Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 55 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 +35 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 42 98 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.62% 5.16% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.95% 12.95% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 62 10
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £300 £315 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +34.04% -25.40%
10th Percentile £258 £271 £208
90th Percentile £490 £410 £338
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £300 £310 £235
% change year-on-year -3.23% +31.91% -25.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% +63.64% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £15.50 £11.58
90th Percentile £46.66 £27.88 £15.33
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -37.78% +50.00% +7.14%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 301 757 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.11% 39.88% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 539 207
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £363 £344 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% -9.47% +8.57%
10th Percentile £214 £250 £212
90th Percentile £615 £488 £560
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £340 £378
% change year-on-year +6.62% -9.93% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 55 28
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.50 £28.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.79% +2.75% +68.63%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.50 £16.79
90th Percentile £49.67 £41.80 £43.60
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £26.79 £27.00
% change year-on-year -51.47% -0.79% +67.49%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 21 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (42.86%) Citrix
6 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
6 17 (40.48%) ITIL
7 16 (38.10%) Service Delivery
7 16 (38.10%) XenApp
7 16 (38.10%) XenDesktop
7 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
8 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (35.71%) VMware
8 15 (35.71%) Project Management
9 14 (33.33%) SAP
9 14 (33.33%) DNS
9 14 (33.33%) Business Continuity
10 13 (30.95%) DHCP
10 13 (30.95%) NetScaler
11 12 (28.57%) Ivanti
11 12 (28.57%) HP
12 11 (26.19%) SAN
12 11 (26.19%) IIS
12 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (26.19%) vSphere
13 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (19.05%) SQL
14 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
14 8 (19.05%) Degree
14 8 (19.05%) Computer Science

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 11 (26.19%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) DNS
2 13 (30.95%) DHCP
2 13 (30.95%) NetScaler
3 11 (26.19%) SAN
4 3 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) Modbus
5 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) VSAN
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MSI
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Support Engineer
1 13 (30.95%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Migration Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) SCCM Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) IT Support
7 1 (2.38%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
1 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.52%) Solaris
7 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.38%) Debian
8 1 (2.38%) Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 16 (38.10%) Service Delivery
3 15 (35.71%) Project Management
4 14 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 6 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Telematics
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.38%) DevOps
7 1 (2.38%) High Availability
7 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.38%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.38%) Server Building
7 1 (2.38%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (19.05%) Degree
4 4 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 16 (38.10%) XenApp
2 16 (38.10%) XenDesktop
3 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (26.19%) vSphere
5 5 (11.90%) XenServer
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.14%) XenMobile
4 2 (4.76%) WSUS
5 1 (2.38%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) SafeCom
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Citrix
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (35.71%) VMware
4 14 (33.33%) SAP
5 12 (28.57%) HP
5 12 (28.57%) Ivanti
6 2 (4.76%) Kaspersky
6 2 (4.76%) ThinPrint
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.38%) Veeam
7 1 (2.38%) Vyatta