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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 54 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.41% 4.23% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.60% 14.41% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 12
Average daily rate
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£225 £203 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -12.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £11.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £23.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.58%
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
250 222 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.69% 29.33% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 98 62
Average daily rate £350 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £149 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 44
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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
Peterborough +4 12 £225 +28.57% 2
Cambridge -14 4 £288 +43.75% 3
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
3 29 (72.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (65.00%) MS Exchange
6 23 (57.50%) Windows 7
7 21 (52.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (50.00%) Cisco
9 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
10 15 (37.50%) VMware
10 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
11 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
11 14 (35.00%) HP
12 13 (32.50%) SAN
13 12 (30.00%) Firewall
13 12 (30.00%) Change Control
14 11 (27.50%) HP Storage
14 11 (27.50%) Wireless
15 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
15 10 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (22.50%) ITIL
16 9 (22.50%) Citrix
17 8 (20.00%) MS Office
17 8 (20.00%) DHCP
18 7 (17.50%) DNS
18 7 (17.50%) LAN
18 7 (17.50%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 26 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (52.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (10.00%) IIS
7 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (7.50%) Lync
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) SAN
2 12 (30.00%) Firewall
3 11 (27.50%) Wireless
4 8 (20.00%) DHCP
5 7 (17.50%) LAN
5 7 (17.50%) WAN
5 7 (17.50%) DNS
6 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.00%) Network Security
8 2 (5.00%) Intranet
9 1 (2.50%) Internet
9 1 (2.50%) VLAN
9 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (2.50%) LDAP
9 1 (2.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support
7 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) HP Storage
2 6 (15.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (7.50%) iPhone
3 3 (7.50%) iPad
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Life Science
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (57.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.50%) Debian
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Change Control
2 10 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (22.50%) ITIL
4 7 (17.50%) Network Management
5 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.50%) CAD
8 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.00%) CRM
9 2 (5.00%) ERP
9 2 (5.00%) Content Management
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) CCNA
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) MCP
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
4 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.50%) Terminal Server
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) ARCserve
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) HP
4 9 (22.50%) Citrix
5 7 (17.50%) CA
6 4 (10.00%) NetApp
7 3 (7.50%) EMC
7 3 (7.50%) Adobe
7 3 (7.50%) Mapinfo
7 3 (7.50%) Remedy
7 3 (7.50%) Sophos
7 3 (7.50%) Wyse
7 3 (7.50%) Google
7 3 (7.50%) MobileIron
8 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
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Rate: £27 - £30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Rate: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago