Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 86 85
Rank change year-on-year +28 -1 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 20 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.28% 1.36% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.71% 5.32% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 19
Median daily rate £350 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +13.21% -3.64%
10th Percentile £238 £213 £122
90th Percentile £419 £375 £390
Scotland median daily rate £463 £350 £280
% change year-on-year +32.14% +25.00% -28.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £16.76
% change year-on-year +80.00% -25.42% -6.89%

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 149 376 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.03% 25.61% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 214 217
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £120 £139 £203
90th Percentile £554 £546 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 8
Median hourly rate £19.75 £13.75 £13.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.64% -0.51% -59.35%
10th Percentile £11.84 £12.25 £10.53
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £15.86 £15.75
% change year-on-year +104.92% +0.70% -10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (70.00%) VMware
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (50.00%) Citrix
6 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (50.00%) SCCM
7 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (40.00%) Fault Management
7 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (40.00%) DHCP
7 4 (40.00%) DNS
7 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (30.00%) Office 365
9 2 (20.00%) Skype
9 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (20.00%) Azure
9 2 (20.00%) vSphere
9 2 (20.00%) Migration
9 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
9 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Server Migration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter