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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.61% 1.72% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.67% 8.97% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £350 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.25 - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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 78 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.51% 19.12% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 63
Median daily rate £350 £320 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +82.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £190 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £38.38 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.00% -16.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £60.00 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
3 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) XenApp
7 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) SCCM
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) WSUS
8 2 (15.38%) HP
8 2 (15.38%) Dell
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (15.38%) IBM
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

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 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) ADSL
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) SMS
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) IT Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) AppSense
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos