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 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 38 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 80 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.22% 2.59% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.11% 10.47% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 16 10
Median daily rate £235 £250 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £290 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £12.75 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.60% -58.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £12.55 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.95 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Windows Server 2008
England

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
567 258 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.09% 24.78% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 131 97
Median daily rate £290 £358 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +31.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £575 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 30 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +99.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £12.90 £10.00
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 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 25 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 66 £225 -14.28% 8
Durham +11 11 £300 +20.00%
Northumberland - 1 £360 -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 203 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (84.24%) Windows Server
3 157 (77.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 141 (69.46%) Active Directory
5 136 (67.00%) DHCP
6 123 (60.59%) Microsoft
7 111 (54.68%) Security Cleared
8 107 (52.71%) Citrix
9 103 (50.74%) VMware
10 101 (49.75%) ITIL
11 92 (45.32%) DNS
11 92 (45.32%) SC Cleared
12 82 (40.39%) HP
13 80 (39.41%) XenApp
14 66 (32.51%) ThinPrint
15 63 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 57 (28.08%) Windows Server 2012
17 53 (26.11%) Microsoft App-V
17 53 (26.11%) AppSense
18 51 (25.12%) BPSS Clearance
19 50 (24.63%) XenMobile
20 49 (24.14%) Service Delivery
20 49 (24.14%) Project Management
21 48 (23.65%) XenServer
21 48 (23.65%) XenDesktop
22 47 (23.15%) SAP
23 45 (22.17%) Degree
23 45 (22.17%) Computer Science
23 45 (22.17%) Disclosure Scotland
24 44 (21.67%) SafeCom

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 44 (21.67%) IIS
2 34 (16.75%) MS Exchange
3 30 (14.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (14.78%) Skype for Business
4 29 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 28 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (10.84%) Office Communications Server
6 22 (10.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (9.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (3.94%) iPlanet
8 8 (3.94%) OpenStack
8 8 (3.94%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.97%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 19 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.87%) MS Office
3 3 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.84%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 136 (67.00%) DHCP
2 92 (45.32%) DNS
3 26 (12.81%) Skype
4 22 (10.84%) 3G
4 22 (10.84%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (9.36%) SAN
6 18 (8.87%) Firewall
7 11 (5.42%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.93%) SMS
9 8 (3.94%) BIG-IP
10 6 (2.96%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.97%) LDAP
12 3 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.48%) NAS
12 3 (1.48%) VoIP
13 2 (0.99%) FTP
13 2 (0.99%) Internet
13 2 (0.99%) SSH
13 2 (0.99%) Unified Communications
14 1 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.97%) DB2
3 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
2 2 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (35.96%) Support Engineer
2 39 (19.21%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 26 (12.81%) Desktop Support
4 24 (11.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (9.85%) Messaging Support
6 13 (6.40%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 13 (6.40%) Consultant
6 13 (6.40%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (6.40%) Messaging Engineer
7 12 (5.91%) Security Engineer
7 12 (5.91%) Wintel Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 9 (4.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (4.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.43%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (3.94%) Analyst
10 8 (3.94%) Server Engineer
10 8 (3.94%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.94%) JSP
2 7 (3.45%) J2EE
3 4 (1.97%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (0.99%) Web Services
5 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.17%) Computer Science
2 33 (16.26%) Management Information System
3 22 (10.84%) Fat Client
3 22 (10.84%) Thin Client
4 13 (6.40%) Blackberry
4 13 (6.40%) Visualisation
5 12 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.91%) Clustering
6 9 (4.43%) PKI
7 8 (3.94%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.46%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.46%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.97%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.48%) iPad
10 3 (1.48%) Life Science
11 2 (0.99%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.99%) HP StoreVirtual
12 1 (0.49%) Tandem
12 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.49%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 203 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (84.24%) Windows Server
3 157 (77.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (28.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (20.20%) Windows 7
6 22 (10.84%) Linux
7 18 (8.87%) Android
7 18 (8.87%) Apple iOS
8 17 (8.37%) Solaris
9 16 (7.88%) AIX
10 13 (6.40%) Unix
11 11 (5.42%) Windows XP
12 9 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (2.96%) Windows 8
14 5 (2.46%) HPUX
15 4 (1.97%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.97%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.97%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (1.48%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (49.75%) ITIL
2 49 (24.14%) Project Management
2 49 (24.14%) Service Delivery
3 41 (20.20%) Business Continuity
4 29 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 26 (12.81%) Software Delivery
6 19 (9.36%) Content Management
7 16 (7.88%) Change Control
7 16 (7.88%) Migration
8 15 (7.39%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (6.40%) Mobile Device Management
9 13 (6.40%) Security Management
10 12 (5.91%) Escalation Management
10 12 (5.91%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.93%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (4.93%) Release Management
12 9 (4.43%) Time Management
13 8 (3.94%) ITIL V3
13 8 (3.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 28 (13.79%) SQL
3 14 (6.90%) VBScript
4 12 (5.91%) Java
5 5 (2.46%) Perl
6 4 (1.97%) Bourne shell
6 4 (1.97%) Korn
7 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 111 (54.68%) Security Cleared
2 92 (45.32%) SC Cleared
3 51 (25.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 45 (22.17%) Degree
5 38 (18.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (13.30%) MCSE
7 7 (3.45%) MCSA
8 6 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.46%) CISSP
9 5 (2.46%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.99%) MCITP
12 1 (0.49%) CCNA
12 1 (0.49%) CCNP
12 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (22.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (8.87%) SLA
3 8 (3.94%) JSP 440
System Software
1 141 (69.46%) Active Directory
2 80 (39.41%) XenApp
3 63 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (26.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 48 (23.65%) XenDesktop
5 48 (23.65%) XenServer
6 28 (13.79%) Hyper-V
6 28 (13.79%) vSphere
7 7 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (2.46%) Firmware
9 4 (1.97%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.99%) Brightmail
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (24.63%) XenMobile
2 44 (21.67%) SafeCom
3 36 (17.73%) SCCM
4 33 (16.26%) EdgeSight
5 15 (7.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (6.40%) NetBackup
7 13 (6.40%) SCOM
7 13 (6.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (5.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (3.94%) SCVMM
9 8 (3.94%) WSUS
10 6 (2.96%) Tivoli
11 5 (2.46%) AirWatch
11 5 (2.46%) OpenView
12 4 (1.97%) PureDisk
12 4 (1.97%) SAP Afaria
12 4 (1.97%) Simpana
Vendors
1 123 (60.59%) Microsoft
2 107 (52.71%) Citrix
3 103 (50.74%) VMware
4 82 (40.39%) HP
5 66 (32.51%) ThinPrint
6 53 (26.11%) AppSense
7 47 (23.15%) SAP
8 23 (11.33%) Symantec
9 18 (8.87%) Intel Security
10 16 (7.88%) Lumension
11 13 (6.40%) Trend Micro
12 12 (5.91%) Cisco
12 12 (5.91%) Red Hat
13 11 (5.42%) Oracle
14 9 (4.43%) Veritas
15 8 (3.94%) BEA
15 8 (3.94%) F5
15 8 (3.94%) Sun
16 7 (3.45%) CA
16 7 (3.45%) IBM
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