The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.72% 4.03% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.04% 13.53% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £224 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -14.63%
Windows Server 2008
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
166 207 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.06% 29.78% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 100 110
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £121 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
4 18 (48.65%) VMware
5 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
7 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
7 12 (32.43%) Citrix
7 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
9 9 (24.32%) Windows XP
9 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (24.32%) HP
10 8 (21.62%) Finance
10 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
10 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
11 7 (18.92%) SCCM
11 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
11 7 (18.92%) Symantec
11 7 (18.92%) NetBackup
11 7 (18.92%) SAN
11 7 (18.92%) MCSE
12 6 (16.22%) AIX
12 6 (16.22%) SQL
12 6 (16.22%) EMC
12 6 (16.22%) Clustering
12 6 (16.22%) McAfee

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) Lync
1 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.51%) NetWeaver
1 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) DHCP
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
3 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) SAP HANA
3 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) WinRunner
1 4 (10.81%) TestDirector
1 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Consultant
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Backup Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) SAP Basis
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) JSP
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) PDA
3 1 (2.70%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (24.32%) Windows XP
5 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.22%) AIX
7 5 (13.51%) Linux
8 3 (8.11%) UNIX
9 2 (5.41%) Solaris
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
2 5 (13.51%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (10.81%) Change Management
3 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.81%) Fault Management
3 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
3 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) Workflow
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.41%) Validation
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) ABAP
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Korn
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 16 (43.24%) SC Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
5 7 (18.92%) MCSE
6 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
7 4 (10.81%) MCSA
7 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (10.81%) MCTS
7 4 (10.81%) MCITP
8 3 (8.11%) Degree
8 3 (8.11%) CCNA
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (5.41%) CCNP
9 2 (5.41%) PMP
9 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
9 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
1 7 (18.92%) NetBackup
2 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (10.81%) Netcool
3 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (10.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (8.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Nmap
5 2 (5.41%) Nessus
5 2 (5.41%) WMI
6 1 (2.70%) SCOM
6 1 (2.70%) WSUS
6 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (48.65%) VMware
3 12 (32.43%) Citrix
4 9 (24.32%) HP
5 7 (18.92%) Symantec
6 6 (16.22%) EMC
6 6 (16.22%) McAfee
7 5 (13.51%) Dell
7 5 (13.51%) CommVault
7 5 (13.51%) Business Objects
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle
7 5 (13.51%) SAP
8 4 (10.81%) NetApp
8 4 (10.81%) Veritas
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco
10 1 (2.70%) Lumension
10 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.70%) StorageTek
10 1 (2.70%) IBM
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