The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.18% - 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.48% - 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£328 - £220
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 - £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +7.50%
Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 30 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.64% 17.86% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 16 43
Average daily rate £273 £279 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% +7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £363 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.63 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -19.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Windows Server 2008
Tyne and Wear

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Service Management
4 5 (55.56%) MS Office
4 5 (55.56%) vSphere
5 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
5 4 (44.44%) Network Management
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (44.44%) Junos
5 4 (44.44%) F5
5 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) JSP 440
5 4 (44.44%) TippingPoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (22.22%) 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 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Junos
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) DSL
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 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%) 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%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure 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
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
1 4 (44.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) 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%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) TippingPoint
2 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
2 4 (44.44%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Crossbeam
3 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 3 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) Veritas