Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 61 33
Rank change year-on-year +25 -28 +33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 64 37 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.45% 4.00% 7.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.10% 12.29% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 120
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £275 £290 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +8.41% -10.83%
10th Percentile £214 £166 £200
90th Percentile £349 £400 £499
North East median daily rate £275 £245 £273
% change year-on-year +12.24% -10.09% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 22
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +124.00%
North East median hourly rate - £14.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -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 335 301 966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.77% 32.51% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 220 629
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.69% -17.14%
10th Percentile £202 £231 £209
90th Percentile £538 £501 £440
North East median daily rate £345 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -1.43% +18.64% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 66
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.25 £27.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.79% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.56 £9.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £44.13 £45.66 £36.25
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -44.73% -1.79% +73.27%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +20 63 £275 - 3
Gateshead -1 1 £73 -79.29% 1
Windows Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (98.44%) Windows Server
3 58 (90.63%) Citrix
4 55 (85.94%) DNS
5 54 (84.38%) DHCP
6 52 (81.25%) Active Directory
7 50 (78.13%) Security Cleared
8 43 (67.19%) SC Cleared
9 39 (60.94%) VMware
10 38 (59.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
11 37 (57.81%) XenApp
12 36 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (56.25%) SAP
13 29 (45.31%) ITIL
14 27 (42.19%) Ivanti
15 20 (31.25%) XenDesktop
16 19 (29.69%) SQL
16 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
16 19 (29.69%) AirWatch
17 18 (28.13%) MS Exchange
17 18 (28.13%) Apple
17 18 (28.13%) McAfee
17 18 (28.13%) Android
17 18 (28.13%) PKI
17 18 (28.13%) Apple iOS
17 18 (28.13%) Windows Phone 8
17 18 (28.13%) Windows Phone
17 18 (28.13%) SAP Afaria
17 18 (28.13%) XenMobile

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 18 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 55 (85.94%) DNS
2 54 (84.38%) DHCP
3 17 (26.56%) NetScaler
4 16 (25.00%) SAN
5 13 (20.31%) 3G
5 13 (20.31%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.81%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (6.25%) VSAN
8 3 (4.69%) WinSCP
9 2 (3.13%) LAN
9 2 (3.13%) SMS
10 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Mobility Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Support Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Citrix Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (17.19%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Backup Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Citrix Support
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) PKI
2 16 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (20.31%) Fat Client
3 13 (20.31%) Thin Client
4 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (98.44%) Windows Server
3 38 (59.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (28.13%) Android
4 18 (28.13%) Apple iOS
4 18 (28.13%) Windows Phone
4 18 (28.13%) Windows Phone 8
5 14 (21.88%) Windows 7
6 12 (18.75%) Windows 8
7 11 (17.19%) Windows 10
8 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.69%) AIX
9 3 (4.69%) Linux
9 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Content Management
2 16 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 15 (23.44%) Business Continuity
4 13 (20.31%) Software Delivery
5 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 10 (15.63%) Project Management
7 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.13%) Change Management
9 2 (3.13%) Proactive Management
9 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.13%) Release Management
9 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.56%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (1.56%) Time Management
10 1 (1.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 43 (67.19%) SC Cleared
3 18 (28.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (25.00%) Degree
5 14 (21.88%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 52 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 37 (57.81%) XenApp
3 36 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (31.25%) XenDesktop
5 16 (25.00%) vSphere
6 11 (17.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (6.25%) VMware NSX
7 4 (6.25%) XenServer
8 2 (3.13%) Firmware
9 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) AirWatch
2 18 (28.13%) SAP Afaria
2 18 (28.13%) XenMobile
3 11 (17.19%) SCCM
4 9 (14.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (6.25%) PowerCLI
5 4 (6.25%) SafeCom
5 4 (6.25%) vRealize
6 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.69%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.69%) PureDisk
6 3 (4.69%) Simpana
6 3 (4.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (90.63%) Citrix
2 39 (60.94%) VMware
3 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
4 36 (56.25%) SAP
5 27 (42.19%) Ivanti
6 18 (28.13%) Apple
6 18 (28.13%) McAfee
7 17 (26.56%) HP
8 15 (23.44%) ThinPrint
9 3 (4.69%) arcserve
9 3 (4.69%) Brocade
9 3 (4.69%) CA
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco
9 3 (4.69%) CommVault
9 3 (4.69%) EMC
9 3 (4.69%) IBM
9 3 (4.69%) NetApp
9 3 (4.69%) Oracle
9 3 (4.69%) Sun
9 3 (4.69%) Veritas