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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.44% 1.52% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.99% 3.70% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Windows Server 2008
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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
89 135 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.13% 41.03% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 91 7
Average daily rate £335 £245 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.73% -7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £375 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Security Cleared
3 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
5 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
6 18 (58.06%) ITIL
7 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
8 14 (45.16%) Clustering
9 12 (38.71%) Service Management
9 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
10 11 (35.48%) DV Cleared
11 9 (29.03%) HP
11 9 (29.03%) DNS
12 8 (25.81%) SQL
12 8 (25.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
12 8 (25.81%) MIIS
13 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
14 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
14 6 (19.35%) Cisco
14 6 (19.35%) DHCP
15 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
15 5 (16.13%) CA
15 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (16.13%) Change Management
15 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
15 5 (16.13%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (12.90%) Network Security
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 4 (12.90%) LAN
3 4 (12.90%) WAN
4 3 (9.68%) SSL
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.68%) Junos
4 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Server Support
5 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support
5 1 (3.23%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Clustering
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) PDA
3 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Service Management
3 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
4 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.90%) Network Management
6 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Validation
7 3 (9.68%) Time Management
7 3 (9.68%) Network Design
7 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) DV Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
1 4 (12.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (12.90%) vSphere
3 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (25.81%) MIIS
2 4 (12.90%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.45%) HP SIM
4 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) CA
5 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
5 4 (12.90%) TippingPoint
5 4 (12.90%) McAfee
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) EMC
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
6 3 (9.68%) F5
7 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) VMware
8 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.23%) Crossbeam
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