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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 63 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 31 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.21% 0.75% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.75% 3.53% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
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£350 £260 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -28.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.31 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-15.37% -3.03%
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
318 255 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.71% 21.37% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 106 104
Average daily rate £368 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.50 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +9 21 £350 +20.68% 2
Marlow - 4 - -
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (71.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
5 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (42.11%) VMware
6 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
7 13 (22.81%) Migration
8 12 (21.05%) HP
8 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (21.05%) SCCM
8 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
9 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
9 11 (19.30%) ISA Server
9 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (17.54%) Cisco
11 9 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
11 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
11 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (15.79%) MCITP
11 9 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (15.79%) Office 365
11 9 (15.79%) Lync
12 8 (14.04%) MCTS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (15.79%) Lync
4 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.51%) IIS
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (7.02%) Firewall
2 4 (7.02%) DNS
3 3 (5.26%) DWDM
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) SSL
5 1 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Automotive
3 2 (3.51%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Administrator
2 7 (12.28%) BizTalk Administrator
3 6 (10.53%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.26%) DBA
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) IT Administrator
8 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) HP Storage
4 3 (5.26%) Device Driver
4 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 3 (5.26%) PKI
4 3 (5.26%) Blog
4 3 (5.26%) EMC VNXe
4 3 (5.26%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (3.51%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.75%) EPoS
6 1 (1.75%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (71.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) UNIX
7 1 (1.75%) HPUX
7 1 (1.75%) Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Migration
2 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (14.04%) CRM
5 7 (12.28%) ITIL
6 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.77%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (5.26%) Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) Change Management
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Coaching
8 3 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) VBScript
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (15.79%) MCITP
3 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.04%) MCTS
4 8 (14.04%) MCSE
5 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.02%) MCSA
7 3 (5.26%) Degree
8 1 (1.75%) CCNA
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
3 11 (19.30%) ISA Server
4 7 (12.28%) XenApp
4 7 (12.28%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 6 (10.53%) vSphere
6 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.75%) UAG
7 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) SCCM
2 7 (12.28%) WSUS
3 5 (8.77%) XenMobile
3 5 (8.77%) AirWatch
3 5 (8.77%) EMC VPLEX
3 5 (8.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.75%) OVSD
5 1 (1.75%) OpenView
5 1 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.75%) Control-M
5 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.11%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) HP
4 10 (17.54%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) Remedy
6 7 (12.28%) Citrix
7 5 (8.77%) EMC
7 5 (8.77%) Brocade
8 2 (3.51%) Veeam
8 2 (3.51%) Rackspace
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle
8 2 (3.51%) Symantec
9 1 (1.75%) BMC
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.75%) SAP
9 1 (1.75%) F5