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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.78% 6.36% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.47% 21.29% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £241 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £361 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £14.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
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
174 155 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.87% 29.87% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 85 82
Average daily rate £194 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.30% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £214 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 43
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -6 8 £338 +8.87% 5
Peterborough -19 4 £100 -57.44%
Huntingdon - - - - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 23 (46.00%) Citrix
5 18 (36.00%) Firewall
6 16 (32.00%) VMware
7 15 (30.00%) Cisco
7 15 (30.00%) MS Office
7 15 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (28.00%) ITIL
8 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (24.00%) WatchGuard
9 12 (24.00%) HP
9 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
11 10 (20.00%) LAN
11 10 (20.00%) DNS
11 10 (20.00%) WAN
11 10 (20.00%) SCCM
12 9 (18.00%) VLAN
12 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
12 9 (18.00%) VoIP
12 9 (18.00%) VPN
12 9 (18.00%) XenServer
12 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
13 8 (16.00%) Kindle

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.00%) Lync
6 4 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.00%) LAN
3 10 (20.00%) DNS
3 10 (20.00%) WAN
4 9 (18.00%) VLAN
4 9 (18.00%) VoIP
4 9 (18.00%) VPN
5 8 (16.00%) DHCP
6 7 (14.00%) SAN
7 4 (8.00%) MPLS
7 4 (8.00%) ISDN
7 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (8.00%) SSL
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.00%) Wireless
9 1 (2.00%) IPv6
9 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (14.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support
8 2 (4.00%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (4.00%) Wintel Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
1 3 (6.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Kindle
2 5 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.00%) PKI
4 3 (6.00%) Replication
4 3 (6.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.00%) Linux
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.00%) UNIX
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (6.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.00%) Change Control
4 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) MCSE
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) MCDST
3 2 (4.00%) CCNA
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) MCSD
4 1 (2.00%) CCIE
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) CCIP
4 1 (2.00%) MCTS
4 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) XenServer
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.00%) Nagios
3 3 (6.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.00%) WMI
4 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 2 (4.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) Citrix
3 16 (32.00%) VMware
4 15 (30.00%) Cisco
5 12 (24.00%) WatchGuard
5 12 (24.00%) HP
6 5 (10.00%) Avaya
7 4 (8.00%) 3PAR
7 4 (8.00%) Imperva
7 4 (8.00%) McAfee
8 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.00%) Clearswift
8 3 (6.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) Polycom
9 2 (4.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) Lotus
9 2 (4.00%) IBM
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle
10 1 (2.00%) Mitel
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