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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 63 28
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 15 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.17% 1.85% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.78% 6.17% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 18
Median daily rate £300 £275 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £195 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £303 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £310 £285
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 15
Median hourly rate - £23.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
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
148 243 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.71% 30.00% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 146 104
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 38
Median hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +58.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +15 6 £145 -48.44% 2
Peterborough -5 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
5 10 (52.63%) VMware
6 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (36.84%) SCCM
8 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
9 6 (31.58%) MS Office
9 6 (31.58%) Citrix
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (31.58%) WAN
10 5 (26.32%) LAN
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
10 5 (26.32%) MCSA
10 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
10 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (26.32%) Office 365
10 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
11 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 4 (21.05%) DHCP
12 3 (15.79%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) IIS
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
7 3 (15.79%) Mac OS
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
8 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (5.26%) Linux
9 1 (5.26%) Unix
9 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Information Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCSA
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) VCP5
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) MCITP
6 1 (5.26%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Cognos
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 2 (10.53%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Sophos
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec