The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 94 97 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 36 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 1.14% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.13% 5.78% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 1
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£375 £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £245
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +20.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
+12.13% -1.26%
Windows Server 2012
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
587 571 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.68% 19.74% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 263 177
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £22.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Berkshire region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Berkshire region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +7 13 £356 - 1
Reading -7 7 £463 +81.37% 12
Slough -1 3 £425 +28.78% 1
Newbury - 2 £338 - 1
Thatcham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (65.82%) Active Directory
3 51 (64.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (60.76%) VMware
5 38 (48.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
7 32 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (29.11%) MS Exchange
9 19 (24.05%) HP
9 19 (24.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (22.78%) Citrix
11 17 (21.52%) DNS
11 17 (21.52%) Hyper-V
11 17 (21.52%) vSphere
12 14 (17.72%) Cisco
13 13 (16.46%) SAN
14 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
14 12 (15.19%) DHCP
14 12 (15.19%) Linux
14 12 (15.19%) IIS
14 12 (15.19%) HP Data Protector
14 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
15 11 (13.92%) SCCM
15 11 (13.92%) Migration
15 11 (13.92%) WAN
16 10 (12.66%) LAN
16 10 (12.66%) ITIL
16 10 (12.66%) Firewall
16 10 (12.66%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (29.11%) MS Exchange
2 19 (24.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (15.19%) IIS
4 9 (11.39%) Lync
5 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Office
2 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) DNS
2 13 (16.46%) SAN
3 12 (15.19%) DHCP
3 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.92%) WAN
5 10 (12.66%) LAN
5 10 (12.66%) Firewall
6 6 (7.59%) VPN
7 3 (3.80%) SSL
7 3 (3.80%) Internet
7 3 (3.80%) MPLS
8 2 (2.53%) DMZ
8 2 (2.53%) FTP
8 2 (2.53%) SNMP
8 2 (2.53%) IPsec
8 2 (2.53%) SSH
8 2 (2.53%) VLAN
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) MySQL
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MSI
2 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.80%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.53%) NuGet
3 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Support Engineer
2 19 (24.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Server Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Server Support
5 10 (12.66%) Server Support Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.06%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Build Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
2 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.06%) XML
3 4 (5.06%) Application Packaging
4 3 (3.80%) Web Services
4 3 (3.80%) XSL
4 3 (3.80%) COM+
5 2 (2.53%) LAMP
5 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.27%) WSDL
6 1 (1.27%) SOAP
6 1 (1.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Clustering
2 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.53%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.27%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.27%) Kindle
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (64.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (48.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (15.19%) Linux
5 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.33%) UNIX
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.92%) Migration
2 10 (12.66%) ITIL
3 4 (5.06%) Service Management
3 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.80%) Operations Management
4 3 (3.80%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (3.80%) DevOps
5 2 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (2.53%) Release Management
5 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (2.53%) Time Management
5 2 (2.53%) OWASP
5 2 (2.53%) Scrum
5 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.27%) EAI
6 1 (1.27%) SOA
6 1 (1.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.86%) SQL
3 4 (5.06%) Perl
4 3 (3.80%) C#
5 2 (2.53%) Java
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) MCSE
4 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) HNC
5 3 (3.80%) RHCSA
5 3 (3.80%) CCNA
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.80%) MCTS
5 3 (3.80%) MCITP
5 3 (3.80%) Degree
6 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) MCSA
6 2 (2.53%) PhD
7 1 (1.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (65.82%) Active Directory
2 32 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (21.52%) Hyper-V
3 17 (21.52%) vSphere
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (8.86%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.86%) XenApp
5 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.53%) Samba
6 2 (2.53%) vCloud
6 2 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.27%) UAG
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.27%) Firmware
7 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) HP Data Protector
2 11 (13.92%) SCCM
3 6 (7.59%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.06%) Nagios
5 3 (3.80%) vMotion
5 3 (3.80%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.53%) Puppet
6 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.53%) SCOM
7 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.27%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.27%) SCSM
7 1 (1.27%) WSUS
7 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 48 (60.76%) VMware
2 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.05%) HP
4 18 (22.78%) Citrix
5 14 (17.72%) Cisco
6 6 (7.59%) IBM
6 6 (7.59%) Dell
6 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.59%) 3PAR
7 5 (6.33%) NetApp
8 4 (5.06%) AppSense
8 4 (5.06%) Altiris
8 4 (5.06%) Remedy
9 3 (3.80%) WatchGuard
9 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.80%) Veritas
10 2 (2.53%) Symantec
10 2 (2.53%) Brocade
10 2 (2.53%) Isilon
10 2 (2.53%) ProCurve
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