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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 56 57 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 -22  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.56% 1.07% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.05% 6.09% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
Median daily rate £290 £245 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.36% -42.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £203 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £288 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £310 £310
% change year-on-year +8.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

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 172 115 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.21% 17.64% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 67 60
Median daily rate £390 £285 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.72% -21.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +27.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £15.25 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £17.85 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (91.53%) Windows Server
3 51 (86.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (69.49%) Security Cleared
5 34 (57.63%) VMware
6 30 (50.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (47.46%) Active Directory
8 22 (37.29%) SC Cleared
9 20 (33.90%) Migration
10 19 (32.20%) DHCP
10 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
11 18 (30.51%) DNS
12 17 (28.81%) Linux
13 16 (27.12%) Citrix
14 15 (25.42%) Solaris
14 15 (25.42%) Windows 7
15 14 (23.73%) XenApp
15 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
15 14 (23.73%) Cisco
15 14 (23.73%) HP
16 13 (22.03%) Oracle
16 13 (22.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (20.34%) Oracle APEX
17 12 (20.34%) BODI
17 12 (20.34%) WebLogic
17 12 (20.34%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (20.34%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (20.34%) Red Hat
17 12 (20.34%) TIBCO
17 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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 12 (20.34%) WebLogic
2 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.64%) SharePoint
3 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (13.56%) Skype for Business
5 7 (11.86%) Office Communications Server
5 7 (11.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) DHCP
2 18 (30.51%) DNS
3 8 (13.56%) Skype
4 4 (6.78%) 3G
4 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.78%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.39%) Firewall
5 2 (3.39%) HTTP
5 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.39%) SSL
6 1 (1.69%) SAN
6 1 (1.69%) SMS
6 1 (1.69%) SMTP
6 1 (1.69%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) BODI
1 12 (20.34%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle APEX
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.39%) MSI
3 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Support Engineer
2 17 (28.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (27.12%) Desktop Engineer
3 16 (27.12%) Desktop Support
4 15 (25.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 15 (25.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 14 (23.73%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 14 (23.73%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 14 (23.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (18.64%) Architect
7 7 (11.86%) Messaging Support
8 6 (10.17%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (10.17%) Consultant
8 6 (10.17%) Messaging Consultant
8 6 (10.17%) Support Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.86%) Blackberry
3 6 (10.17%) Fat Client
3 6 (10.17%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (91.53%) Windows Server
3 51 (86.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (28.81%) Linux
5 15 (25.42%) Solaris
5 15 (25.42%) Windows 7
6 13 (22.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (18.64%) HPUX
8 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (11.86%) Android
9 7 (11.86%) Apple iOS
9 7 (11.86%) Windows 10
10 5 (8.47%) Windows 8
11 3 (5.08%) AIX
12 2 (3.39%) Unix
12 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
12 2 (3.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Migration
2 11 (18.64%) Change Control
3 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (15.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (13.56%) Project Governance
5 8 (13.56%) Time Management
6 7 (11.86%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
6 7 (11.86%) Visualisation
7 5 (8.47%) ITIL
8 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
9 3 (5.08%) Change Management
9 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.39%) Content Management
10 2 (3.39%) Project Management
10 2 (3.39%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
1 4 (6.78%) VB
2 3 (5.08%) Perl
2 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) REXX
3 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.39%) Tcl
4 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Security Cleared
2 22 (37.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) MCSE
3 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (50.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (47.46%) Active Directory
3 14 (23.73%) XenApp
4 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
5 8 (13.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.78%) XenServer
7 1 (1.69%) Firmware
7 1 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) XenMobile
3 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.69%) Simpana
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) VMware
2 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.12%) Citrix
4 14 (23.73%) Cisco
4 14 (23.73%) HP
5 13 (22.03%) Oracle
6 12 (20.34%) F5
6 12 (20.34%) Red Hat
6 12 (20.34%) TIBCO
7 7 (11.86%) Trend Micro
8 6 (10.17%) AppSense
9 5 (8.47%) ThinPrint
10 3 (5.08%) IBM
10 3 (5.08%) SAP
11 2 (3.39%) CA
11 2 (3.39%) Veritas
12 1 (1.69%) CommVault
12 1 (1.69%) EMC
12 1 (1.69%) NetApp
12 1 (1.69%) Sun
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