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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 61 25
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 76 19 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.02% 1.96% 6.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.26% 8.26% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 10 26
Median daily rate £310 £280 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £224 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £304 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -60.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.52%
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
498 230 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.43% 23.71% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 131 163
Median daily rate £338 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.17 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.85 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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 +20 65 £330 +24.52% 3
Durham +6 8 £275 -1.78%
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 115 (74.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 111 (72.08%) Active Directory
5 90 (58.44%) Microsoft
6 83 (53.90%) Security Cleared
7 64 (41.56%) DHCP
8 63 (40.91%) VMware
9 59 (38.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 57 (37.01%) SC Cleared
11 55 (35.71%) PowerShell
12 53 (34.42%) HP
13 52 (33.77%) DNS
14 48 (31.17%) Citrix
14 48 (31.17%) Migration
15 46 (29.87%) ITIL
16 45 (29.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 45 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (28.57%) MS Exchange
18 43 (27.92%) Exchange Server 2010
19 41 (26.62%) Hyper-V
20 40 (25.97%) Degree
20 40 (25.97%) Computer Science
20 40 (25.97%) Skype for Business
20 40 (25.97%) Exchange Server 2013
20 40 (25.97%) SharePoint
20 40 (25.97%) MCSE
21 38 (24.68%) Skype
22 35 (22.73%) Office 365
23 34 (22.08%) XenApp

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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 43 (27.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (25.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 40 (25.97%) SharePoint
3 40 (25.97%) Skype for Business
4 34 (22.08%) IIS
5 21 (13.64%) OpenStack
6 20 (12.99%) Office Communications Server
7 15 (9.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (3.90%) WebLogic
11 5 (3.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (22.73%) Office 365
2 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (41.56%) DHCP
2 52 (33.77%) DNS
3 38 (24.68%) Skype
4 11 (7.14%) 3G
4 11 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (5.19%) SAN
6 4 (2.60%) NAS
7 3 (1.95%) Wireless
8 2 (1.30%) Firewall
8 2 (1.30%) SMS
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.65%) VoIP
9 1 (0.65%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) BODI
2 6 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) EDMS
4 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.65%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (0.65%) Games
1 1 (0.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (25.97%) Support Engineer
2 23 (14.94%) 2nd Line Support
2 23 (14.94%) Desktop Support
3 18 (11.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 17 (11.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 17 (11.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 17 (11.04%) Windows Engineer
5 14 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 14 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) Messaging Support
7 12 (7.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) Office 365 Specialist
8 11 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
9 10 (6.49%) Consultant
10 9 (5.84%) Wintel Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Server Engineer
12 7 (4.55%) Architect
12 7 (4.55%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.19%) .NET
1 8 (5.19%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.95%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.97%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.44%) Fat Client
2 13 (8.44%) Thin Client
3 12 (7.79%) Blackberry
4 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.14%) Visualisation
5 8 (5.19%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.55%) Clustering
6 7 (4.55%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.95%) PKI
9 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.30%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 154 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 115 (74.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (38.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (16.23%) Windows 7
6 23 (14.94%) Android
6 23 (14.94%) Apple iOS
7 17 (11.04%) Linux
8 11 (7.14%) Windows 10
9 10 (6.49%) Solaris
9 10 (6.49%) Windows 8
10 8 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (5.19%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (4.55%) HPUX
12 6 (3.90%) Unix
13 5 (3.25%) AIX
13 5 (3.25%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.17%) Migration
2 46 (29.87%) ITIL
3 21 (13.64%) Change Control
3 21 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 19 (12.34%) Load Balancing
5 15 (9.74%) Business Continuity
5 15 (9.74%) Project Management
6 14 (9.09%) Content Management
6 14 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 12 (7.79%) Mobile Device Management
7 12 (7.79%) Software Delivery
8 10 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (5.19%) Application Packaging
10 6 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.90%) Security Management
10 6 (3.90%) Time Management
11 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (2.60%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.60%) Project Governance
12 4 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 21 (13.64%) SQL
3 5 (3.25%) Perl
3 5 (3.25%) VBScript
4 4 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.95%) Java
5 3 (1.95%) VB
6 2 (1.30%) C
6 2 (1.30%) C#
6 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 83 (53.90%) Security Cleared
2 57 (37.01%) SC Cleared
3 45 (29.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (25.97%) Degree
4 40 (25.97%) MCSE
5 25 (16.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.95%) MCSA
7 2 (1.30%) MCITP
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) MCTS
8 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.95%) SLA
System Software
1 111 (72.08%) Active Directory
2 45 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (26.62%) Hyper-V
4 34 (22.08%) XenApp
5 24 (15.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (10.39%) XenDesktop
6 16 (10.39%) XenServer
7 6 (3.90%) Firmware
7 6 (3.90%) vSphere
8 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.95%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.65%) NFS
10 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (16.23%) SCCM
2 19 (12.34%) SCOM
3 18 (11.69%) XenMobile
4 15 (9.74%) WSUS
5 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 14 (9.09%) SafeCom
5 14 (9.09%) SCVMM
6 12 (7.79%) EdgeSight
7 11 (7.14%) AirWatch
8 8 (5.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (3.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.95%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.95%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.30%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (1.30%) MOM
11 2 (1.30%) Netcool
11 2 (1.30%) SAP Afaria
12 1 (0.65%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.65%) Simpana
Vendors
1 90 (58.44%) Microsoft
2 63 (40.91%) VMware
3 53 (34.42%) HP
4 48 (31.17%) Citrix
5 25 (16.23%) ThinPrint
6 24 (15.58%) AppSense
7 18 (11.69%) SAP
8 13 (8.44%) Cisco
9 12 (7.79%) Oracle
9 12 (7.79%) Trend Micro
10 10 (6.49%) Red Hat
11 8 (5.19%) Intel Security
12 7 (4.55%) Symantec
12 7 (4.55%) Veritas
13 6 (3.90%) F5
13 6 (3.90%) Lumension
13 6 (3.90%) TIBCO
14 4 (2.60%) Brocade
14 4 (2.60%) IBM
14 4 (2.60%) IronPort
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