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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 49 66
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.65% 3.28% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.50% 10.45% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 4
Median daily rate £275 £300 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -5.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £171 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.75%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 200 220 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 30.08% 31.38% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 121 80
Median daily rate £376 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
4 15 (71.43%) SCCM
5 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 10 (47.62%) ITIL
6 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
7 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 9 (42.86%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) Change Control
9 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (28.57%) Service Management
10 5 (23.81%) SCOM
10 5 (23.81%) VMware
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (23.81%) XenApp
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
11 4 (19.05%) WSUS
11 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
11 4 (19.05%) Private Cloud
11 4 (19.05%) SAN
11 4 (19.05%) Cisco
11 4 (19.05%) DHCP
11 4 (19.05%) DNS
12 3 (14.29%) Terminal Server
12 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (14.29%) Change Management

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 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) Skype
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Private Cloud
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) AS400
4 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Change Control
3 6 (28.57%) Service Management
4 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) ITSM
6 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Time Management
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (23.81%) XenApp
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) Terminal Server
4 3 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (23.81%) SCOM
3 4 (19.05%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat