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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 16.22% 7.55% 27.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.73% 13.79% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £351 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
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
49 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 44.14% 54.72% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 13
Average daily rate £350 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £145 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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
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 29 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 21 (70.00%) VMware
5 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 19 (63.33%) SQL
7 15 (50.00%) MS Office
7 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (46.67%) HP
9 13 (43.33%) DHCP
9 13 (43.33%) DNS
9 13 (43.33%) Replication
9 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
10 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
10 12 (40.00%) MS Project
11 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
11 11 (36.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 11 (36.67%) McAfee
11 11 (36.67%) PDA
11 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
12 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
12 10 (33.33%) Altiris
12 10 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
13 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
14 8 (26.67%) MCSA
14 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Office
2 12 (40.00%) MS Project
3 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) DHCP
1 13 (43.33%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security
3 4 (13.33%) Junos
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) WinRunner
1 8 (26.67%) TestDirector
1 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Replication
2 11 (36.67%) PDA
3 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (26.67%) Clustering
5 4 (13.33%) Cryptography
5 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
4 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
5 7 (23.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Change Management
1 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
1 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
1 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
1 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Service Management
2 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (13.33%) Network Management
3 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (26.67%) MCSA
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (26.67%) MCITP
4 7 (23.33%) MCTS
4 7 (23.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
1 4 (13.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
3 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (26.67%) vSphere
5 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (23.33%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (23.33%) Netcool
4 4 (13.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) VMware
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) HP
4 11 (36.67%) McAfee
5 10 (33.33%) Altiris
6 8 (26.67%) Veritas
7 7 (23.33%) Citrix
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco
8 5 (16.67%) EMC
9 4 (13.33%) Juniper
9 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (13.33%) Crossbeam
9 4 (13.33%) TippingPoint
9 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
9 4 (13.33%) F5
9 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
10 3 (10.00%) Dell
10 3 (10.00%) NetApp
11 1 (3.33%) Borland
11 1 (3.33%) Brocade
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago