The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
England / North East
Rank 53 65 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 44 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.36% 1.48% 3.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.92% 6.99% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 11
Median daily rate £290 £280 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £331 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%

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

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
369 186 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.57% 21.11% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 98 102
Median daily rate £335 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 14
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.30 £34.00
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 the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +15 39 £300 -7.69% 6
Durham 0 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 112 (88.19%) Windows Server
3 91 (71.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 88 (69.29%) Active Directory
5 73 (57.48%) Security Cleared
6 68 (53.54%) Microsoft
7 54 (42.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (37.80%) PowerShell
9 46 (36.22%) SC Cleared
10 45 (35.43%) VMware
11 44 (34.65%) Migration
12 43 (33.86%) HP
13 41 (32.28%) DHCP
14 40 (31.50%) MS Exchange
15 39 (30.71%) Microsoft Certification
15 39 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 39 (30.71%) Exchange Server 2010
16 37 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2013
16 37 (29.13%) DNS
16 37 (29.13%) MCSE
17 36 (28.35%) MS Excel
17 36 (28.35%) SharePoint
18 34 (26.77%) Skype for Business
18 34 (26.77%) Skype
19 33 (25.98%) Office 365
20 32 (25.20%) Hyper-V
21 30 (23.62%) Citrix
22 27 (21.26%) IIS
23 26 (20.47%) Degree
23 26 (20.47%) Computer Science

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 40 (31.50%) MS Exchange
2 39 (30.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (29.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (28.35%) SharePoint
5 34 (26.77%) Skype for Business
6 27 (21.26%) IIS
7 21 (16.54%) OpenStack
8 16 (12.60%) Office Communications Server
9 11 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (8.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (7.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (4.72%) WebLogic
12 5 (3.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (28.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.98%) Office 365
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.28%) DHCP
2 37 (29.13%) DNS
3 34 (26.77%) Skype
4 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.51%) 3G
5 7 (5.51%) SAN
5 7 (5.51%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.15%) NAS
7 3 (2.36%) Firewall
7 3 (2.36%) Wireless
8 2 (1.57%) VoIP
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.79%) SMS
9 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.79%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) BODI
2 6 (4.72%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) EDMS
4 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (4.72%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.79%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (0.79%) Games
1 1 (0.79%) German Language
1 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (24.41%) Support Engineer
2 22 (17.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 22 (17.32%) Desktop Support
3 19 (14.96%) Desktop Engineer
4 18 (14.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 16 (12.60%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 16 (12.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 15 (11.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (10.24%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 13 (10.24%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (9.45%) Office 365 Specialist
9 10 (7.87%) Consultant
10 9 (7.09%) Messaging Support
11 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Messaging Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Support Consultant
11 8 (6.30%) Wintel Engineer
12 7 (5.51%) Architect
13 5 (3.94%) Messaging Consultant
13 5 (3.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.30%) .NET
1 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.47%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.09%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.09%) Fat Client
2 9 (7.09%) Thin Client
3 8 (6.30%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.30%) Visualisation
4 7 (5.51%) Clustering
5 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.15%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.57%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.57%) PKI
9 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 112 (88.19%) Windows Server
3 91 (71.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (42.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (18.11%) Windows 7
6 20 (15.75%) Android
6 20 (15.75%) Apple iOS
7 16 (12.60%) Linux
8 10 (7.87%) Windows 10
9 9 (7.09%) Solaris
9 9 (7.09%) Windows 8
10 8 (6.30%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (4.72%) HPUX
12 6 (4.72%) Unix
13 4 (3.15%) AIX
13 4 (3.15%) Windows XP
14 3 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (1.57%) Windows Phone
15 2 (1.57%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.65%) Migration
2 23 (18.11%) ITIL
3 19 (14.96%) Load Balancing
4 16 (12.60%) Change Control
5 8 (6.30%) Application Packaging
5 8 (6.30%) Content Management
5 8 (6.30%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.51%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.51%) Project Management
6 7 (5.51%) Software Delivery
7 6 (4.72%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.72%) Time Management
8 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.15%) Change Management
9 4 (3.15%) Project Governance
9 4 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.36%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.80%) PowerShell
2 18 (14.17%) SQL
3 4 (3.15%) Perl
3 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.15%) VBScript
4 3 (2.36%) VB
5 2 (1.57%) C
5 2 (1.57%) C#
5 2 (1.57%) Java
5 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (57.48%) Security Cleared
2 46 (36.22%) SC Cleared
3 39 (30.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (29.13%) MCSE
5 26 (20.47%) Degree
6 10 (7.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.57%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.57%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
8 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.36%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (69.29%) Active Directory
2 39 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (25.20%) Hyper-V
4 22 (17.32%) XenApp
5 15 (11.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (5.51%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.51%) XenServer
7 6 (4.72%) Firmware
8 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.36%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.79%) NFS
10 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (14.17%) SCCM
2 15 (11.81%) WSUS
3 13 (10.24%) SCOM
4 10 (7.87%) AirWatch
5 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (7.09%) SCVMM
5 9 (7.09%) XenMobile
6 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (4.72%) SafeCom
6 6 (4.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (3.94%) EdgeSight
8 3 (2.36%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.57%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (1.57%) MOM
9 2 (1.57%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.79%) PureDisk
10 1 (0.79%) Simpana
10 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 68 (53.54%) Microsoft
2 45 (35.43%) VMware
3 43 (33.86%) HP
4 30 (23.62%) Citrix
5 15 (11.81%) AppSense
5 15 (11.81%) ThinPrint
6 13 (10.24%) Cisco
7 12 (9.45%) Oracle
8 9 (7.09%) Red Hat
8 9 (7.09%) SAP
8 9 (7.09%) Trend Micro
9 7 (5.51%) Veritas
10 6 (4.72%) F5
10 6 (4.72%) TIBCO
11 4 (3.15%) Apple
11 4 (3.15%) Brocade
11 4 (3.15%) IronPort
12 3 (2.36%) Dell
12 3 (2.36%) IBM
13 2 (1.57%) CA
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