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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.46% 3.14% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.95% 12.87% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 1
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£238 £233 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.30% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £23.00 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -16.66%
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
193 171 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.73% 24.43% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 68 53
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 34 45
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.10 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +15 13 £275 -17.29% 5
Peterborough -7 6 £165 -29.24% 4
Huntingdon -5 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
3 22 (61.11%) MS Exchange
4 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
8 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (36.11%) VMware
10 12 (33.33%) Cisco
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
11 10 (27.78%) MS Office
11 10 (27.78%) Citrix
11 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (25.00%) Migration
12 9 (25.00%) HP
13 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
14 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
14 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (19.44%) SAN
14 7 (19.44%) ITIL
14 7 (19.44%) Firewall
15 6 (16.67%) Wireless
15 6 (16.67%) MCSE
15 6 (16.67%) DNS
15 6 (16.67%) Change Control
15 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (13.89%) Office 365

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 22 (61.11%) MS Exchange
2 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (11.11%) Lync
6 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 3 (8.33%) IIS
8 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.56%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) SAN
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) Wireless
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) VPN
3 5 (13.89%) DHCP
4 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.33%) LAN
5 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security
6 2 (5.56%) Intranet
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
1 3 (8.33%) iPhone
1 3 (8.33%) iPad
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) UNIX
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) Change Control
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) CAD
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Content Management
6 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Management
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) VBScript
3 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) MCSE
3 5 (13.89%) CCNA
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) MCP
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) XenApp
4 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.33%) Terminal Server
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.56%) ARCserve
2 2 (5.56%) WMI
2 2 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) Cisco
4 10 (27.78%) Citrix
5 9 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.33%) Mapinfo
7 3 (8.33%) Remedy
7 3 (8.33%) Adobe
7 3 (8.33%) MobileIron
7 3 (8.33%) Sophos
7 3 (8.33%) Wyse
7 3 (8.33%) Google
8 2 (5.56%) CA
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) McAfee
8 2 (5.56%) Juniper
8 2 (5.56%) Lotus
8 2 (5.56%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
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