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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.24% 2.59% 5.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.39% 11.11% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
Average daily rate £300 £350 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £310 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
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
139 180 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.53% 23.29% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 115 66
Average daily rate £300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £94 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (55.00%) Windows 7
6 20 (50.00%) VMware
7 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (42.50%) Windows XP
9 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
9 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
10 12 (30.00%) Citrix
11 11 (27.50%) WinRunner
11 11 (27.50%) HP UFT
11 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
12 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 10 (25.00%) MCITP
12 10 (25.00%) Clustering
12 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (25.00%) MCSE
12 10 (25.00%) MCSA
13 9 (22.50%) TestDirector
13 9 (22.50%) Change Management
13 9 (22.50%) MCTS
13 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
14 8 (20.00%) SQL
14 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
15 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
15 7 (17.50%) PDA
15 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.50%) ColdFusion
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
1 5 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.50%) Skype
3 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.50%) VoIP
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) HP UFT
1 11 (27.50%) WinRunner
2 9 (22.50%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
1 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Server Support
7 1 (2.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) CSS
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) PDA
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) CCTV
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.50%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (55.00%) Windows 7
4 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (42.50%) Windows XP
6 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (12.50%) AIX
8 2 (5.00%) Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
3 9 (22.50%) Change Management
4 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Project Governance
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Records Management
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.50%) DevOps
7 1 (2.50%) ITSM
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) MCITP
1 10 (25.00%) MCSA
1 10 (25.00%) MCSE
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) MCTS
3 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.00%) XenApp
4 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (12.50%) Netcool
3 4 (10.00%) SCCM
4 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.50%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (30.00%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) Intel Security
4 6 (15.00%) Veritas
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 2 (5.00%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
8 1 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.50%) Brocade
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) IBM
8 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.50%) Veeam
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