The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 24 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 North East 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.42% 0.60% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.84% 2.94% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
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£290 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £275 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 - £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +13.15%
Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 68 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.32% 20.30% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 26 65
Average daily rate £263 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £363 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.80 £23.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North East region.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North East region.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -8 9 £328 - 2
Durham -3 2 £290 +5.45% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 11 (61.11%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) DNS
6 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
7 7 (38.89%) WAN
7 7 (38.89%) DHCP
7 7 (38.89%) HP
7 7 (38.89%) LAN
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) MS Office
8 6 (33.33%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) Clustering
8 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (22.22%) EMC
10 4 (22.22%) SAN
10 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (22.22%) vSphere
10 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) Junos
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (5.56%) NAS
7 1 (5.56%) DSL
7 1 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) SSL
7 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Server Support
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) HP Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Network Management
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) JSP 440
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) vSphere
5 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (11.11%) XenApp
7 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
5 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 3 (16.67%) F5
6 3 (16.67%) TippingPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Crossbeam
6 3 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 3 (16.67%) Juniper
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Dell
7 2 (11.11%) CA
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) McAfee
8 1 (5.56%) Isilon
8 1 (5.56%) Veritas
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