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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 97 83 121
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +38
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 34 44 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.22% 1.63% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.87% 7.75% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 0
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£313 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £18.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+9.10% +0.21%
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
579 568 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.70% 21.08% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 279 206
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 41 33
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 May 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 1 May 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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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
Bracknell +2 8 £488 +74.10% 1
Reading -21 7 £265 -11.66% 5
Slough -5 5 £400 +21.21% 1
Maidenhead -2 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 40 (60.61%) VMware
5 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 24 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 17 (25.76%) HP
9 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (24.24%) vSphere
11 14 (21.21%) SCCM
11 14 (21.21%) SAN
12 13 (19.70%) DNS
12 13 (19.70%) Cisco
13 12 (18.18%) Firewall
13 12 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
14 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
14 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (16.67%) WAN
14 11 (16.67%) DHCP
15 9 (13.64%) VPN
15 9 (13.64%) Citrix
15 9 (13.64%) LAN
15 9 (13.64%) Linux
15 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (13.64%) Lync
15 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
16 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 21 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (13.64%) Lync
5 8 (12.12%) IIS
6 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) SAN
2 13 (19.70%) DNS
3 12 (18.18%) Firewall
4 11 (16.67%) WAN
4 11 (16.67%) DHCP
5 9 (13.64%) VPN
5 9 (13.64%) LAN
6 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (4.55%) SSL
7 3 (4.55%) SNMP
7 3 (4.55%) MPLS
7 3 (4.55%) VLAN
8 2 (3.03%) IPsec
8 2 (3.03%) Internet
8 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MSI
2 3 (4.55%) MSBuild
2 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.03%) NuGet
3 2 (3.03%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.52%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Server Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Server Support
3 11 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Server Support Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) Applications Packager
8 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.03%) Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) Application Packaging
3 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.55%) XSL
4 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (1.52%) COM+
5 1 (1.52%) SOAP
5 1 (1.52%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) WSDL
5 1 (1.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) EqualLogic
1 3 (4.55%) Clustering
1 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.03%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.52%) Kindle
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.64%) Linux
5 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.12%) Migration
2 4 (6.06%) ITIL
3 3 (4.55%) DevOps
3 3 (4.55%) Operations Management
3 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.03%) Service Management
4 2 (3.03%) Scrum
4 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.03%) Release Management
4 2 (3.03%) OWASP
4 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
5 1 (1.52%) ArchiMate
5 1 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.52%) Business Transformation
5 1 (1.52%) Change Control
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.52%) High Availability
5 1 (1.52%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.61%) SQL
3 3 (4.55%) Java
3 3 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) C
5 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) Sun Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCSA
5 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) MCTS
6 1 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (24.24%) vSphere
4 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 9 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (9.09%) XenApp
7 5 (7.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.55%) Samba
10 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
10 2 (3.03%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.52%) vCloud
11 1 (1.52%) UAG
11 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.52%) Firmware
11 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) SCCM
2 12 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (4.55%) HP SIM
3 3 (4.55%) vMotion
3 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.03%) SCOM
4 2 (3.03%) Puppet
4 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.52%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.52%) SCSM
5 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (60.61%) VMware
2 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.76%) HP
4 13 (19.70%) Cisco
5 9 (13.64%) Citrix
6 8 (12.12%) IBM
6 8 (12.12%) Dell
7 6 (9.09%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.06%) AppSense
8 4 (6.06%) Brocade
8 4 (6.06%) Oracle
8 4 (6.06%) ProCurve
8 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.55%) WatchGuard
10 2 (3.03%) NetApp
11 1 (1.52%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.52%) Lotus
11 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.52%) Avaya
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