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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 93 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 22 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 1.39% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.09% 6.99% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 23
Median daily rate £380 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £460 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -32.69%
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
432 501 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.64% 19.88% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 259 255
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 39
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.25 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Maidenhead - 6 £360 - 2
Reading +6 3 £488 +36.84% 7
Bracknell -12 3 £425 +78.94% 1
Slough +4 2 £190 -41.53% 2
Newbury +5 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Active Directory
3 30 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (62.50%) VMware
6 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
9 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
9 13 (32.50%) Cisco
9 13 (32.50%) DNS
10 11 (27.50%) DHCP
11 9 (22.50%) HP
11 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
12 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
13 7 (17.50%) Android
13 7 (17.50%) WSUS
13 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
13 7 (17.50%) Citrix
13 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
14 6 (15.00%) LAN
14 6 (15.00%) WAN
14 6 (15.00%) SMTP
14 6 (15.00%) ITIL

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 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) nginx
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) DNS
2 11 (27.50%) DHCP
3 6 (15.00%) LAN
3 6 (15.00%) SMTP
3 6 (15.00%) WAN
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (12.50%) Skype
4 5 (12.50%) VPN
5 3 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (7.50%) SAN
5 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) VoIP
5 3 (7.50%) Wireless
6 2 (5.00%) Firewall
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (2.50%) Broadband
7 1 (2.50%) LDAP
7 1 (2.50%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (15.00%) Electronics
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.50%) Django
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) Kafka
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (17.50%) Android
7 3 (7.50%) Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.00%) Unix
8 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.50%) VMS
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
1 6 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 6 (15.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
2 5 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Change Control
5 2 (5.00%) CRM
5 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.00%) ERP
5 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Server Patching
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) VB
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (82.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) UAG
6 1 (2.50%) vCloud
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (17.50%) WSUS
3 6 (15.00%) AirWatch
3 6 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (15.00%) SCCM
4 5 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) Ansible
5 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.50%) OpenView
5 1 (2.50%) Puppet
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco
4 9 (22.50%) HP
5 7 (17.50%) Citrix
6 6 (15.00%) MobileIron
6 6 (15.00%) Symantec
7 3 (7.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.50%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.50%) Lumension
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) RedGate
8 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Veeam
8 1 (2.50%) Veritas
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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