Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 71 55
Rank change year-on-year -23 -16 +32
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.34% 2.14% 3.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.27% 7.25% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 28
Glasgow median daily rate £225 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.77% +8.33% +3.00%
10th Percentile £120 £173 £159
90th Percentile £368 £550 £465
Scotland median daily rate £290 £335 £320
% change year-on-year -13.43% +4.69% +16.36%
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 £17.25 £35.75
% change year-on-year +1.45% -51.75% +91.95%

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 367 414 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.44% 29.55% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 179 196
Glasgow median daily rate £394 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £136 £250 £196
90th Percentile £525 £538 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.64 £15.58 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.26% -25.83% -40.43%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £46.88 £23.88 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £16.43 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -54.36% +73.49%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) Windows 7
3 16 (69.57%) Office 365
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
5 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (52.17%) DNS
6 12 (52.17%) DHCP
7 11 (47.83%) VMware
7 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
9 8 (34.78%) SCCM
9 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (34.78%) ITIL
9 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
10 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
10 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
10 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
11 6 (26.09%) Ivanti
11 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (26.09%) HP
11 6 (26.09%) Citrix
11 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
12 5 (21.74%) VPN
12 5 (21.74%) Cisco
12 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
12 5 (21.74%) Fat Client

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 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
4 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (17.39%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 16 (69.57%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) DHCP
1 12 (52.17%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) 3G
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) VLAN
3 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.04%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
3 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) XML
1 4 (17.39%) XSLT
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
1 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) iPhone
2 4 (17.39%) PDA
3 3 (13.04%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows 7
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 3 (13.04%) AIX
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Solaris
7 3 (13.04%) Unix
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
8 2 (8.70%) Android
8 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Patch Management
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) High Availability
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Records Management
4 3 (13.04%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.70%) Innovative Thinking
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
5 3 (13.04%) MCSE
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (8.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (13.04%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (13.04%) vSphere
4 3 (13.04%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) HP ALM
3 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (13.04%) Malwarebytes
3 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (13.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) Ivanti
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) Apple
6 3 (13.04%) Avaya
6 3 (13.04%) Dell
6 3 (13.04%) McAfee
6 3 (13.04%) Nintex
6 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
6 3 (13.04%) Sophos
6 3 (13.04%) Symantec
6 3 (13.04%) ThinPrint
6 3 (13.04%) Veritas
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint