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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 64 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.56% 3.17% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 13.71% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 3
Average daily rate
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£229 £219 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% -32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £158 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £325 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
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
190 197 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.37% 23.12% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 82 68
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 28 August 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) ABAP
5 5 (27.78%) SAP
5 5 (27.78%) NetWeaver
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (27.78%) SAP HANA
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) SAP Basis
5 5 (27.78%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (22.22%) SCCM
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) AIX
6 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (27.78%) NetWeaver
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) SAP HANA
3 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
1 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) SAP Basis
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) PDA
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
2 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) ABAP
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Korn
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
5 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 3 (16.67%) Dell
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) IBM
7 2 (11.11%) McAfee
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.11%) CommVault
8 1 (5.56%) NetApp
8 1 (5.56%) StorageTek
8 1 (5.56%) Veritas
8 1 (5.56%) HP