The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 47 32 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.80% 4.51% 7.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.58% 17.49% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 37
Average daily rate
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£200 £223 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -29.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £188 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-8.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.90 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £28.30 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
240 183 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.59% 25.81% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 59 95
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £208 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 84
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.84 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2008
East of England

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 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +2 27 £203 -7.42% 5
Peterborough +2 10 £180 -19.10%
Ely - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 40 (57.97%) Windows 7
4 35 (50.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (42.03%) MS Exchange
6 25 (36.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (34.78%) ITIL
7 24 (34.78%) Firewall
8 22 (31.88%) Cisco
8 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
9 21 (30.43%) HP
10 20 (28.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
12 18 (26.09%) Citrix
12 18 (26.09%) LAN
12 18 (26.09%) WAN
13 16 (23.19%) Migration
13 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
13 16 (23.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
15 14 (20.29%) DNS
15 14 (20.29%) MS Office
15 14 (20.29%) DHCP
16 13 (18.84%) SCCM
16 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
17 12 (17.39%) Windows XP
17 12 (17.39%) SAN
17 12 (17.39%) Wireless
18 10 (14.49%) VMware

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (42.03%) MS Exchange
2 25 (36.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (28.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (11.59%) Lync
5 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Office
2 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (4.35%) CloudFront
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) Firewall
2 18 (26.09%) LAN
2 18 (26.09%) WAN
3 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 14 (20.29%) DNS
4 14 (20.29%) DHCP
5 12 (17.39%) SAN
5 12 (17.39%) Wireless
6 9 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (13.04%) VLAN
7 7 (10.14%) VoIP
8 3 (4.35%) VPN
9 2 (2.90%) NAS
9 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.90%) ISDN
9 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.90%) SMS
9 2 (2.90%) MPLS
9 2 (2.90%) IPv6
9 2 (2.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.25%) MySQL
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) NUnit
1 5 (7.25%) CruiseControl
1 5 (7.25%) Subversion
1 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.25%) JIRA
1 5 (7.25%) MSBuild
2 3 (4.35%) AdminStudio
2 3 (4.35%) MSI
3 2 (2.90%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) Support Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (14.49%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Server Support
5 6 (8.70%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Network Support
7 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) WCF
1 6 (8.70%) .NET
1 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.25%) Web Services
2 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (7.25%) REST
3 2 (2.90%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Kindle
2 6 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (7.25%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Firmware
6 1 (1.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Windows 7
3 35 (50.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (17.39%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.14%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.35%) UNIX
8 3 (4.35%) Linux
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.90%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) ITIL
2 16 (23.19%) Migration
3 8 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (11.59%) Change Control
4 5 (7.25%) MVC
5 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.35%) Network Management
5 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Architecture
6 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.45%) Project Management
7 1 (1.45%) Validation
7 1 (1.45%) CRM
7 1 (1.45%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.45%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.14%) VBScript
2 7 (10.14%) VB
3 6 (8.70%) SQL
4 5 (7.25%) Java
4 5 (7.25%) C#
5 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) MCSA
3 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MCDST
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.59%) XenServer
4 7 (10.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (8.70%) XenApp
5 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (4.35%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.90%) SCOM
3 2 (2.90%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Cisco
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.43%) HP
3 18 (26.09%) Citrix
4 10 (14.49%) VMware
5 9 (13.04%) WatchGuard
6 6 (8.70%) Avaya
7 5 (7.25%) Polycom
8 4 (5.80%) Dell
9 3 (4.35%) AppSense
9 3 (4.35%) IBM
9 3 (4.35%) CA
10 2 (2.90%) Imperva
10 2 (2.90%) Mercator
10 2 (2.90%) Altiris
11 1 (1.45%) Mitel
11 1 (1.45%) Juniper
11 1 (1.45%) Nortel
11 1 (1.45%) NetApp
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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