Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 73 50
Rank change year-on-year -22 -23 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.18% 1.91% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.33% 7.33% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 28
Glasgow median daily rate £280 £425 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.12% +60.38% -11.67%
10th Percentile £124 £208 £121
90th Percentile £370 £550 £371
Scotland median daily rate £290 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -22.67% +20.97% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate - £18.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.71% +20.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -19.05% +13.51%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 375 341 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.20% 26.07% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 145 169
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £138 £203 £173
90th Percentile £525 £550 £438
Scotland median daily rate £383 £384 £330
% change year-on-year -0.33% +16.29% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.00 £13.33 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.08% -0.41% -74.51%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £133.50 £22.78 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -11.69% +1.99%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Office 365
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (45.00%) VMware
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (40.00%) SCCM
8 8 (40.00%) DNS
8 8 (40.00%) DHCP
8 8 (40.00%) ITIL
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (35.00%) VPN
9 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
11 5 (25.00%) SLA
11 5 (25.00%) Cisco
11 5 (25.00%) SQL
11 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
12 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 4 (20.00%) iPhone
12 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 4 (20.00%) Linux
12 4 (20.00%) Apple

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Office 365
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (10.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (10.00%) Yammer
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.00%) Datadog
5 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DHCP
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) Skype
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
1 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Solaris
7 3 (15.00%) Unix
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Phone
8 2 (10.00%) Android
9 1 (5.00%) AIX
9 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (5.00%) CentOS
9 1 (5.00%) DC/OS
9 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
9 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (15.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Server Management
4 2 (10.00%) Storage Management
5 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.00%) CCA
2 2 (10.00%) CCEA
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 2 (10.00%) VCAP
2 2 (10.00%) VCP4
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (15.00%) vSphere
5 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.00%) Docker
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (15.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (15.00%) Malwarebytes
3 3 (15.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (5.00%) HP ALM
4 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) Packer
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Apple
5 3 (15.00%) Avaya
5 3 (15.00%) Dell
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (15.00%) Sophos
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) Google
7 1 (5.00%) Ivanti
7 1 (5.00%) McAfee
7 1 (5.00%) New Relic
7 1 (5.00%) Nintex
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) Veritas