Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 66 33
Rank change year-on-year +35 -33 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 87 42 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.75% 3.26% 6.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.67% 12.57% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 29 107
North East median daily rate £275 £275 £275
10th Percentile £212 £166 £205
90th Percentile £349 £396 £499
England median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 14
North East median hourly rate £13.75 £10.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -62.50% -
10th Percentile £11.63 £9.95 £11.88
90th Percentile £14.88 £19.75 £38.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -7.89% -

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 421 334 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.66% 25.91% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 223 522
North East median daily rate £335 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.43% +20.69% -14.32%
10th Percentile £203 £223 £209
90th Percentile £488 £506 £433
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 50
North East median hourly rate £15.10 £19.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.54% -29.46% +78.29%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.20 £11.24
90th Percentile £45.63 £41.00 £36.05
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.52
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.94% +2.20%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +26 81 £275 -3.51% 3
Durham -5 2 £129 - 3
Northumberland - 1 £290 -
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (96.55%) Windows Server
3 78 (89.66%) Citrix
4 73 (83.91%) DNS
5 72 (82.76%) DHCP
6 71 (81.61%) Active Directory
7 66 (75.86%) Security Cleared
8 57 (65.52%) VMware
9 56 (64.37%) SC Cleared
10 54 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 54 (62.07%) XenApp
11 52 (59.77%) SAP
12 45 (51.72%) ITIL
13 42 (48.28%) Ivanti
14 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
14 41 (47.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (41.38%) XenDesktop
16 33 (37.93%) NetScaler
17 32 (36.78%) HP
18 31 (35.63%) IIS
18 31 (35.63%) vSphere
19 30 (34.48%) Business Continuity
19 30 (34.48%) SAN
20 27 (31.03%) Service Delivery
21 26 (29.89%) Project Management
22 23 (26.44%) Computer Science
22 23 (26.44%) Degree
22 23 (26.44%) Computer Science Degree
23 20 (22.99%) AirWatch
23 20 (22.99%) Management Information System

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 31 (35.63%) IIS
2 17 (19.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (83.91%) DNS
2 72 (82.76%) DHCP
3 33 (37.93%) NetScaler
4 30 (34.48%) SAN
5 13 (14.94%) 3G
5 13 (14.94%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (5.75%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.60%) LAN
7 4 (4.60%) VSAN
8 3 (3.45%) WinSCP
9 2 (2.30%) SMS
9 2 (2.30%) WAN
10 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.15%) Firewall
10 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Support Engineer
2 25 (28.74%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 19 (21.84%) Citrix Engineer
4 14 (16.09%) Mobility Engineer
5 12 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.75%) Citrix Support
9 4 (4.60%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.60%) Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.45%) Mobile Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.99%) Management Information System
3 19 (21.84%) PKI
4 14 (16.09%) Fat Client
4 14 (16.09%) Thin Client
5 5 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.15%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (96.55%) Windows Server
3 41 (47.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (21.84%) Android
4 19 (21.84%) Apple iOS
4 19 (21.84%) Windows Phone
4 19 (21.84%) Windows Phone 8
5 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
6 12 (13.79%) Windows 10
6 12 (13.79%) Windows 8
7 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.45%) AIX
8 3 (3.45%) Linux
8 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) ITIL
2 30 (34.48%) Business Continuity
3 27 (31.03%) Service Delivery
4 26 (29.89%) Project Management
5 18 (20.69%) Content Management
6 15 (17.24%) Incident Management
7 13 (14.94%) Software Delivery
8 3 (3.45%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.30%) Change Management
9 2 (2.30%) Proactive Management
9 2 (2.30%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.30%) Release Management
9 2 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.15%) Hardware Maintenance
10 1 (1.15%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (1.15%) Time Management
10 1 (1.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) SQL
2 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 56 (64.37%) SC Cleared
3 23 (26.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (26.44%) Degree
4 17 (19.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (14.94%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 71 (81.61%) Active Directory
2 54 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (62.07%) XenApp
3 36 (41.38%) XenDesktop
4 31 (35.63%) vSphere
5 11 (12.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.60%) VMware NSX
6 4 (4.60%) XenServer
7 2 (2.30%) Firmware
7 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (22.99%) AirWatch
2 19 (21.84%) SAP Afaria
2 19 (21.84%) XenMobile
3 11 (12.64%) SCCM
3 11 (12.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.60%) PowerCLI
4 4 (4.60%) SafeCom
4 4 (4.60%) vRealize
5 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.45%) PureDisk
5 3 (3.45%) Simpana
5 3 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 78 (89.66%) Citrix
2 57 (65.52%) VMware
3 52 (59.77%) SAP
4 42 (48.28%) Ivanti
5 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
6 32 (36.78%) HP
7 20 (22.99%) Apple
8 16 (18.39%) McAfee
9 15 (17.24%) ThinPrint
10 5 (5.75%) Cisco
11 4 (4.60%) EMC
12 3 (3.45%) arcserve
12 3 (3.45%) CA
12 3 (3.45%) CommVault
12 3 (3.45%) IBM
12 3 (3.45%) NetApp
12 3 (3.45%) Oracle
12 3 (3.45%) Sun
12 3 (3.45%) Symantec
12 3 (3.45%) Veritas