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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.42% 2.19% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.85% 8.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£228 £266 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
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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
227 89 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.29% 24.32% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 60 17
Average daily rate £450 £273 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.13% -4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £8.87 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 4 September 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
3 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (44.83%) DNS
5 12 (41.38%) DHCP
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (34.48%) Client/Server
7 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) ITIL
9 8 (27.59%) SLA
9 8 (27.59%) Citrix
9 8 (27.59%) VMware
9 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
10 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
10 7 (24.14%) vSphere
11 6 (20.69%) HP
11 6 (20.69%) Internet
11 6 (20.69%) VLAN
12 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (17.24%) Symantec
12 5 (17.24%) McAfee
13 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
13 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (13.79%) XenApp
14 3 (10.34%) SCCM
14 3 (10.34%) VME

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) DNS
2 12 (41.38%) DHCP
3 6 (20.69%) Internet
3 6 (20.69%) VLAN
4 3 (10.34%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.90%) Junos
5 2 (6.90%) 3G
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Leader
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Author
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Author
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Server Support
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support
6 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Client/Server
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) VME
5 3 (10.34%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Security Patching
2 2 (6.90%) Change Management
2 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) CRM
3 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) vSphere
3 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
5 3 (10.34%) Xen
6 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
1 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (10.34%) HP SIM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (3.45%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Citrix
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) HP
4 5 (17.24%) Symantec
4 5 (17.24%) McAfee
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) AppSense
6 2 (6.90%) Crossbeam
6 2 (6.90%) TippingPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.90%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.45%) CA