Period
to 16 October 2017

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 6 months to 16 October 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
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 47 76
Rank change year-on-year -9 +29 -49
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.75% 1.73% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.96% 6.96% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Cambridge median daily rate £325 £145 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +124.14% -49.57% +31.43%
10th Percentile £163 £138 £203
90th Percentile £338 £153 £353
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £305 £375 £275
% change year-on-year -18.67% +36.36% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - £28.50 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £28.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year - +22.58% -11.43%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 169 158 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 25.41% 24.80% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 85 156
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.78% +3.93%
10th Percentile £200 £221 £186
90th Percentile £423 £504 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 10 15
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.50 £19.13 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.99% -50.32% +40.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £10.38 £17.80
90th Percentile £51.75 £44.25 £57.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £38.75 £31.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +113.79% -33.33%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 16 October 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 16 October 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Server Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Server Support
3 2 (40.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft