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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 131 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.40% 2.37% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.90% 9.05% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 10 6
Median daily rate £273 £294 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £184 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +10.44%
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
526 210 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.76% 26.18% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 108 94
Median daily rate £283 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 11
Median hourly rate £26.58 £13.61 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.33% -2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.15 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +22 124 £273 -7.14% 4
Durham - 2 - - 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (80.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 105 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 90 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 87 (64.44%) DHCP
6 81 (60.00%) Security Cleared
7 75 (55.56%) Microsoft
8 74 (54.81%) Citrix
9 66 (48.89%) VMware
9 66 (48.89%) SC Cleared
10 64 (47.41%) ITIL
11 59 (43.70%) XenApp
12 58 (42.96%) HP
12 58 (42.96%) DNS
13 47 (34.81%) ThinPrint
14 43 (31.85%) VMware Infrastructure
14 43 (31.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 36 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
15 36 (26.67%) AppSense
16 35 (25.93%) Windows 7
17 34 (25.19%) Project Management
18 32 (23.70%) XenMobile
18 32 (23.70%) XenServer
18 32 (23.70%) XenDesktop
19 29 (21.48%) Service Delivery
19 29 (21.48%) SAP
19 29 (21.48%) SafeCom
20 28 (20.74%) BPSS Clearance
20 28 (20.74%) Degree
20 28 (20.74%) 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 26 (19.26%) IIS
2 17 (12.59%) MS Exchange
3 15 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 14 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (10.37%) Skype for Business
5 10 (7.41%) Office Communications Server
6 9 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (5.93%) iPlanet
7 8 (5.93%) OpenStack
7 8 (5.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (5.93%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.96%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.41%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 87 (64.44%) DHCP
2 58 (42.96%) DNS
3 17 (12.59%) 3G
3 17 (12.59%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (11.85%) Firewall
5 15 (11.11%) SAN
6 12 (8.89%) Skype
7 9 (6.67%) SMS
8 8 (5.93%) BIG-IP
9 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
10 6 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (2.96%) LDAP
12 2 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.48%) FTP
12 2 (1.48%) NAS
12 2 (1.48%) SSH
12 2 (1.48%) VoIP
13 1 (0.74%) HTTP
13 1 (0.74%) Internet
13 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.96%) DB2
General
1 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (34.81%) Support Engineer
2 24 (17.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 19 (14.07%) Desktop Support
4 18 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 9 (6.67%) Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) Messaging Support
5 9 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Messaging Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.44%) Consultant
8 6 (4.44%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Security Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Citrix Support
9 4 (2.96%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) JSP
2 7 (5.19%) J2EE
3 3 (2.22%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.48%) Web Services
5 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.74%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.56%) Management Information System
3 17 (12.59%) Fat Client
3 17 (12.59%) Thin Client
4 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.41%) Clustering
6 7 (5.19%) Data Centre
7 6 (4.44%) PKI
8 4 (2.96%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.22%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.22%) iPad
9 3 (2.22%) Life Science
10 2 (1.48%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.48%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.48%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.74%) AS400
11 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.74%) Tandem
11 1 (0.74%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (80.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 105 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 43 (31.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (25.93%) Windows 7
6 16 (11.85%) Linux
7 14 (10.37%) AIX
7 14 (10.37%) Solaris
8 10 (7.41%) Windows XP
9 9 (6.67%) Unix
10 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.70%) Android
11 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.96%) HPUX
12 4 (2.96%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.22%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.41%) ITIL
2 34 (25.19%) Project Management
3 29 (21.48%) Service Delivery
4 26 (19.26%) Business Continuity
5 21 (15.56%) Software Delivery
6 17 (12.59%) Incident Management
7 10 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.41%) Escalation Management
7 10 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.67%) Release Management
9 8 (5.93%) ITIL V3
9 8 (5.93%) Six Sigma
9 8 (5.93%) Time Management
10 7 (5.19%) Change Control
10 7 (5.19%) Content Management
10 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (5.19%) QMS
10 7 (5.19%) Server Building
11 6 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.85%) SQL
3 14 (10.37%) VBScript
4 11 (8.15%) Java
5 3 (2.22%) Bourne shell
5 3 (2.22%) Korn
5 3 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 66 (48.89%) SC Cleared
3 28 (20.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 28 (20.74%) Degree
4 22 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (11.85%) MCSE
6 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.70%) MCSA
7 4 (2.96%) CISSP
7 4 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCNA
9 1 (0.74%) CCNP
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.74%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.74%) MCITP
9 1 (0.74%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (11.11%) SLA
3 8 (5.93%) JSP 440
System Software
1 90 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 59 (43.70%) XenApp
3 43 (31.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 32 (23.70%) XenDesktop
5 32 (23.70%) XenServer
6 19 (14.07%) vSphere
7 6 (4.44%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (3.70%) Firmware
9 4 (2.96%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.48%) Brightmail
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 32 (23.70%) XenMobile
2 29 (21.48%) SafeCom
3 24 (17.78%) SCCM
4 20 (14.81%) EdgeSight
5 12 (8.89%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (8.15%) NetBackup
6 11 (8.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (8.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (5.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (3.70%) OpenView
9 4 (2.96%) WSUS
10 3 (2.22%) Legato
10 3 (2.22%) PureDisk
10 3 (2.22%) Simpana
11 2 (1.48%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.48%) Netcool
11 2 (1.48%) SAP Afaria
11 2 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 75 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 74 (54.81%) Citrix
3 66 (48.89%) VMware
4 58 (42.96%) HP
5 47 (34.81%) ThinPrint
6 36 (26.67%) AppSense
7 29 (21.48%) SAP
8 15 (11.11%) Symantec
9 11 (8.15%) Red Hat
10 10 (7.41%) Cisco
10 10 (7.41%) Intel Security
11 9 (6.67%) Lumension
11 9 (6.67%) Oracle
12 8 (5.93%) BEA
12 8 (5.93%) F5
12 8 (5.93%) Sun
12 8 (5.93%) Veritas
13 5 (3.70%) CA
13 5 (3.70%) IBM
14 4 (2.96%) Cognos
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