Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 102 71
Rank change year-on-year +17 -31 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.57% 1.45% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.51% 6.63% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 20
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £265 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.64% -7.83% +13.86%
10th Percentile £185 £120 £141
90th Percentile £398 £360 £550
Scotland median daily rate £344 £285 £335
% change year-on-year +20.61% -14.93% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.00 - £18.75
10th Percentile £22.80 - £12.18
90th Percentile £41.60 - £24.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £17.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +5.29% -1.45% -51.75%

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 338 392 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.11% 21.85% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 228 183
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £153 £163 £239
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £11.64 £15.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.30% -25.26% -25.83%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.88 £23.88
Scotland median hourly rate £18.50 £16.76 £15.86
% change year-on-year +10.38% +5.67% -55.94%

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 18 September 2019.

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

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) Office 365
5 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 7 (31.82%) SCCM
6 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 6 (27.27%) Azure
6 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 4 (18.18%) MCSE
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) McAfee
8 3 (13.64%) HP
8 3 (13.64%) MCSA
8 3 (13.64%) IBM Domino
8 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.64%) DNS
8 3 (13.64%) IBM

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 (13.64%) IBM Domino
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
2 6 (27.27%) Azure
3 3 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) AWS
4 2 (9.09%) GitHub
5 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
5 1 (4.55%) Trello
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) Skype
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Broadband
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) SMTP
3 1 (4.55%) SNMP
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) StarTeam
2 1 (4.55%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
1 3 (13.64%) Public Sector
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Robotics
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) Handset
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (9.09%) AIX
8 1 (4.55%) Android
8 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
2 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (13.64%) Robotic Process Automation
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) MCSA
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCITP
3 2 (9.09%) MCP
3 2 (9.09%) MCTS
4 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCSP
4 1 (4.55%) CCVP
4 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.09%) Netcool
3 1 (4.55%) MaaS360
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) McAfee
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) Mitel
4 1 (4.55%) Nintex
4 1 (4.55%) Sonus
4 1 (4.55%) Sophos
4 1 (4.55%) Trend Micro
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam