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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.59% 4.04% 2.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.17% 15.14% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £319 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £378 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £284
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
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
189 185 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.31% 26.70% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 88 118
Average daily rate £350 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.35% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £17.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
5 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
5 16 (35.56%) VMware
6 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
7 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (24.44%) Migration
8 11 (24.44%) Citrix
9 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 10 (22.22%) Finance
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (17.78%) HP
11 8 (17.78%) Java
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle
11 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
11 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
12 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
12 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
12 7 (15.56%) MCSE
13 6 (13.33%) AIX
13 6 (13.33%) Dell
13 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
13 6 (13.33%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.11%) NetWeaver
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.67%) Lync
5 3 (6.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) SAP HANA
3 5 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) WinRunner
1 4 (8.89%) TestDirector
1 4 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Consultant
2 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) SAP Basis
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) JSON
3 3 (6.67%) Apache Camel
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) JSP
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) PDA
3 1 (2.22%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.33%) AIX
7 5 (11.11%) Linux
8 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.67%) UNIX
10 2 (4.44%) Solaris
10 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) Change Management
4 4 (8.89%) Fault Management
4 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
4 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
5 3 (6.67%) Workflow
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) SOA
5 3 (6.67%) ETL
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.44%) Validation
6 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.44%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Java
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) ABAP
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) Korn
4 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
5 7 (15.56%) MCSE
6 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
7 4 (8.89%) MCSA
7 4 (8.89%) MCTS
7 4 (8.89%) MCITP
8 3 (6.67%) Degree
8 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (6.67%) CCNA
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (4.44%) PMP
9 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
9 2 (4.44%) CCNP
9 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 6 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (11.11%) SCCM
3 4 (8.89%) Netcool
3 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (4.44%) Nessus
5 2 (4.44%) Nmap
5 2 (4.44%) WMI
6 1 (2.22%) WSUS
6 1 (2.22%) SCOM
6 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.22%) Nagios
6 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) VMware
3 11 (24.44%) Citrix
4 8 (17.78%) HP
4 8 (17.78%) Oracle
5 6 (13.33%) Dell
5 6 (13.33%) Symantec
5 6 (13.33%) McAfee
6 5 (11.11%) EMC
6 5 (11.11%) Business Objects
6 5 (11.11%) SAP
7 4 (8.89%) IBM
7 4 (8.89%) Veritas
7 4 (8.89%) CommVault
8 3 (6.67%) NetApp
8 3 (6.67%) Lotus
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco
10 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.22%) Lumension
10 1 (2.22%) StorageTek
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