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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 44 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.19% 0.56% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.28% 2.63% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 16
Median daily rate £248 £229 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £196 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £262 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
157 190 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.43% 21.37% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 82
Median daily rate £290 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +223.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 27 (67.50%) Windows Server
4 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
6 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
7 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
7 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
9 12 (30.00%) VMware
10 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
11 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (22.50%) Office 365
12 9 (22.50%) SQL
12 9 (22.50%) DNS
12 9 (22.50%) Citrix
12 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 8 (20.00%) HP
13 8 (20.00%) DHCP
13 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (17.50%) OpenStack
14 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
14 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (15.00%) Cisco
15 6 (15.00%) ITIL
15 6 (15.00%) SCCM

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 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (17.50%) OpenStack
5 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (7.50%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (5.00%) IIS
9 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
9 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
9 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 8 (20.00%) DHCP
3 5 (12.50%) Skype
4 4 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) CTI
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
6 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.50%) Back Office
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Architect
1 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Tester
4 3 (7.50%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Tester
4 3 (7.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support
5 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) jQuery
1 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.50%) VXML
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) PKI
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Windows Server
3 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.00%) AIX
7 4 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Solaris
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.50%) HPUX
9 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
1 6 (15.00%) Migration
2 5 (12.50%) Prototyping
2 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
4 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (5.00%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.50%) High Availability
5 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.50%) Records Management
5 1 (2.50%) Release Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) Korn
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) MCSA
5 4 (10.00%) MCSE
6 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (5.00%) MCITP
7 2 (5.00%) MCTS
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Netcool
3 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.50%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Genesys
7 1 (2.50%) IronPort
7 1 (2.50%) Nintex
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec