Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 66 46
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 37 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.22% 2.54% 3.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.85% 12.20% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 14
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £369 £268 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.85% -23.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £108 £200 £228
90th Percentile £482 £388 £430
East of England median daily rate £350 £318 £300
% change year-on-year +10.24% +5.83% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33% -44.44%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.00 £9.53
90th Percentile £17.25 £16.70 £11.88
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% +24.48% -42.55%

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 288 295 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.09% 20.80% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 119 106
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.32% -5.90%
10th Percentile £119 £191 £132
90th Percentile £499 £488 £444
East of England median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 66 32
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 £28.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.79% +39.96% +114.35%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £28.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year -42.55% +74.06% -4.35%

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 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
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 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 +1 17 £425 +54.55% 9
Peterborough +13 14 £115 -55.77% 3
Huntingdon +5 3 £150 -
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
3 13 (35.14%) Linux
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
5 10 (27.03%) VMware
6 9 (24.32%) SSL
7 8 (21.62%) Citrix
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (21.62%) Office 365
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (18.92%) Java
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) Apache
8 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
9 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.22%) SLA
9 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
9 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
9 6 (16.22%) DevOps
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (13.51%) DNS
10 5 (13.51%) Web Services
10 5 (13.51%) C#
10 5 (13.51%) MCSA

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 7 (18.92%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.41%) ColdFusion
5 2 (5.41%) JBoss
5 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) nginx
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.70%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) SSL
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Wireless
4 3 (8.11%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) HTTP
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) VoIP
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) GitLab
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (13.51%) Publishing
2 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Site Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) XHTML
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
2 2 (5.41%) iPhone
2 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.11%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) Unix
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
1 6 (16.22%) DevOps
1 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (10.81%) Change Management
3 3 (8.11%) Antivirus Management
3 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.11%) Kanban
3 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (8.11%) Scrum
3 3 (8.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.92%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.51%) C#
5 4 (10.81%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
1 5 (13.51%) MCSA
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) DBS Check
2 4 (10.81%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (10.81%) vSphere
4 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.41%) Docker
5 2 (5.41%) KVM
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) FortiGate
1 3 (8.11%) vMotion
2 2 (5.41%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Rancher
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) NetApp
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Google
5 2 (5.41%) New Relic
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) Tagetik