Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 15 July 2018 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 65 71
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.24% 1.68% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 6.76% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 6
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £313 £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +21.95% +23.00%
10th Percentile £253 £140 £175
90th Percentile £403 £600 £406
East of England median daily rate £270 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -20.00% -3.57% +55.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.81% +128.26%
East of England median hourly rate £34.70 £16.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +116.88% -60.00% +90.48%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 240 296 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.43% 24.87% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 117 185
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £116 £132 £155
90th Percentile £538 £515 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 69 33
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.56% -19.35% +113.79%
10th Percentile £12.10 £13.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £44.50 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -5.71%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2008 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 6 months to 15 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 12 £313 +13.64%
Peterborough -3 7 £330 +1.93% 2
Ely - 3 - -
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (58.33%) VMware
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
7 9 (37.50%) ITIL
8 8 (33.33%) DHCP
8 8 (33.33%) Citrix
8 8 (33.33%) DNS
8 8 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (29.17%) WSUS
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (29.17%) Firewall
10 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 5 (20.83%) XenApp
11 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
11 5 (20.83%) HP
11 5 (20.83%) VPN
12 4 (16.67%) MCSE
12 4 (16.67%) MCSA
12 4 (16.67%) SCCM
12 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
13 3 (12.50%) Aruba
13 3 (12.50%) Data Centre

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DHCP
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) VPN
4 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Administrator
2 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (12.50%) Server Support
4 3 (12.50%) Wintel Support
5 2 (8.33%) Azure Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.17%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (4.17%) ETL
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.17%) Test Management
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCSA
2 4 (16.67%) MCSE
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (20.83%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) WSUS
2 4 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) Aruba
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Riverbed