Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 39 46
Rank change year-on-year -31 +7 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 23 47 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.84% 4.16% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.64% 14.73% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 30
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £129 £115
90th Percentile £438 £401 £375
Scotland median daily rate £375 £320 £311
% change year-on-year +17.19% +2.81% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +31.25% -
10th Percentile £11.89 £19.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £22.05 £22.50 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.30% +48.28% -17.14%

Windows Server 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 301 319 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.04% 28.23% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 169 195
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £168 £158 £178
90th Percentile £550 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £390 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.41% +2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.76 £17.19 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.17% -68.75% +233.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £28.75 £33.50 £73.75
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £18.63
% change year-on-year -1.45% -7.38% +15.25%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Glasgow

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Glasgow

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Glasgow

Windows Server
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 in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
7 7 (30.43%) Office 365
7 7 (30.43%) Citrix
8 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
8 6 (26.09%) IIS
9 5 (21.74%) NetApp
9 5 (21.74%) Migration
9 5 (21.74%) vSphere
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
9 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (21.74%) Degree
10 4 (17.39%) SCCM
10 4 (17.39%) XenApp
10 4 (17.39%) High Availability
10 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (17.39%) MCSE
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL
11 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.04%) CommVault

Windows Server
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 (26.09%) IIS
1 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
5 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) EDMS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) IT Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) IT Support
2 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) XSLT
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) High Availability
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
3 3 (13.04%) Security Patching
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Records Management
4 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
4 2 (8.70%) Task Automation
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Document Management
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 4 (17.39%) XenApp
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) EnCase
2 1 (4.35%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) NetApp
5 3 (13.04%) CommVault
5 3 (13.04%) EMC
5 3 (13.04%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Nintex
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) IBM