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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 21 May 2022 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
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 72 37 46
Rank change year-on-year -35 +9 +31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 11 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.72% 2.23% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 12.36% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
10th Percentile - £313 £370
25th Percentile £263 £313 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £275 £325 £438
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% -25.71% +15.13%
75th Percentile £319 £478 £500
90th Percentile £330 £544 £525
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £413
% change year-on-year +7.69% -21.21% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.47 - £21.00
East of England median hourly rate £28.41 £17.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year +65.29% -18.15% -19.23%

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 168 89 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.22% 18.05% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 55 68
10th Percentile £204 £150 £129
25th Percentile £313 £274 £255
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £350 £423
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.16% +22.46%
75th Percentile £488 £428 £503
90th Percentile £550 £511 £533
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 6 26
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.25 £14.43
25th Percentile £14.06 £10.63 £17.03
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year +16.00% -29.58% +22.41%
75th Percentile £15.75 £13.00 £22.50
90th Percentile £20.75 £14.08 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £21.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.82% -5.71% +16.67%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Peterborough -24 4 £275 -14.06%
Cambridge - 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2016
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Azure
3 4 (66.67%) AWS
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (50.00%) Social Skills
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365

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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (66.67%) AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards