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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 58 35
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 120 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.08% 2.23% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% 8.00% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 8 4
Median daily rate £246 £269 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.37% -18.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £190 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £361 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 - £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 - £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 - £28.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% +5.88%
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
648 200 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 49.05% 27.82% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 108 79
Median daily rate £280 £350 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +32.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 20 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% +49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.71 £12.37 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +26 119 £246 -8.37% 1
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 July 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.

1 170 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (83.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 138 (81.18%) Windows Server
4 122 (71.76%) Active Directory
5 121 (71.18%) DHCP
6 107 (62.94%) Microsoft
7 102 (60.00%) Security Cleared
8 99 (58.24%) Citrix
9 90 (52.94%) VMware
10 87 (51.18%) SC Cleared
11 86 (50.59%) ITIL
12 82 (48.24%) DNS
13 74 (43.53%) XenApp
14 73 (42.94%) HP
15 60 (35.29%) ThinPrint
16 57 (33.53%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
18 48 (28.24%) Microsoft App-V
18 48 (28.24%) AppSense
19 46 (27.06%) BPSS Clearance
20 44 (25.88%) Project Management
20 44 (25.88%) XenMobile
21 43 (25.29%) XenServer
21 43 (25.29%) XenDesktop
21 43 (25.29%) Degree
21 43 (25.29%) Computer Science
22 42 (24.71%) SAP
23 41 (24.12%) Disclosure Scotland
24 40 (23.53%) Service Delivery
25 39 (22.94%) SafeCom

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 36 (21.18%) IIS
2 27 (15.88%) MS Exchange
3 25 (14.71%) Skype for Business
4 24 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (14.12%) SharePoint
5 23 (13.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (11.18%) Office Communications Server
7 18 (10.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (4.71%) iPlanet
9 8 (4.71%) OpenStack
9 8 (4.71%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.35%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 121 (71.18%) DHCP
2 82 (48.24%) DNS
3 21 (12.35%) 3G
3 21 (12.35%) Skype
3 21 (12.35%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (10.59%) Firewall
5 17 (10.00%) SAN
6 10 (5.88%) SMS
7 8 (4.71%) BIG-IP
8 7 (4.12%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.35%) LDAP
11 3 (1.76%) NAS
12 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.18%) FTP
12 2 (1.18%) Internet
12 2 (1.18%) SSH
12 2 (1.18%) VoIP
13 1 (0.59%) LAN
13 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.35%) DB2
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (1.18%) Military
2 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (38.24%) Support Engineer
2 36 (21.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 22 (12.94%) Desktop Support
4 20 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (10.59%) Messaging Support
6 12 (7.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 12 (7.06%) Security Engineer
7 11 (6.47%) Messaging Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Consultant
10 8 (4.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) Analyst
13 5 (2.94%) Citrix Support
13 5 (2.94%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
13 5 (2.94%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.71%) JSP
2 7 (4.12%) J2EE
3 4 (2.35%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.18%) Web Services
5 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.29%) Computer Science
2 31 (18.24%) Management Information System
3 21 (12.35%) Fat Client
3 21 (12.35%) Thin Client
4 12 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.47%) Blackberry
5 11 (6.47%) Clustering
5 11 (6.47%) Visualisation
6 8 (4.71%) PKI
7 7 (4.12%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.94%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.35%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.18%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.59%) AS400
11 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.59%) Life Science
11 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.59%) Tandem
11 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 170 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (83.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 138 (81.18%) Windows Server
4 50 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 18 (10.59%) Linux
7 16 (9.41%) Solaris
8 15 (8.82%) AIX
9 14 (8.24%) Android
9 14 (8.24%) Apple iOS
10 11 (6.47%) Windows XP
11 10 (5.88%) Unix
12 8 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.94%) HPUX
14 4 (2.35%) Windows 10
14 4 (2.35%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.76%) Windows Phone
15 3 (1.76%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (50.59%) ITIL
2 44 (25.88%) Project Management
3 40 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 37 (21.76%) Business Continuity
5 27 (15.88%) Incident Management
6 25 (14.71%) Software Delivery
7 16 (9.41%) Content Management
8 13 (7.65%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (7.65%) Security Management
9 12 (7.06%) Escalation Management
9 12 (7.06%) Problem Management
10 11 (6.47%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (5.88%) Release Management
12 8 (4.71%) Change Control
12 8 (4.71%) ITIL V3
12 8 (4.71%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.71%) Six Sigma
12 8 (4.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.12%) PowerShell
2 23 (13.53%) SQL
3 14 (8.24%) VBScript
4 12 (7.06%) Java
5 4 (2.35%) Bourne shell
5 4 (2.35%) Korn
5 4 (2.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 102 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 87 (51.18%) SC Cleared
3 46 (27.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 43 (25.29%) Degree
5 34 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (14.12%) MCSE
7 7 (4.12%) MCSA
8 6 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.94%) CISSP
9 5 (2.94%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.59%) CCNA
11 1 (0.59%) CCNP
11 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.59%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.59%) MCITP
11 1 (0.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (24.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (9.41%) SLA
3 8 (4.71%) JSP 440
System Software
1 122 (71.76%) Active Directory
2 74 (43.53%) XenApp
3 57 (33.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (28.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 43 (25.29%) XenDesktop
5 43 (25.29%) XenServer
6 28 (16.47%) vSphere
7 16 (9.41%) Hyper-V
8 7 (4.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (2.94%) Firmware
10 4 (2.35%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.18%) Brightmail
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (25.88%) XenMobile
2 39 (22.94%) SafeCom
3 29 (17.06%) EdgeSight
4 25 (14.71%) SCCM
5 15 (8.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (7.65%) EMC NetWorker
7 12 (7.06%) NetBackup
7 12 (7.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (6.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (2.94%) OpenView
11 4 (2.35%) AirWatch
11 4 (2.35%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (1.76%) Legato
12 3 (1.76%) PureDisk
12 3 (1.76%) SAP Afaria
12 3 (1.76%) SCOM
12 3 (1.76%) Simpana
12 3 (1.76%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (62.94%) Microsoft
2 99 (58.24%) Citrix
3 90 (52.94%) VMware
4 73 (42.94%) HP
5 60 (35.29%) ThinPrint
6 48 (28.24%) AppSense
7 42 (24.71%) SAP
8 22 (12.94%) Symantec
9 18 (10.59%) Intel Security
10 16 (9.41%) Lumension
11 12 (7.06%) Red Hat
12 11 (6.47%) Trend Micro
13 10 (5.88%) Cisco
14 9 (5.29%) Oracle
14 9 (5.29%) Veritas
15 8 (4.71%) BEA
15 8 (4.71%) F5
15 8 (4.71%) Sun
16 6 (3.53%) CA
16 6 (3.53%) IBM