The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Tyne and Wear 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.47% 0.49% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.56% 2.70% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
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£328 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-11.92% +4.00%
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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
119 37 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.60% 18.23% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 19 49
Average daily rate £263 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.63 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -19.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.00 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2008
North East

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
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 23 July 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 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £328 - 1
Sunderland -1 2 - -
Gateshead - 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
North East

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) MS Office
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) Clustering
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) DHCP
7 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) vSphere
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (26.67%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) Service Management
9 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 3 (20.00%) Firewall
9 3 (20.00%) EMC
9 3 (20.00%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 5 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Junos
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (6.67%) SMS
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) DSL
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CCA
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
1 3 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (13.33%) XenApp
6 2 (13.33%) Xen
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Crossbeam
4 3 (20.00%) TippingPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee
5 2 (13.33%) CA
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas
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