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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 62 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.11% 1.02% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.19% 5.70% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 6
Median daily rate £300 £295 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £170 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.61 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+14.21% +16.28%
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
216 158 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 30.51% 17.89% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 71 102
Median daily rate £338 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 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 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 34 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (63.04%) Windows Server
6 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
7 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
8 16 (34.78%) PowerShell
8 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
9 15 (32.61%) Hyper-V
9 15 (32.61%) VMware
10 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
11 13 (28.26%) DNS
11 13 (28.26%) Citrix
12 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
13 11 (23.91%) Office 365
14 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
14 10 (21.74%) SQL
14 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
15 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
15 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (17.39%) HP
16 8 (17.39%) SAN
16 8 (17.39%) ITIL
16 8 (17.39%) Cisco
16 8 (17.39%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (15.22%) OpenStack
5 7 (15.22%) Skype for Business
6 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
7 4 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.17%) ColdFusion
8 1 (2.17%) IIS
8 1 (2.17%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) DNS
2 8 (17.39%) DHCP
2 8 (17.39%) SAN
3 6 (13.04%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) StarTeam
1 2 (4.35%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Tester
3 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Tester
4 4 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Clustering
2 5 (10.87%) PKI
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.17%) PDA
5 1 (2.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (63.04%) Windows Server
5 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
6 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.70%) AIX
7 4 (8.70%) Linux
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.17%) HPUX
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
2 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
3 5 (10.87%) Prototyping
4 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) High Availability
7 1 (2.17%) Records Management
7 1 (2.17%) Release Management
7 1 (2.17%) Service Management
7 1 (2.17%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Korn
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) MCSA
4 5 (10.87%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.52%) MCITP
5 3 (6.52%) MCTS
5 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 36 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) Hyper-V
3 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (17.39%) XenApp
5 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
6 5 (10.87%) vSphere
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) Netcool
3 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) VMware
3 13 (28.26%) Citrix
4 8 (17.39%) Cisco
4 8 (17.39%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) Intel Security
6 3 (6.52%) Veritas
7 2 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) Avaya
8 1 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.17%) CA
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) IronPort
8 1 (2.17%) Nintex
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam