The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 34 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 30 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.79% 1.67% 2.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.07% 7.10% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 5
Median daily rate £350 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £298 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -2.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
166 169 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.52% 23.54% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 59 79
Median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £218 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 8
Median hourly rate £10.20 £17.13 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.43% +16.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £15.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Milton Keynes region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (87.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
4 28 (71.79%) SC Cleared
4 28 (71.79%) Security Cleared
5 27 (69.23%) Hyper-V
5 27 (69.23%) Windows Server
6 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (38.46%) VMware
8 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (33.33%) ITIL
9 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (30.77%) Unified Communications
10 12 (30.77%) SCCM
11 11 (28.21%) Cisco
11 11 (28.21%) Change Management
12 10 (25.64%) CCNP
12 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (25.64%) MCSA
12 10 (25.64%) Virtual Environments
12 10 (25.64%) Windows 8
12 10 (25.64%) Windows 10
13 9 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
14 8 (20.51%) DHCP
14 8 (20.51%) DNS
14 8 (20.51%) Remedy
14 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
15 7 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
15 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.38%) IIS
1 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) Unified Communications
2 8 (20.51%) DHCP
2 8 (20.51%) DNS
3 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) LAN
3 7 (17.95%) WAN
4 6 (15.38%) SAN
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (10.26%) Skype
6 3 (7.69%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.13%) NAS
7 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.13%) VPN
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.56%) Network Security
8 1 (2.56%) SSL
8 1 (2.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Wintel Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) VMWare Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Wintel Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Deployment Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) Replication
3 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 4 (10.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (87.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (25.64%) Windows 10
5 10 (25.64%) Windows 8
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Vista
8 3 (7.69%) Linux
9 2 (5.13%) Unix
9 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Change Management
3 10 (25.64%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) Server Building
5 6 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (10.26%) Analytics
6 4 (10.26%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (10.26%) Patch Management
6 4 (10.26%) Security Patching
6 4 (10.26%) Software Deployment
7 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.69%) Time Management
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.13%) ITSM
8 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.56%) DNA
9 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) VB
3 4 (10.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (71.79%) SC Cleared
1 28 (71.79%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (25.64%) CCNP
3 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (25.64%) MCSA
4 9 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (15.38%) CCNA
6 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
7 4 (10.26%) CCIE
7 4 (10.26%) MCSE
8 2 (5.13%) MCP
8 2 (5.13%) VCP5
9 1 (2.56%) CCA
9 1 (2.56%) CCAA
9 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
2 27 (69.23%) Hyper-V
3 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (15.38%) ISA Server
6 5 (12.82%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (12.82%) UAG
7 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.56%) XenApp
8 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) BladeLogic
2 4 (10.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (10.26%) WSUS
3 3 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) VMware
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco
3 8 (20.51%) Remedy
4 7 (17.95%) Forcepoint
5 6 (15.38%) HP
5 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix
6 3 (7.69%) F5
7 2 (5.13%) Computacenter
7 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.56%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.56%) Juniper