Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 76 43
Rank change year-on-year -13 -33 +46
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 29 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.21% 2.35% 6.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.21% 7.75% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 92
North East median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% +19.76%
10th Percentile £294 £203 £201
90th Percentile £438 £498 £415
England median daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +12.31% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 26
North East median hourly rate £18.50 £27.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.48% +0.93% +105.77%
10th Percentile £12.35 £9.09 £20.75
90th Percentile £20.65 £47.66 £28.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -18.60% +22.86%

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 307 374 1,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.24% 30.28% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 273 723
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -12.00%
10th Percentile £225 £195 £218
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
England median daily rate £429 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +0.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 89
North East median hourly rate £14.77 £20.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.82% -25.89% +22.54%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.00 £12.04
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £36.00
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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -15 16 £375 +11.11% 4
Windows Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (56.25%) Clustering
7 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
8 7 (43.75%) SCCM
8 7 (43.75%) XenApp
8 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (43.75%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (43.75%) Security Hardening
9 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
9 6 (37.50%) vCenter Server
9 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
9 6 (37.50%) SCOM
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (37.50%) Linux
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle

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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) GitLab
2 4 (25.00%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Server Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Server Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Server Support
3 3 (18.75%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Mobility Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (43.75%) Security Hardening
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Decision-Making
3 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) XenApp
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (43.75%) SCCM
3 6 (37.50%) SCOM
3 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (37.50%) vCenter Server
4 5 (31.25%) Puppet
4 5 (31.25%) vMotion
5 2 (12.50%) AirWatch
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (12.50%) XenMobile
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
3 6 (37.50%) BMC
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) EMC
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Apple
6 2 (12.50%) McAfee
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
7 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
7 1 (6.25%) ThinPrint