Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 44 79
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 138 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.37% 5.92% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.78% 13.24% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 90 13
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +14.29% -16.33%
10th Percentile £265 £205 £208
90th Percentile £498 £416 £332
North East median daily rate £325 £300 £251
% change year-on-year +8.33% +19.76% -15.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +86.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £9.36 £20.85 £11.90
90th Percentile £46.99 £29.00 £16.44
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +115.38% -56.67%

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 317 1042 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.46% 44.70% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 728 223
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £217 £218 £237
90th Percentile £539 £479 £550
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 83 42
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £28.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.57% +6.67% +74.53%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.25 £11.85
90th Percentile £45.00 £36.00 £42.58
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £19.64
% change year-on-year -50.00% +42.60% +15.50%

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 24 November 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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 -11 29 £338 +12.50%
Sunderland +2 2 £350 -
Windows Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
3 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
4 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
7 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
9 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
10 7 (22.58%) SCCM
10 7 (22.58%) Migration
10 7 (22.58%) Citrix
11 6 (19.35%) MSI
12 5 (16.13%) DNS
12 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (16.13%) ITIL
12 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
12 5 (16.13%) XenApp
12 5 (16.13%) XenServer
12 5 (16.13%) Office 365
13 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
13 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
13 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (12.90%) VMware
13 4 (12.90%) Solaris
13 4 (12.90%) DHCP
13 4 (12.90%) SharePoint

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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) Modbus
4 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) VSAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MSI
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) IT Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Migration Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) SCCM Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Rollout Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) XP Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) PC Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) PC Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.90%) Solaris
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) Debian
8 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
3 3 (9.68%) Telematics
3 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.23%) Database Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) High Availability
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.23%) Server Building
4 1 (3.23%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) XenApp
2 5 (16.13%) XenServer
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) XenMobile
3 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) PowerCLI
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) SafeCom
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 2 (6.45%) Kaspersky
5 2 (6.45%) ThinPrint
6 1 (3.23%) AppSense
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) Veeam
6 1 (3.23%) Vyatta