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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 10 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 82 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 21.13% 16.98% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.05% 43.90% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 11 8
Median daily rate £321 £335 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% -8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £267 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £420 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
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 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
182 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 46.91% 38.68% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 26 32
Median daily rate £321 £335 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% +2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £129 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £423 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 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 5 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 -2 81 £321 -4.17% 1
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 85 (77.27%) Microsoft
4 76 (69.09%) Security Cleared
5 75 (68.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (64.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 68 (61.82%) SQL
8 65 (59.09%) Windows Server
9 64 (58.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (58.18%) PowerShell
10 58 (52.73%) SC Cleared
11 57 (51.82%) VMware
12 53 (48.18%) Hyper-V
12 53 (48.18%) MCSE
12 53 (48.18%) Citrix
13 50 (45.45%) MCSA
14 42 (38.18%) Windows XP
15 39 (35.45%) HP
15 39 (35.45%) AIX
15 39 (35.45%) Netcool
16 38 (34.55%) MS Excel
17 37 (33.64%) ITIL
18 36 (32.73%) WinRunner
18 36 (32.73%) HP UFT
18 36 (32.73%) Test Automation
19 35 (31.82%) Windows 7
19 35 (31.82%) Software Testing
19 35 (31.82%) TestDirector
19 35 (31.82%) Change Management
19 35 (31.82%) DNS

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 30 (27.27%) OpenStack
2 26 (23.64%) SharePoint
3 24 (21.82%) MS Exchange
4 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 19 (17.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (15.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (15.45%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (5.45%) IIS
7 6 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (5.45%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.64%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 38 (34.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (31.82%) DNS
2 30 (27.27%) DHCP
3 26 (23.64%) SAN
4 18 (16.36%) Skype
5 5 (4.55%) WAN
6 2 (1.82%) SMTP
7 1 (0.91%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (32.73%) HP UFT
1 36 (32.73%) WinRunner
2 35 (31.82%) TestDirector
3 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Analyst
1 25 (22.73%) Test Analyst
2 21 (19.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 21 (19.09%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 13 (11.82%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Wintel Specialist
7 5 (4.55%) Consultant
7 5 (4.55%) Tester
8 4 (3.64%) Administrator
8 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Tester
8 4 (3.64%) Lync Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Messaging Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) CSS
2 7 (6.36%) Regular Expression
3 6 (5.45%) jQuery
3 6 (5.45%) XML
3 6 (5.45%) XSLT
4 5 (4.55%) .NET
5 4 (3.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.91%) Clustering
2 30 (27.27%) PDA
3 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (14.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.64%) PKI
6 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (68.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 65 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 64 (58.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (38.18%) Windows XP
6 39 (35.45%) AIX
7 35 (31.82%) Windows 7
8 8 (7.27%) Linux
9 7 (6.36%) HPUX
9 7 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) ITIL
2 36 (32.73%) Test Automation
3 35 (31.82%) Change Management
3 35 (31.82%) Software Testing
4 30 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 27 (24.55%) Migration
6 19 (17.27%) Load Balancing
7 9 (8.18%) Conflict Management
7 9 (8.18%) High Availability
7 9 (8.18%) Risk Management
8 8 (7.27%) Records Management
9 7 (6.36%) Release Management
9 7 (6.36%) Service Management
10 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.64%) Server Virtualisation
11 4 (3.64%) Workflow
12 3 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Management
13 2 (1.82%) Information Security
14 1 (0.91%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.82%) SQL
2 64 (58.18%) PowerShell
3 22 (20.00%) VBScript
4 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.36%) Bourne shell
5 7 (6.36%) Java
5 7 (6.36%) Korn
5 7 (6.36%) Perl
6 5 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (69.09%) Security Cleared
2 71 (64.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (52.73%) SC Cleared
4 53 (48.18%) MCSE
5 50 (45.45%) MCSA
6 34 (30.91%) MCITP
6 34 (30.91%) MCTS
7 29 (26.36%) ISTQB
8 16 (14.55%) Degree
9 14 (12.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (4.55%) DV Cleared
10 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 90 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 53 (48.18%) Hyper-V
3 32 (29.09%) VMware ESX
3 32 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (12.73%) vSphere
5 13 (11.82%) Terminal Services
5 13 (11.82%) XenApp
6 3 (2.73%) Firmware
7 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (35.45%) Netcool
2 34 (30.91%) HP Quality Center
3 32 (29.09%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (8.18%) SCOM
5 7 (6.36%) Tivoli
6 5 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (1.82%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.82%) SCCM
7 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 57 (51.82%) VMware
3 53 (48.18%) Citrix
4 39 (35.45%) HP
5 34 (30.91%) Veritas
6 33 (30.00%) Intel Security
7 13 (11.82%) IronPort
8 8 (7.27%) CA
8 8 (7.27%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.36%) IBM
10 4 (3.64%) Nintex
11 2 (1.82%) arcserve
11 2 (1.82%) Lumension
11 2 (1.82%) Symantec
12 1 (0.91%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.91%) AppSense
12 1 (0.91%) Brocade
Erskine, Renfrewshire
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