The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.99% 2.99% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.19% 10.58% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 11
Median daily rate £314 £225 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.44% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £104 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £288 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £52.50 £21.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -8.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
188 208 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.97% 28.22% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 95 68
Median daily rate £381 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.03% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £403 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.35 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 6 £314 +19.52% 4
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 12 (52.17%) VMware
6 10 (43.48%) WAN
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
8 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco
10 6 (26.09%) LAN
10 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
11 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
11 5 (21.74%) VCP5
11 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (21.74%) Linux
11 5 (21.74%) MCSA
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 5 (21.74%) ITIL
11 5 (21.74%) Migration
11 5 (21.74%) Dell
11 5 (21.74%) NetApp
11 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
11 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
12 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (17.39%) VCP6
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) FileMaker
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Applications Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.35%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) CSS3
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) HP Storage
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Unix
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) MCSA
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) VCP5
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) VCP6
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Dell
4 5 (21.74%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) Avaya
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) arcserve
6 1 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec