Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 76 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.34% 1.47% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.48% 5.39% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 17
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £308 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.82% +11.82% +26.44%
10th Percentile £136 £175 £136
90th Percentile £409 £406 £348
East of England median daily rate £338 £350 £250
% change year-on-year -3.57% +40.00% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.00 £52.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.81% +128.26% -
10th Percentile £18.50 £47.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £19.50 £57.75 £32.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -60.00% +90.48% -4.55%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 292 334 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.44% 27.31% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 186 225
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.20% +8.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £146 £150 £213
90th Percentile £504 £538 £430
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 33 72
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +121.43% -30.00%
10th Percentile £13.35 £9.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £44.88 £48.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017. 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 +4 8 £275 +14.58% 1
Peterborough +4 2 £324 - 2
Huntingdon - 1 £140 - 1
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) DHCP
5 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Apple
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) Office 365
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (18.75%) SCOrch
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
8 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (18.75%) BCP
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint

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 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) IT Support
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.25%) Android
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
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) BCP
3 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
3 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Master's Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) Firmware
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (18.75%) SCOrch
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Apple
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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