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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 36 45
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.68% 4.10% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.09% 19.83% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 13
Median daily rate £240 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £224 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £468 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +7.20% +0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

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 127 121 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 23.65% 20.68% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 83 115
Median daily rate £400 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £115 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (57.69%) ITIL
3 15 (57.69%) VMware
4 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (38.46%) Change Control
5 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (34.62%) Citrix
6 9 (34.62%) SAN
6 9 (34.62%) WSUS
6 9 (34.62%) SCCM
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
8 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco
8 7 (26.92%) SCOM
8 7 (26.92%) Service Management
9 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 6 (23.08%) Private Cloud
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
11 4 (15.38%) SQL
11 4 (15.38%) Change Management
11 4 (15.38%) ITSM
11 4 (15.38%) Clustering
11 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3

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 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) NAS
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) VSAN
5 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.85%) Skype
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Server Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Server Support
4 2 (7.69%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Private Cloud
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Change Control
3 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 4 (15.38%) ITSM
4 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.54%) Terminal Server
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Server
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
1 9 (34.62%) WSUS
2 7 (26.92%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) PowerCLI
3 2 (7.69%) vRealize
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas
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