Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 68 49
Rank change year-on-year -23 -19 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.29% 2.00% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.17% 8.71% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 23
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +41.67% -
10th Percentile £124 £118 £132
90th Percentile £370 £550 £380
Scotland median daily rate £310 £475 £315
% change year-on-year -34.74% +50.79% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -16.67% +2.44%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.89 £19.50
90th Percentile £12.75 £22.45 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £17.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -27.54% -11.54% +5.41%

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 387 264 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.05% 22.92% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 123 158
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +5.62%
10th Percentile £138 £300 £162
90th Percentile £525 £550 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £14.76 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -14.17% -68.75%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £123.65 £28.75 £33.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% -

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 20 January 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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (55.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) Office 365
5 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (40.00%) DNS
6 8 (40.00%) SLA
6 8 (40.00%) DHCP
6 8 (40.00%) Windows 10
7 7 (35.00%) Skype
7 7 (35.00%) SCCM
8 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) VPN
9 5 (25.00%) Android
9 5 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (25.00%) OneDrive
9 5 (25.00%) Patch Management
10 4 (20.00%) Server Management
10 4 (20.00%) Storage Management
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) vSphere
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server

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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (25.00%) OneDrive
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (10.00%) Yammer
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.00%) Datadog
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DHCP
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) Skype
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
1 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) IT Support
4 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) EMC VMAX
1 3 (15.00%) FMCG
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) iPhone
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (25.00%) Android
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (5.00%) CentOS
8 1 (5.00%) DC/OS
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Solaris
8 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (5.00%) Unix
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (20.00%) Server Management
3 4 (20.00%) Storage Management
4 3 (15.00%) Antivirus Management
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCA
1 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.00%) CCEA
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) VCAP
2 2 (10.00%) VCP4
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) vSphere
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (15.00%) XenApp
4 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.00%) Docker
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.00%) Malwarebytes
3 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Packer
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) New Relic
5 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec