Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 69 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 -33 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 42 29 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.49% 2.17% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.57% 7.59% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 25
Glasgow median daily rate £340 £275 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.64% -3.51% -3.39%
10th Percentile £120 £254 £173
90th Percentile £472 £416 £433
Scotland median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.47% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% -16.67% +31.25%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.89 £19.50
90th Percentile £16.98 £22.05 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £11.50 £18.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.99% -49.31% +148.28%

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 363 382 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.53% 28.55% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 164 184
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £136 £240 £205
90th Percentile £525 £538 £450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year - +13.64% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.78 £12.58 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.32% -40.12% -40.43%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £14.60
90th Percentile £33.75 £23.43 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.29% -56.94% +92.00%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Active Directory
3 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 21 (50.00%) Office 365
5 20 (47.62%) VMware
5 20 (47.62%) SCCM
6 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 13 (30.95%) DNS
9 13 (30.95%) Citrix
9 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (28.57%) DHCP
10 12 (28.57%) SQL
10 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
12 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
13 9 (21.43%) ITIL
14 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (19.05%) Windows 10
14 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
15 7 (16.67%) Skype for Business
15 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
15 7 (16.67%) Linux
15 7 (16.67%) iPhone
15 7 (16.67%) XenApp

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 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.90%) IIS
5 4 (9.52%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (2.38%) IBM Domino
8 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (50.00%) Office 365
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
2 12 (28.57%) DHCP
3 6 (14.29%) VPN
4 5 (11.90%) Skype
4 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.90%) VLAN
5 4 (9.52%) Firewall
5 4 (9.52%) NAS
5 4 (9.52%) Wireless
6 3 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.76%) 3G
7 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.38%) Internet
8 1 (2.38%) LAN
8 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MSI
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Applications Packager
5 5 (11.90%) Designer
5 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) IT Support
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Active Directory Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Active Directory Support
9 1 (2.38%) Exchange Support
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Support
9 1 (2.38%) Office 365 Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) CSS
1 3 (7.14%) jQuery
1 3 (7.14%) XML
1 3 (7.14%) XSLT
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 7 (16.67%) iPhone
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 4 (9.52%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 8 (19.05%) Windows 10
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (9.52%) Android
7 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
7 4 (9.52%) Solaris
7 4 (9.52%) Unix
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 5 (11.90%) Software Delivery
4 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 4 (9.52%) Patch Management
5 3 (7.14%) Analytics
5 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.14%) High Availability
5 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.14%) Personalization
5 3 (7.14%) Presales
5 3 (7.14%) Software Distribution
5 3 (7.14%) Use Case
6 2 (4.76%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.76%) Records Management
6 2 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) VB
5 2 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) MCSE
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (7.14%) MCSA
6 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (73.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (16.67%) XenApp
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (7.14%) vSphere
6 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
7 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.76%) XenServer
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (47.62%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (7.14%) Malwarebytes
3 3 (7.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (47.62%) VMware
3 13 (30.95%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) Ivanti
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (9.52%) Apple
6 4 (9.52%) Avaya
6 4 (9.52%) Veritas
7 3 (7.14%) Dell
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle
7 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.14%) Sophos
7 3 (7.14%) Symantec
7 3 (7.14%) Wyse
8 2 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Nintex
8 2 (4.76%) ThinPrint
9 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Lotus