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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 60 57 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 14 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.43% 2.62% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.14% 11.15% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
Average daily rate £325 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
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
228 278 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.34% 23.50% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 105
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 26
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.42 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 9 £325 +3.17% 1
High Wycombe - 3 £228 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (34.29%) ITIL
6 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
6 11 (31.43%) VMware
7 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 10 (28.57%) Firewall
7 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
8 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (25.71%) SCCM
9 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
9 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
10 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (20.00%) HP
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (17.14%) Migration
11 6 (17.14%) SQL
11 6 (17.14%) LAN
11 6 (17.14%) WAN
11 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
11 6 (17.14%) Service Management
11 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
5 4 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.71%) IIS
7 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 5 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 4 (11.43%) SAN
5 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (11.43%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Support
4 4 (11.43%) Server Support
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.71%) AppFabric
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
8 5 (14.29%) CentOS
8 5 (14.29%) Linux
8 5 (14.29%) Ubuntu
9 2 (5.71%) Unix
9 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (17.14%) Service Management
5 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.29%) High Availability
5 5 (14.29%) ITSM
6 4 (11.43%) Change Control
6 4 (11.43%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Test Management
7 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
8 2 (5.71%) ERP
8 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) MCSA
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.43%) MCITP
5 2 (5.71%) CCNA
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.71%) MCTS
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) VCP5
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) NFS
5 3 (8.57%) ISA Server
5 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 3 (8.57%) XenApp
6 2 (5.71%) UAG
6 2 (5.71%) XenServer
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.86%) Shibboleth
7 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) OVSD
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
5 1 (2.86%) cPanel
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) Remedy
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.86%) Intel
7 1 (2.86%) Novell
7 1 (2.86%) Sitecore