Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 50 62
Rank change year-on-year -28 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 22 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.70% 2.56% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.37% 10.15% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 9
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £285 £450 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +76.47% +39.73%
10th Percentile £151 £355 £196
90th Percentile £393 £600 £425
East of England median daily rate £285 £328 £300
% change year-on-year -12.98% +9.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £11.25 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -81.25% +118.18%
East of England median hourly rate - £14.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -51.67% +20.00%

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 263 266 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.36% 25.24% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 97 75
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +22.73% -9.84%
10th Percentile £155 £132 £127
90th Percentile £525 £443 £450
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 40 64
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £32.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.14% +122.03% -46.36%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.96 £8.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £48.80
East of England median hourly rate £22.14 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +34.17% -8.33% +9.09%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Peterborough -3 11 £260 - 7
Cambridge -14 6 £325 -7.14% 4
Huntingdon +1 3 - - 3
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 12 (54.55%) HP
5 12 (54.55%) SAN
5 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco
8 9 (40.91%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
8 9 (40.91%) LAN
8 9 (40.91%) WAN
9 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
9 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
11 6 (27.27%) VMware
11 6 (27.27%) Firewall
11 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
12 5 (22.73%) Wireless
12 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (18.18%) HP Storage
13 4 (18.18%) Network Management
13 4 (18.18%) Change Control
13 4 (18.18%) Windows 8

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 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) SAN
2 9 (40.91%) LAN
2 9 (40.91%) WAN
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Support
2 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Support Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Server Support
4 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
6 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) Senior Server Support Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (18.18%) Change Control
2 4 (18.18%) Network Management
2 4 (18.18%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Break/Fix
4 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) System Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) R
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) HP
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) arcserve
4 4 (18.18%) CA
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Becrypt
6 1 (4.55%) CommVault
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.55%) Lumension
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec