The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 80 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.36% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 1.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £338 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.46 -
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -
Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
279 160 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.25% 19.18% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 65 121
Average daily rate £281 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 51
Average hourly rate £15.35 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £27.50 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2012
South East

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -16 3 £338 -28.94%
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) MCSE
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (37.50%) Hedge funds
6 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (37.50%) VCDX
6 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
6 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (37.50%) Banking
6 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) MS Office
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (25.00%) MCP
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (25.00%) DHCP
7 2 (25.00%) Migration

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
2 1 (12.50%) Italian Language
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Server Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Server Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Hedge funds
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) VCDX
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Plesk
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Lumension
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Apple