Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 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 > Renfrewshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 113 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 15.91% 17.99% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.42% 44.14% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 93 16
Renfrewshire median daily rate £335 £320 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -5.54% +4.84%
10th Percentile £308 £255 £294
90th Percentile £426 £499 £376
Scotland median daily rate £341 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +10.10% +3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £35.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year -51.75% +93.24% +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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 33 256 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 37.50% 40.76% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 184 46
Renfrewshire median daily rate £390 £320 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% -5.88% +2.26%
10th Percentile £312 £261 £300
90th Percentile £441 £440 £451
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 22 1
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £38.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +106.76% -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year -58.33% +93.29% +3.47%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Renfrewshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +6 14 £335 +4.69%
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) PowerShell
3 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 8 (57.14%) HP
6 8 (57.14%) SQL
6 8 (57.14%) Office 365
7 7 (50.00%) MCSE
7 7 (50.00%) Citrix
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (42.86%) CSS
8 6 (42.86%) XML
8 6 (42.86%) XSLT
8 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 6 (42.86%) IIS
8 6 (42.86%) jQuery
8 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (42.86%) High Availability
8 6 (42.86%) Migration
8 6 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (35.71%) Nintex
9 5 (35.71%) Records Management

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) StarTeam
3 1 (7.14%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) jQuery
1 6 (42.86%) XML
1 6 (42.86%) XSLT
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) High Availability
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Records Management
2 5 (35.71%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) REXX
5 1 (7.14%) Tcl
5 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) MCSE
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (14.29%) MCITP
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) MCTS
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Terminal Services
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (14.29%) Netcool
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) HP
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Nintex
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas