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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 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 25 33
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 34 23 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.09% 4.67% 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.24% 25.84% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 19
10th Percentile £263 £140 £256
25th Percentile £413 £281 £311
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £325 £425
Median % change year-on-year +30.77% -23.53% +15.65%
75th Percentile £475 £375 £500
90th Percentile £488 £510 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £322 £340
% change year-on-year +32.19% -5.44% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
10th Percentile - - £21.20
25th Percentile - £13.06 £21.50
Median hourly rate - £14.11 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year - -35.86% +35.38%
75th Percentile - £15.17 £22.50
90th Percentile - - £22.80
East of England median hourly rate £28.41 £18.38 £19.75
% change year-on-year +54.61% -6.96% +1.28%

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 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
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for Windows Server in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 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 -3 31 £425 +30.77% 5
Cambridge -14 1 £133 -62.14% 8
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
1 34 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (97.06%) Microsoft
2 33 (97.06%) Microsoft 365
3 32 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (91.18%) Azure
4 31 (91.18%) AWS
4 31 (91.18%) Change Management
4 31 (91.18%) SLA
5 30 (88.24%) DHCP
5 30 (88.24%) Incident Management
6 29 (85.29%) DNS
7 28 (82.35%) Skype for Business
7 28 (82.35%) Skype
8 27 (79.41%) Replication
8 27 (79.41%) Identity Management
9 26 (76.47%) VMware
9 26 (76.47%) SCCM
9 26 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (70.59%) SQL
11 23 (67.65%) Azure Active Directory
12 22 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2013
13 21 (61.76%) vSphere
13 21 (61.76%) Hyper-V
13 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
14 20 (58.82%) SCVMM
14 20 (58.82%) PaaS
14 20 (58.82%) IaaS
14 20 (58.82%) PKI
15 15 (44.12%) ITIL

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 28 (82.35%) Skype for Business
2 22 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (97.06%) Microsoft 365
2 31 (91.18%) AWS
2 31 (91.18%) Azure
3 23 (67.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (58.82%) IaaS
4 20 (58.82%) PaaS
5 7 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (20.59%) Amazon S3
5 7 (20.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (20.59%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (20.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 7 (20.59%) OneDrive
5 7 (20.59%) Route 53
5 7 (20.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (88.24%) DHCP
2 29 (85.29%) DNS
3 28 (82.35%) Skype
4 3 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (41.18%) Social Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 27 (79.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (70.59%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 27 (79.41%) Replication
2 20 (58.82%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Change Management
2 30 (88.24%) Incident Management
3 27 (79.41%) Identity Management
4 15 (44.12%) ITIL
5 13 (38.24%) Service Delivery
6 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) ITSM
8 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.94%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (2.94%) Decision-Making
8 1 (2.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (2.94%) ERP
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (91.18%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (61.76%) Hyper-V
3 21 (61.76%) vSphere
4 7 (20.59%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (76.47%) SCCM
2 20 (58.82%) SCVMM
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (20.59%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (76.47%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) CloudEndure
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.94%) Meraki
4 1 (2.94%) SAP