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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 15 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 15.38% 20.98% 15.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.63% 37.97% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 16
Median daily rate £416 £388 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £282 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £437 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
27 79 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 51.92% 55.24% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 38
Median daily rate £400 £335 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -2 8 £416 +7.41% 2
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (91.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 60 (81.08%) Active Directory
4 53 (71.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (70.27%) PowerShell
6 49 (66.22%) Windows Server
7 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
8 37 (50.00%) Office 365
9 36 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 35 (47.30%) MCSE
10 35 (47.30%) Security Cleared
11 32 (43.24%) SQL
12 31 (41.89%) MS Excel
12 31 (41.89%) SharePoint
13 30 (40.54%) SC Cleared
14 27 (36.49%) Windows 7
14 27 (36.49%) Windows XP
15 24 (32.43%) Degree
16 23 (31.08%) Computer Science
17 22 (29.73%) Windows 10
18 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (28.38%) MS Exchange
19 20 (27.03%) HP
19 20 (27.03%) Skype for Business
19 20 (27.03%) Migration
19 20 (27.03%) Skype
19 20 (27.03%) OpenStack
19 20 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2013
20 18 (24.32%) Load Balancing
21 17 (22.97%) Change Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 31 (41.89%) SharePoint
2 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (28.38%) MS Exchange
3 20 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (27.03%) OpenStack
3 20 (27.03%) Skype for Business
4 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (10.81%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (9.46%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (41.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) Skype
2 11 (14.86%) DNS
2 11 (14.86%) VSAN
3 10 (13.51%) DHCP
4 8 (10.81%) HTTP
4 8 (10.81%) HTTPS
4 8 (10.81%) SAN
4 8 (10.81%) SSL
5 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) StarTeam
2 10 (13.51%) MSI
3 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.70%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Analyst
1 12 (16.22%) Test Analyst
2 11 (14.86%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (13.51%) Lync Specialist
4 9 (12.16%) Office 365 Specialist
4 9 (12.16%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Mobility Specialist
6 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Management Specialist
6 4 (5.41%) Tester
6 4 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Development Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Mobility Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.70%) XML
3 2 (2.70%) XSD
4 1 (1.35%) J2EE
4 1 (1.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.22%) Clustering
3 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) PDA
6 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (91.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 53 (71.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (66.22%) Windows Server
5 27 (36.49%) Windows 7
5 27 (36.49%) Windows XP
6 22 (29.73%) Windows 10
7 13 (17.57%) AIX
8 9 (12.16%) Linux
9 7 (9.46%) Android
9 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
9 7 (9.46%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.35%) Solaris
10 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Migration
2 18 (24.32%) Load Balancing
3 17 (22.97%) Change Management
4 15 (20.27%) Software Testing
5 13 (17.57%) Server Virtualisation
5 13 (17.57%) Test Scripting
6 12 (16.22%) ITIL
7 11 (14.86%) Prototyping
7 11 (14.86%) Smoke Testing
8 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.81%) Patch Management
8 8 (10.81%) Software Distribution
8 8 (10.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 7 (9.46%) Application Packaging
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (2.70%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.70%) Manual Testing
11 2 (2.70%) OO
11 2 (2.70%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (70.27%) PowerShell
2 32 (43.24%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) REXX
3 8 (10.81%) Tcl
3 8 (10.81%) VB
4 4 (5.41%) VBScript
5 2 (2.70%) C
5 2 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (47.30%) MCSE
2 35 (47.30%) Security Cleared
3 30 (40.54%) SC Cleared
4 24 (32.43%) Degree
5 15 (20.27%) ISTQB
6 13 (17.57%) MCITP
6 13 (17.57%) MCSA
6 13 (17.57%) MCTS
7 11 (14.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (9.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 60 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 13 (17.57%) vSphere
5 4 (5.41%) Firmware
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (16.22%) Netcool
2 11 (14.86%) PowerCLI
2 11 (14.86%) vRealize
3 8 (10.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (9.46%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) HP
3 15 (20.27%) VMware
4 13 (17.57%) Citrix
5 12 (16.22%) Intel Security
5 12 (16.22%) Veritas
6 8 (10.81%) IronPort
7 1 (1.35%) BEA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) F5
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) Sun
7 1 (1.35%) Symantec
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