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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 23 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 15 146 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.31% 10.86% 3.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.71% 22.32% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 95 11
Median daily rate £198 £273 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.52% -0.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £483 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 0
Median hourly rate £9.88 £28.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £18.61
% change year-on-year -17.85% +12.87%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 102 654 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.31% 48.62% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 428 97
Median daily rate £330 £280 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -5.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 46 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +107.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Windows Server
3 27 (79.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
5 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
6 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 13 (38.24%) VMware
7 13 (38.24%) DHCP
7 13 (38.24%) DNS
7 13 (38.24%) SharePoint
7 13 (38.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
9 10 (29.41%) Office 365
9 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
10 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
11 8 (23.53%) Skype for Business
11 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (23.53%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (23.53%) Citrix
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (23.53%) Linux
11 8 (23.53%) Skype
12 7 (20.59%) Migration
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle
12 7 (20.59%) Cisco

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 13 (38.24%) SharePoint
1 13 (38.24%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
3 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (23.53%) Office Communications Server
3 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (23.53%) Skype for Business
4 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DHCP
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) Skype
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) 3G
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) SMTP
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) BODI
1 6 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Redis
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support
2 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Messaging Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Messaging Support
3 5 (14.71%) Support Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Azure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Windows Server
3 27 (79.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
6 8 (23.53%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Solaris
8 5 (14.71%) Android
8 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
8 5 (14.71%) HPUX
9 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
10 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
3 4 (11.76%) Change Control
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Project Governance
3 4 (11.76%) Time Management
3 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.82%) Content Management
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Prototyping
5 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) REXX
2 2 (5.88%) Tcl
2 2 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (14.71%) MCSE
5 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.76%) XenApp
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) F5
5 6 (17.65%) HP
5 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 6 (17.65%) TIBCO
6 5 (14.71%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.94%) AppSense
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) ThinPrint