The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.68% 1.69% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.96% 4.65% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £275 £240 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -10.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £240 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £300
% change year-on-year -6.54% +7.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £47.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +251.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.42% +13.51%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 73 129 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 24.50% 36.24% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 78 93
Median daily rate £225 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £247 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £519 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £345
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +105.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.87% +3.12%  

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cambridge over the 3 months to 29 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridge

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
4 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
5 8 (50.00%) Office 365
5 8 (50.00%) Skype for Business
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (37.50%) DNS
7 6 (37.50%) DHCP
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
9 4 (25.00%) Firewall
9 4 (25.00%) MCSE
9 4 (25.00%) MCITP
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (25.00%) Mimecast
9 4 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (18.75%) SCOrch
10 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (18.75%) XenApp
10 3 (18.75%) Citrix
10 3 (18.75%) SCCM
10 3 (18.75%) VPN

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 8 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.25%) ADSL
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (6.25%) CentOS
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCITP
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Apple
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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