Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 69 51
Rank change year-on-year -20 -18 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.54% 1.80% 3.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.48% 6.50% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 30
Glasgow median daily rate £274 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.45% -8.41% -14.21%
10th Percentile £168 £149 £202
90th Percentile £398 £400 £500
Scotland median daily rate £280 £383 £335
% change year-on-year -26.80% +14.18% +13.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £25.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £20.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -18.24% -43.06% +44.00%

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 386 323 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 23.78% 27.73% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 146 195
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £204 £236 £155
90th Percentile £488 £463 £445
Scotland median daily rate £368 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.78 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.88% +56.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £10.45 £25.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £25.00 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £15.86 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.69% -57.71% +28.56%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (64.00%) VMware
5 16 (64.00%) Windows Server
6 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (60.00%) DNS
7 14 (56.00%) DHCP
7 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (56.00%) Office 365
8 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
9 12 (48.00%) SQL
9 12 (48.00%) Citrix
10 10 (40.00%) Ivanti
11 9 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
12 7 (28.00%) Change Management
12 7 (28.00%) HP
12 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
12 7 (28.00%) PDA
12 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
13 6 (24.00%) Clustering
13 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
13 6 (24.00%) SCCM
13 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
13 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
13 6 (24.00%) McAfee ePO

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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (16.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) DNS
2 14 (56.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) 3G
3 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (12.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) IPv4
6 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (24.00%) WinRunner
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (12.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Database Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 4 (16.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) PDA
2 6 (24.00%) Clustering
3 5 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 5 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.00%) iPhone
6 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (64.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) AIX
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 2 (8.00%) Unix
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Change Management
1 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
4 4 (16.00%) High Availability
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Records Management
4 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Document Management
7 1 (4.00%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.00%) MCSE
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.00%) MCITP
7 1 (4.00%) MCSA
7 1 (4.00%) MCTS
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (36.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (24.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (8.00%) vSphere
6 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
7 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) HP ALM
1 6 (24.00%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (8.00%) Malwarebytes
3 2 (8.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (4.00%) Netcool
4 1 (4.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (4.00%) SafeCom
4 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) Citrix
4 10 (40.00%) Ivanti
5 7 (28.00%) HP
6 6 (24.00%) McAfee
6 6 (24.00%) Veritas
7 5 (20.00%) ThinPrint
8 4 (16.00%) Nintex
9 2 (8.00%) Apple
9 2 (8.00%) Avaya
9 2 (8.00%) Cisco
9 2 (8.00%) Dell
9 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
9 2 (8.00%) Sophos
9 2 (8.00%) Symantec
10 1 (4.00%) Intapp