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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 9 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 55 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 28.21% 24.50% 10.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.40% 55.22% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 11
Median daily rate £310 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £364 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £312 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.04% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -15.00%
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
103 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 52.82% 44.37% 47.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 45 52
Median daily rate £310 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (88.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 64 (81.01%) Active Directory
4 58 (73.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (68.35%) Microsoft
6 46 (58.23%) Windows Server
7 45 (56.96%) PowerShell
8 42 (53.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (51.90%) Security Cleared
9 41 (51.90%) Office 365
10 40 (50.63%) MCSE
11 35 (44.30%) SharePoint
12 33 (41.77%) SC Cleared
13 32 (40.51%) MS Excel
14 30 (37.97%) SQL
15 26 (32.91%) Windows XP
16 24 (30.38%) Degree
16 24 (30.38%) Change Management
16 24 (30.38%) Windows 7
17 23 (29.11%) Computer Science
18 22 (27.85%) MS Exchange
18 22 (27.85%) HP
18 22 (27.85%) Exchange Server 2010
19 21 (26.58%) OpenStack
19 21 (26.58%) Software Testing
19 21 (26.58%) ISTQB
20 20 (25.32%) Migration
20 20 (25.32%) Citrix
20 20 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2013
20 20 (25.32%) Skype

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 35 (44.30%) SharePoint
2 22 (27.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (27.85%) MS Exchange
3 21 (26.58%) OpenStack
4 20 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (25.32%) Skype for Business
5 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (10.13%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (8.86%) IIS
8 1 (1.27%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (40.51%) MS Excel
2 17 (21.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (51.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.32%) Skype
2 12 (15.19%) DNS
3 11 (13.92%) DHCP
4 10 (12.66%) SAN
5 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.80%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.53%) MSI
3 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.27%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Analyst
1 18 (22.78%) Test Analyst
2 11 (13.92%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Lync Specialist
4 9 (11.39%) Office 365 Specialist
5 7 (8.86%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 6 (7.59%) Mobility Specialist
7 5 (6.33%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Management Specialist
8 4 (5.06%) Tester
9 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Software Development Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.53%) XML
3 2 (2.53%) XSD
4 1 (1.27%) J2EE
4 1 (1.27%) JSP
4 1 (1.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Computer Science
2 16 (20.25%) Clustering
3 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.06%) PKI
5 3 (3.80%) PDA
6 2 (2.53%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (88.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (73.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (58.23%) Windows Server
5 26 (32.91%) Windows XP
6 24 (30.38%) Windows 7
7 18 (22.78%) AIX
7 18 (22.78%) Windows 10
8 7 (8.86%) Android
8 7 (8.86%) Apple iOS
8 7 (8.86%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.53%) Linux
9 2 (2.53%) Solaris
10 1 (1.27%) HPUX
10 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Change Management
2 21 (26.58%) Software Testing
3 20 (25.32%) Migration
4 18 (22.78%) Load Balancing
5 17 (21.52%) Test Scripting
6 16 (20.25%) Server Virtualisation
7 14 (17.72%) Smoke Testing
8 13 (16.46%) ITIL
9 7 (8.86%) Application Packaging
10 6 (7.59%) Prototyping
11 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (3.80%) Manual Testing
12 3 (3.80%) Records Management
13 2 (2.53%) Integration Testing
13 2 (2.53%) OO
13 2 (2.53%) Performance Management
13 2 (2.53%) Unit Testing
14 1 (1.27%) Project Management
14 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma
14 1 (1.27%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) PowerShell
2 30 (37.97%) SQL
3 7 (8.86%) VBScript
4 2 (2.53%) C
4 2 (2.53%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.27%) Korn
5 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (53.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (51.90%) Security Cleared
3 40 (50.63%) MCSE
4 33 (41.77%) SC Cleared
5 24 (30.38%) Degree
6 21 (26.58%) ISTQB
7 18 (22.78%) MCSA
8 17 (21.52%) MCITP
8 17 (21.52%) MCTS
9 9 (11.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (8.86%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (5.06%) CISSP
12 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 64 (81.01%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.92%) vSphere
5 4 (5.06%) Firmware
5 4 (5.06%) XenApp
6 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (21.52%) Netcool
2 16 (20.25%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (11.39%) PowerCLI
3 9 (11.39%) vRealize
4 7 (8.86%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.27%) SCOM
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 54 (68.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.85%) HP
3 20 (25.32%) Citrix
4 16 (20.25%) Intel Security
4 16 (20.25%) Veritas
5 15 (18.99%) VMware
6 9 (11.39%) IronPort
7 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.53%) Symantec
7 2 (2.53%) Thales
8 1 (1.27%) BEA
8 1 (1.27%) CA
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco
8 1 (1.27%) F5
8 1 (1.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle
8 1 (1.27%) Sun
8 1 (1.27%) ThinPrint
8 1 (1.27%) Xerox