The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 59 22
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 4 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.40% 0.76% 6.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 2.78% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £145 £313 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.60% +56.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Windows Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
75 144 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.07% 27.38% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 89 91
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 24
Median hourly rate £17.25 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £15.80 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) MCSA
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) Cognos

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Server Support
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Server Building
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSA
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) VCP5
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Cognos
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Sophos
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
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