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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 81 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 43 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 0.47% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.13% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.27% +15.62%
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
529 605 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.56% 23.45% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 280 221
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 33
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 - 14 £300 - 3
Bracknell +4 8 £300 - 3
Reading +19 7 £400 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £338 -
Wokingham - 2 £213 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (62.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (57.78%) Active Directory
4 46 (51.11%) VMware
5 37 (41.11%) Microsoft
6 34 (37.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (36.67%) DNS
8 27 (30.00%) Citrix
8 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 18 (20.00%) Linux
9 18 (20.00%) Firewall
10 17 (18.89%) Cisco
10 17 (18.89%) vSphere
11 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
11 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (17.78%) Hyper-V
12 15 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (16.67%) SAN
12 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 15 (16.67%) SCCM
13 14 (15.56%) Windows 7
13 14 (15.56%) Windows 8
13 14 (15.56%) IIS
14 13 (14.44%) DV Cleared
14 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
15 12 (13.33%) XenDesktop
15 12 (13.33%) ITIL
15 12 (13.33%) DHCP
15 12 (13.33%) Change Management
16 11 (12.22%) AppSense

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.56%) IIS
3 9 (10.00%) Apache
4 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (6.67%) GlassFish
5 6 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 6 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) IaaS
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
3 2 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.67%) DNS
2 18 (20.00%) Firewall
3 15 (16.67%) SAN
4 12 (13.33%) DHCP
5 11 (12.22%) SSL
6 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.78%) LAN
7 6 (6.67%) WAN
7 6 (6.67%) Internet
8 3 (3.33%) VPN
8 3 (3.33%) FTP
8 3 (3.33%) HTTP
8 3 (3.33%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.33%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.22%) IPv4
9 2 (2.22%) IPv6
9 2 (2.22%) Intranet
9 2 (2.22%) LDAP
10 1 (1.11%) Wireless
10 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.56%) MySQL
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MSI
1 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.11%) Subversion
1 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Banking
2 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Consultant
2 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.56%) Web Support Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Web Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 4 (4.44%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.44%) Web Hosting Specialist
7 4 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Active Directory Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.44%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.33%) Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) Flash
2 5 (5.56%) LAMP
2 5 (5.56%) .NET
3 4 (4.44%) HTML
4 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.33%) CSS
4 3 (3.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.11%) OLE
5 1 (1.11%) Web Services
5 1 (1.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) CLARiiON
2 4 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.22%) Open Source
3 2 (2.22%) iPad
3 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (62.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (37.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (20.00%) Linux
5 14 (15.56%) Windows 7
5 14 (15.56%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.78%) UNIX
7 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.33%) ITIL
1 12 (13.33%) Change Management
2 11 (12.22%) Migration
3 7 (7.78%) High Availability
4 6 (6.67%) Web Development
5 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.44%) Test Scripting
6 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.44%) Service Management
7 3 (3.33%) Information Security
7 3 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.33%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.22%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.22%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.22%) Wealth Management
8 2 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.78%) Java
2 7 (7.78%) SQL
3 4 (4.44%) PHP
3 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) C#
4 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.22%) Perl
5 2 (2.22%) VBScript
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.44%) DV Cleared
3 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.44%) MCTS
5 4 (4.44%) MCITP
5 4 (4.44%) Degree
6 2 (2.22%) MCSE
7 1 (1.11%) CCA
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.89%) vSphere
3 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 15 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (13.33%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.67%) XenApp
7 5 (5.56%) Terminal Services
7 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.22%) Xen
9 1 (1.11%) XenServer
9 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) SCCM
2 9 (10.00%) WSUS
3 6 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.33%) SCOM
4 3 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.22%) Puppet
5 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.11%) WMI
6 1 (1.11%) Salt
6 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (51.11%) VMware
2 37 (41.11%) Microsoft
3 27 (30.00%) Citrix
4 17 (18.89%) Cisco
5 11 (12.22%) AppSense
6 9 (10.00%) Symantec
7 8 (8.89%) EMC
8 7 (7.78%) Lumension
9 6 (6.67%) HP
9 6 (6.67%) Adobe
9 6 (6.67%) NetApp
9 6 (6.67%) Lotus
10 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.22%) Dell
11 2 (2.22%) Apple
11 2 (2.22%) Bloomberg
11 2 (2.22%) McAfee
12 1 (1.11%) Remedy
12 1 (1.11%) BMC
12 1 (1.11%) webMethods
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