Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 61 88
Rank change year-on-year +1 +27 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 25 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% 2.04% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.73% 7.67% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 9
Median daily rate £463 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +25.00% -29.41%
10th Percentile £451 £279 £124
90th Percentile £484 £400 £370
Scotland median daily rate £470 £378 £310
% change year-on-year +24.50% +21.77% -34.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +160.00% -28.57%
Scotland median hourly rate - £31.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +154.00% -27.54%

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 110 326 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.47% 26.59% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 194 244
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £118 £133 £140
90th Percentile £488 £600 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 10
Median hourly rate £10.90 £14.68 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.75% +17.44% -15.28%
10th Percentile £9.50 £11.33 £10.75
90th Percentile £13.31 £24.25 £41.70
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.43% - -4.11%

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
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 21 January 2021, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack

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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IronPort
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP