Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 September 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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 51 28
Rank change year-on-year -17 -23 +50
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 44 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.15% 3.65% 8.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.70% 12.68% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 162
North East median daily rate £333 £245 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% +11.78%
10th Percentile £211 £166 £205
90th Percentile £431 £454 £499
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 24
North East median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -50.00% +119.61%
10th Percentile £11.95 £9.50 £25.58
90th Percentile £20.05 £47.33 £36.85
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.33 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.71% -3.35% +11.11%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 355 347 1,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.39% 28.82% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 250 818
North East median daily rate £375 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -13.89%
10th Percentile £200 £195 £219
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 90
North East median hourly rate £13.72 £24.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% -12.50% +73.27%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.50 £11.05
90th Percentile £31.80 £48.50 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the North East over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -10 36 £333 +16.67% 1
Durham -10 2 £129 -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (97.37%) Active Directory
3 36 (94.74%) Windows Server
4 29 (76.32%) Citrix
5 28 (73.68%) DHCP
5 28 (73.68%) DNS
5 28 (73.68%) VMware
5 28 (73.68%) Security Cleared
5 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (71.05%) SC Cleared
7 24 (63.16%) XenApp
8 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
9 21 (55.26%) Ivanti
10 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (50.00%) SAP
11 18 (47.37%) HP
12 17 (44.74%) XenDesktop
13 15 (39.47%) ITIL
14 14 (36.84%) IIS
14 14 (36.84%) vSphere
14 14 (36.84%) NetScaler
15 13 (34.21%) Business Continuity
16 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
17 11 (28.95%) Degree
17 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
17 11 (28.95%) Computer Science Degree
18 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
18 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
18 10 (26.32%) SAN
19 9 (23.68%) SCCM

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 14 (36.84%) IIS
2 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
1 2 (5.26%) PaaS
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (73.68%) DHCP
1 28 (73.68%) DNS
2 14 (36.84%) NetScaler
3 10 (26.32%) SAN
4 7 (18.42%) 3G
4 7 (18.42%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) GitLab
2 4 (10.53%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (10.53%) Mobility Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Server Support
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Server Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Server Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.05%) Fat Client
2 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (21.05%) Thin Client
3 6 (15.79%) Clustering
3 6 (15.79%) PKI
4 3 (7.89%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Signage
5 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 10
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
7 6 (15.79%) Android
7 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Phone
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (13.16%) Linux
8 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 13 (34.21%) Business Continuity
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
3 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 7 (18.42%) Software Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) Content Management
5 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.89%) Decision-Making
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) Security Hardening
6 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Open Source
7 2 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (2.63%) Hardware Maintenance
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 27 (71.05%) SC Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (28.95%) Degree
4 6 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (97.37%) Active Directory
2 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (63.16%) XenApp
4 17 (44.74%) XenDesktop
5 14 (36.84%) vSphere
6 7 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 7 (18.42%) AirWatch
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (15.79%) SAP Afaria
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (15.79%) XenMobile
4 5 (13.16%) Puppet
4 5 (13.16%) vMotion
5 3 (7.89%) SCOM
5 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (7.89%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Citrix
2 28 (73.68%) VMware
3 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 21 (55.26%) Ivanti
5 19 (50.00%) SAP
6 18 (47.37%) HP
7 7 (18.42%) Apple
7 7 (18.42%) ThinPrint
8 6 (15.79%) McAfee
9 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
10 4 (10.53%) EMC
11 3 (7.89%) 3PAR
11 3 (7.89%) BMC
11 3 (7.89%) Oracle
12 2 (5.26%) Cisco
13 1 (2.63%) Dell
13 1 (2.63%) Google
13 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
13 1 (2.63%) Veeam
13 1 (2.63%) Wyse