CA
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