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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 88 73 120
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +47
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 28 45 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 1.77% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.61% 8.05% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 1
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£288 £354 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.72% -16.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -33.33%
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
499 559 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.24% 21.96% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 268 199
Average daily rate £390 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £209 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 25
Average hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.13 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £22.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Slough +4 5 £400 +21.21% 1
Reading -17 5 £155 -48.33% 7
Bracknell -1 3 - -
Maidenhead -1 1 - - 3
Wokingham - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (70.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 37 (63.79%) VMware
5 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (31.03%) MS Exchange
8 17 (29.31%) HP
8 17 (29.31%) vSphere
9 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (22.41%) SAN
11 12 (20.69%) DNS
11 12 (20.69%) HP Data Protector
11 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
12 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (18.97%) SCCM
12 11 (18.97%) Firewall
12 11 (18.97%) Cisco
12 11 (18.97%) DHCP
13 10 (17.24%) WAN
14 9 (15.52%) Lync
14 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
15 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
15 8 (13.79%) Migration
15 8 (13.79%) LAN
15 8 (13.79%) Linux
15 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
15 8 (13.79%) IBM
15 8 (13.79%) Dell

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 18 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (15.52%) Lync
5 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (12.07%) IIS
6 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) SAN
2 12 (20.69%) DNS
3 11 (18.97%) DHCP
3 11 (18.97%) Firewall
4 10 (17.24%) WAN
5 8 (13.79%) LAN
6 7 (12.07%) VPN
7 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.90%) VLAN
9 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.17%) SSL
9 3 (5.17%) SNMP
9 3 (5.17%) MPLS
9 3 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (5.17%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
10 2 (3.45%) IPsec
10 2 (3.45%) Internet
11 1 (1.72%) NAS
11 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MSI
2 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.45%) MSBuild
2 2 (3.45%) NuGet
2 2 (3.45%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Server Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Server Support
4 8 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Server Support Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.45%) Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Build Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Integration Specialist
9 2 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) Application Packaging
3 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) XSL
5 1 (1.72%) WSDL
5 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.72%) COM+
5 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (70.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (13.79%) Linux
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Migration
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL
2 4 (6.90%) Server Building
3 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.17%) Operations Management
4 2 (3.45%) Release Management
4 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.45%) OWASP
4 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.45%) Scrum
4 2 (3.45%) Service Management
4 2 (3.45%) Coaching
4 2 (3.45%) DevOps
4 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.72%) High Availability
5 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.72%) Change Control
5 1 (1.72%) Business Transformation
5 1 (1.72%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.62%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) Java
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
4 2 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) MCSE
3 3 (5.17%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.45%) MCTS
4 2 (3.45%) MCITP
4 2 (3.45%) MCSA
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (29.31%) vSphere
4 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
5 7 (12.07%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (10.34%) XenApp
7 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
8 3 (5.17%) Samba
8 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.45%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.72%) UAG
10 1 (1.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) HP Data Protector
2 11 (18.97%) SCCM
3 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (5.17%) HP SIM
3 3 (5.17%) vMotion
4 2 (3.45%) WSUS
4 2 (3.45%) Puppet
4 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.72%) SCSM
5 1 (1.72%) MOM
5 1 (1.72%) SCOM
5 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) VMware
2 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.31%) HP
4 11 (18.97%) Cisco
5 8 (13.79%) IBM
5 8 (13.79%) Dell
6 6 (10.34%) Citrix
7 5 (8.62%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.90%) ProCurve
8 4 (6.90%) Brocade
9 3 (5.17%) WatchGuard
9 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.17%) Oracle
10 2 (3.45%) AppSense
10 2 (3.45%) NetApp
11 1 (1.72%) Lotus
11 1 (1.72%) Avaya
11 1 (1.72%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.72%) QNAP
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