Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 18 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 8.26% 2.70% 12.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.00% 11.11% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 13
Aberdeen median daily rate £151 £345 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.38% +146.43% -38.46%
10th Percentile £134 £337 £128
90th Percentile £151 £350 £216
Scotland median daily rate £331 £325 £285
% change year-on-year +1.92% +14.04% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -51.39% +105.71% +9.38%

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20 18 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 18.35% 24.32% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 25
Aberdeen median daily rate £151 £168 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.15% -6.94% -36.28%
10th Percentile £122 £114 £128
90th Percentile £413 £348 £418
Scotland median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year +5.63% +5.19% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Aberdeen median hourly rate £13.25 £45.00 £29.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.56% +54.72% +38.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £29.20 £16.59
90th Percentile £15.15 £50.00 £31.10
Scotland median hourly rate £15.68 £37.50 £28.55
% change year-on-year -58.19% +31.35% +58.61%

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 21 July 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) VoIP
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) SLA
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Apple
5 4 (44.44%) C
5 4 (44.44%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) EMC
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) EMC VNX
6 3 (33.33%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (11.11%) MCSA
7 1 (11.11%) Office 365
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Customer Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Customer Support Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Desktop Support
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) EMC VNX
1 3 (33.33%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Apple
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Xerox