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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.99% 2.11% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.40% 11.54% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£260 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £210 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £290 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.75 - £15.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 - £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 - £17.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Windows Server 2008
Tyne and Wear

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
125 26 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 28.74% 18.31% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 18 29
Average daily rate £325 £286 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +12.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.87 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) ITIL
3 11 (68.75%) Service Management
3 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco
5 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
6 8 (50.00%) Clustering
7 7 (43.75%) SQL
8 6 (37.50%) MS Office
8 6 (37.50%) LAN
8 6 (37.50%) WAN
8 6 (37.50%) MIIS
8 6 (37.50%) vSphere
9 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
9 5 (31.25%) Firewall
9 5 (31.25%) DNS
10 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (25.00%) HP
10 4 (25.00%) EMC
10 4 (25.00%) Juniper
10 4 (25.00%) SAN
10 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
10 4 (25.00%) TippingPoint
10 4 (25.00%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) Junos
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (12.50%) DSL
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (6.25%) SMS
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) IDOL
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) vSphere
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) MIIS
2 4 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (12.50%) WSUS
3 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) EMC
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) TippingPoint
3 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
4 3 (18.75%) Crossbeam
4 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 2 (12.50%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) Draytek
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified - Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago