Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 11 December 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 45 65
Rank change year-on-year -20 +20 -34
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 36 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.54% 3.26% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.20% 13.65% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 13
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £268 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.57% +9.38% +68.42%
10th Percentile £200 £228 £239
90th Percentile £388 £430 £434
East of England median daily rate £318 £300 £320
% change year-on-year +5.83% -6.25% -4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -44.44% -26.36%
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £13.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +24.48% -42.55% +11.90%

Windows Server 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 295 271 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.80% 23.90% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 106 131
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £339 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.32% -5.90% +16.13%
10th Percentile £191 £132 £155
90th Percentile £488 £444 £456
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 32 62
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £28.94 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.96% +114.35% -50.91%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.63 £9.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £41.70
East of England median hourly rate £28.72 £16.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +74.06% -4.35% +4.55%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server
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 in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server
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 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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 -6 16 £275 -26.67% 2
Peterborough -2 13 £260 -11.49% 5
Huntingdon +2 3 - - 2
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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.

1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
5 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
6 12 (33.33%) Cisco
6 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (30.56%) HP
7 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (27.78%) SAN
9 9 (25.00%) LAN
9 9 (25.00%) WAN
9 9 (25.00%) VMware
9 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (22.22%) DHCP
10 8 (22.22%) Linux
10 8 (22.22%) DNS
10 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (19.44%) Office 365
11 7 (19.44%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
12 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 6 (16.67%) SQL
12 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server
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 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.56%) Apache
6 2 (5.56%) Drupal
6 2 (5.56%) IIS
6 2 (5.56%) MediaWiki
7 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.78%) CMS
7 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) SAN
2 9 (25.00%) LAN
2 9 (25.00%) WAN
3 8 (22.22%) DHCP
3 8 (22.22%) DNS
4 6 (16.67%) Firewall
4 6 (16.67%) Wireless
5 5 (13.89%) VPN
6 2 (5.56%) SNMP
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) LDAP
7 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
7 1 (2.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) MorphX
1 1 (2.78%) PhpStorm
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Server Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Server Support
6 4 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Project Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
1 1 (2.78%) WF
1 1 (2.78%) WPF
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) HP Storage
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) iPad
3 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.22%) Linux
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.56%) Debian
6 2 (5.56%) Solaris
6 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.56%) Unix
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (19.44%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.11%) Change Control
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (11.11%) Network Management
4 4 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.56%) SDLC
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) MVC
6 1 (2.78%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) C
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) R
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) CCNA
1 1 (2.78%) CCNP
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) vMotion
2 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco
3 11 (30.56%) HP
4 9 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (13.89%) NetApp
6 4 (11.11%) arcserve
6 4 (11.11%) CA
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) Becrypt
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.78%) Lumension
8 1 (2.78%) Nintex
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) Symantec