Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 36 62
Rank change year-on-year -13 +26 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 30 51 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.89% 4.57% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.40% 17.65% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 11
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £313 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -18.52% +17.39%
10th Percentile £116 £125 £138
90th Percentile £426 £486 £465
East of England median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.16% -68.33% +185.71%
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £16.40 £42.50
% change year-on-year +52.42% -61.41% +84.78%

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 242 289 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.29% 25.90% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 107 177
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £116 £128 £150
90th Percentile £538 £530 £538
East of England median daily rate £384 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.27% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 68 38
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.86 £24.50 £34.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.27% -28.57% +145.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.75 £59.13
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% - -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Peterborough -1 13 £295 -1.67% 4
Cambridge -10 12 £418 +51.82% 6
Ely - 3 - -
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Citrix
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 12 (40.00%) VMware
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (30.00%) Firewall
8 8 (26.67%) DHCP
8 8 (26.67%) DNS
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL
9 7 (23.33%) VPN
9 7 (23.33%) XenApp
10 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (20.00%) MySQL
10 6 (20.00%) Oracle
11 5 (16.67%) SQL
11 5 (16.67%) WSUS
11 5 (16.67%) VLAN
11 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 4 (13.33%) SCCM
12 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
12 4 (13.33%) PowerShell

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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) DHCP
2 8 (26.67%) DNS
3 7 (23.33%) VPN
4 5 (16.67%) VLAN
5 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (23.33%) Administrator
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (10.00%) Server Support
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Web Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Ajax
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) XHTML
1 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows NT
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.33%) CentOS
7 1 (3.33%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (10.00%) Disk Encryption
3 3 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (3.33%) ETL
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) Perl
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCSA
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) XenApp
3 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.00%) BitLocker
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (10.00%) Docker
5 3 (10.00%) VirtualBox
5 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.00%) XenServer
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) WSUS
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (10.00%) Rancher
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Citrix
3 12 (40.00%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) Acronis
5 3 (10.00%) Aruba
5 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Kaspersky
5 3 (10.00%) McAfee
5 3 (10.00%) Sophos
5 3 (10.00%) Symantec
5 3 (10.00%) Veeam
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp