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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 68 85 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 21 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.64% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.58% 0.73% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
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£469 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -5.20%
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
277 273 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.57% 22.94% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 106 65
Average daily rate £395 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +2.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £10.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £130.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +8 14 £355 +5.18% 3
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (83.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (67.35%) VMware
4 31 (63.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
6 18 (36.73%) Citrix
7 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 13 (26.53%) XenDesktop
10 13 (26.53%) Finance
11 12 (24.49%) ITIL
11 12 (24.49%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (22.45%) ISA Server
12 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
12 11 (22.45%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (20.41%) CRM
13 10 (20.41%) MCSE
13 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
13 10 (20.41%) Cisco
13 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (20.41%) Dynamics CRM
13 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
13 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
13 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
14 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (18.37%) XenApp
14 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
14 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 12 (24.49%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.24%) IIS
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) DWDM
3 5 (10.20%) DHCP
4 4 (8.16%) SAN
5 3 (6.12%) NAS
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) VLAN
7 1 (2.04%) Firewall
7 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
2 4 (8.16%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Administrator
2 9 (18.37%) BizTalk Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Citrix Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Citrix Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Developer
8 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) Blog
4 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Telematics
5 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (83.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (63.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
4 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000
5 3 (6.12%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (24.49%) ITIL
3 11 (22.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (20.41%) CRM
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
6 7 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 6 (12.24%) Migration
8 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
8 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
10 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.12%) Project Management
11 2 (4.08%) Service Management
12 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
12 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
12 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
3 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) MCSE
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) MCITP
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.04%) MCTS
4 1 (2.04%) VCAP
4 1 (2.04%) CCIA
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) CCA
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCEA
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (26.53%) XenDesktop
4 11 (22.45%) ISA Server
5 9 (18.37%) XenApp
6 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
6 8 (16.33%) VMware ESX
7 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) XenMobile
1 7 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 5 (10.20%) SCCM
3 4 (8.16%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.12%) BladeLogic
5 2 (4.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) VMware
2 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.73%) Citrix
4 10 (20.41%) Cisco
5 8 (16.33%) Brocade
6 7 (14.29%) HP
7 6 (12.24%) Remedy
8 4 (8.16%) IBM
8 4 (8.16%) McAfee
9 2 (4.08%) Intel
10 1 (2.04%) EMC