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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 19 45 17
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 51 23 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.56% 3.07% 7.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.06% 12.23% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 23
Average daily rate
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£200 £215 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £188 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £331 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
- -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.20 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.80 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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
212 188 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.25% 25.07% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 72 100
Average daily rate £305 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 29 74
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 38 £216 +15.33% 2
Peterborough +9 5 £180 -22.58% 4
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Ely - - - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
3 41 (49.40%) Windows 7
4 34 (40.96%) Firewall
5 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (34.94%) Cisco
6 29 (34.94%) MS Exchange
7 27 (32.53%) ITIL
7 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
8 25 (30.12%) Citrix
8 25 (30.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (25.30%) WatchGuard
11 19 (22.89%) TCP/IP
12 18 (21.69%) DNS
12 18 (21.69%) HP
12 18 (21.69%) LAN
12 18 (21.69%) WAN
12 18 (21.69%) MS Office
12 18 (21.69%) VLAN
13 17 (20.48%) XenServer
13 17 (20.48%) DHCP
14 16 (19.28%) VoIP
14 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2003
15 15 (18.07%) PowerShell
15 15 (18.07%) Hyper-V
15 15 (18.07%) Kindle
15 15 (18.07%) ISO 9001
16 14 (16.87%) SAN
17 13 (15.66%) Migration

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 29 (34.94%) MS Exchange
2 25 (30.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (8.43%) Lync
5 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) MS Office
2 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.61%) CloudFront
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.96%) Firewall
2 19 (22.89%) TCP/IP
3 18 (21.69%) DNS
3 18 (21.69%) LAN
3 18 (21.69%) WAN
3 18 (21.69%) VLAN
4 17 (20.48%) DHCP
5 16 (19.28%) VoIP
6 14 (16.87%) SAN
7 10 (12.05%) Wireless
8 9 (10.84%) VPN
9 7 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (7.23%) SSL
10 6 (7.23%) MPLS
10 6 (7.23%) ISDN
10 6 (7.23%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.61%) IPv6
11 3 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (2.41%) SMS
13 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) NUnit
1 5 (6.02%) CruiseControl
1 5 (6.02%) Subversion
1 5 (6.02%) JIRA
1 5 (6.02%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.02%) MSBuild
2 3 (3.61%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.61%) MSI
3 2 (2.41%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Support Analyst
4 11 (13.25%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Developer
5 10 (12.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Technical Support
7 7 (8.43%) Server Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Server Support
9 5 (6.02%) Network Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Network Support
10 4 (4.82%) Server Support Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Windows Support Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) .NET
1 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
1 6 (7.23%) WCF
2 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (6.02%) REST
3 2 (2.41%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.20%) HTML
4 1 (1.20%) LINQ
4 1 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Kindle
2 6 (7.23%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.02%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) CMDB
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.20%) Firmware
6 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) PKI
6 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Windows 7
3 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (14.46%) Windows XP
6 11 (13.25%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.41%) Linux
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.41%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) ITIL
2 13 (15.66%) Migration
3 8 (9.64%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (9.64%) Change Control
4 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.02%) MVC
5 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.61%) Network Management
7 2 (2.41%) Computer Architecture
7 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.20%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.20%) Project Management
8 1 (1.20%) Validation
8 1 (1.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.20%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.20%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.20%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.20%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.43%) VBScript
2 7 (8.43%) VB
3 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.02%) C#
3 5 (6.02%) Java
3 5 (6.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) MCSE
3 1 (1.20%) CCIE
3 1 (1.20%) CCNP
3 1 (1.20%) CCIP
3 1 (1.20%) CCNA
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.20%) MCDST
3 1 (1.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (54.22%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.48%) XenServer
3 15 (18.07%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.61%) XenApp
7 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.20%) vSphere
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) SCCM
2 4 (4.82%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.61%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.61%) SCOM
3 3 (3.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.61%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (34.94%) Cisco
2 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.12%) Citrix
4 21 (25.30%) WatchGuard
5 18 (21.69%) HP
6 10 (12.05%) VMware
7 6 (7.23%) Imperva
7 6 (7.23%) Avaya
8 5 (6.02%) 3PAR
8 5 (6.02%) Polycom
9 4 (4.82%) Dell
10 3 (3.61%) AppSense
10 3 (3.61%) CA
11 2 (2.41%) Mitel
12 1 (1.20%) Altiris
12 1 (1.20%) Nortel
12 1 (1.20%) Juniper
12 1 (1.20%) IBM
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