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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 40 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 2.95% 4.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.34% 10.43% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Average daily rate
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£288 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £166 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £318 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.58%
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
171 115 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.85% 28.26% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 76 33
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -34.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (35.29%) DHCP
6 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco
6 6 (35.29%) Office 365
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (29.41%) MS Office
7 5 (29.41%) SAN
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (17.65%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) HP
9 3 (17.65%) EMC
9 3 (17.65%) NetApp
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.76%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (11.76%) Lync
5 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.88%) IPv4
4 1 (5.88%) Intranet
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam
6 1 (5.88%) F5
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