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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 62 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 3.10% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 11.62% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Average daily rate
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£295 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £179 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.58%
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
154 198 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.80% 26.68% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 86 80
Average daily rate £330 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £120 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £24.00 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) VMware
5 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
6 11 (34.38%) Citrix
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
8 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
8 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
9 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (21.88%) AIX
11 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
11 6 (18.75%) MCSE
11 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 6 (18.75%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) McAfee
11 6 (18.75%) Finance
11 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
11 6 (18.75%) Clustering
12 5 (15.63%) Symantec
12 5 (15.63%) SAP Basis
12 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
12 5 (15.63%) ABAP
12 5 (15.63%) Java
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) NetWeaver
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) Lync
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) SAP HANA
3 5 (15.63%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) WinRunner
1 4 (12.50%) TestDirector
1 4 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) PDA
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
4 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
5 7 (21.88%) AIX
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 3 (9.38%) Solaris
8 2 (6.25%) UNIX
8 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
1 5 (15.63%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Software Distribution
4 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.25%) Workflow
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) ABAP
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (18.75%) MCSE
5 4 (12.50%) MCSA
5 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) MCTS
5 4 (12.50%) MCITP
5 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 4 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) CCNA
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.25%) PMP
6 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.13%) CCNP
7 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) Netcool
2 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) WMI
5 1 (3.13%) WSUS
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.13%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (3.13%) Nagios
5 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.13%) Nessus
5 1 (3.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) Citrix
4 6 (18.75%) McAfee
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle
5 5 (15.63%) Business Objects
5 5 (15.63%) SAP
5 5 (15.63%) Symantec
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Veritas
6 4 (12.50%) EMC
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) Dell
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.25%) IBM
8 2 (6.25%) CommVault
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) StorageTek
9 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.13%) Lumension
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