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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 88 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 20.18% 17.00% 6.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.09% 51.52% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 10 8
Median daily rate £340 £339 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.36% -7.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £266 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.75 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

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
183 33 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 41.97% 33.00% 50.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 23 43
Median daily rate £321 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +9.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £267 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 87 £340 +0.36%
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (81.74%) Active Directory
3 87 (75.65%) Microsoft
4 80 (69.57%) Security Cleared
5 76 (66.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (61.74%) Windows Server
8 69 (60.00%) PowerShell
9 68 (59.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 68 (59.13%) SQL
10 63 (54.78%) SC Cleared
11 55 (47.83%) VMware
12 50 (43.48%) Hyper-V
12 50 (43.48%) Citrix
13 48 (41.74%) MCSE
14 46 (40.00%) MCSA
15 45 (39.13%) HP
16 43 (37.39%) ITIL
17 42 (36.52%) MS Excel
18 40 (34.78%) DNS
19 38 (33.04%) SQL Server
20 36 (31.30%) DHCP
21 35 (30.43%) Windows XP
22 34 (29.57%) VMware Infrastructure
23 33 (28.70%) AIX
23 33 (28.70%) Netcool
24 32 (27.83%) SAN
25 31 (26.96%) Clustering
25 31 (26.96%) OpenStack
26 30 (26.09%) Test Automation

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 (26.96%) OpenStack
2 29 (25.22%) SharePoint
3 28 (24.35%) MS Exchange
4 27 (23.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (20.00%) Skype for Business
7 19 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (14.78%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (5.22%) IIS
9 6 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (5.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (5.22%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (3.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.61%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 42 (36.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.78%) DNS
2 36 (31.30%) DHCP
3 32 (27.83%) SAN
4 20 (17.39%) Skype
5 5 (4.35%) SMTP
6 4 (3.48%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (26.09%) HP UFT
1 30 (26.09%) WinRunner
2 29 (25.22%) TestDirector
3 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 20 (17.39%) Analyst
1 20 (17.39%) Test Analyst
2 17 (14.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 17 (14.78%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 14 (12.17%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (11.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) Messaging Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Administrator
6 7 (6.09%) Wintel Specialist
7 6 (5.22%) Windows Specialist
8 5 (4.35%) Consultant
8 5 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Tester
9 4 (3.48%) Lync Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Messaging Consultant
9 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 4 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) CSS
2 7 (6.09%) Regular Expression
3 6 (5.22%) jQuery
3 6 (5.22%) XML
3 6 (5.22%) XSLT
4 5 (4.35%) .NET
5 3 (2.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.96%) Clustering
2 25 (21.74%) PDA
3 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (14.78%) Computer Science
4 11 (9.57%) PKI
5 4 (3.48%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.48%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (66.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 75 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (61.74%) Windows Server
5 35 (30.43%) Windows XP
6 33 (28.70%) AIX
7 28 (24.35%) Windows 7
8 11 (9.57%) Linux
9 7 (6.09%) HPUX
9 7 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.39%) ITIL
2 30 (26.09%) Test Automation
3 28 (24.35%) Change Management
3 28 (24.35%) Migration
3 28 (24.35%) Software Testing
4 25 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 19 (16.52%) Load Balancing
6 12 (10.43%) High Availability
7 10 (8.70%) Conflict Management
7 10 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 8 (6.96%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.09%) Records Management
9 7 (6.09%) Release Management
9 7 (6.09%) Service Management
10 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (3.48%) Workflow
11 3 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.61%) Server Virtualisation
12 2 (1.74%) Information Security
13 1 (0.87%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 68 (59.13%) SQL
3 24 (20.87%) VBScript
4 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.09%) Bourne shell
5 7 (6.09%) Java
5 7 (6.09%) Korn
5 7 (6.09%) Perl
6 5 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 68 (59.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (54.78%) SC Cleared
4 48 (41.74%) MCSE
5 46 (40.00%) MCSA
6 28 (24.35%) MCITP
6 28 (24.35%) MCTS
7 25 (21.74%) ISTQB
8 17 (14.78%) Degree
9 16 (13.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (5.22%) CISSP
11 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared
11 5 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 94 (81.74%) Active Directory
2 50 (43.48%) Hyper-V
3 34 (29.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (22.61%) VMware ESX
5 15 (13.04%) vSphere
6 14 (12.17%) Terminal Services
6 14 (12.17%) XenApp
7 5 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (28.70%) Netcool
2 28 (24.35%) HP Quality Center
3 26 (22.61%) McAfee ePO
4 12 (10.43%) SCOM
5 7 (6.09%) Tivoli
6 5 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (4.35%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (4.35%) SCCM
6 5 (4.35%) SCVMM
6 5 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (75.65%) Microsoft
2 55 (47.83%) VMware
3 50 (43.48%) Citrix
4 45 (39.13%) HP
5 28 (24.35%) Veritas
6 27 (23.48%) Intel Security
7 14 (12.17%) IronPort
8 11 (9.57%) CA
8 11 (9.57%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.09%) IBM
10 5 (4.35%) arcserve
10 5 (4.35%) Lumension
10 5 (4.35%) Symantec
11 4 (3.48%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.48%) AppSense
11 4 (3.48%) Brocade
11 4 (3.48%) Nintex