The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 25.00% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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 Scottish Borders region.

Operating Systems Category
Scottish Borders
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 50.00% 66.67% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £115 £128 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Scottish Borders region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Scottish Borders region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

Windows Server 2008
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scottish Borders region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) CommVault
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (60.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas File System
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) AirWatch

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scottish Borders region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Desktop Support
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) CommVault
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
Scottish Borders
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago