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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 98 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.57% 2.28% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.33% 11.07% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 38
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 - £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +10.25%
Windows Server 2008
UK

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
600 515 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.85% 20.61% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 226 169
Average daily rate £308 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £136 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 41
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £34.10 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow +5 28 £219 -32.53% 8
Edinburgh -7 26 £338 -18.18% 3
Inverclyde -1 3 - -
Dundee - 3 - -
Aberdeen 0 2 £135 -25.00% 2
West Lothian 0 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
UK

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (68.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 116 (57.43%) Microsoft
4 94 (46.53%) Active Directory
5 86 (42.57%) Security Cleared
6 85 (42.08%) VMware
7 84 (41.58%) SC Cleared
8 63 (31.19%) Citrix
9 57 (28.22%) Windows XP
10 50 (24.75%) Windows 7
11 48 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (22.77%) SQL
13 43 (21.29%) DNS
14 42 (20.79%) MS Exchange
15 39 (19.31%) MS Office
16 33 (16.34%) DHCP
16 33 (16.34%) SAN
17 26 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
18 25 (12.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 25 (12.38%) MS Excel
18 25 (12.38%) Finance
19 24 (11.88%) Altiris
19 24 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
20 23 (11.39%) Linux
20 23 (11.39%) HP
21 22 (10.89%) Change Management
21 22 (10.89%) Clustering
22 20 (9.90%) Unit Testing
23 19 (9.41%) Replication
23 19 (9.41%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 42 (20.79%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (7.43%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.95%) IIS
6 9 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.98%) Lync
9 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (19.31%) MS Office
2 25 (12.38%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.50%) SAP PM
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (21.29%) DNS
2 33 (16.34%) SAN
2 33 (16.34%) DHCP
3 17 (8.42%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.43%) LAN
4 15 (7.43%) WAN
5 11 (5.45%) Firewall
6 10 (4.95%) Internet
7 9 (4.46%) NAS
8 7 (3.47%) IPsec
9 6 (2.97%) X.500
10 5 (2.48%) VPN
10 5 (2.48%) Network Security
11 4 (1.98%) Wireless
12 3 (1.49%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.99%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.99%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.99%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.50%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.96%) TestDirector
1 8 (3.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (3.47%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.50%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.50%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.50%) CodeRush
3 1 (0.50%) GoogleTest
General
1 25 (12.38%) Finance
2 18 (8.91%) Banking
3 10 (4.95%) Publishing
4 2 (0.99%) Retail
4 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (14.36%) Wintel Engineer
2 26 (12.87%) Analyst
3 18 (8.91%) Build Engineer
4 17 (8.42%) Citrix Engineer
5 13 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (5.94%) Support Analyst
7 10 (4.95%) Service Analyst
8 9 (4.46%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.96%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.96%) Architect
9 8 (3.96%) Consultant
9 8 (3.96%) Developer
9 8 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.47%) Server Engineer
10 7 (3.47%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.47%) Administrator
11 6 (2.97%) Integration Engineer
12 5 (2.48%) Design Engineer
12 5 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.45%) .NET
2 10 (4.95%) XML
3 8 (3.96%) Application Packaging
4 7 (3.47%) HTML
5 4 (1.98%) JSP
5 4 (1.98%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.49%) CSS
7 2 (0.99%) jQuery
7 2 (0.99%) EDI
7 2 (0.99%) HTML5
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.99%) JSON
8 1 (0.50%) OLE DB
8 1 (0.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.50%) STL
8 1 (0.50%) ATL
8 1 (0.50%) COM+
8 1 (0.50%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.89%) Clustering
2 19 (9.41%) Replication
2 19 (9.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (4.46%) PDA
4 5 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.49%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.49%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.99%) Celerra
7 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.99%) Symmetrix
7 2 (0.99%) AS400
7 2 (0.99%) iSeries
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.50%) iPhone
8 1 (0.50%) iPad
8 1 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 202 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (68.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 57 (28.22%) Windows XP
4 50 (24.75%) Windows 7
5 24 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (11.39%) Linux
7 13 (6.44%) Windows 2000
7 13 (6.44%) AIX
8 12 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.96%) UNIX
10 6 (2.97%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (2.48%) Solaris
12 4 (1.98%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.98%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.89%) Change Management
2 20 (9.90%) Unit Testing
3 19 (9.41%) ITIL
4 12 (5.94%) Project Management
4 12 (5.94%) Build Automation
5 11 (5.45%) Test Scripting
5 11 (5.45%) Migration
5 11 (5.45%) Software Testing
6 9 (4.46%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.96%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (3.96%) Test Automation
8 7 (3.47%) Validation
8 7 (3.47%) Software Distribution
9 6 (2.97%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (2.97%) Integration Testing
10 5 (2.48%) Performance Management
11 4 (1.98%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (1.98%) PRINCE2
12 3 (1.49%) Service Management
12 3 (1.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.77%) SQL
2 10 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.96%) C#
4 7 (3.47%) Java
4 7 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.97%) VBScript
6 4 (1.98%) C++
7 3 (1.49%) VB
7 3 (1.49%) VBA
8 1 (0.50%) Groovy
8 1 (0.50%) Perl
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (42.57%) Security Cleared
2 84 (41.58%) SC Cleared
3 26 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (8.91%) MCSE
5 14 (6.93%) MCITP
6 13 (6.44%) MCTS
7 10 (4.95%) ISTQB
8 8 (3.96%) Degree
8 8 (3.96%) MCSA
9 2 (0.99%) CCNP
9 2 (0.99%) PMP
9 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.99%) MCP
9 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.50%) HND
10 1 (0.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.99%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 94 (46.53%) Active Directory
2 48 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.42%) vSphere
3 17 (8.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (7.92%) VMware ESX
4 16 (7.92%) XenApp
5 14 (6.93%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.95%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.98%) DFS Replication
8 4 (1.98%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.99%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.99%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.99%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (12.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (8.91%) SCCM
3 17 (8.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 14 (6.93%) Netcool
5 9 (4.46%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.97%) MIIS
8 5 (2.48%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.48%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.48%) WSUS
9 3 (1.49%) Legato
9 3 (1.49%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.99%) OpenView
10 2 (0.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.99%) Ionix
11 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 116 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 85 (42.08%) VMware
3 63 (31.19%) Citrix
4 24 (11.88%) Altiris
5 23 (11.39%) HP
6 17 (8.42%) Veritas
7 16 (7.92%) Symantec
8 13 (6.44%) EMC
9 12 (5.94%) McAfee
10 11 (5.45%) CommVault
10 11 (5.45%) Cisco
11 10 (4.95%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.46%) NetApp
13 8 (3.96%) IBM
14 6 (2.97%) Oracle
14 6 (2.97%) Dell
15 2 (0.99%) Lotus
15 2 (0.99%) Avaya
15 2 (0.99%) Juniper
15 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
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