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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 93 84 122
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +38
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 33 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 1.50% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.31% 7.23% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 1
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£313 £336 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +92.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.03%
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
523 512 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.80% 20.80% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 235 274
Average daily rate £388 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 33 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £25.50 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 September 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 September 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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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 -2 15 £356 -10.93% 9
Bracknell - 7 £238 - 1
Maidenhead +3 2 - -
Slough 0 2 £325 +11.11%
Wokingham -3 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (65.00%) VMware
4 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 19 (31.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (28.33%) HP
10 14 (23.33%) Firewall
10 14 (23.33%) SAN
10 14 (23.33%) Hyper-V
11 13 (21.67%) DNS
11 13 (21.67%) SCCM
12 12 (20.00%) DHCP
12 12 (20.00%) vSphere
13 11 (18.33%) Cisco
14 10 (16.67%) WAN
14 10 (16.67%) Linux
14 10 (16.67%) SQL
14 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.67%) Lync
14 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (15.00%) Office 365
15 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
15 9 (15.00%) LAN
15 9 (15.00%) Citrix
16 8 (13.33%) Migration
17 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (31.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (16.67%) Lync
4 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.33%) IIS
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) SAN
1 14 (23.33%) Firewall
2 13 (21.67%) DNS
3 12 (20.00%) DHCP
4 10 (16.67%) WAN
5 9 (15.00%) LAN
5 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.67%) VPN
7 5 (8.33%) VLAN
8 4 (6.67%) Wireless
8 4 (6.67%) SNMP
9 3 (5.00%) SSL
9 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (5.00%) Skype
9 3 (5.00%) Internet
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.67%) NAS
10 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Consultant
3 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Server Support
5 3 (5.00%) Administrator
5 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.33%) Applications Packager
6 2 (3.33%) Service Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (16.67%) Linux
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.00%) SUSE
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) Migration
2 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (8.33%) ITIL
3 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.00%) Server Building
5 2 (3.33%) Application Discovery
5 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.33%) Change Management
5 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.33%) Coaching
6 1 (1.67%) Line Management
6 1 (1.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.67%) Validation
6 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.67%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) Perl
4 2 (3.33%) PHP
4 2 (3.33%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) Ruby
4 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
5 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) MCSE
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MCTS
3 2 (3.33%) MCITP
3 2 (3.33%) MCSA
3 2 (3.33%) CCNP
3 2 (3.33%) CCNA
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (23.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (20.00%) vSphere
5 7 (11.67%) XenApp
6 4 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.00%) Samba
7 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.33%) DFS Replication
8 2 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.67%) vCloud
9 1 (1.67%) NFS
9 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) SCOM
2 5 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (8.33%) WSUS
3 3 (5.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.33%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (65.00%) VMware
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.33%) HP
4 11 (18.33%) Cisco
5 9 (15.00%) Citrix
6 6 (10.00%) 3PAR
7 5 (8.33%) ProCurve
7 5 (8.33%) IBM
7 5 (8.33%) Dell
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle
8 4 (6.67%) Brocade
9 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.33%) NetApp
11 1 (1.67%) Lotus
11 1 (1.67%) Apple
11 1 (1.67%) AppSense
11 1 (1.67%) EMC
11 1 (1.67%) Avaya
11 1 (1.67%) BMC
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