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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South East / Berkshire
Rank 79 65 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 25 61 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 2.39% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.23% 12.40% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 44 14
Median daily rate £363 £255 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.15% -34.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £145 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.76%

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
271 492 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.52% 19.28% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 294 272
Median daily rate £400 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 32
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Bracknell -4 7 £513 +56.48%
Slough +5 3 £363 -3.33% 1
Newbury +4 3 £350 -
Reading -2 3 £381 +117.85% 3
Maidenhead -6 2 £535 +32.58%
Wokingham +1 1 £338 +3.84% 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 32 (64.00%) Windows Server
4 31 (62.00%) VMware
5 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
9 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (22.00%) DNS
10 10 (20.00%) Citrix
10 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
11 9 (18.00%) SCCM
11 9 (18.00%) SQL
12 8 (16.00%) Clustering
12 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (14.00%) XenApp
13 7 (14.00%) vSphere
13 7 (14.00%) Office 365
13 7 (14.00%) Linux
13 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
14 6 (12.00%) MCSE
14 6 (12.00%) ITIL
14 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (12.00%) Firewall
14 6 (12.00%) Migration
14 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
15 5 (10.00%) High Availability
15 5 (10.00%) Windows 10

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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) nginx
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.00%) Office 365
3 4 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.00%) IaaS
5 2 (4.00%) GitHub
6 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.00%) iTunes
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.00%) Firewall
3 5 (10.00%) DHCP
3 5 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (6.00%) NAS
4 3 (6.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (6.00%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.00%) FTP
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) SSL
5 2 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) IPv4
6 1 (2.00%) LDAP
6 1 (2.00%) Network Security
6 1 (2.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.00%) Back Office
1 3 (6.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Citrix Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Citrix Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) Java EE
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) Django
2 1 (2.00%) Kafka
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) AS400
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.00%) Linux
6 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.00%) Unix
8 2 (4.00%) Solaris
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.00%) SUSE
9 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) ITIL
1 6 (12.00%) Migration
2 5 (10.00%) High Availability
3 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.00%) Build Automation
4 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.00%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (6.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.00%) Network Design
5 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) Information Management
6 1 (2.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) MCSE
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.00%) GDPR
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) vSphere
3 7 (14.00%) XenApp
4 5 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.00%) Firmware
7 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.00%) vCloud
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) SCOM
2 3 (6.00%) WSUS
3 2 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.00%) vMotion
4 1 (2.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) VMware
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco
4 4 (8.00%) EMC
4 4 (8.00%) HP
4 4 (8.00%) NetApp
5 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) Symantec
6 2 (4.00%) Dell
6 2 (4.00%) F5
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.00%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.00%) Twitter