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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.81% 0.56% 4.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.53% 1.92% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £325 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +13.15%
Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
158 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.11% 29.05% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 24 22
Average daily rate £245 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
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 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (40.00%) BCP
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (40.00%) Xen
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) X.400
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) BCP
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Xen
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
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