Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 76 52
Rank change year-on-year -6 -24 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.38% 1.53% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.50% 7.58% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £275 £260 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -42.22% +76.47%
10th Percentile £187 £125 £355
90th Percentile £396 £338 £600
East of England median daily rate £350 £273 £313
% change year-on-year +28.44% -12.80% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £11.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.66 - £14.50

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 267 264 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.09% 20.18% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 107 100
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.32% +23.18%
10th Percentile £116 £154 £132
90th Percentile £505 £510 £439
East of England median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 40
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £38.75 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.32% +18.32% +125.86%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.96
90th Percentile £51.75 £52.50 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.64 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.98% +19.02% -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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +8 2 £275 +5.77% 3
Cambridge -10 2 £293 -10.00% 5
Windows Server 2008
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) NFS
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Unix

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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM