Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 46 93
Rank change year-on-year -24 +47 -59
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 32 125 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.67% 5.36% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.07% 14.42% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 72 16
North East median daily rate £325 £310 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +16.98% -13.11%
10th Percentile £174 £220 £208
90th Percentile £496 £412 £339
England median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 5
North East median hourly rate £13.25 £22.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.11% +73.08% -57.72%
10th Percentile £9.81 £16.25 £8.40
90th Percentile £46.99 £28.00 £16.21
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.47 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.82% +16.03% -11.90%

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 353 867 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.49% 37.18% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 588 245
North East median daily rate £365 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £208
90th Percentile £550 £488 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 75 49
North East median hourly rate £14.93 £26.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.66% +10.42% +14.29%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.58 £12.45
90th Percentile £50.13 £40.00 £43.40
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.77
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.61% +4.81%

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 21 January 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
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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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 -7 30 £325 +4.84% 12
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
8 9 (28.13%) SCCM
8 9 (28.13%) Citrix
9 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 7 (21.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (21.88%) Migration
10 7 (21.88%) XenApp
11 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.75%) VMware
11 6 (18.75%) MSI
11 6 (18.75%) DNS
12 5 (15.63%) DHCP
12 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
12 5 (15.63%) ITIL
12 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
12 5 (15.63%) XenServer
12 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (12.50%) Office 365
13 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
13 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
13 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (12.50%) ThinPrint

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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) 3G
4 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) Modbus
5 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) VSAN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MSI
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) SCCM Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) PC Rollout Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.50%) Solaris
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.13%) Debian
8 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Telematics
3 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.13%) DevOps
5 1 (3.13%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Server Building
5 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) XenApp
3 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) XenServer
5 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) SCCM
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (9.38%) XenMobile
4 2 (6.25%) WSUS
5 1 (3.13%) PowerCLI
5 1 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (3.13%) SafeCom
5 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) ThinPrint
5 3 (9.38%) Ivanti
5 3 (9.38%) SAP
6 2 (6.25%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) Vyatta