The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.28% 1.91% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.62% 4.76% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
Windows Server 2008
North East

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

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
103 105 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.01% 40.08% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 10
Average daily rate £320 £240 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
Average hourly rate £16.08 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.94% +104.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £14.70 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.19 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Sunderland +7 7 £341 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 6 £313 -3.84% 2
Windows Server 2008
North East

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
4 23 (52.27%) Security Cleared
5 22 (50.00%) ITIL
6 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
7 19 (43.18%) Clustering
8 18 (40.91%) Cisco
9 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
10 16 (36.36%) Service Management
11 14 (31.82%) DNS
11 14 (31.82%) HP
12 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
13 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
13 10 (22.73%) SQL
14 9 (20.45%) MIIS
14 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (20.45%) Network Monitoring
15 8 (18.18%) vSphere
15 8 (18.18%) Firewall
16 7 (15.91%) McAfee
16 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
16 7 (15.91%) LAN
16 7 (15.91%) MS Office
16 7 (15.91%) EMC
16 7 (15.91%) Juniper
16 7 (15.91%) SAN
16 7 (15.91%) WAN
16 7 (15.91%) DHCP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
3 7 (15.91%) LAN
3 7 (15.91%) SAN
3 7 (15.91%) WAN
3 7 (15.91%) DHCP
3 7 (15.91%) Network Security
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (13.64%) Junos
4 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (13.64%) SSL
5 2 (4.55%) SMS
5 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
1 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) IT Support
4 6 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Server Support
7 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.55%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.55%) Network Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) Cryptography
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.27%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) ITIL
2 16 (36.36%) Service Management
3 9 (20.45%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (15.91%) Network Management
4 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
5 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 6 (13.64%) Network Design
6 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.36%) Change Management
6 5 (11.36%) Time Management
6 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.27%) Migration
8 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.36%) MCSE
4 5 (11.36%) MCSA
4 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) JSP 440
2 5 (11.36%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) MIIS
2 7 (15.91%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (11.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (4.55%) HP SIM
5 2 (4.55%) SCOM
6 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) Cisco
3 14 (31.82%) HP
4 7 (15.91%) McAfee
4 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
4 7 (15.91%) EMC
4 7 (15.91%) Juniper
4 7 (15.91%) 3PAR
4 7 (15.91%) TippingPoint
5 6 (13.64%) F5
6 5 (11.36%) CA
7 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.55%) VMware
9 1 (2.27%) Adobe
9 1 (2.27%) Wyse
9 1 (2.27%) Lotus
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) Crossbeam
9 1 (2.27%) Draytek
9 1 (2.27%) Meru Networks
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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