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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 93 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 20 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 1.25% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.34% 6.18% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 13
Median daily rate £350 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
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
461 518 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.44% 20.16% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 267 240
Median daily rate £375 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 63 32
Median hourly rate £25.03 £20.91 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.73% +19.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Maidenhead +1 5 £360 -
Slough +9 4 £225 -30.76% 3
Reading +4 1 £300 -15.78% 7
Bracknell -6 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
4 29 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (59.52%) VMware
6 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
8 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 14 (33.33%) DNS
8 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (30.95%) Cisco
9 13 (30.95%) DHCP
10 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
11 10 (23.81%) WAN
11 10 (23.81%) LAN
11 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (21.43%) HP
12 9 (21.43%) SQL
12 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (16.67%) Skype for Business
14 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 7 (16.67%) Android
14 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
14 7 (16.67%) SMTP
14 7 (16.67%) WSUS
15 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

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 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) IaaS
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) DNS
2 13 (30.95%) DHCP
3 10 (23.81%) LAN
3 10 (23.81%) WAN
4 7 (16.67%) SMTP
5 6 (14.29%) Skype
5 6 (14.29%) VPN
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (11.90%) Firewall
7 4 (9.52%) SAN
7 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.52%) VoIP
7 4 (9.52%) Wireless
8 3 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (4.76%) Network Security
10 1 (2.38%) IMAP
10 1 (2.38%) Internet
10 1 (2.38%) IPX
10 1 (2.38%) NAS
10 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (14.29%) Electronics
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Active Directory Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) MAPI
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
3 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 29 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.67%) Android
6 5 (11.90%) Linux
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.76%) Unix
9 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.38%) CentOS
10 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL
1 6 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
1 6 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre Operations
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (11.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (4.76%) Change Control
3 2 (4.76%) CRM
3 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 2 (4.76%) ERP
3 2 (4.76%) Server Patching
4 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.38%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.38%) Server Building
4 1 (2.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) UAG
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) WSUS
2 6 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 6 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (11.90%) SCCM
3 5 (11.90%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) cPanel
4 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) VMware
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco
4 9 (21.43%) HP
5 6 (14.29%) Citrix
5 6 (14.29%) MobileIron
5 6 (14.29%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus
7 1 (2.38%) Lumension
7 1 (2.38%) Polycom
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) RedGate
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) Veeam