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 22 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
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 80 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 26.47% 17.94% 15.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.00% 47.62% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 53 9
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 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £474 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -2.10% +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 £17.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -18.07% +15.27%  

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 25 168 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 73.53% 37.67% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 102 25
Median daily rate £400 £321 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% -8.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £440 £451
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 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Renfrewshire over the 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +7 9 £325 -1.51%
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Renfrewshire 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 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 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