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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 47 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 38 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.20% 0.31% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 1.57% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 6
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£350 £246 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.13% -45.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £173 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £319 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -25.96%
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
285 254 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.03% 19.46% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 98 78
Average daily rate £350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -11.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £20.00 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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 +20 23 £355 +5.18%
High Wycombe +10 7 - -
Marlow - 4 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (77.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
4 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
5 30 (49.18%) VMware
6 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
7 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
8 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
9 13 (21.31%) Citrix
9 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
9 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
10 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
10 12 (19.67%) Migration
10 12 (19.67%) Cisco
11 11 (18.03%) ISA Server
11 11 (18.03%) HP
11 11 (18.03%) ITIL
11 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (18.03%) SCCM
11 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
12 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (16.39%) XenDesktop
13 9 (14.75%) XenApp
13 9 (14.75%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (14.75%) Lync
13 9 (14.75%) Office 365
14 8 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (14.75%) Lync
4 9 (14.75%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) IIS
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (9.84%) DNS
3 5 (8.20%) DWDM
4 4 (6.56%) DHCP
5 3 (4.92%) Firewall
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) SSL
6 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Administrator
2 9 (14.75%) Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (13.11%) BizTalk Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Citrix Specialist
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Citrix Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Developer
8 2 (3.28%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 1 (1.64%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.11%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) HP Storage
4 3 (4.92%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) PKI
4 3 (4.92%) Blog
4 3 (4.92%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.92%) EMC VNXe
4 3 (4.92%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.64%) Telematics
5 1 (1.64%) PMI
5 1 (1.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (77.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.64%) HPUX
6 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Migration
2 11 (18.03%) ITIL
3 8 (13.11%) CRM
3 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (13.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (11.48%) TOGAF
5 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.84%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.56%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.92%) Project Management
7 3 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.92%) Coaching
8 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.64%) Open Source
9 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
3 1 (1.64%) VB
3 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.11%) MCSE
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.84%) MCTS
4 6 (9.84%) MCITP
5 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
4 11 (18.03%) ISA Server
5 10 (16.39%) XenDesktop
6 9 (14.75%) XenApp
7 7 (11.48%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (8.20%) vSphere
9 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.64%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) SCCM
2 8 (13.11%) XenMobile
2 8 (13.11%) AirWatch
2 8 (13.11%) EMC VPLEX
3 6 (9.84%) WSUS
4 2 (3.28%) SCOM
4 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.64%) OVSD
5 1 (1.64%) OpenView
5 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
2 30 (49.18%) VMware
3 13 (21.31%) Citrix
4 12 (19.67%) Cisco
5 11 (18.03%) HP
6 8 (13.11%) Brocade
7 6 (9.84%) EMC
7 6 (9.84%) Remedy
8 2 (3.28%) Veeam
9 1 (1.64%) F5
9 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.64%) Symantec
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle
9 1 (1.64%) SAP