The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.61% - 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.19% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£273 - £260
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 - £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
97 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.01% 17.90% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 16 35
Average daily rate £280 £268 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) vSphere
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) JSP 440
4 4 (44.44%) TippingPoint
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
4 4 (44.44%) Network Management
4 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (44.44%) Junos
4 4 (44.44%) F5
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Junos
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) DSL
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) IDOL
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) Network Management
3 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
1 4 (44.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) vSphere
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) TippingPoint
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
3 4 (44.44%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 3 (33.33%) Crossbeam
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee
5 2 (22.22%) CA
6 1 (11.11%) Veritas
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Draytek