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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South East / Berkshire
Rank 84 79 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 20 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 1.66% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.58% 9.45% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 20
Median daily rate £363 £365 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £20.81 £26.50 £15.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.46% +75.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.86 £26.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.76 £26.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -13.63%

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
264 434 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.86% 17.61% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 245 263
Median daily rate £450 £386 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.73% +14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 21
Median hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £135.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Slough +7 4 £325 -13.33% 4
Reading +1 3 £463 +105.55% 3
Bracknell -3 3 £494 +3.94% 1
Wokingham -2 2 £344 -
Maidenhead -4 2 £535 -8.93% 4
Newbury +5 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
3 36 (70.59%) VMware
3 36 (70.59%) Windows Server
4 28 (54.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
7 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
8 15 (29.41%) DNS
9 13 (25.49%) PowerShell
10 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
11 11 (21.57%) Cisco
11 11 (21.57%) HP
11 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
12 10 (19.61%) Citrix
12 10 (19.61%) DHCP
13 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (17.65%) Symantec
13 9 (17.65%) WSUS
13 9 (17.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
14 8 (15.69%) SCCM
14 8 (15.69%) NetBackup
14 8 (15.69%) LAN
14 8 (15.69%) SQL
15 7 (13.73%) Clustering
15 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
15 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (13.73%) XenApp

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 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.92%) IIS
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) JBoss
6 1 (1.96%) nginx
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) DNS
2 10 (19.61%) DHCP
3 8 (15.69%) LAN
4 6 (11.76%) SMTP
4 6 (11.76%) WAN
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (9.80%) Firewall
5 5 (9.80%) Skype
5 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.84%) SAN
7 3 (5.88%) NAS
7 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.92%) SSL
8 2 (3.92%) VLAN
9 1 (1.96%) Internet
9 1 (1.96%) IPv4
9 1 (1.96%) Telnet
9 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.96%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (9.80%) Electronics
2 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Consultant
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Active Directory Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) VMware Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Server Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Active Directory Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix Technical Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) Django
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) Java EE
2 1 (1.96%) Kafka
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Clustering
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 28 (54.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.76%) Android
6 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 4 (7.84%) Linux
8 3 (5.88%) Unix
9 2 (3.92%) Solaris
10 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 6 (11.76%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (9.80%) Data Centre Operations
3 5 (9.80%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (9.80%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (7.84%) High Availability
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Network Design
6 2 (3.92%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.96%) Service Management
7 1 (1.96%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) VB
4 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
2 25 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.73%) XenApp
4 6 (11.76%) vSphere
5 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.96%) Firmware
7 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.96%) vCloud
7 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) WSUS
2 8 (15.69%) NetBackup
2 8 (15.69%) SCCM
3 6 (11.76%) AirWatch
3 6 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (7.84%) SCOM
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) vMotion
7 1 (1.96%) Ansible
7 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.96%) OpenView
7 1 (1.96%) Puppet
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 36 (70.59%) VMware
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.57%) Cisco
3 11 (21.57%) HP
4 10 (19.61%) Citrix
5 9 (17.65%) Symantec
6 6 (11.76%) MobileIron
7 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.88%) EMC
7 3 (5.88%) NetApp
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle
7 3 (5.88%) Veeam
8 2 (3.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) F5
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.96%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.96%) Remedy
9 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.96%) Veritas