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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 30 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.50% 2.44% 3.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.05% 11.89% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 4
Median daily rate £301 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.86% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £166 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.23 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.70% +7.23%
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
176 185 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.43% 20.53% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 114 98
Median daily rate £363 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £110 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
3 32 (68.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
6 26 (55.32%) Windows Server
7 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
8 17 (36.17%) VMware
9 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
10 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
11 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (25.53%) Office 365
12 12 (25.53%) Windows XP
12 12 (25.53%) Citrix
12 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
12 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (23.40%) DNS
14 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
14 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
14 9 (19.15%) XenApp
15 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (17.02%) ITIL
15 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (17.02%) Clustering
15 8 (17.02%) Software Testing
15 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
16 7 (14.89%) SCCM
16 7 (14.89%) Migration
16 7 (14.89%) Cisco
16 7 (14.89%) SQL

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 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (14.89%) Skype for Business
6 6 (12.77%) OpenStack
7 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (8.51%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
10 2 (4.26%) IIS
11 1 (2.13%) ColdFusion
11 1 (2.13%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) DHCP
2 6 (12.77%) SAN
2 6 (12.77%) Skype
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) TestDirector
2 3 (6.38%) HP UFT
2 3 (6.38%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.13%) Back Office
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Tester
2 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Tester
3 5 (10.64%) Architect
3 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) PKI
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) PDA
5 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.13%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (68.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (55.32%) Windows Server
5 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
6 12 (25.53%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.51%) Linux
8 3 (6.38%) AIX
9 1 (2.13%) HPUX
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
1 8 (17.02%) Software Testing
2 7 (14.89%) Migration
3 3 (6.38%) Change Management
3 3 (6.38%) Project Governance
3 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
3 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.26%) Service Management
5 1 (2.13%) DevOps
5 1 (2.13%) High Availability
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.13%) Records Management
5 1 (2.13%) Release Management
5 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Korn
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) MCSA
3 5 (10.64%) MCSE
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.38%) MCITP
4 3 (6.38%) MCTS
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
2 9 (19.15%) XenApp
3 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.51%) vSphere
5 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.38%) Netcool
2 3 (6.38%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.17%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) Citrix
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
5 5 (10.64%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.26%) IBM
7 2 (4.26%) Symantec
7 2 (4.26%) Veritas
8 1 (2.13%) Avaya
8 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.13%) CA
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) IronPort
8 1 (2.13%) Nintex
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.13%) Veeam
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