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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 3 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 8.23% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.34% 25.83% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £200 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £187 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £298 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.41% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
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
128 151 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.96% 31.86% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 86 39
Average daily rate £320 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £143 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 17
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 4 September 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (30.77%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) EMC
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (15.38%) IIS
8 2 (15.38%) MS Office
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) IPv4
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) EDRMS
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Change Management
1 2 (15.38%) Change Control
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WMI
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
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