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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 13 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 54 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 21.34% 8.85% 9.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.96% 27.78% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 15
Median daily rate £295 £310 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £299 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £340 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
115 36 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 45.45% 31.86% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 24 57
Median daily rate £310 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £411 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.91% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +4 53 £295 -4.83%
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (82.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 106 (80.92%) Active Directory
4 93 (70.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 84 (64.12%) Microsoft
6 80 (61.07%) PowerShell
6 80 (61.07%) Windows Server
7 77 (58.78%) Security Cleared
8 64 (48.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 59 (45.04%) SC Cleared
10 58 (44.27%) SQL
11 55 (41.98%) HP
12 51 (38.93%) MCSE
13 48 (36.64%) MS Excel
13 48 (36.64%) Office 365
14 44 (33.59%) SharePoint
15 41 (31.30%) Citrix
16 40 (30.53%) ITIL
17 39 (29.77%) OpenStack
18 38 (29.01%) MS Exchange
19 36 (27.48%) Windows XP
19 36 (27.48%) Exchange Server 2013
20 33 (25.19%) Exchange Server 2010
20 33 (25.19%) Degree
21 32 (24.43%) Computer Science
21 32 (24.43%) Hyper-V
21 32 (24.43%) Migration
21 32 (24.43%) DHCP
21 32 (24.43%) DNS
21 32 (24.43%) VBScript

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 44 (33.59%) SharePoint
2 39 (29.77%) OpenStack
3 38 (29.01%) MS Exchange
4 36 (27.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (25.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (23.66%) Skype for Business
7 27 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (16.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (12.21%) Office Communications Server
10 8 (6.11%) IIS
11 4 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (36.64%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 48 (36.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.43%) DHCP
1 32 (24.43%) DNS
2 31 (23.66%) Skype
3 27 (20.61%) SAN
4 5 (3.82%) SMTP
5 4 (3.05%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) StarTeam
1 10 (7.63%) TestDirector
2 9 (6.87%) HP UFT
2 9 (6.87%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.50%) Analyst
1 19 (14.50%) Test Analyst
1 19 (14.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 11 (8.40%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (7.63%) Lync Specialist
4 9 (6.87%) Office 365 Specialist
4 9 (6.87%) Wintel Specialist
5 6 (4.58%) Mobility Specialist
5 6 (4.58%) Monitoring Engineer
5 6 (4.58%) Test Manager
5 6 (4.58%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 5 (3.82%) Administrator
6 5 (3.82%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (3.82%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 5 (3.82%) Windows Specialist
7 4 (3.05%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) Regular Expression
2 8 (6.11%) .NET
3 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) jQuery
4 1 (0.76%) XML
4 1 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.43%) Computer Science
2 22 (16.79%) Clustering
3 14 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (9.92%) PKI
5 9 (6.87%) PDA
6 7 (5.34%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.58%) Cryptography
8 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (82.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 93 (70.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (61.07%) Windows Server
5 36 (27.48%) Windows XP
6 26 (19.85%) AIX
6 26 (19.85%) Windows 7
7 14 (10.69%) Windows 10
8 13 (9.92%) Linux
9 9 (6.87%) HPUX
9 9 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.87%) Solaris
10 7 (5.34%) Android
10 7 (5.34%) Apple iOS
10 7 (5.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) ITIL
2 32 (24.43%) Migration
3 26 (19.85%) Load Balancing
4 25 (19.08%) Change Management
5 24 (18.32%) Software Testing
6 19 (14.50%) Test Scripting
7 16 (12.21%) Smoke Testing
8 12 (9.16%) Server Virtualisation
9 9 (6.87%) Release Management
9 9 (6.87%) Service Management
9 9 (6.87%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.11%) High Availability
10 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.11%) Prototyping
11 7 (5.34%) Application Packaging
12 6 (4.58%) Conflict Management
12 6 (4.58%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.82%) Records Management
14 3 (2.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (61.07%) PowerShell
2 58 (44.27%) SQL
3 32 (24.43%) VBScript
4 9 (6.87%) Bourne shell
4 9 (6.87%) Java
4 9 (6.87%) Korn
4 9 (6.87%) Perl
5 1 (0.76%) C
5 1 (0.76%) C#
5 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 77 (58.78%) Security Cleared
2 64 (48.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (45.04%) SC Cleared
4 51 (38.93%) MCSE
5 33 (25.19%) Degree
6 31 (23.66%) MCSA
7 23 (17.56%) ISTQB
8 20 (15.27%) MCITP
9 19 (14.50%) MCTS
10 9 (6.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (6.11%) CISSP
12 7 (5.34%) DV Cleared
13 6 (4.58%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 106 (80.92%) Active Directory
2 32 (24.43%) Hyper-V
3 20 (15.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (13.74%) XenApp
5 16 (12.21%) Terminal Services
6 8 (6.11%) Firmware
6 8 (6.11%) vSphere
7 7 (5.34%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (19.85%) Netcool
2 17 (12.98%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (10.69%) SCOM
4 9 (6.87%) PowerCLI
4 9 (6.87%) Tivoli
5 8 (6.11%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (5.34%) AirWatch
6 7 (5.34%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (3.82%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (3.82%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (3.82%) SCCM
7 5 (3.82%) SCVMM
7 5 (3.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (3.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (64.12%) Microsoft
2 55 (41.98%) HP
3 41 (31.30%) Citrix
4 26 (19.85%) VMware
5 18 (13.74%) Intel Security
5 18 (13.74%) Veritas
6 16 (12.21%) IronPort
7 13 (9.92%) CA
7 13 (9.92%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.87%) IBM
9 7 (5.34%) Symantec
10 5 (3.82%) arcserve
10 5 (3.82%) Lumension
11 4 (3.05%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.05%) AppSense
11 4 (3.05%) Brocade
12 1 (0.76%) Nintex
12 1 (0.76%) ThinPrint
12 1 (0.76%) Xerox