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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 71 37
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -34
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 72 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.49% 0.87% 4.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.97% 3.23% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 3 13
Median daily rate £300 £215 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -31.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £215 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £235 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.00% -42.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £12.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.50 £30.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
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
481 217 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.33% 27.09% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 123 84
Median daily rate £320 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 11
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 £11.00 £12.60 £8.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 179 (82.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 177 (81.94%) Windows Server
4 158 (73.15%) Active Directory
5 137 (63.43%) Microsoft
6 126 (58.33%) Security Cleared
7 125 (57.87%) DHCP
8 106 (49.07%) SC Cleared
9 101 (46.76%) Citrix
10 100 (46.30%) HP
11 96 (44.44%) VMware
12 91 (42.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 89 (41.20%) ITIL
14 86 (39.81%) DNS
15 73 (33.80%) XenApp
16 64 (29.63%) Degree
16 64 (29.63%) Computer Science
17 63 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 62 (28.70%) Microsoft Certification
19 61 (28.24%) ThinPrint
20 57 (26.39%) PowerShell
21 52 (24.07%) MS Exchange
22 51 (23.61%) MCSE
23 50 (23.15%) IIS
23 50 (23.15%) SharePoint
24 49 (22.69%) Skype for Business
24 49 (22.69%) Exchange Server 2010
25 48 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
25 48 (22.22%) AppSense
25 48 (22.22%) XenMobile

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 52 (24.07%) MS Exchange
2 50 (23.15%) IIS
2 50 (23.15%) SharePoint
3 49 (22.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (22.69%) Skype for Business
4 47 (21.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (13.43%) OpenStack
6 28 (12.96%) Office Communications Server
7 21 (9.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (9.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (3.70%) iPlanet
11 8 (3.70%) WebLogic
12 5 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.85%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 33 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.87%) MS Office
3 3 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) IaaS
2 1 (0.46%) PaaS
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (57.87%) DHCP
2 86 (39.81%) DNS
3 45 (20.83%) Skype
4 20 (9.26%) SAN
5 19 (8.80%) Firewall
6 16 (7.41%) 3G
6 16 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (6.48%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.70%) BIG-IP
9 7 (3.24%) NAS
9 7 (3.24%) SMS
10 5 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.85%) LDAP
12 2 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.93%) FTP
12 2 (0.93%) Internet
12 2 (0.93%) SSH
12 2 (0.93%) VoIP
13 1 (0.46%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.85%) DB2
4 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) EDMS
6 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (0.93%) Military
2 1 (0.46%) Games
2 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (31.02%) Support Engineer
2 37 (17.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 23 (10.65%) Desktop Support
4 20 (9.26%) Messaging Support
5 18 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (7.87%) Messaging Engineer
7 16 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
8 12 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 12 (5.56%) Consultant
8 12 (5.56%) Security Engineer
9 11 (5.09%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (5.09%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 11 (5.09%) Office 365 Specialist
10 9 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Mobility Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Support Consultant
12 6 (2.78%) Analyst
12 6 (2.78%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.70%) .NET
1 8 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 8 (3.70%) JSP
2 7 (3.24%) J2EE
3 5 (2.31%) Web Services
4 4 (1.85%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 30 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 16 (7.41%) Clustering
3 16 (7.41%) Fat Client
3 16 (7.41%) Thin Client
4 13 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.02%) Blackberry
4 13 (6.02%) Visualisation
5 9 (4.17%) PKI
6 8 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.78%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.31%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.85%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.93%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 179 (82.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 177 (81.94%) Windows Server
4 91 (42.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (15.28%) Windows 7
6 25 (11.57%) Android
6 25 (11.57%) Apple iOS
7 21 (9.72%) Linux
8 16 (7.41%) AIX
8 16 (7.41%) Solaris
9 13 (6.02%) Unix
9 13 (6.02%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.85%) HPUX
11 4 (1.85%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.85%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.85%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.20%) ITIL
2 46 (21.30%) Project Management
3 42 (19.44%) Service Delivery
4 39 (18.06%) Business Continuity
5 29 (13.43%) Incident Management
6 27 (12.50%) Migration
7 20 (9.26%) Load Balancing
7 20 (9.26%) Software Delivery
8 19 (8.80%) Content Management
9 15 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (6.02%) Mobile Device Management
10 13 (6.02%) Security Management
11 12 (5.56%) Escalation Management
11 12 (5.56%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (4.63%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (4.63%) Release Management
14 9 (4.17%) Change Control
14 9 (4.17%) Server Building
14 9 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (26.39%) PowerShell
2 29 (13.43%) SQL
3 18 (8.33%) VBScript
4 12 (5.56%) Java
5 5 (2.31%) Perl
6 4 (1.85%) Bourne shell
6 4 (1.85%) Korn
7 2 (0.93%) C#
7 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.46%) C
8 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 126 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 106 (49.07%) SC Cleared
3 64 (29.63%) Degree
4 62 (28.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (23.61%) MCSE
6 47 (21.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (4.17%) MCSA
8 6 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.31%) CISSP
10 3 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.93%) MCITP
12 1 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (18.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (7.41%) SLA
3 8 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 158 (73.15%) Active Directory
2 73 (33.80%) XenApp
3 63 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 46 (21.30%) XenDesktop
5 46 (21.30%) XenServer
6 28 (12.96%) vSphere
7 23 (10.65%) Hyper-V
8 10 (4.63%) Firmware
9 8 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.85%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.93%) Brightmail
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.46%) NFS
13 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (22.22%) XenMobile
2 42 (19.44%) SafeCom
3 31 (14.35%) EdgeSight
4 19 (8.80%) SCCM
5 15 (6.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (6.02%) AirWatch
6 13 (6.02%) EMC NetWorker
6 13 (6.02%) NetBackup
7 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (5.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (4.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (2.78%) PowerCLI
9 6 (2.78%) WSUS
10 5 (2.31%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (1.85%) Netcool
11 4 (1.85%) OpenView
11 4 (1.85%) SAP Afaria
12 3 (1.39%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (1.39%) Simpana
Vendors
1 137 (63.43%) Microsoft
2 101 (46.76%) Citrix
3 100 (46.30%) HP
4 96 (44.44%) VMware
5 61 (28.24%) ThinPrint
6 48 (22.22%) AppSense
7 44 (20.37%) SAP
8 22 (10.19%) Symantec
9 19 (8.80%) Intel Security
10 16 (7.41%) Lumension
11 14 (6.48%) Veritas
12 13 (6.02%) Trend Micro
13 12 (5.56%) Red Hat
14 11 (5.09%) Cisco
15 10 (4.63%) Oracle
16 8 (3.70%) BEA
16 8 (3.70%) F5
16 8 (3.70%) Sun
17 6 (2.78%) IBM
17 6 (2.78%) IronPort