Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 31 65
Rank change year-on-year -39 +34 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 186 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.91% 7.14% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.31% 18.36% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 122 23
North East median daily rate £225 £268 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% -2.73% -5.17%
10th Percentile £166 £201 £185
90th Percentile £399 £499 £438
England median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 0
North East median hourly rate £10.38 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.95% - -
England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +8.11% +8.82%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 359 1013 400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.22% 38.89% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 643 213
North East median daily rate £350 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -17.14% +33.97%
10th Percentile £218 £209 £190
90th Percentile £502 £434 £511
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 68 47
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +73.27% +15.43%
10th Percentile £9.02 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.60 £36.15 £29.75
England median hourly rate £16.64 £16.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year +0.85% +2.10% +2.60%

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 25 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in the North East over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 July 2017. 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 -34 33 £250 -5.66% 1
Durham -12 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (75.68%) Windows Server
3 27 (72.97%) Active Directory
4 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
4 18 (48.65%) VMware
5 15 (40.54%) DHCP
5 15 (40.54%) DNS
5 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
6 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (35.14%) Office 365
8 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
8 12 (32.43%) Citrix
9 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
9 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
10 10 (27.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
11 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (21.62%) Cisco
12 8 (21.62%) HP
12 8 (21.62%) Linux
12 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (21.62%) Migration
13 7 (18.92%) Oracle
13 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
13 7 (18.92%) Skype for Business
13 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
14 6 (16.22%) SharePoint 2013

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 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 7 (18.92%) Skype for Business
4 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (16.22%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (16.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Office 365
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) DHCP
1 15 (40.54%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) Skype
3 3 (8.11%) 3G
3 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.41%) HTTP
4 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.41%) NAS
4 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.41%) SAN
4 2 (5.41%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) SMTP
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) BODI
1 6 (16.22%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Redis
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.41%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Desktop Support
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 7 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (16.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) Messaging Support
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.51%) Fat Client
2 5 (13.51%) Thin Client
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Windows Server
2 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Solaris
8 5 (13.51%) HPUX
9 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
9 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
10 2 (5.41%) Android
10 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.81%) Change Control
3 4 (10.81%) Content Management
3 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.81%) Project Governance
3 4 (10.81%) Time Management
3 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
4 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.41%) Prototyping
5 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) REXX
2 2 (5.41%) Tcl
2 2 (5.41%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (72.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) XenApp
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
1 18 (48.65%) VMware
2 12 (32.43%) Citrix
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) HP
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) F5
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (16.22%) TIBCO
6 3 (8.11%) AppSense
6 3 (8.11%) ThinPrint
7 2 (5.41%) Trend Micro