The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.21% 2.29% 4.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.98% 12.50% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 8
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£273 £200 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.25% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £185 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £280 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £15.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 64 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.62% 18.29% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 33 44
Average daily rate £275 £245 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -9 29 £294 +17.50% 8
Durham +5 14 £270 +35.00% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
4 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 22 (42.31%) HP
6 21 (40.38%) Firewall
7 20 (38.46%) Clustering
7 20 (38.46%) Cisco
8 19 (36.54%) ITIL
9 18 (34.62%) MS Excel
10 17 (32.69%) Service Management
11 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
12 15 (28.85%) DNS
12 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
12 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
13 14 (26.92%) Citrix
14 13 (25.00%) SQL
14 13 (25.00%) Time Management
14 13 (25.00%) vSphere
15 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
15 12 (23.08%) VMware
15 12 (23.08%) MS Office
15 12 (23.08%) LAN
15 12 (23.08%) WAN
16 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (19.23%) Veritas
17 10 (19.23%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (15.38%) IIS
2 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.92%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) Firewall
2 15 (28.85%) DNS
3 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 12 (23.08%) LAN
4 12 (23.08%) WAN
5 8 (15.38%) DHCP
5 8 (15.38%) SAN
5 8 (15.38%) Junos
6 7 (13.46%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (13.46%) Network Security
7 6 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (11.54%) SSL
8 2 (3.85%) Internet
8 2 (3.85%) MPLS
8 2 (3.85%) DSL
8 2 (3.85%) SMS
9 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) IDOL
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.69%) Server Support
6 4 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) IT Support
8 2 (3.85%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Clustering
2 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.46%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.77%) Life Science
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) ITIL
2 17 (32.69%) Service Management
3 13 (25.00%) Time Management
4 11 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (15.38%) Network Management
5 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 8 (15.38%) Change Control
5 8 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
7 6 (11.54%) Network Design
8 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.77%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.85%) Change Management
11 1 (1.92%) CAD
11 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.92%) Data Protection
11 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (19.23%) MCSE
5 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) JSP 440
2 7 (13.46%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.00%) vSphere
3 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 8 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (11.54%) XenApp
6 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) NetBackup
2 8 (15.38%) MIIS
2 8 (15.38%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.85%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 22 (42.31%) HP
3 20 (38.46%) Cisco
4 14 (26.92%) Citrix
5 12 (23.08%) VMware
6 10 (19.23%) Veritas
7 8 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 8 (15.38%) Juniper
7 8 (15.38%) EMC
7 8 (15.38%) TippingPoint
7 8 (15.38%) 3PAR
7 8 (15.38%) F5
8 7 (13.46%) McAfee
9 3 (5.77%) Riverbed
9 3 (5.77%) Crossbeam
10 2 (3.85%) CA
10 2 (3.85%) Dell
11 1 (1.92%) Draytek
11 1 (1.92%) Meru Networks
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