Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 64 42
Rank change year-on-year -4 -22 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 53 32 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.00% 2.49% 4.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.59% 8.70% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 26
Glasgow median daily rate £285 £275 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.64% -6.78% -4.07%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £203
90th Percentile £473 £400 £425
Scotland median daily rate £285 £350 £335
% change year-on-year -18.57% +4.48% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -40.79% +166.67%

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 390 368 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.07% 28.64% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 165 185
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% -
10th Percentile £176 £166 £168
90th Percentile £500 £475 £450
Scotland median daily rate £360 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.90% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.78 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.81 £15.86 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.35% -57.71% +31.35%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 35 (66.04%) Active Directory
3 26 (49.06%) VMware
4 22 (41.51%) Citrix
4 22 (41.51%) Office 365
5 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
5 21 (39.62%) DNS
6 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
6 20 (37.74%) PowerShell
6 20 (37.74%) SCCM
7 19 (35.85%) DHCP
8 17 (32.08%) SharePoint
8 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
10 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (28.30%) SQL
11 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (22.64%) XenApp
14 11 (20.75%) Ivanti
14 11 (20.75%) Finance
15 10 (18.87%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (18.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (18.87%) Skype for Business
15 10 (18.87%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (16.98%) XenDesktop

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 17 (32.08%) SharePoint
2 10 (18.87%) Skype for Business
3 9 (16.98%) IIS
4 6 (11.32%) IBM Notes
4 6 (11.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
5 5 (9.43%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (9.43%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.89%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (41.51%) Office 365
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) DNS
2 19 (35.85%) DHCP
3 7 (13.21%) Skype
4 5 (9.43%) Firewall
4 5 (9.43%) SAN
4 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.55%) 3G
5 4 (7.55%) VLAN
6 3 (5.66%) VPN
6 3 (5.66%) Wireless
7 2 (3.77%) NAS
7 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.89%) IPv4
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.89%) LAN
8 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.89%) VSAN
8 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) IDOL
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MSI
2 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Legal
3 4 (7.55%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Designer
2 7 (13.21%) Desktop Support
2 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Designer
3 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) XML
2 5 (9.43%) CSS
2 5 (9.43%) jQuery
2 5 (9.43%) XSLT
3 4 (7.55%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) Clustering
3 5 (9.43%) Fat Client
3 5 (9.43%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.66%) iPhone
5 2 (3.77%) BYOD
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.89%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.98%) Windows 10
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.21%) Linux
7 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
8 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.55%) Solaris
9 3 (5.66%) Unix
10 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.89%) AIX
11 1 (1.89%) Android
11 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Migration
1 9 (16.98%) Software Delivery
2 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (9.43%) High Availability
3 5 (9.43%) Software Distribution
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL
4 4 (7.55%) Patch Management
4 4 (7.55%) Personalization
4 4 (7.55%) Records Management
4 4 (7.55%) Workflow
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.66%) Decision-Making
5 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Time Management
5 3 (5.66%) Use Case
5 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.77%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.77%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (3.77%) Presales
6 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) PowerShell
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) C#
5 4 (7.55%) VB
5 4 (7.55%) VBScript
6 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) Degree
4 7 (13.21%) MCSE
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (11.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (5.66%) HNC
6 3 (5.66%) HND
7 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.77%) MCSA
7 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (66.04%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (22.64%) XenApp
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (18.87%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (16.98%) XenDesktop
6 5 (9.43%) XenServer
7 4 (7.55%) vSphere
8 3 (5.66%) ISA Server
9 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.89%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (37.74%) SCCM
2 10 (18.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.77%) Malwarebytes
4 2 (3.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.89%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.89%) SafeCom
5 1 (1.89%) SCOM
5 1 (1.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 26 (49.06%) VMware
3 22 (41.51%) Citrix
4 11 (20.75%) Ivanti
5 9 (16.98%) Symantec
6 6 (11.32%) Lotus
6 6 (11.32%) Sophos
7 5 (9.43%) Altiris
7 5 (9.43%) Apple
7 5 (9.43%) Cisco
7 5 (9.43%) ThinPrint
7 5 (9.43%) Veritas
8 4 (7.55%) Dell
8 4 (7.55%) Nintex
8 4 (7.55%) Oracle
8 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.66%) Avaya
10 2 (3.77%) EMC
10 2 (3.77%) HP
10 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto