Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 19 October 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 52 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 +46
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 38 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.17% 4.25% 7.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.41% 11.88% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 135
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £290 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +1.75% +8.57%
10th Percentile £249 £166 £205
90th Percentile £438 £488 £499
North East median daily rate £350 £285 £285
% change year-on-year +22.81% - +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 23
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -50.00% +97.46%
10th Percentile £11.95 £9.50 £25.75
90th Percentile £20.05 £46.66 £36.90
North East median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -50.00% +119.61%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 269 320 1,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.46% 35.75% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 245 778
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -14.67%
10th Percentile £200 £212 £218
90th Percentile £550 £500 £475
North East median daily rate £400 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 78
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% -51.79% +41.77%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.00 £10.21
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.25 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.36% -50.00% +57.57%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 25 £350 +22.81% 2
Gateshead -4 3 £73 -79.29%
Windows Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
4 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
5 20 (71.43%) SC Cleared
5 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (67.86%) VMware
6 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
8 15 (53.57%) DHCP
8 15 (53.57%) DNS
8 15 (53.57%) Citrix
8 15 (53.57%) XenApp
9 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
11 11 (39.29%) SAP
11 11 (39.29%) XenDesktop
12 10 (35.71%) SCCM
12 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (35.71%) HP
13 9 (32.14%) ITIL
13 9 (32.14%) Clustering
13 9 (32.14%) Ivanti
14 7 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (25.00%) Security Hardening
14 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (25.00%) Shell Script

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) DHCP
1 15 (53.57%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
3 4 (14.29%) 3G
3 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) GitLab
2 4 (14.29%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Administrator
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (14.29%) Mobility Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Server Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Server Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Server Support
3 3 (10.71%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Clustering
2 6 (21.43%) PKI
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
4 3 (10.71%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (21.43%) Android
5 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
5 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Phone
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
6 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.00%) Security Hardening
3 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
4 4 (14.29%) Content Management
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Decision-Making
5 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Open Source
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 20 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (53.57%) XenApp
4 11 (39.29%) XenDesktop
5 6 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (17.86%) vSphere
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 10 (35.71%) SCCM
2 6 (21.43%) AirWatch
2 6 (21.43%) SAP Afaria
2 6 (21.43%) SCOM
2 6 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (21.43%) vCenter Server
2 6 (21.43%) XenMobile
3 5 (17.86%) Puppet
3 5 (17.86%) vMotion
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) VMware
3 15 (53.57%) Citrix
4 11 (39.29%) SAP
5 10 (35.71%) HP
6 9 (32.14%) Ivanti
7 6 (21.43%) 3PAR
7 6 (21.43%) Apple
7 6 (21.43%) BMC
7 6 (21.43%) McAfee
7 6 (21.43%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) EMC
8 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
9 4 (14.29%) ThinPrint