The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 55 66 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 27 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.04% 0.15% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.95% 0.79% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
Median daily rate £290 £325 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -22.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £325 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
226 127 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.83% 19.45% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 80 54
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -5.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (87.37%) Windows Server
3 79 (83.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (67.37%) Security Cleared
5 62 (65.26%) Active Directory
6 46 (48.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
8 37 (38.95%) SC Cleared
9 36 (37.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (37.89%) Migration
10 35 (36.84%) MCSE
11 34 (35.79%) SharePoint
11 34 (35.79%) PowerShell
12 33 (34.74%) VMware
13 32 (33.68%) MS Exchange
13 32 (33.68%) HP
13 32 (33.68%) Exchange Server 2010
14 31 (32.63%) Exchange Server 2013
14 31 (32.63%) MS Excel
15 30 (31.58%) Office 365
16 29 (30.53%) Skype for Business
16 29 (30.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (30.53%) Skype
17 25 (26.32%) Computer Science
17 25 (26.32%) Degree
18 24 (25.26%) DNS
19 22 (23.16%) DHCP
20 21 (22.11%) OpenStack
21 20 (21.05%) Windows 7
21 20 (21.05%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 34 (35.79%) SharePoint
2 32 (33.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 32 (33.68%) MS Exchange
3 31 (32.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (30.53%) Skype for Business
5 21 (22.11%) OpenStack
6 13 (13.68%) IIS
6 13 (13.68%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (7.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (6.32%) WebLogic
10 3 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (32.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.58%) Office 365
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) IaaS
3 1 (1.05%) PaaS
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.53%) Skype
2 24 (25.26%) DNS
3 22 (23.16%) DHCP
4 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.21%) 3G
5 4 (4.21%) NAS
5 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.16%) SAN
7 2 (2.11%) Firewall
8 1 (1.05%) HTTP
8 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.05%) SMS
8 1 (1.05%) SSL
8 1 (1.05%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) BODI
1 6 (6.32%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
1 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) EDMS
2 1 (1.05%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (6.32%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.05%) MSI
4 1 (1.05%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.05%) Games
1 1 (1.05%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Support Engineer
2 18 (18.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (17.89%) Desktop Engineer
3 17 (17.89%) Desktop Support
4 16 (16.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 15 (15.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 14 (14.74%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 14 (14.74%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 14 (14.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (12.63%) Office 365 Specialist
8 7 (7.37%) Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) Messaging Support
8 7 (7.37%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Messaging Consultant
9 6 (6.32%) Messaging Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Support Consultant
10 4 (4.21%) Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Messaging Specialist
10 4 (4.21%) Mobility Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) .NET
1 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.42%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.37%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.32%) Clustering
4 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.32%) Fat Client
4 6 (6.32%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (87.37%) Windows Server
3 79 (83.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (48.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 15 (15.79%) Android
6 15 (15.79%) Apple iOS
7 13 (13.68%) Linux
8 9 (9.47%) Solaris
9 8 (8.42%) Windows 10
9 8 (8.42%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (6.32%) HPUX
11 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
12 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
13 4 (4.21%) AIX
13 4 (4.21%) Unix
14 2 (2.11%) zOS
15 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Migration
2 19 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (8.42%) Application Packaging
3 8 (8.42%) Change Control
4 7 (7.37%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (7.37%) Visualisation
5 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (5.26%) ITIL
6 5 (5.26%) Time Management
7 4 (4.21%) Change Management
7 4 (4.21%) Project Governance
7 4 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.21%) Software Delivery
8 3 (3.16%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.16%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.16%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.79%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.42%) SQL
3 4 (4.21%) Perl
3 4 (4.21%) VB
3 4 (4.21%) VBScript
4 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.11%) C
5 2 (2.11%) C#
5 2 (2.11%) Java
5 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.05%) REXX
6 1 (1.05%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (67.37%) Security Cleared
2 37 (38.95%) SC Cleared
3 36 (37.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (36.84%) MCSE
5 25 (26.32%) Degree
6 4 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.11%) MCSA
8 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.05%) MCITP
8 1 (1.05%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 62 (65.26%) Active Directory
2 29 (30.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (16.84%) XenApp
4 14 (14.74%) Hyper-V
5 9 (9.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (6.32%) Firmware
7 4 (4.21%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.21%) XenServer
8 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (3.16%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.16%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.05%) NFS
10 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) AirWatch
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (5.26%) SCCM
3 4 (4.21%) XenMobile
4 3 (3.16%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.16%) WSUS
5 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.05%) MOM
5 1 (1.05%) Netcool
5 1 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.05%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.05%) Simpana
5 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 33 (34.74%) VMware
3 32 (33.68%) HP
4 20 (21.05%) Citrix
5 8 (8.42%) Cisco
5 8 (8.42%) Oracle
6 7 (7.37%) AppSense
6 7 (7.37%) Trend Micro
6 7 (7.37%) Veritas
7 6 (6.32%) F5
7 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.32%) ThinPrint
7 6 (6.32%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.21%) IronPort
9 3 (3.16%) Dell
9 3 (3.16%) IBM
9 3 (3.16%) SAP
10 2 (2.11%) CA
10 2 (2.11%) NetApp
11 1 (1.05%) CommVault
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