Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 50 72
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.79% 3.40% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.08% 12.18% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 15
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £283 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.99% -5.83% +2.13%
10th Percentile £194 £146 £224
90th Percentile £550 £375 £383
Scotland median daily rate £400 £300 £299
% change year-on-year +33.33% +0.42% -4.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £12.18 £19.50 £15.35
90th Percentile £24.38 £22.50 £21.05
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -19.05% +13.51% +5.71%

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 325 312 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.29% 27.88% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 170 190
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £219 £175 £170
90th Percentile £550 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £348
% change year-on-year +19.23% -6.47% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 13
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.65 £13.38 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.02% -75.67% +233.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £15.10
90th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £73.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year -6.85% -2.67% +13.64%

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 25 November 2017.

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

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (56.52%) SCCM
5 12 (52.17%) IIS
5 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 12 (52.17%) Symantec
6 11 (47.83%) Oracle
6 11 (47.83%) Linux
6 11 (47.83%) HP
6 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
6 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) Web Development
7 10 (43.48%) IBM BigFix
7 10 (43.48%) Data Loss Prevention
7 10 (43.48%) Task Automation
7 10 (43.48%) Security Operations
7 10 (43.48%) Dell
7 10 (43.48%) IBM
7 10 (43.48%) Python
7 10 (43.48%) HTML
7 10 (43.48%) Perl
7 10 (43.48%) SQL
7 10 (43.48%) Project Management
7 10 (43.48%) Internet
7 10 (43.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (43.48%) Firewall
7 10 (43.48%) Finance
8 9 (39.13%) Publishing

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 12 (52.17%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
1 10 (43.48%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) IT Security Specialist
1 6 (26.09%) Security Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) IT Support
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) IT Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) XSLT
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) AS400
2 1 (4.35%) iSeries
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.35%) AIX
8 1 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (43.48%) Data Loss Prevention
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
1 10 (43.48%) Security Operations
1 10 (43.48%) Task Automation
1 10 (43.48%) Web Development
2 9 (39.13%) BCP
2 9 (39.13%) Business Continuity
2 9 (39.13%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Records Management
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
3 10 (43.48%) Perl
3 10 (43.48%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) SCCM
2 10 (43.48%) IBM BigFix
2 10 (43.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Symantec
3 11 (47.83%) HP
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) Dell
4 10 (43.48%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) Nintex
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) EMC