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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 58 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 29 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.58% 0.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.28% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +3.12%
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
257 249 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.89% 24.13% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 113 48
Average daily rate £315 £290 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £9.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +11 21 £270 - 6
High Wycombe - - - -
Iver - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (70.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 28 (63.64%) VMware
6 21 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (47.73%) Citrix
7 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
8 19 (43.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (36.36%) MCSE
9 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
10 14 (31.82%) ITIL
10 14 (31.82%) VMware ESX
11 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
11 12 (27.27%) IIS
11 12 (27.27%) SLA
11 12 (27.27%) ISA Server
12 11 (25.00%) SAN
12 11 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (25.00%) XenDesktop
13 10 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
13 10 (22.73%) Finance
13 10 (22.73%) Migration
14 9 (20.45%) Change Management
14 9 (20.45%) BladeLogic
14 9 (20.45%) NAS
14 9 (20.45%) XenApp
14 9 (20.45%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (27.27%) IIS
2 11 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
4 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
6 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) SAN
2 9 (20.45%) NAS
3 4 (9.09%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) DHCP
4 3 (6.82%) LAN
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.27%) VLAN
6 1 (2.27%) IPsec
6 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Citrix Consultant
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) BizTalk Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
1 7 (15.91%) User Experience
2 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
3 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (70.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
5 9 (20.45%) Windows XP
6 7 (15.91%) Windows 2000
6 7 (15.91%) Windows NT
7 6 (13.64%) UNIX
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (31.82%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) Migration
4 9 (20.45%) Change Management
5 7 (15.91%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
7 5 (11.36%) CRM
8 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Service Management
10 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
11 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (36.36%) MCSE
2 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (6.82%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) VCAP
6 1 (2.27%) MCTS
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) CCA
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCEA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 14 (31.82%) VMware ESX
4 12 (27.27%) ISA Server
5 11 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 9 (20.45%) XenApp
7 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 6 (13.64%) Terminal Services
8 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) BladeLogic
2 7 (15.91%) XenMobile
3 5 (11.36%) SCOM
4 4 (9.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
4 4 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 28 (63.64%) VMware
3 21 (47.73%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) Intel
5 4 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (9.09%) McAfee
6 3 (6.82%) HP
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) Remedy
8 1 (2.27%) Veeam
8 1 (2.27%) IronPort
8 1 (2.27%) Sophos
8 1 (2.27%) Websense
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) Lumension