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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 63 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.22% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.19% 2.87% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£280 £290 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -20.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.70% -4.00%
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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
231 174 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.57% 20.96% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 74
Average daily rate £368 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
3 25 (73.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 13 (38.24%) VMware
7 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
8 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
9 9 (26.47%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
9 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (26.47%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
10 8 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (23.53%) CRM
10 8 (23.53%) Remedy
10 8 (23.53%) ISA Server
11 7 (20.59%) Citrix
11 7 (20.59%) .NET
11 7 (20.59%) SCCM
11 7 (20.59%) WSUS
11 7 (20.59%) XenApp
12 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL
12 6 (17.65%) Cisco
12 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 5 (14.71%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 9 (26.47%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Administrator
2 7 (20.59%) BizTalk Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Wintel Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) PKI
4 2 (5.88%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.94%) Telematics
5 1 (2.94%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (26.47%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (23.53%) CRM
3 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Open Source
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 8 (23.53%) ISA Server
3 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.59%) XenApp
5 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) UAG
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) WSUS
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) SCOM
2 5 (14.71%) XenMobile
2 5 (14.71%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.88%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) OVSD
4 1 (2.94%) OpenView
4 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.94%) Control-M
4 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Remedy
4 7 (20.59%) Citrix
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) Symantec
7 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
7 2 (5.88%) Brocade
7 2 (5.88%) Veeam
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) BMC
8 1 (2.94%) SAP