Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 19 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 3.03% 4.81% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 14.29% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Aberdeen median daily rate £425 £295 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.07% +28.26% +70.37%
10th Percentile £413 £266 £213
90th Percentile £438 £322 £251
Scotland median daily rate £425 £310 £309
% change year-on-year +37.10% +0.40% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - £40.25 -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% -2.70% +5.71%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 19.19% 33.65% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 4
Aberdeen median daily rate £350 £288 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +21.05% -23.39%
10th Percentile £150 £148 £214
90th Percentile £438 £316 £327
Scotland median daily rate £390 £333 £340
% change year-on-year +17.29% -2.21% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Aberdeen median hourly rate £14.43 £43.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.83% +55.36% +95.12%
10th Percentile £12.04 £26.00 £16.00
90th Percentile £20.58 £65.50 £40.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.41% -4.05% +14.48%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Server Patching

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft