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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 5 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 32.43% 15.29% 14.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 40.00% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 15
Median daily rate £310 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £299 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £429 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
18 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 48.65% 38.24% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 51 40
Median daily rate £281 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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 +11 10 £310 -13.88%
Renfrew - 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 54 (77.14%) Active Directory
4 49 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 49 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (64.29%) PowerShell
6 42 (60.00%) Windows Server
7 37 (52.86%) Office 365
7 37 (52.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (50.00%) MCSE
9 33 (47.14%) Security Cleared
10 31 (44.29%) MS Excel
10 31 (44.29%) SharePoint
11 28 (40.00%) SC Cleared
12 25 (35.71%) SQL
13 24 (34.29%) Degree
14 23 (32.86%) Computer Science
15 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
15 21 (30.00%) HP
15 21 (30.00%) OpenStack
15 21 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (28.57%) Skype for Business
16 20 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
16 20 (28.57%) Skype
16 20 (28.57%) Windows XP
16 20 (28.57%) Migration
17 19 (27.14%) Windows 7
18 18 (25.71%) Load Balancing
19 17 (24.29%) Change Management
20 16 (22.86%) ISTQB

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 (44.29%) SharePoint
2 21 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.00%) OpenStack
3 20 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (28.57%) Skype for Business
4 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (11.43%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (10.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.43%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (44.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (52.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) Skype
2 11 (15.71%) DNS
2 11 (15.71%) VSAN
3 10 (14.29%) DHCP
4 8 (11.43%) SAN
5 1 (1.43%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.86%) MSI
2 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Analyst
1 13 (18.57%) Test Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (14.29%) Lync Specialist
4 9 (12.86%) Office 365 Specialist
4 9 (12.86%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Mobility Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Management Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) Tester
6 4 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Development Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.86%) XML
3 2 (2.86%) XSD
4 1 (1.43%) J2EE
4 1 (1.43%) JSP
4 1 (1.43%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.14%) Clustering
3 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.29%) PKI
6 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) PDA
7 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 49 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 20 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 19 (27.14%) Windows 7
7 14 (20.00%) AIX
7 14 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 7 (10.00%) Android
8 7 (10.00%) Apple iOS
8 7 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.86%) Linux
9 2 (2.86%) Solaris
10 1 (1.43%) HPUX
10 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Migration
2 18 (25.71%) Load Balancing
3 17 (24.29%) Change Management
4 15 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 14 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 13 (18.57%) ITIL
6 13 (18.57%) Server Virtualisation
7 11 (15.71%) Smoke Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Application Packaging
9 5 (7.14%) Prototyping
10 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (4.29%) Records Management
12 2 (2.86%) Integration Testing
12 2 (2.86%) Manual Testing
12 2 (2.86%) OO
12 2 (2.86%) Performance Management
12 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.43%) Project Management
13 1 (1.43%) Service Management
13 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 25 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (7.14%) VBScript
4 2 (2.86%) C
4 2 (2.86%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.43%) Korn
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (52.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (50.00%) MCSE
3 33 (47.14%) Security Cleared
4 28 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 24 (34.29%) Degree
6 16 (22.86%) ISTQB
7 13 (18.57%) MCITP
7 13 (18.57%) MCSA
7 13 (18.57%) MCTS
8 11 (15.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (4.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 54 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (18.57%) vSphere
5 4 (5.71%) Firmware
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
6 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Netcool
2 12 (17.14%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (15.71%) PowerCLI
3 11 (15.71%) vRealize
4 7 (10.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.43%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.43%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.00%) HP
3 15 (21.43%) VMware
4 13 (18.57%) Citrix
5 12 (17.14%) Intel Security
5 12 (17.14%) Veritas
6 8 (11.43%) IronPort
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.43%) BEA
8 1 (1.43%) CA
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco
8 1 (1.43%) F5
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle
8 1 (1.43%) Sun
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec
8 1 (1.43%) Thales