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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 90 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.14% 2.97% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.59% 10.59% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 9 1
Median daily rate £271 £415 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +69.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £301 £298
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +8.70%
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
366 170 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 37.16% 28.05% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 94 117
Median daily rate £280 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £495 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 3
Median hourly rate £26.58 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.42% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 +18 89 £271 -34.63% 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 6 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (88.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 77 (83.70%) Windows Server
4 71 (77.17%) Active Directory
5 70 (76.09%) DHCP
6 58 (63.04%) Citrix
7 54 (58.70%) VMware
8 53 (57.61%) Security Cleared
9 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
10 51 (55.43%) XenApp
11 50 (54.35%) ITIL
12 46 (50.00%) DNS
13 45 (48.91%) SC Cleared
14 41 (44.57%) ThinPrint
15 40 (43.48%) HP
16 39 (42.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (36.96%) Microsoft App-V
17 34 (36.96%) AppSense
18 31 (33.70%) Project Management
19 27 (29.35%) SAP
19 27 (29.35%) XenServer
19 27 (29.35%) XenDesktop
20 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (28.26%) XenMobile
21 25 (27.17%) Service Delivery
21 25 (27.17%) Business Continuity
21 25 (27.17%) Degree
21 25 (27.17%) Computer Science
22 24 (26.09%) BPSS Clearance
22 24 (26.09%) 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 20 (21.74%) IIS
2 12 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (11.96%) Skype for Business
4 8 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
5 7 (7.61%) iPlanet
5 7 (7.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (7.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (7.61%) WebLogic
6 6 (6.52%) OpenStack
7 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.26%) MQSeries
9 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
3 3 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (76.09%) DHCP
2 46 (50.00%) DNS
3 15 (16.30%) 3G
3 15 (16.30%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (13.04%) SAN
5 9 (9.78%) Skype
5 9 (9.78%) SMS
6 8 (8.70%) Firewall
7 7 (7.61%) BIG-IP
8 6 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.26%) LDAP
10 2 (2.17%) FTP
10 2 (2.17%) NAS
10 2 (2.17%) SSH
10 2 (2.17%) VoIP
11 1 (1.09%) HTTP
11 1 (1.09%) Internet
11 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) DB2
General
1 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (42.39%) Support Engineer
2 18 (19.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 16 (17.39%) Desktop Support
4 12 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.70%) Messaging Support
6 7 (7.61%) Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Messaging Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Citrix Support
9 4 (4.35%) Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Collaboration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) JSP
2 6 (6.52%) J2EE
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) Computer Science
2 20 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 15 (16.30%) Fat Client
3 15 (16.30%) Thin Client
4 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.35%) Clustering
7 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.17%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.17%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.17%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.09%) AS400
9 1 (1.09%) iPad
9 1 (1.09%) Life Science
9 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.09%) PKI
9 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (88.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 77 (83.70%) Windows Server
4 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.70%) Linux
6 8 (8.70%) Unix
7 7 (7.61%) AIX
7 7 (7.61%) Solaris
7 7 (7.61%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.35%) Android
8 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.09%) HPUX
10 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.35%) ITIL
2 31 (33.70%) Project Management
3 25 (27.17%) Business Continuity
3 25 (27.17%) Service Delivery
4 18 (19.57%) Software Delivery
5 12 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.78%) Escalation Management
6 9 (9.78%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (7.61%) ITIL V3
7 7 (7.61%) Six Sigma
8 6 (6.52%) Content Management
8 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (6.52%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.52%) QMS
9 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.35%) Conflict Management
10 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.87%) VBScript
3 9 (9.78%) SQL
4 7 (7.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (57.61%) Security Cleared
2 45 (48.91%) SC Cleared
3 25 (27.17%) Degree
4 24 (26.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (10.87%) MCSE
7 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.26%) MCSA
8 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.09%) CCNA
9 1 (1.09%) CCNP
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.09%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.09%) MCITP
9 1 (1.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (14.13%) SLA
3 7 (7.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 71 (77.17%) Active Directory
2 51 (55.43%) XenApp
3 39 (42.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (36.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (29.35%) XenDesktop
5 27 (29.35%) XenServer
6 12 (13.04%) vSphere
7 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
8 4 (4.35%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.26%) Firmware
10 2 (2.17%) Brightmail
10 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 26 (28.26%) XenMobile
2 19 (20.65%) EdgeSight
2 19 (20.65%) SCCM
3 9 (9.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (7.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (7.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (4.35%) OpenView
7 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.26%) WSUS
8 2 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.09%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 58 (63.04%) Citrix
2 54 (58.70%) VMware
3 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 41 (44.57%) ThinPrint
5 40 (43.48%) HP
6 34 (36.96%) AppSense
7 27 (29.35%) SAP
8 24 (26.09%) SafeCom
9 10 (10.87%) Symantec
10 8 (8.70%) Oracle
11 7 (7.61%) BEA
11 7 (7.61%) Cisco
11 7 (7.61%) F5
11 7 (7.61%) Red Hat
11 7 (7.61%) Sun
12 5 (5.43%) Intel Security
12 5 (5.43%) Lumension
13 3 (3.26%) Cognos
13 3 (3.26%) Opsware
13 3 (3.26%) Trend Micro
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