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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 57 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 9 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.29% 2.80% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.33% 11.52% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate £325 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
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 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +24.24%
Windows Server 2012
Buckinghamshire

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
169 191 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.21% 24.30% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 75 78
Average daily rate £355 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £492 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 20
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 £12.00 £11.06 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (40.91%) SCCM
5 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
6 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) HP
8 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 6 (27.27%) Service Management
8 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
9 5 (22.73%) High Availability
9 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
9 5 (22.73%) CentOS
9 5 (22.73%) OVSD
9 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
9 5 (22.73%) Firewall
9 5 (22.73%) ITSM
9 5 (22.73%) Remedy
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
9 5 (22.73%) NFS

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
1 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
2 4 (18.18%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Platform Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Web Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 2 (9.09%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) CentOS
4 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (27.27%) Service Management
3 5 (22.73%) High Availability
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
3 5 (22.73%) ITSM
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
6 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) MCSA
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) MCITP
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) VCP5
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) NFS
4 3 (13.64%) ISA Server
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) OVSD
3 3 (13.64%) SCOM
4 2 (9.09%) WSUS
5 1 (4.55%) cPanel
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) Remedy
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Intel
6 1 (4.55%) Sitecore