Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 63 58
Rank change year-on-year +34 -5 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 71 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.23% 4.18% 3.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.12% 11.42% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 29 28
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £275 £290 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +10.48% -20.99%
10th Percentile £221 £205 £211
90th Percentile £347 £412 £305
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £275 £290 £263
% change year-on-year -5.17% +10.48% -22.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +43.33% -
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.25 £14.50
90th Percentile £14.63 £22.75 £15.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -41.86% +43.33% -

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 321 464 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.69% 36.59% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 324 228
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £333 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +16.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £205 £239 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £491
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -5.00% +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 46 18
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.00 £27.25 £26.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.29% +1.73% +123.23%
10th Percentile £9.03 £10.25 £17.13
90th Percentile £57.40 £48.38 £34.93
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £25.54 £26.58
% change year-on-year -49.09% -3.90% +115.10%

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 19 April 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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (92.96%) Windows Server
3 60 (84.51%) Citrix
4 56 (78.87%) DNS
5 55 (77.46%) DHCP
5 55 (77.46%) Active Directory
6 53 (74.65%) Security Cleared
7 45 (63.38%) XenApp
7 45 (63.38%) VMware
8 44 (61.97%) SC Cleared
9 42 (59.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (57.75%) SAP
10 41 (57.75%) ITIL
11 33 (46.48%) Ivanti
12 32 (45.07%) XenDesktop
13 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
13 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (39.44%) HP
14 28 (39.44%) NetScaler
15 27 (38.03%) SAN
15 27 (38.03%) Service Delivery
16 26 (36.62%) Project Management
16 26 (36.62%) IIS
16 26 (36.62%) vSphere
16 26 (36.62%) Business Continuity
17 19 (26.76%) Computer Science
17 19 (26.76%) Degree
17 19 (26.76%) Computer Science Degree
18 18 (25.35%) Management Information System
19 14 (19.72%) Windows 7

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 26 (36.62%) IIS
2 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 56 (78.87%) DNS
2 55 (77.46%) DHCP
3 28 (39.44%) NetScaler
4 27 (38.03%) SAN
5 9 (12.68%) 3G
5 9 (12.68%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.04%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (5.63%) VSAN
8 3 (4.23%) WinSCP
9 2 (2.82%) SMS
10 1 (1.41%) Firewall
10 1 (1.41%) Internet
10 1 (1.41%) LAN
10 1 (1.41%) VPN
10 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Support Engineer
2 24 (33.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) Citrix Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) Mobility Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.04%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.63%) Citrix Support
9 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Backup Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Computer Science
2 18 (25.35%) Management Information System
3 12 (16.90%) PKI
4 9 (12.68%) Fat Client
4 9 (12.68%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (92.96%) Windows Server
3 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
5 12 (16.90%) Android
5 12 (16.90%) Apple iOS
5 12 (16.90%) Windows Phone
5 12 (16.90%) Windows Phone 8
6 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (9.86%) Windows 8
8 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.23%) AIX
9 3 (4.23%) Linux
9 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) ITIL
2 27 (38.03%) Service Delivery
3 26 (36.62%) Business Continuity
3 26 (36.62%) Project Management
4 13 (18.31%) Incident Management
5 12 (16.90%) Content Management
6 9 (12.68%) Software Delivery
7 4 (5.63%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.82%) Change Management
8 2 (2.82%) Proactive Management
8 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.82%) Release Management
8 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.41%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.41%) Scrum
9 1 (1.41%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.41%) Time Management
9 1 (1.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (74.65%) Security Cleared
2 44 (61.97%) SC Cleared
3 19 (26.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (26.76%) Degree
4 14 (19.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (14.08%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 55 (77.46%) Active Directory
2 45 (63.38%) XenApp
3 42 (59.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (45.07%) XenDesktop
5 26 (36.62%) vSphere
6 7 (9.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (7.04%) XenServer
8 4 (5.63%) VMware NSX
9 2 (2.82%) Firmware
10 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) AirWatch
1 13 (18.31%) XenMobile
2 12 (16.90%) SAP Afaria
3 9 (12.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (9.86%) SCCM
5 4 (5.63%) PowerCLI
5 4 (5.63%) SafeCom
5 4 (5.63%) vRealize
6 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.23%) PureDisk
6 3 (4.23%) Simpana
6 3 (4.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (84.51%) Citrix
2 45 (63.38%) VMware
3 41 (57.75%) SAP
4 33 (46.48%) Ivanti
5 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
6 28 (39.44%) HP
7 12 (16.90%) Apple
7 12 (16.90%) McAfee
7 12 (16.90%) ThinPrint
8 3 (4.23%) arcserve
8 3 (4.23%) Brocade
8 3 (4.23%) CA
8 3 (4.23%) Cisco
8 3 (4.23%) CommVault
8 3 (4.23%) EMC
8 3 (4.23%) IBM
8 3 (4.23%) NetApp
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle
8 3 (4.23%) Sun
8 3 (4.23%) Symantec