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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.71% 2.09% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.46% 6.11% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
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£310 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
166 131 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.66% 34.29% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 70 14
Average daily rate £300 £245 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -12.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £383 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £22.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +95.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £28.15 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 27 January 2015.

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
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 27 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 14 £313 -3.84% 2
Durham -6 8 £270 +1.79% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (72.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
4 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
5 31 (42.47%) Clustering
5 31 (42.47%) SQL Server
6 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
6 29 (39.73%) HP
7 28 (38.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (35.62%) MCSE
9 26 (35.62%) Firewall
10 25 (34.25%) MS Excel
11 23 (31.51%) ITIL
12 21 (28.77%) TCP/IP
12 21 (28.77%) Cisco
13 20 (27.40%) DNS
14 18 (24.66%) IIS
14 18 (24.66%) Service Management
14 18 (24.66%) Time Management
14 18 (24.66%) vSphere
15 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
15 17 (23.29%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (23.29%) Citrix
16 16 (21.92%) SQL
17 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
17 13 (17.81%) VMware
17 13 (17.81%) NetBackup
17 13 (17.81%) Veritas

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 18 (24.66%) IIS
2 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.85%) Lync
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (34.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MicroStation
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.62%) Firewall
2 21 (28.77%) TCP/IP
3 20 (27.40%) DNS
4 12 (16.44%) DHCP
5 9 (12.33%) LAN
5 9 (12.33%) WAN
6 8 (10.96%) SAN
6 8 (10.96%) Network Security
6 8 (10.96%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (9.59%) Junos
7 7 (9.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (9.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (9.59%) SSL
8 4 (5.48%) Internet
9 2 (2.74%) SMS
10 1 (1.37%) Wireless
10 1 (1.37%) VPN
10 1 (1.37%) DSL
10 1 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (42.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) IT Support
4 7 (9.59%) Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.11%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Server Support
8 3 (4.11%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.11%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Active Directory Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.74%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (2.74%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) SOAP
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (42.47%) Clustering
2 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.59%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.11%) Life Science
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (72.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.37%) Linux
6 1 (1.37%) UNIX
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) ITIL
2 18 (24.66%) Service Management
2 18 (24.66%) Time Management
3 17 (23.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (17.81%) Change Control
5 10 (13.70%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
6 8 (10.96%) Network Management
7 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.59%) Network Design
7 7 (9.59%) Load Balancing
7 7 (9.59%) Problem Management
8 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.85%) Change Management
9 5 (6.85%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.37%) Migration
11 1 (1.37%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.37%) Data Protection
11 1 (1.37%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
2 28 (38.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (35.62%) MCSE
4 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
5 10 (13.70%) MCSA
5 10 (13.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) JSP 440
2 6 (8.22%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.66%) vSphere
3 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (13.70%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.85%) XenApp
7 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.37%) Xen
8 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) NetBackup
2 9 (12.33%) MIIS
3 8 (10.96%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (6.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (6.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.74%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.74%) SCOM
6 1 (1.37%) SCCM
6 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.73%) HP
3 21 (28.77%) Cisco
4 17 (23.29%) Citrix
5 13 (17.81%) VMware
5 13 (17.81%) Veritas
6 9 (12.33%) Juniper
7 8 (10.96%) McAfee
7 8 (10.96%) EMC
7 8 (10.96%) TippingPoint
7 8 (10.96%) CheckPoint
7 8 (10.96%) 3PAR
8 7 (9.59%) F5
9 5 (6.85%) CA
10 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.37%) Wyse
11 1 (1.37%) Draytek
11 1 (1.37%) Crossbeam
11 1 (1.37%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.37%) Sybase
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