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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 91 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 21 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 1.63% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.36% 8.86% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 33
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £192 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.81 £26.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.46% -84.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.00%
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
330 463 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.79% 18.39% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 237 283
Median daily rate £400 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £193 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 57 30
Median hourly rate £43.28 £24.03 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.14% +50.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.45 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +7 9 £400 +33.33% 3
Slough +9 6 £260 -49.01%
Bracknell -2 3 £425 +41.66%
Wokingham -4 1 £350 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 33 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 31 (73.81%) Active Directory
4 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (61.90%) VMware
6 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 13 (30.95%) DNS
10 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 11 (26.19%) DHCP
11 11 (26.19%) HP
11 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (26.19%) Cisco
12 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
12 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (19.05%) LAN
13 8 (19.05%) NetBackup
14 7 (16.67%) WSUS
14 7 (16.67%) SQL
14 7 (16.67%) Citrix
14 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
14 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
15 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 6 (14.29%) AirWatch
15 6 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 6 (14.29%) Android

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 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
2 11 (26.19%) DHCP
3 8 (19.05%) LAN
4 6 (14.29%) SMTP
4 6 (14.29%) WAN
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (11.90%) Skype
6 4 (9.52%) SAN
6 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (7.14%) VoIP
7 3 (7.14%) VPN
7 3 (7.14%) Wireless
8 2 (4.76%) Firewall
8 2 (4.76%) Network Security
9 1 (2.38%) FTP
9 1 (2.38%) HTTP
9 1 (2.38%) IPv4
9 1 (2.38%) LDAP
9 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
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%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (11.90%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Architect
1 7 (16.67%) Consultant
1 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Active Directory Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Django
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) Java EE
1 1 (2.38%) Kafka
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
1 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (14.29%) Android
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.76%) Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.38%) Unix
9 1 (2.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 6 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
1 6 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre Operations
2 5 (11.90%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (11.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.14%) Change Control
4 3 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.76%) High Availability
5 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (73.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (9.52%) XenApp
5 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.76%) vSphere
7 1 (2.38%) Firmware
7 1 (2.38%) vCloud
7 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) NetBackup
2 7 (16.67%) WSUS
3 6 (14.29%) AirWatch
3 6 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (14.29%) SCCM
4 4 (9.52%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) Ansible
5 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) OpenView
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) VMware
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco
3 11 (26.19%) HP
4 7 (16.67%) Citrix
5 6 (14.29%) MobileIron
5 6 (14.29%) Symantec
6 3 (7.14%) Veeam
7 1 (2.38%) BMC
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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%) Veritas
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
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