Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 60 37
Rank change year-on-year +34 -23 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 79 49 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.52% 4.32% 6.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.88% 14.08% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 32 87
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £275 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +5.45% -18.99%
10th Percentile £217 £166 £207
90th Percentile £349 £400 £499
North East median daily rate £275 £278 £275
% change year-on-year -0.90% +0.91% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% -38.57% -
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.25 £21.20
90th Percentile £14.63 £22.75 £38.05
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -41.86% -12.24% -

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 361 348 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.35% 30.66% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 244 394
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +20.69% -10.77%
10th Percentile £197 £223 £214
90th Percentile £512 £491 £475
North East median daily rate £333 £350 £290
% change year-on-year -5.00% +20.69% -10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 35 26
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -19.64% +104.23%
10th Percentile £9.51 £10.18 £10.56
90th Percentile £52.45 £43.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £14.36 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -36.18% -13.46% +60.89%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +31 78 £275 -5.17%
Gateshead +3 1 £73 -79.29%
Windows Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (93.67%) Windows Server
3 68 (86.08%) Citrix
4 65 (82.28%) Active Directory
5 64 (81.01%) DNS
6 63 (79.75%) DHCP
7 59 (74.68%) Security Cleared
8 51 (64.56%) VMware
9 50 (63.29%) SC Cleared
9 50 (63.29%) XenApp
10 48 (60.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (59.49%) SAP
12 42 (53.16%) ITIL
13 39 (49.37%) Ivanti
14 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
15 35 (44.30%) XenDesktop
16 34 (43.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 32 (40.51%) NetScaler
18 31 (39.24%) HP
19 30 (37.97%) IIS
19 30 (37.97%) vSphere
20 29 (36.71%) Business Continuity
21 28 (35.44%) SAN
22 26 (32.91%) Service Delivery
23 25 (31.65%) Project Management
24 21 (26.58%) Degree
24 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
24 21 (26.58%) Computer Science Degree
25 19 (24.05%) Management Information System
26 16 (20.25%) Windows 7

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 30 (37.97%) IIS
2 15 (18.99%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 64 (81.01%) DNS
2 63 (79.75%) DHCP
3 32 (40.51%) NetScaler
4 28 (35.44%) SAN
5 11 (13.92%) 3G
5 11 (13.92%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (6.33%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (5.06%) VSAN
8 3 (3.80%) WinSCP
9 2 (2.53%) LAN
9 2 (2.53%) SMS
10 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Support Engineer
2 24 (30.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 17 (21.52%) Citrix Engineer
4 14 (17.72%) Mobility Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.33%) Citrix Support
7 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.06%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Backup Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
2 19 (24.05%) Management Information System
3 15 (18.99%) PKI
4 11 (13.92%) Fat Client
4 11 (13.92%) Thin Client
5 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (93.67%) Windows Server
3 34 (43.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (20.25%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.99%) Android
5 15 (18.99%) Apple iOS
5 15 (18.99%) Windows Phone
5 15 (18.99%) Windows Phone 8
6 10 (12.66%) Windows 8
7 9 (11.39%) Windows 10
7 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.80%) AIX
8 3 (3.80%) Linux
8 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.16%) ITIL
2 29 (36.71%) Business Continuity
3 26 (32.91%) Service Delivery
4 25 (31.65%) Project Management
5 14 (17.72%) Content Management
5 14 (17.72%) Incident Management
6 11 (13.92%) Software Delivery
7 3 (3.80%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.53%) Change Management
8 2 (2.53%) Proactive Management
8 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.53%) Release Management
8 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.27%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (1.27%) Time Management
9 1 (1.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (74.68%) Security Cleared
2 50 (63.29%) SC Cleared
3 21 (26.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (26.58%) Degree
4 16 (20.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (15.19%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 65 (82.28%) Active Directory
2 50 (63.29%) XenApp
3 48 (60.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (44.30%) XenDesktop
5 30 (37.97%) vSphere
6 9 (11.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.06%) VMware NSX
7 4 (5.06%) XenServer
8 2 (2.53%) Firmware
9 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) AirWatch
2 15 (18.99%) SAP Afaria
2 15 (18.99%) XenMobile
3 11 (13.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (11.39%) SCCM
5 4 (5.06%) PowerCLI
5 4 (5.06%) SafeCom
5 4 (5.06%) vRealize
6 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.80%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.80%) PureDisk
6 3 (3.80%) Simpana
6 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 68 (86.08%) Citrix
2 51 (64.56%) VMware
3 47 (59.49%) SAP
4 39 (49.37%) Ivanti
5 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
6 31 (39.24%) HP
7 15 (18.99%) Apple
7 15 (18.99%) McAfee
8 13 (16.46%) ThinPrint
9 3 (3.80%) arcserve
9 3 (3.80%) CA
9 3 (3.80%) Cisco
9 3 (3.80%) CommVault
9 3 (3.80%) EMC
9 3 (3.80%) IBM
9 3 (3.80%) NetApp
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle
9 3 (3.80%) Sun
9 3 (3.80%) Symantec
9 3 (3.80%) Veritas