Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 52 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 31 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.63% 2.92% 2.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.92% 12.63% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 11
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £285 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -15.56% +3.05%
10th Percentile £168 £200 £138
90th Percentile £478 £413 £413
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.16% -33.33% +23.91%
10th Percentile £14.40 £18.50 £12.95
90th Percentile £22.80 £19.50 £44.85
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 £16.81 £13.50
% change year-on-year +30.91% +24.48% -41.30%

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 284 293 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.13% 23.11% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 112 152
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% -
10th Percentile £191 £200 £132
90th Percentile £525 £488 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 63 27
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +20.97% +121.43%
10th Percentile £12.63 £13.55 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.28 £47.90 £47.05
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -5.71%

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 22 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 September 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
Cambridge -10 13 £425 +100.00% 20
Peterborough +1 11 £300 +5.26% 4
Huntingdon +13 3 £150 -46.43% 2
Ely - 3 - -
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
3 15 (48.39%) Citrix
4 13 (41.94%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (32.26%) Firewall
6 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
8 8 (25.81%) DNS
8 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (22.58%) DHCP
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 6 (19.35%) VPN
10 6 (19.35%) SSL
10 6 (19.35%) Office 365
10 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
10 6 (19.35%) XenDesktop
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (16.13%) VLAN
11 5 (16.13%) Change Management
11 5 (16.13%) MySQL

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 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.68%) Apache
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.45%) IIS
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) DNS
3 7 (22.58%) DHCP
4 6 (19.35%) SSL
4 6 (19.35%) VPN
5 5 (16.13%) VLAN
6 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
6 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.68%) Wireless
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP
8 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) GitLab
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) IT Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) LDAP
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) XHTML
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
4 3 (9.68%) Windows NT
5 2 (6.45%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (9.68%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (6.45%) Antivirus Management
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Server Management
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) MCSA
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
3 6 (19.35%) XenDesktop
4 4 (12.90%) XenApp
5 3 (9.68%) BitLocker
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (9.68%) VirtualBox
5 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 3 (9.68%) XenServer
6 2 (6.45%) Docker
7 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.45%) HAProxy
2 2 (6.45%) Rancher
2 2 (6.45%) vMotion
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (48.39%) Citrix
3 13 (41.94%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) Acronis
5 3 (9.68%) Aruba
5 3 (9.68%) ESET
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Kaspersky
5 3 (9.68%) McAfee
5 3 (9.68%) Sophos
5 3 (9.68%) Symantec
5 3 (9.68%) Veeam
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Atlassian