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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 59 59 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 -21  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.39% 1.15% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.05% 6.72% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Median daily rate £290 £245 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.36% -42.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £288 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £310 £313
% change year-on-year +8.87% -0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 181 119 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.68% 17.05% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 70 60
Median daily rate £390 £286 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.60% -23.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £404 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +27.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £15.25 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £17.85 £20.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 19 £290 +18.36% 7
Windows Server 2008
North East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (85.94%) Windows Server
3 52 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (65.63%) Security Cleared
5 35 (54.69%) VMware
6 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
8 23 (35.94%) SC Cleared
9 21 (32.81%) DHCP
10 20 (31.25%) DNS
10 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 20 (31.25%) Linux
10 20 (31.25%) Migration
11 17 (26.56%) Cisco
11 17 (26.56%) HP
11 17 (26.56%) Citrix
12 16 (25.00%) Oracle
13 15 (23.44%) Solaris
13 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
13 15 (23.44%) Red Hat
13 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
14 14 (21.88%) XenApp
15 13 (20.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
16 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (18.75%) F5
16 12 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database
16 12 (18.75%) Oracle APEX

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 12 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (17.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (14.06%) Skype for Business
4 8 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.81%) DHCP
2 20 (31.25%) DNS
3 9 (14.06%) Skype
4 4 (6.25%) 3G
4 4 (6.25%) SAN
4 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.69%) Wireless
6 2 (3.13%) Firewall
6 2 (3.13%) HTTP
6 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.13%) SSL
7 1 (1.56%) SMS
7 1 (1.56%) SMTP
7 1 (1.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) BODI
1 12 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.13%) MSI
3 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Support Engineer
2 17 (26.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 16 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 15 (23.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 15 (23.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 14 (21.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 14 (21.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 14 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (17.19%) Architect
7 7 (10.94%) Messaging Support
8 6 (9.38%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (9.38%) Consultant
8 6 (9.38%) Messaging Consultant
8 6 (9.38%) Support Consultant
9 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.69%) IT Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.94%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.38%) Fat Client
3 6 (9.38%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (85.94%) Windows Server
3 52 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (31.25%) Linux
5 15 (23.44%) Solaris
5 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
6 13 (20.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (17.19%) HPUX
7 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (10.94%) Android
8 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS
8 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
9 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.69%) AIX
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (3.13%) Unix
11 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Migration
2 11 (17.19%) Change Control
3 10 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (14.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 8 (12.50%) Time Management
6 7 (10.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
6 7 (10.94%) Visualisation
7 6 (9.38%) ITIL
8 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.69%) Change Management
9 3 (4.69%) Content Management
9 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.13%) Project Management
10 2 (3.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
1 4 (6.25%) VB
2 3 (4.69%) Perl
2 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) REXX
3 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.13%) Tcl
4 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 23 (35.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) MCSE
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
3 14 (21.88%) XenApp
4 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
5 8 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.25%) XenServer
7 1 (1.56%) Firmware
7 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) XenMobile
3 3 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.56%) Simpana
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) VMware
2 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.56%) Cisco
3 17 (26.56%) Citrix
3 17 (26.56%) HP
4 16 (25.00%) Oracle
5 15 (23.44%) Red Hat
6 12 (18.75%) F5
6 12 (18.75%) TIBCO
7 7 (10.94%) Trend Micro
8 6 (9.38%) AppSense
9 5 (7.81%) ThinPrint
10 4 (6.25%) Brocade
11 3 (4.69%) IBM
11 3 (4.69%) SAP
12 2 (3.13%) CA
12 2 (3.13%) Veritas
13 1 (1.56%) Apple
13 1 (1.56%) CommVault
13 1 (1.56%) NetApp
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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