Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 33 59
Rank change year-on-year -34 +26 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 82 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.85% 7.68% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 22.28% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 68 26
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £275 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.51% +4.01%
North East median daily rate £400 £275 £275
% change year-on-year +45.45% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.96% +19.05% -70.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.73 £9.95
90th Percentile £21.00 £14.63 £22.75
North East median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year +35.96% +2.04% -61.42%

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 188 368 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.90% 34.46% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 258 196
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.53% -4.79% +21.74%
10th Percentile £138 £203 £224
90th Percentile £545 £491 £500
North East median daily rate £360 £334 £350
% change year-on-year +7.78% -4.57% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 29
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.39% -42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.75 £9.51 £9.38
90th Percentile £24.32 £52.45 £42.20
North East median hourly rate £15.76 £14.36 £22.50
% change year-on-year +9.75% -36.18% -19.64%

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 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 19 June 2019. 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
Sunderland - 3 - -
Gateshead -11 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 2 - -
Windows Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
6 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) Time Management
7 1 (14.29%) Java RMI
7 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 1 (14.29%) Network Management

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 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Officer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Java RMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix