Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 53 91
Rank change year-on-year +18 +38 -50
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 56 100 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.64% 5.13% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.12% 13.02% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 63 7
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £285 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.06% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £257 £231 £212
90th Percentile £332 £409 £339
North East median daily rate £285 £305 £288
% change year-on-year -6.56% +5.76% -7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.18% +42.58% +10.21%
10th Percentile £9.32 £10.25 £14.55
90th Percentile £15.00 £23.75 £16.56
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year -41.86% +50.88% -16.18%

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 309 768 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.12% 39.40% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 553 192
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £361 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% - -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £200
90th Percentile £550 £488 £535
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 59 23
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.75 £22.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% -13.46% +60.89%
10th Percentile £8.38 £10.20 £14.20
90th Percentile £35.65 £40.60 £35.20
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -42.22% +26.62% +8.82%

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 February 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 24 February 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 +16 56 £285 -10.94%
Windows Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (89.29%) Windows Server
3 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
4 38 (67.86%) Citrix
5 33 (58.93%) DNS
6 32 (57.14%) Security Cleared
7 31 (55.36%) DHCP
7 31 (55.36%) VMware
8 29 (51.79%) ITIL
9 28 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (50.00%) XenApp
10 26 (46.43%) SAP
11 25 (44.64%) SC Cleared
12 22 (39.29%) XenDesktop
12 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
13 21 (37.50%) Service Delivery
14 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (33.93%) Project Management
14 19 (33.93%) HP
14 19 (33.93%) SAN
15 18 (32.14%) NetScaler
16 17 (30.36%) Business Continuity
16 17 (30.36%) Ivanti
17 16 (28.57%) vSphere
17 16 (28.57%) IIS
18 12 (21.43%) Management Information System
18 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
20 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
21 8 (14.29%) SQL

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 16 (28.57%) IIS
2 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (58.93%) DNS
2 31 (55.36%) DHCP
3 19 (33.93%) SAN
4 18 (32.14%) NetScaler
5 4 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (7.14%) VSAN
6 3 (5.36%) WinSCP
7 2 (3.57%) Firewall
7 2 (3.57%) LAN
7 2 (3.57%) WAN
8 1 (1.79%) 3G
8 1 (1.79%) Internet
8 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.79%) Modbus
8 1 (1.79%) SMS
8 1 (1.79%) VPN
8 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Support Engineer
1 18 (32.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Mobility Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix Support
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.71%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (89.29%) Windows Server
3 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.71%) Android
6 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Phone
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (8.93%) Solaris
8 3 (5.36%) AIX
8 3 (5.36%) Linux
8 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) ITIL
2 21 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 19 (33.93%) Project Management
4 17 (30.36%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.71%) Content Management
7 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.57%) Change Management
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Proactive Management
8 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.57%) Release Management
8 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Telematics
8 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.79%) Scrum
9 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 25 (44.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (14.29%) Degree
4 7 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
2 28 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (50.00%) XenApp
3 22 (39.29%) XenDesktop
4 16 (28.57%) vSphere
5 5 (8.93%) XenServer
6 4 (7.14%) VMware NSX
7 2 (3.57%) Firmware
8 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) XenMobile
2 6 (10.71%) AirWatch
2 6 (10.71%) SAP Afaria
3 5 (8.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (7.14%) PowerCLI
4 4 (7.14%) SafeCom
4 4 (7.14%) vRealize
5 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
5 3 (5.36%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
5 3 (5.36%) PureDisk
5 3 (5.36%) Simpana
5 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.57%) SCCM
6 2 (3.57%) WSUS
7 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) Citrix
2 31 (55.36%) VMware
3 26 (46.43%) SAP
4 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.93%) HP
6 17 (30.36%) Ivanti
7 6 (10.71%) Apple
7 6 (10.71%) McAfee
8 5 (8.93%) ThinPrint
9 4 (7.14%) IBM
10 3 (5.36%) arcserve
10 3 (5.36%) CA
10 3 (5.36%) Cisco
10 3 (5.36%) CommVault
10 3 (5.36%) EMC
10 3 (5.36%) NetApp
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle
10 3 (5.36%) Sun
10 3 (5.36%) Symantec
10 3 (5.36%) Veritas