The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 79 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 33.33% 17.91% 18.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 47.02% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 52 8
Median daily rate £325 £330 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £266 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £474 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.61
% change year-on-year -16.66% +12.87%  

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 Erskine with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 24 168 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 88.89% 38.10% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 103 22
Median daily rate £400 £321 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% -6.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £440 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Erskine

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Erskine

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Erskine over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Erskine

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
3 15 (78.95%) Windows XP
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
3 15 (78.95%) Windows 10
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 15 (78.95%) PowerShell
4 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
4 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) Software Distribution
5 11 (57.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 11 (57.89%) Prototyping
5 11 (57.89%) Patch Management
5 11 (57.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 11 (57.89%) REXX
5 11 (57.89%) Tcl
5 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
5 11 (57.89%) MSI
5 11 (57.89%) HTTPS
5 11 (57.89%) SSL
5 11 (57.89%) HTTP
5 11 (57.89%) Linux
5 11 (57.89%) VB
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) SAN
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) HTTP
1 11 (57.89%) HTTPS
1 11 (57.89%) SSL
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MSI
2 3 (15.79%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (78.95%) Windows 10
2 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (78.95%) Windows XP
3 11 (57.89%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
1 11 (57.89%) Patch Management
1 11 (57.89%) Prototyping
1 11 (57.89%) Software Distribution
1 11 (57.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (21.05%) Smoke Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) PowerShell
3 11 (57.89%) REXX
3 11 (57.89%) Tcl
3 11 (57.89%) VB
4 4 (21.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) MCTS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (21.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (15.79%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) McAfee
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas