The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 49 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 99 113 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.24% 4.26% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.59% 17.02% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 30 44
Average daily rate
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£300 £285 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £123 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% +8.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
635 664 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.77% 25.06% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 300 269
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £130 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 35 16
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.75% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Scotland region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Scotland region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 35 £300 +57.06% 3
Glasgow -5 24 £363 +13.72% 3
Aberdeen +7 7 £138 +19.56%
West Lothian -3 2 - -
North Lanarkshire -3 2 £180 -32.71%
Highlands - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
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Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 71 (44.10%) VMware
4 65 (40.37%) Microsoft
4 65 (40.37%) Active Directory
5 61 (37.89%) Windows 7
5 61 (37.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (31.06%) SQL
7 48 (29.81%) Security Cleared
8 44 (27.33%) SC Cleared
9 42 (26.09%) HP
10 34 (21.12%) Windows XP
11 33 (20.50%) Migration
12 32 (19.88%) SAN
12 32 (19.88%) SCCM
13 30 (18.63%) Citrix
14 29 (18.01%) DNS
14 29 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (17.39%) McAfee
16 27 (16.77%) VMware ESX
17 26 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (16.15%) SQL Server
17 26 (16.15%) MS Office
17 26 (16.15%) Hyper-V
18 24 (14.91%) DHCP
19 23 (14.29%) vSphere
20 22 (13.66%) MS Exchange
20 22 (13.66%) EMC
20 22 (13.66%) Change Management
21 21 (13.04%) Clustering

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 22 (13.66%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.18%) IIS
3 13 (8.07%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.83%) Lync
5 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.73%) NetWeaver
7 5 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.86%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.24%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.24%) JBoss
10 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.62%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.62%) Apache
11 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
Applications
1 26 (16.15%) MS Office
2 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.73%) MS Project
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.88%) SAN
2 29 (18.01%) DNS
3 24 (14.91%) DHCP
4 18 (11.18%) Firewall
5 14 (8.70%) LAN
5 14 (8.70%) WAN
6 11 (6.83%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (4.97%) Network Security
7 8 (4.97%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.35%) Junos
9 6 (3.73%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.48%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.48%) NAS
10 4 (2.48%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (2.48%) VoIP
10 4 (2.48%) SSL
10 4 (2.48%) Internet
11 3 (1.86%) WLAN
11 3 (1.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.73%) SAP HANA
3 6 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (11.18%) TestDirector
2 17 (10.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (10.56%) WinRunner
3 4 (2.48%) MSI
4 1 (0.62%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.62%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.62%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (11.18%) Finance
2 3 (1.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (18.01%) Analyst
2 19 (11.80%) Consultant
3 14 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (8.07%) Test Engineer
5 12 (7.45%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.45%) Administrator
6 10 (6.21%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.59%) Test Analyst
7 9 (5.59%) Desktop Support
8 8 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.35%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.35%) Network Analyst
9 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (3.73%) Server Engineer
11 5 (3.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
11 5 (3.11%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (3.11%) Data Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.45%) Application Packaging
2 9 (5.59%) .NET
3 6 (3.73%) SAP Basis
4 5 (3.11%) HTML
5 4 (2.48%) XML
6 3 (1.86%) JSON
6 3 (1.86%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.24%) HTML5
7 2 (1.24%) Middleware
7 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.24%) JSP
8 1 (0.62%) Web Services
8 1 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.62%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Clustering
1 21 (13.04%) PDA
2 10 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.97%) Replication
4 6 (3.73%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.48%) Handset
6 4 (2.48%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.48%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.24%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.24%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.24%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.62%) AS400
9 1 (0.62%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.62%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 61 (37.89%) Windows 7
3 61 (37.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (21.12%) Windows XP
5 21 (13.04%) AIX
6 12 (7.45%) Linux
6 12 (7.45%) Windows 2000
7 9 (5.59%) UNIX
7 9 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.97%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.48%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.48%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.48%) Android
9 4 (2.48%) Solaris
10 2 (1.24%) HPUX
10 2 (1.24%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.50%) Migration
2 22 (13.66%) Change Management
3 20 (12.42%) ITIL
3 20 (12.42%) Software Testing
4 18 (11.18%) Test Scripting
5 17 (10.56%) Test Automation
6 7 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (4.35%) Service Management
6 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.73%) Project Management
7 6 (3.73%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (3.73%) Time Management
7 6 (3.73%) Network Management
7 6 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (3.11%) Software Distribution
8 5 (3.11%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.48%) Fault Management
9 4 (2.48%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.06%) SQL
2 12 (7.45%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.59%) Java
4 6 (3.73%) C++
4 6 (3.73%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.73%) ABAP
5 4 (2.48%) Perl
6 3 (1.86%) C#
7 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.24%) REXX
7 2 (1.24%) Tcl
8 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.62%) Korn
8 1 (0.62%) VBA
8 1 (0.62%) VBScript
8 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (29.81%) Security Cleared
2 44 (27.33%) SC Cleared
3 26 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (13.04%) ISTQB
5 20 (12.42%) MCSE
6 18 (11.18%) MCSA
6 18 (11.18%) MCITP
7 16 (9.94%) MCTS
8 11 (6.83%) Degree
9 8 (4.97%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.86%) CCNA
10 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.24%) PMP
11 2 (1.24%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.24%) CCNP
11 2 (1.24%) HND
11 2 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.62%) MCP
12 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) JSP 440
2 6 (3.73%) QA
3 4 (2.48%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (40.37%) Active Directory
2 29 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (16.77%) VMware ESX
4 26 (16.15%) Hyper-V
5 23 (14.29%) vSphere
6 8 (4.97%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.86%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.24%) XenApp
10 2 (1.24%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.62%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.62%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 32 (19.88%) SCCM
2 18 (11.18%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (11.18%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (9.32%) Netcool
4 12 (7.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (4.97%) NetBackup
5 8 (4.97%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.73%) WMI
6 6 (3.73%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (3.11%) WSUS
7 5 (3.11%) SCOM
8 3 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.24%) SCSM
9 2 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.24%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.24%) Nessus
9 2 (1.24%) Nmap
10 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.62%) OpenView
Vendors
1 71 (44.10%) VMware
2 65 (40.37%) Microsoft
3 42 (26.09%) HP
4 30 (18.63%) Citrix
5 28 (17.39%) McAfee
6 22 (13.66%) EMC
7 20 (12.42%) Cisco
8 18 (11.18%) Veritas
9 13 (8.07%) Oracle
10 11 (6.83%) CheckPoint
11 10 (6.21%) CommVault
12 9 (5.59%) Symantec
13 7 (4.35%) Crossbeam
13 7 (4.35%) TippingPoint
13 7 (4.35%) Riverbed
13 7 (4.35%) 3PAR
13 7 (4.35%) F5
13 7 (4.35%) NetApp
13 7 (4.35%) Juniper
13 7 (4.35%) Red Hat
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