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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 66 22 40
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.06% 6.51% 3.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.37% 23.48% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £200 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £110 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £370 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +54.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
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
206 230 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.29% 27.71% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 118 72
Average daily rate £350 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 30
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 28 August 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 -2 5 - -
Cambridge -37 3 £313 +56.25% 5
Huntingdon -2 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
3 23 (71.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
5 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
5 18 (56.25%) Windows 7
6 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (40.63%) Cisco
9 12 (37.50%) Firewall
10 11 (34.38%) HP
10 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
10 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (34.38%) VMware
10 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
10 11 (34.38%) Change Control
11 10 (31.25%) HP Storage
11 10 (31.25%) Wireless
11 10 (31.25%) SAN
12 9 (28.13%) LAN
12 9 (28.13%) WAN
12 9 (28.13%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (25.00%) Network Management
13 8 (25.00%) CA
13 8 (25.00%) ARCserve
14 7 (21.88%) DHCP
15 6 (18.75%) DNS
16 5 (15.63%) Office 365

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.50%) IIS
6 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.25%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) Wireless
2 10 (31.25%) SAN
3 9 (28.13%) LAN
3 9 (28.13%) WAN
4 7 (21.88%) DHCP
5 6 (18.75%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.13%) VLAN
7 1 (3.13%) LDAP
7 1 (3.13%) IPv4
7 1 (3.13%) Intranet
7 1 (3.13%) Internet
7 1 (3.13%) FTP
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) EDRMS
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Server Support
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Server Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) HP Storage
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (71.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (56.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) Debian
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Change Control
2 9 (28.13%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (25.00%) Network Management
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Content Management
5 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCNA
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) WMI
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) HP
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) CA
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) Altiris
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.13%) Aruba
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Lumension
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