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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 108 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 1.11% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.03% 5.42% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 28
Median daily rate £293 £300 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -15.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £423 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +0.92%
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
471 517 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.42% 20.44% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 255 272
Median daily rate £375 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £24.12 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 10 £318 +104.83% 2
Slough +4 3 £225 -43.75% 1
Bracknell -8 2 £255 - 1
Maidenhead 0 1 - - 3
Wokingham -6 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (82.05%) Windows Server
3 62 (79.49%) Active Directory
4 61 (78.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (50.00%) VMware
6 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
7 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (34.62%) ITIL
9 25 (32.05%) Linux
10 22 (28.21%) MS Exchange
10 22 (28.21%) Windows 7
11 20 (25.64%) Firewall
12 16 (20.51%) LAN
12 16 (20.51%) WAN
12 16 (20.51%) SLA
12 16 (20.51%) SQL
13 15 (19.23%) Citrix
14 14 (17.95%) Remedy
14 14 (17.95%) Incident Management
14 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
14 14 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
16 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (14.10%) Windows 8
16 11 (14.10%) Unix
17 10 (12.82%) DNS
17 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (11.54%) Office 365
18 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 22 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Office
2 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.56%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) Firewall
2 16 (20.51%) LAN
2 16 (20.51%) WAN
3 10 (12.82%) DNS
4 6 (7.69%) DHCP
5 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.13%) Wireless
7 3 (3.85%) SAN
7 3 (3.85%) VPN
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.56%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) IPX
8 2 (2.56%) MPLS
8 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.56%) Skype
8 2 (2.56%) VoIP
8 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.28%) IMAP
9 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Electronics
2 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Support Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) Linux Support
6 9 (11.54%) Linux Support Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) VMware Support Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Junior
8 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.69%) Junior Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Administrator
10 4 (5.13%) Exchange Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Middleware
1 3 (3.85%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.28%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.28%) FMCG
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (82.05%) Windows Server
3 61 (78.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (32.05%) Linux
6 22 (28.21%) Windows 7
7 11 (14.10%) Unix
7 11 (14.10%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.41%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.56%) CentOS
12 1 (1.28%) Android
12 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) ITIL
2 14 (17.95%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.54%) Migration
4 8 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.26%) Change Management
5 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.56%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (2.56%) Information Security
6 2 (2.56%) Integration Testing
6 2 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.56%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.56%) Server Patching
6 2 (2.56%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (1.28%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.41%) MCSE
3 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) CCNA
4 4 (5.13%) HNC
4 4 (5.13%) RHCSA
4 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) CCIE
6 2 (2.56%) CCA
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.56%) MCSA
6 2 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.28%) CCNP
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) MCP
7 1 (1.28%) MOS
7 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (79.49%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.26%) XenApp
6 7 (8.97%) VMware ESX
7 4 (5.13%) vSphere
8 3 (3.85%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.56%) XenServer
10 1 (1.28%) UAG
10 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) SCCM
1 7 (8.97%) SCOM
2 4 (5.13%) Nagios
2 4 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.85%) Puppet
3 3 (3.85%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Intune
4 2 (2.56%) EdgeSight
4 2 (2.56%) WSUS
5 1 (1.28%) cPanel
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) VMware
2 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.23%) Citrix
4 14 (17.95%) Remedy
5 8 (10.26%) Cisco
5 8 (10.26%) F5
6 5 (6.41%) HP
7 4 (5.13%) Altiris
7 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.85%) Google
8 3 (3.85%) Oracle
8 3 (3.85%) RightScale
9 2 (2.56%) AppSense
9 2 (2.56%) Lotus
9 2 (2.56%) Nimsoft
9 2 (2.56%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.56%) Polycom
9 2 (2.56%) SAP
10 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.28%) Kaspersky
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