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 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 25 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 116 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.86% 3.12% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.58% 10.38% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 10 3
Median daily rate £275 £332 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £184 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £428 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
472 183 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.10% 30.05% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 101 84
Median daily rate £285 £305 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £489 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £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 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 May 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 May 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 115 £275 -17.22% 8
Gateshead - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
North East

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

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

1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (83.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 90 (76.27%) Windows Server
4 82 (69.49%) Active Directory
5 79 (66.95%) DHCP
6 72 (61.02%) Security Cleared
7 67 (56.78%) Microsoft
8 66 (55.93%) Citrix
9 62 (52.54%) ITIL
10 61 (51.69%) VMware
11 60 (50.85%) SC Cleared
12 55 (46.61%) XenApp
13 54 (45.76%) HP
14 52 (44.07%) DNS
15 44 (37.29%) ThinPrint
16 43 (36.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
18 35 (29.66%) Microsoft App-V
18 35 (29.66%) AppSense
19 33 (27.97%) Project Management
20 30 (25.42%) XenMobile
20 30 (25.42%) XenServer
20 30 (25.42%) XenDesktop
21 29 (24.58%) Service Delivery
21 29 (24.58%) SAP
22 27 (22.88%) SafeCom
23 26 (22.03%) Windows 7
23 26 (22.03%) Degree
23 26 (22.03%) Computer Science
23 26 (22.03%) Business Continuity

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 24 (20.34%) IIS
2 15 (12.71%) MS Exchange
3 14 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
4 13 (11.02%) Skype for Business
5 10 (8.47%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (6.78%) iPlanet
6 8 (6.78%) OpenStack
6 8 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (6.78%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.39%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.78%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (66.95%) DHCP
2 52 (44.07%) DNS
3 15 (12.71%) 3G
3 15 (12.71%) SAN
3 15 (12.71%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (11.86%) Firewall
5 11 (9.32%) Skype
6 9 (7.63%) SMS
7 8 (6.78%) BIG-IP
8 6 (5.08%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.39%) LDAP
9 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.69%) FTP
10 2 (1.69%) NAS
10 2 (1.69%) SSH
10 2 (1.69%) VoIP
11 1 (0.85%) HTTP
11 1 (0.85%) Internet
11 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.39%) DB2
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (1.69%) Military
2 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (36.44%) Support Engineer
2 23 (19.49%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 17 (14.41%) Desktop Support
4 13 (11.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (7.63%) Messaging Support
6 8 (6.78%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 7 (5.93%) Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Messaging Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Citrix Support
10 4 (3.39%) Windows Specialist
11 3 (2.54%) Collaboration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.78%) JSP
2 7 (5.93%) J2EE
3 3 (2.54%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.69%) Web Services
5 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.03%) Computer Science
2 21 (17.80%) Management Information System
3 15 (12.71%) Fat Client
3 15 (12.71%) Thin Client
4 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.78%) Clustering
5 7 (5.93%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.08%) PKI
7 4 (3.39%) Cryptography
7 4 (3.39%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.69%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.69%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.85%) AS400
10 1 (0.85%) iPad
10 1 (0.85%) Life Science
10 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (83.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 90 (76.27%) Windows Server
4 36 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (22.03%) Windows 7
6 15 (12.71%) Linux
7 14 (11.86%) AIX
7 14 (11.86%) Solaris
8 10 (8.47%) Windows XP
9 9 (7.63%) Unix
10 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (4.24%) Android
11 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
12 4 (3.39%) HPUX
13 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.69%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.69%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.54%) ITIL
2 33 (27.97%) Project Management
3 29 (24.58%) Service Delivery
4 26 (22.03%) Business Continuity
5 18 (15.25%) Software Delivery
6 17 (14.41%) Incident Management
7 10 (8.47%) Escalation Management
7 10 (8.47%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (8.47%) Problem Management
8 9 (7.63%) Release Management
9 8 (6.78%) ITIL V3
9 8 (6.78%) Six Sigma
10 7 (5.93%) Content Management
10 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.93%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (5.93%) QMS
11 6 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.08%) Change Management
11 6 (5.08%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.10%) PowerShell
2 15 (12.71%) SQL
3 13 (11.02%) VBScript
4 11 (9.32%) Java
5 3 (2.54%) Bourne shell
5 3 (2.54%) Korn
5 3 (2.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (61.02%) Security Cleared
2 60 (50.85%) SC Cleared
3 26 (22.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 26 (22.03%) Degree
4 20 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (11.86%) MCSE
6 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.24%) MCSA
7 4 (3.39%) CISSP
7 4 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CCNA
9 1 (0.85%) CCNP
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.85%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.85%) MCITP
9 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (12.71%) SLA
3 8 (6.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 82 (69.49%) Active Directory
2 55 (46.61%) XenApp
3 43 (36.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (29.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 30 (25.42%) XenDesktop
5 30 (25.42%) XenServer
6 15 (12.71%) vSphere
7 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
8 5 (4.24%) Firmware
9 4 (3.39%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (1.69%) Brightmail
10 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (25.42%) XenMobile
2 27 (22.88%) SafeCom
3 20 (16.95%) EdgeSight
4 19 (16.10%) SCCM
5 12 (10.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (9.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (7.63%) NetBackup
7 9 (7.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (5.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (4.24%) OpenView
10 3 (2.54%) Legato
10 3 (2.54%) PureDisk
10 3 (2.54%) Simpana
10 3 (2.54%) WSUS
11 2 (1.69%) AirWatch
11 2 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.69%) SAP Afaria
11 2 (1.69%) SCOM
11 2 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 67 (56.78%) Microsoft
2 66 (55.93%) Citrix
3 61 (51.69%) VMware
4 54 (45.76%) HP
5 44 (37.29%) ThinPrint
6 35 (29.66%) AppSense
7 29 (24.58%) SAP
8 13 (11.02%) Symantec
9 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
10 10 (8.47%) Cisco
11 9 (7.63%) Oracle
12 8 (6.78%) BEA
12 8 (6.78%) F5
12 8 (6.78%) Intel Security
12 8 (6.78%) Sun
13 7 (5.93%) Lumension
14 6 (5.08%) Veritas
15 5 (4.24%) CA
15 5 (4.24%) IBM
16 4 (3.39%) Cognos
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