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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 21 38
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 147 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.44% 10.32% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.19% 21.75% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 95 11
Median daily rate £198 £273 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.52% -0.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £483 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 0
Median hourly rate £9.88 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.73% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £18.61
% change year-on-year -17.85% +12.87%  

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 105 676 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.42% 47.44% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 441 99
Median daily rate £338 £281 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.32% -4.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 48 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +107.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £19.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 28 June 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
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 28 June 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 -7 15 £198 -27.52% 1
Gateshead +2 1 £350 -
Sunderland - 1 £350 - 1
Windows Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Windows Server
3 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
5 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
5 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
6 15 (40.54%) SharePoint
6 15 (40.54%) DHCP
6 15 (40.54%) DNS
7 14 (37.84%) VMware
7 14 (37.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (35.14%) Office 365
8 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
9 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
11 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
11 10 (27.03%) Skype for Business
12 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (24.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (24.32%) Office Communications Server
12 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (24.32%) Skype
13 8 (21.62%) Citrix
13 8 (21.62%) Cisco
13 8 (21.62%) Linux
13 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V

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 15 (40.54%) SharePoint
2 14 (37.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
3 10 (27.03%) Skype for Business
4 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (24.32%) Office Communications Server
4 9 (24.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Office 365
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) DHCP
1 15 (40.54%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) Skype
3 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.41%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) 3G
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) SMTP
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) BODI
1 6 (16.22%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Redis
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.41%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support
2 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Messaging Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Messaging Support
3 5 (13.51%) Support Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Windows Server
3 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Solaris
8 5 (13.51%) Android
8 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
8 5 (13.51%) HPUX
8 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
9 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
3 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.81%) Change Control
3 4 (10.81%) Content Management
3 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.81%) Project Governance
3 4 (10.81%) Time Management
3 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Prototyping
5 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) REXX
2 2 (5.41%) Tcl
2 2 (5.41%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (16.22%) MCSE
5 4 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) XenApp
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) F5
5 6 (16.22%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (16.22%) TIBCO
6 5 (13.51%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.70%) AppSense
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) ThinPrint
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £9.50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago