The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 10.19% 54.29% 51.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 67.86% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 13
Average daily rate
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£331 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.02% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £318 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £370 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 38.22% 80.00% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 14
Average daily rate £340 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Renfrewshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 23 (82.14%) SC Cleared
3 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
4 19 (67.86%) VMware
5 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
6 15 (53.57%) SQL
7 13 (46.43%) MS Office
7 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
7 13 (46.43%) DHCP
7 13 (46.43%) DNS
7 13 (46.43%) HP
7 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (42.86%) Replication
9 11 (39.29%) MS Project
9 11 (39.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 10 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (35.71%) Altiris
11 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
11 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
12 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
13 5 (17.86%) XML
13 5 (17.86%) McAfee
13 5 (17.86%) X.500
13 5 (17.86%) MIIS
13 5 (17.86%) Change Management
13 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) Lync
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Office
2 11 (39.29%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) DHCP
1 13 (46.43%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) X.500
3 4 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Junos
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) WinRunner
1 4 (14.29%) TestDirector
1 4 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Build Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
1 12 (42.86%) Replication
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) PDA
3 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
3 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) SC Cleared
1 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) MCTS
2 4 (14.29%) MCITP
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) MCSA
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.29%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.14%) vCloud
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (17.86%) MIIS
4 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) VMware
3 13 (46.43%) HP
4 10 (35.71%) Altiris
5 5 (17.86%) McAfee
6 4 (14.29%) Veritas
6 4 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) CA
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.57%) F5
8 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.57%) Crossbeam