The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 16 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 13.33% 29.58% 13.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 45.16% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 10
Median daily rate £416 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +8.00% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 36 93 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 48.00% 65.49% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 64 27
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Renfrewshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor 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 in Renfrewshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 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 24 March 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 -8 10 £416 +4.06%
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) SQL
2 28 (84.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
4 23 (69.70%) PowerShell
5 21 (63.64%) Windows Server
6 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
6 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (54.55%) Windows XP
7 18 (54.55%) SC Cleared
7 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
7 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
8 16 (48.48%) Windows 10
9 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (42.42%) VMware
10 13 (39.39%) vSphere
10 13 (39.39%) Prototyping
11 12 (36.36%) MSI
11 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
11 12 (36.36%) ITIL
12 11 (33.33%) Linux
12 11 (33.33%) DNS
12 11 (33.33%) PowerCLI
12 11 (33.33%) VSAN
12 11 (33.33%) vRealize
12 11 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (30.30%) Software Distribution
13 10 (30.30%) Patch Management
13 10 (30.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 10 (30.30%) HTTPS

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 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) iPlanet
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) DNS
1 11 (33.33%) VSAN
2 10 (30.30%) DHCP
2 10 (30.30%) HTTP
2 10 (30.30%) HTTPS
2 10 (30.30%) SSL
3 8 (24.24%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MSI
2 7 (21.21%) StarTeam
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Development Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Tester
3 2 (6.06%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) Hardware Tester
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) XML
1 2 (6.06%) XSD
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) PDA
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 18 (54.55%) Windows XP
6 16 (48.48%) Windows 10
7 11 (33.33%) Linux
8 8 (24.24%) AIX
9 1 (3.03%) Solaris
9 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Prototyping
2 12 (36.36%) ITIL
3 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
3 10 (30.30%) Patch Management
3 10 (30.30%) Software Distribution
3 10 (30.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 9 (27.27%) Change Management
5 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (18.18%) Smoke Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Records Management
8 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) PowerShell
3 10 (30.30%) REXX
3 10 (30.30%) Tcl
3 10 (30.30%) VB
4 2 (6.06%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (21.21%) MCITP
4 7 (21.21%) MCSA
4 7 (21.21%) MCSE
4 7 (21.21%) MCTS
5 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (39.39%) vSphere
4 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) PowerCLI
1 11 (33.33%) vRealize
2 10 (30.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (21.21%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (21.21%) Netcool
4 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
3 7 (21.21%) Intel Security
3 7 (21.21%) Veritas
4 1 (3.03%) BEA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Sun