The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 60 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 27 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.20% 0.19% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £12.13
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +36.08%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
270 266 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.02% 25.48% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 103 61
Average daily rate £347 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.82% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £110 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £10.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.14 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Buckinghamshire region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 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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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
Milton Keynes +11 18 £315 - 6
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (70.45%) VMware
4 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
5 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (47.73%) Citrix
7 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (38.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
10 14 (31.82%) MCSE
10 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
10 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (29.55%) ITIL
11 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
11 13 (29.55%) XenDesktop
12 12 (27.27%) VMware ESX
13 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 11 (25.00%) Windows XP
14 10 (22.73%) SLA
14 10 (22.73%) ISA Server
14 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
15 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
15 9 (20.45%) Migration
15 9 (20.45%) Finance
15 9 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
15 9 (20.45%) IIS
16 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (20.45%) IIS
1 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
1 9 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
4 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
1 7 (15.91%) NAS
2 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) DHCP
4 3 (6.82%) LAN
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (4.55%) DWDM
6 1 (2.27%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) VLAN
6 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Citrix Consultant
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) BizTalk Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
1 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) PMI
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000
6 5 (11.36%) Windows NT
7 4 (9.09%) UNIX
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (29.55%) ITIL
3 9 (20.45%) Migration
4 7 (15.91%) Change Management
4 7 (15.91%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
6 5 (11.36%) CRM
7 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.55%) Service Management
9 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) MCSE
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) Degree
5 3 (6.82%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) VCAP
6 1 (2.27%) CCIA
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) MCTS
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) CCA
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCEA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
3 13 (29.55%) XenDesktop
4 12 (27.27%) VMware ESX
5 10 (22.73%) ISA Server
6 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 8 (18.18%) XenApp
7 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) BladeLogic
1 7 (15.91%) XenMobile
2 6 (13.64%) SCCM
3 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 4 (9.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (6.82%) SCOM
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) VMware
2 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
3 21 (47.73%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) Intel
4 4 (9.09%) McAfee
4 4 (9.09%) HP
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) Brocade
6 2 (4.55%) Remedy
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) Lumension