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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.36% 0.97% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 4.55% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
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£273 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 - £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
115 44 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.12% 21.36% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 25 40
Average daily rate £266 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +10.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 28 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
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Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £273 - 3
Gateshead +2 4 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
North East

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 7 (43.75%) MS Office
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
6 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) vSphere
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) Service Management
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (25.00%) DHCP
8 4 (25.00%) EMC
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (25.00%) Juniper
8 4 (25.00%) SAN
8 4 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (25.00%) 3PAR

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Junos
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 2 (12.50%) DSL
6 2 (12.50%) SSL
7 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Server Support
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
3 2 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
1 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
3 6 (37.50%) vSphere
4 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (18.75%) WSUS
3 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) EMC
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) TippingPoint
3 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
4 3 (18.75%) Crossbeam
4 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 2 (12.50%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Draytek
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