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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 47 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.46% 3.55% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.35% 16.54% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 11
Median daily rate £270 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% -3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £371 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

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
126 133 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.95% 21.45% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 75 122
Median daily rate £350 £301 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £100 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 25 (73.53%) Windows Server
4 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (47.06%) ITIL
7 15 (44.12%) VMware
8 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
9 12 (35.29%) Citrix
10 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
11 10 (29.41%) Change Control
12 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
12 9 (26.47%) WSUS
12 9 (26.47%) SAN
13 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
13 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
14 7 (20.59%) Service Management
14 7 (20.59%) Change Management
14 7 (20.59%) Clustering
14 7 (20.59%) SQL
14 7 (20.59%) SCCM
14 7 (20.59%) SCOM
15 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
15 6 (17.65%) Private Cloud
15 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
15 6 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
16 5 (14.71%) DHCP
16 5 (14.71%) MS Office
16 5 (14.71%) DNS

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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) IaaS
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) NAS
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) VoIP
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) VSAN
5 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (11.76%) Law
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Tester
3 3 (8.82%) IT Support
3 3 (8.82%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Server Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Server Support
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Tester
4 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Clustering
2 6 (17.65%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows Server
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
6 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
8 4 (11.76%) Linux
9 3 (8.82%) AIX
10 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Change Control
3 7 (20.59%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) Service Management
4 6 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.76%) ITSM
5 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.88%) Smoke Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Application Performance Management
8 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.82%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) MCITP
4 2 (5.88%) MCSA
4 2 (5.88%) MCTS
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.82%) Terminal Server
4 3 (8.82%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (8.82%) VMware Server
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) Firmware
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) WSUS
2 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 7 (20.59%) SCOM
3 3 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.82%) Netcool
4 2 (5.88%) PowerCLI
4 2 (5.88%) vRealize
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) Veritas
6 3 (8.82%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.88%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) Apple
8 1 (2.94%) BMC
8 1 (2.94%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) Remedy
8 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam