The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 87 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 37 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.47% 0.083% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.23% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £312 -
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.70 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.23% -
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
512 558 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.34% 23.25% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 241 227
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2012
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +13 13 £400 +128.57% 4
Slough +5 4 - - 2
Maidenhead - 2 - - 2
Wokingham - 2 £213 - 3
Newbury -1 1 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 54 (68.35%) Active Directory
3 44 (55.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (46.84%) VMware
5 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
6 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (32.91%) Citrix
8 21 (26.58%) Hyper-V
9 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
10 19 (24.05%) MS Exchange
11 18 (22.78%) Firewall
12 16 (20.25%) DNS
13 15 (18.99%) Cisco
13 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
13 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
14 14 (17.72%) SCCM
15 13 (16.46%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (16.46%) Windows 8
16 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
16 12 (15.19%) Migration
17 11 (13.92%) XenDesktop
17 11 (13.92%) vSphere
17 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (12.66%) AppSense
19 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (11.39%) SAN
19 9 (11.39%) DHCP
19 9 (11.39%) ITIL
19 9 (11.39%) High Availability

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 19 (24.05%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) Apache
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.27%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) Firewall
2 16 (20.25%) DNS
3 9 (11.39%) SAN
3 9 (11.39%) DHCP
4 6 (7.59%) LAN
5 5 (6.33%) WAN
6 3 (3.80%) VPN
7 2 (2.53%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.53%) Wireless
7 2 (2.53%) SSL
7 2 (2.53%) IPv4
7 2 (2.53%) IPv6
8 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.27%) DMZ
8 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.33%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.80%) Firebird
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.27%) MSI
1 1 (1.27%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
1 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Consultant
2 14 (17.72%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Server Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Active Directory Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Server Support
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Support
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Support Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 2 (2.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) XSL
3 1 (1.27%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Clustering
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.53%) iPad
3 2 (2.53%) PKI
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (55.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
5 13 (16.46%) Windows 8
6 8 (10.13%) Linux
7 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.06%) UNIX
8 1 (1.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Migration
2 9 (11.39%) ITIL
2 9 (11.39%) High Availability
3 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (5.06%) Service Management
6 3 (3.80%) Information Security
6 3 (3.80%) Wealth Management
6 3 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.80%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.53%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.53%) Validation
8 1 (1.27%) CRM
8 1 (1.27%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.27%) Change Management
8 1 (1.27%) Scrum
8 1 (1.27%) Network Management
8 1 (1.27%) Change Control
8 1 (1.27%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.53%) C#
3 2 (2.53%) SQL
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.27%) Perl
4 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
3 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.33%) Degree
4 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.06%) MCTS
5 4 (5.06%) MCITP
6 2 (2.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (68.35%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.58%) Hyper-V
3 13 (16.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.92%) XenDesktop
4 11 (13.92%) vSphere
5 7 (8.86%) XenApp
6 4 (5.06%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.80%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.53%) Xen
9 1 (1.27%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) SCCM
2 8 (10.13%) WSUS
3 3 (3.80%) SCOM
4 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.27%) WMI
5 1 (1.27%) Puppet
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.27%) Salt
5 1 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 37 (46.84%) VMware
2 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
3 26 (32.91%) Citrix
4 15 (18.99%) Cisco
5 10 (12.66%) AppSense
6 8 (10.13%) HP
7 7 (8.86%) Lumension
8 4 (5.06%) NetApp
9 3 (3.80%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.53%) Symantec
10 2 (2.53%) McAfee
10 2 (2.53%) Apple
11 1 (1.27%) Oracle
11 1 (1.27%) BMC
11 1 (1.27%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.27%) Dell
11 1 (1.27%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.27%) Becrypt
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