The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 22 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 145 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.31% 3.33% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.84% 11.73% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 11 3
Median daily rate £271 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £415 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
Windows Server 2008
North East

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

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
664 179 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 47.19% 28.37% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 98 99
Median daily rate £280 £295 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £125 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 20 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.30 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 144 £271 -1.36% 4
Gateshead - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
North East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 153 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 121 (79.08%) Windows Server
4 107 (69.93%) Active Directory
5 104 (67.97%) DHCP
6 91 (59.48%) Security Cleared
7 90 (58.82%) Microsoft
8 87 (56.86%) Citrix
9 80 (52.29%) VMware
10 77 (50.33%) SC Cleared
11 75 (49.02%) ITIL
12 70 (45.75%) DNS
13 69 (45.10%) HP
14 68 (44.44%) XenApp
15 55 (35.95%) ThinPrint
16 52 (33.99%) VMware Infrastructure
17 47 (30.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 43 (28.10%) Microsoft App-V
18 43 (28.10%) AppSense
19 38 (24.84%) Project Management
19 38 (24.84%) XenServer
19 38 (24.84%) XenDesktop
19 38 (24.84%) BPSS Clearance
20 37 (24.18%) Degree
20 37 (24.18%) Computer Science
20 37 (24.18%) XenMobile
21 35 (22.88%) SAP
22 34 (22.22%) Service Delivery
22 34 (22.22%) Windows 7
22 34 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 31 (20.26%) IIS
2 20 (13.07%) MS Exchange
3 18 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 18 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 16 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (8.50%) Office Communications Server
6 12 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (7.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (5.23%) iPlanet
8 8 (5.23%) OpenStack
8 8 (5.23%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.61%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.31%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (10.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.54%) MS Office
3 3 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 104 (67.97%) DHCP
2 70 (45.75%) DNS
3 20 (13.07%) 3G
3 20 (13.07%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (11.76%) Firewall
5 17 (11.11%) SAN
6 14 (9.15%) Skype
7 10 (6.54%) SMS
8 8 (5.23%) BIG-IP
9 7 (4.58%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (2.61%) LDAP
12 3 (1.96%) NAS
13 2 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.31%) FTP
13 2 (1.31%) Internet
13 2 (1.31%) SSH
13 2 (1.31%) VoIP
14 1 (0.65%) HTTP
14 1 (0.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.23%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.61%) DB2
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (1.31%) Military
2 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (36.60%) Support Engineer
2 31 (20.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 21 (13.73%) Desktop Support
4 19 (12.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (7.84%) Messaging Support
6 11 (7.19%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 10 (6.54%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Security Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Messaging Support Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.58%) Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Consultant
12 5 (3.27%) Windows Specialist
13 4 (2.61%) Citrix Support
13 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.23%) JSP
2 7 (4.58%) J2EE
3 4 (2.61%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.31%) Web Services
5 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.18%) Computer Science
2 26 (16.99%) Management Information System
3 20 (13.07%) Fat Client
3 20 (13.07%) Thin Client
4 12 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.19%) Clustering
6 7 (4.58%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.58%) PKI
6 7 (4.58%) Visualisation
7 6 (3.92%) Blackberry
8 5 (3.27%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.61%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.31%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.31%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.65%) AS400
11 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.65%) iPad
11 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 153 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 121 (79.08%) Windows Server
4 47 (30.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 18 (11.76%) Linux
7 16 (10.46%) Solaris
8 15 (9.80%) AIX
9 11 (7.19%) Windows XP
10 10 (6.54%) Unix
11 8 (5.23%) Android
11 8 (5.23%) Apple iOS
11 8 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (3.27%) HPUX
13 4 (2.61%) Windows 10
13 4 (2.61%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.31%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.31%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (49.02%) ITIL
2 38 (24.84%) Project Management
3 34 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 31 (20.26%) Business Continuity
5 24 (15.69%) Software Delivery
6 22 (14.38%) Incident Management
7 12 (7.84%) Escalation Management
7 12 (7.84%) Problem Management
8 10 (6.54%) Content Management
8 10 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.54%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (6.54%) Release Management
9 9 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (5.88%) Security Management
10 8 (5.23%) Change Control
10 8 (5.23%) ITIL V3
10 8 (5.23%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.23%) Server Building
10 8 (5.23%) Six Sigma
10 8 (5.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.03%) PowerShell
2 20 (13.07%) SQL
3 14 (9.15%) VBScript
4 12 (7.84%) Java
5 4 (2.61%) Bourne shell
5 4 (2.61%) Korn
5 4 (2.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 91 (59.48%) Security Cleared
2 77 (50.33%) SC Cleared
3 38 (24.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 37 (24.18%) Degree
5 28 (18.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (13.07%) MCSE
7 7 (4.58%) MCSA
8 6 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.27%) CISSP
9 5 (3.27%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.65%) CCNA
11 1 (0.65%) CCNP
11 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.65%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.65%) MCITP
11 1 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 17 (11.11%) SLA
3 8 (5.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 107 (69.93%) Active Directory
2 68 (44.44%) XenApp
3 52 (33.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (28.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 38 (24.84%) XenDesktop
5 38 (24.84%) XenServer
6 24 (15.69%) vSphere
7 11 (7.19%) Hyper-V
8 7 (4.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (3.27%) Firmware
10 4 (2.61%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.31%) Brightmail
11 2 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 37 (24.18%) XenMobile
2 34 (22.22%) SafeCom
3 25 (16.34%) SCCM
4 24 (15.69%) EdgeSight
5 13 (8.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (7.84%) NetBackup
6 12 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (7.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 11 (7.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (3.27%) OpenView
10 4 (2.61%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (1.96%) Legato
11 3 (1.96%) Netcool
11 3 (1.96%) PureDisk
11 3 (1.96%) SCOM
11 3 (1.96%) Simpana
11 3 (1.96%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.96%) WSUS
12 2 (1.31%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 90 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 87 (56.86%) Citrix
3 80 (52.29%) VMware
4 69 (45.10%) HP
5 55 (35.95%) ThinPrint
6 43 (28.10%) AppSense
7 35 (22.88%) SAP
8 18 (11.76%) Symantec
9 13 (8.50%) Intel Security
10 12 (7.84%) Lumension
10 12 (7.84%) Red Hat
11 10 (6.54%) Cisco
12 9 (5.88%) Oracle
12 9 (5.88%) Veritas
13 8 (5.23%) BEA
13 8 (5.23%) F5
13 8 (5.23%) Sun
14 6 (3.92%) CA
14 6 (3.92%) IBM
14 6 (3.92%) Trend Micro