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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 85 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 40 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.60% 1.14% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.81% 5.55% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 28
Median daily rate £253 £331 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.77% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £469 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -9.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.19 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +9.10%
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
512 577 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.46% 20.58% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 290 281
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 41
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £36.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 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 3 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 +14 22 £165 -56.00% 9
Bracknell +2 10 £255 -47.69% 1
Slough +8 2 - - 1
Maidenhead +1 1 £140 -
Wokingham -4 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (85.06%) Windows Server
3 71 (81.61%) Active Directory
4 67 (77.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (54.02%) VMware
6 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
7 32 (36.78%) ITIL
8 29 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (32.18%) Linux
10 26 (29.89%) Firewall
11 24 (27.59%) Windows 7
12 21 (24.14%) SQL
12 21 (24.14%) LAN
12 21 (24.14%) WAN
13 19 (21.84%) MS Exchange
14 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (19.54%) Citrix
14 17 (19.54%) SLA
15 15 (17.24%) Hyper-V
16 14 (16.09%) Incident Management
16 14 (16.09%) Data Centre
16 14 (16.09%) DNS
16 14 (16.09%) Remedy
16 14 (16.09%) Migration
17 13 (14.94%) Windows 8
18 12 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
18 12 (13.79%) SCCM
18 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
19 11 (12.64%) Change Management

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 19 (21.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.45%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.15%) IIS
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Office 365
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.30%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.89%) Firewall
2 21 (24.14%) LAN
2 21 (24.14%) WAN
3 14 (16.09%) DNS
4 10 (11.49%) DHCP
5 7 (8.05%) SAN
6 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.75%) Wireless
7 3 (3.45%) VPN
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.30%) Internet
8 2 (2.30%) IPX
8 2 (2.30%) MPLS
8 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.30%) Skype
8 2 (2.30%) VoIP
8 2 (2.30%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.15%) IMAP
9 1 (1.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Local Government
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Support Engineer
2 18 (20.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) VMware Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Windows Support Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Linux Support
5 9 (10.34%) Linux Support Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) VMware Support Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.90%) Junior
7 6 (6.90%) Junior Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Administrator
9 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Exchange Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Messaging Specialist
9 4 (4.60%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) MAPI
2 1 (1.15%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) NHS
5 2 (2.30%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (85.06%) Windows Server
3 67 (77.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (32.18%) Linux
6 24 (27.59%) Windows 7
7 13 (14.94%) Windows 8
8 10 (11.49%) Unix
9 9 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (8.05%) Windows XP
11 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
12 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
13 2 (2.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) ITIL
2 14 (16.09%) Incident Management
2 14 (16.09%) Migration
3 11 (12.64%) Change Management
4 8 (9.20%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.60%) Information Security
7 4 (4.60%) Integration Testing
7 4 (4.60%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.45%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.45%) Security Patching
9 2 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.30%) Application Virtualisation
9 2 (2.30%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.30%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.30%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (1.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) SQL
2 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.05%) Ruby
4 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.05%) CCNA
4 6 (6.90%) MCSE
5 4 (4.60%) HNC
5 4 (4.60%) MCSA
5 4 (4.60%) RHCSA
6 3 (3.45%) CCIE
7 2 (2.30%) CCA
7 2 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.15%) CCNP
8 1 (1.15%) MCP
8 1 (1.15%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (81.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 12 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.34%) vSphere
5 9 (10.34%) XenApp
6 7 (8.05%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.45%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.30%) XenServer
9 1 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) SCCM
2 10 (11.49%) SCOM
3 7 (8.05%) Puppet
3 7 (8.05%) SCVMM
3 7 (8.05%) Windows Intune
4 4 (4.60%) Nagios
4 4 (4.60%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.45%) WSUS
6 2 (2.30%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.15%) cPanel
7 1 (1.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 47 (54.02%) VMware
2 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.54%) Citrix
4 14 (16.09%) Remedy
5 10 (11.49%) Cisco
6 8 (9.20%) F5
6 8 (9.20%) HP
6 8 (9.20%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.05%) Oracle
7 7 (8.05%) RightScale
8 4 (4.60%) Altiris
9 3 (3.45%) Google
9 3 (3.45%) Juniper
10 2 (2.30%) AppSense
10 2 (2.30%) CA
10 2 (2.30%) Lotus
10 2 (2.30%) Nimsoft
10 2 (2.30%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.30%) Polycom
11 1 (1.15%) Avaya
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