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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 18 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.36% 3.08% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.91% 11.76% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 15
Average daily rate
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£227 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.06% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £19.19
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -10.08%
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
165 170 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.65% 26.15% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 91 65
Average daily rate £315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £160.00 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.68% +770.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £160.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) VMware
6 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
8 10 (25.00%) Linux
9 9 (22.50%) Citrix
10 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (20.00%) DNS
10 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.50%) .NET
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
12 6 (15.00%) Change Management
12 6 (15.00%) Migration
12 6 (15.00%) C#
12 6 (15.00%) HTML
12 6 (15.00%) Java
12 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
12 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (15.00%) SCCM
12 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) DHCP
2 5 (12.50%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) IPsec
4 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
5 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.00%) HTTP
5 2 (5.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.50%) LDAP
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.50%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.50%) CodeRush
2 1 (2.50%) GoogleTest
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) WinRunner
2 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (12.50%) Developer
2 4 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.50%) Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.50%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Server Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) JSP
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) XML
5 2 (5.00%) JSON
5 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) ATL
6 1 (2.50%) COM+
6 1 (2.50%) DCOM
6 1 (2.50%) STL
6 1 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.50%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) PDA
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (25.00%) Linux
4 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
2 6 (15.00%) Change Management
2 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (15.00%) Migration
2 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 4 (10.00%) Validation
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) ETL
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) C#
2 6 (15.00%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) C++
4 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.50%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCTS
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.50%) Netcool
3 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco
6 4 (10.00%) IBM
6 4 (10.00%) Symantec
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle
8 2 (5.00%) McAfee
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
8 2 (5.00%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) Veritas
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) Apple
9 1 (2.50%) Altiris
9 1 (2.50%) Google
9 1 (2.50%) Veeam
9 1 (2.50%) Meru Networks
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