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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 64 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.23% 1.91% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.01% 6.76% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 7 5
Median daily rate £225 £263 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £215 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.00% -61.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Windows Server 2008
Tyne and Wear

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
492 207 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 47.86% 28.28% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 111 73
Median daily rate £280 £425 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £600 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 20 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +236.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 25 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Windows
2 150 (83.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 147 (82.12%) Windows Server
4 128 (71.51%) DHCP
4 128 (71.51%) Active Directory
5 113 (63.13%) Microsoft
6 106 (59.22%) Security Cleared
7 103 (57.54%) Citrix
8 93 (51.96%) VMware
9 91 (50.84%) SC Cleared
10 90 (50.28%) ITIL
11 86 (48.04%) DNS
12 78 (43.58%) HP
13 77 (43.02%) XenApp
14 63 (35.20%) ThinPrint
15 60 (33.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 54 (30.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 50 (27.93%) Microsoft App-V
17 50 (27.93%) AppSense
17 50 (27.93%) BPSS Clearance
18 48 (26.82%) XenMobile
19 46 (25.70%) XenServer
19 46 (25.70%) XenDesktop
19 46 (25.70%) Project Management
20 45 (25.14%) SAP
21 44 (24.58%) Degree
21 44 (24.58%) Computer Science
21 44 (24.58%) Disclosure Scotland
22 42 (23.46%) SafeCom
22 42 (23.46%) Service Delivery

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 38 (21.23%) IIS
2 30 (16.76%) MS Exchange
3 28 (15.64%) Skype for Business
4 27 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (15.08%) SharePoint
5 26 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (12.29%) Office Communications Server
7 21 (11.73%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (11.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (4.47%) iPlanet
9 8 (4.47%) OpenStack
9 8 (4.47%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.23%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (8.94%) MS Excel
1 16 (8.94%) MS Office
2 3 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 128 (71.51%) DHCP
2 86 (48.04%) DNS
3 24 (13.41%) Skype
4 21 (11.73%) 3G
4 21 (11.73%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (10.61%) SAN
6 18 (10.06%) Firewall
7 10 (5.59%) SMS
8 9 (5.03%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.47%) BIG-IP
10 6 (3.35%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (2.23%) LDAP
12 3 (1.68%) NAS
13 2 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.12%) FTP
13 2 (1.12%) Internet
13 2 (1.12%) SSH
13 2 (1.12%) VoIP
14 1 (0.56%) HTTP
14 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.23%) DB2
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (39.11%) Support Engineer
2 37 (20.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 24 (13.41%) Desktop Support
4 20 (11.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (11.17%) Messaging Support
5 12 (6.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 12 (6.70%) Consultant
5 12 (6.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (6.70%) Messaging Engineer
5 12 (6.70%) Security Engineer
6 11 (6.15%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 10 (5.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 10 (5.59%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Support Consultant
10 7 (3.91%) Citrix Support
11 6 (3.35%) Citrix Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.47%) JSP
2 7 (3.91%) J2EE
3 4 (2.23%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.12%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.58%) Computer Science
2 31 (17.32%) Management Information System
3 21 (11.73%) Fat Client
3 21 (11.73%) Thin Client
4 13 (7.26%) Blackberry
4 13 (7.26%) Visualisation
5 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.15%) Clustering
7 9 (5.03%) PKI
8 8 (4.47%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.79%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.23%) HP Storage
11 2 (1.12%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
12 1 (0.56%) AS400
12 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.56%) Tandem
12 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 179 (100.00%) Windows
2 150 (83.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 147 (82.12%) Windows Server
4 54 (30.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (18.44%) Windows 7
6 20 (11.17%) Linux
7 17 (9.50%) Android
7 17 (9.50%) Apple iOS
8 16 (8.94%) Solaris
9 15 (8.38%) AIX
10 13 (7.26%) Unix
11 11 (6.15%) Windows XP
12 8 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.79%) HPUX
14 4 (2.23%) Windows 10
14 4 (2.23%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.23%) Windows Phone
14 4 (2.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (50.28%) ITIL
2 46 (25.70%) Project Management
3 42 (23.46%) Service Delivery
4 39 (21.79%) Business Continuity
5 29 (16.20%) Incident Management
6 25 (13.97%) Software Delivery
7 19 (10.61%) Content Management
8 15 (8.38%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (7.26%) Mobile Device Management
9 13 (7.26%) Security Management
10 12 (6.70%) Escalation Management
10 12 (6.70%) Problem Management
11 10 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.59%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (5.59%) Release Management
12 8 (4.47%) Change Control
12 8 (4.47%) Conflict Management
12 8 (4.47%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.47%) Server Building
12 8 (4.47%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.97%) PowerShell
1 25 (13.97%) SQL
2 14 (7.82%) VBScript
3 12 (6.70%) Java
4 5 (2.79%) Perl
5 4 (2.23%) Bourne shell
5 4 (2.23%) Korn
6 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (59.22%) Security Cleared
2 91 (50.84%) SC Cleared
3 50 (27.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 44 (24.58%) Degree
5 36 (20.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (14.53%) MCSE
7 7 (3.91%) MCSA
8 6 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.79%) CISSP
9 5 (2.79%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.56%) CCNA
11 1 (0.56%) CCNP
11 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.56%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.56%) MCITP
11 1 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (24.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (8.94%) SLA
3 8 (4.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 128 (71.51%) Active Directory
2 77 (43.02%) XenApp
3 60 (33.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (27.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 46 (25.70%) XenDesktop
5 46 (25.70%) XenServer
6 28 (15.64%) vSphere
7 18 (10.06%) Hyper-V
8 7 (3.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (2.79%) Firmware
10 4 (2.23%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.12%) Brightmail
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (26.82%) XenMobile
2 42 (23.46%) SafeCom
3 31 (17.32%) EdgeSight
4 24 (13.41%) SCCM
5 15 (8.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (7.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 12 (6.70%) NetBackup
7 12 (6.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (6.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (2.79%) AirWatch
10 5 (2.79%) OpenView
10 5 (2.79%) Tivoli
11 4 (2.23%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (2.23%) SAP Afaria
12 3 (1.68%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (1.68%) PureDisk
12 3 (1.68%) SCOM
12 3 (1.68%) Simpana
12 3 (1.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (63.13%) Microsoft
2 103 (57.54%) Citrix
3 93 (51.96%) VMware
4 78 (43.58%) HP
5 63 (35.20%) ThinPrint
6 50 (27.93%) AppSense
7 45 (25.14%) SAP
8 22 (12.29%) Symantec
9 18 (10.06%) Intel Security
10 16 (8.94%) Lumension
11 13 (7.26%) Trend Micro
12 12 (6.70%) Red Hat
13 11 (6.15%) Oracle
14 10 (5.59%) Cisco
15 9 (5.03%) Veritas
16 8 (4.47%) BEA
16 8 (4.47%) F5
16 8 (4.47%) Sun
17 6 (3.35%) CA
17 6 (3.35%) IBM