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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 27 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 33 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.56% 0.85% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.12% 3.33% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £298 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -13.63%

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
164 180 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.66% 25.35% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 59 93
Median daily rate £355 £375 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Median hourly rate £10.40 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.56% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 30 (81.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
3 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
3 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
4 25 (67.57%) Hyper-V
5 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (35.14%) SCCM
6 13 (35.14%) VMware
7 12 (32.43%) Unified Communications
8 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco
8 11 (29.73%) ITIL
9 10 (27.03%) MCSA
9 10 (27.03%) Change Management
9 10 (27.03%) CCNP
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
10 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
10 9 (24.32%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (24.32%) DNS
10 9 (24.32%) DHCP
10 9 (24.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (21.62%) Remedy
11 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
12 7 (18.92%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (18.92%) Forcepoint

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 (16.22%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.81%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Unified Communications
2 9 (24.32%) DHCP
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 7 (18.92%) Firewall
4 6 (16.22%) LAN
4 6 (16.22%) SAN
4 6 (16.22%) WAN
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (10.81%) Skype
6 2 (5.41%) NAS
6 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (5.41%) VPN
7 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.70%) Internet
7 1 (2.70%) IPsec
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
7 1 (2.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Wintel Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) VMWare Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Wintel Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Deployment Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Replication
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
6 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
7 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.70%) Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Unix
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Change Management
3 9 (24.32%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Server Building
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
6 4 (10.81%) Security Patching
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) Software Deployment
7 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.11%) Time Management
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.70%) DNA
9 1 (2.70%) Network Design
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) VB
3 4 (10.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
1 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (27.03%) CCNP
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (27.03%) MCSA
4 9 (24.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (16.22%) CCNA
6 4 (10.81%) CCIE
7 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) MCSE
8 2 (5.41%) VCP5
9 1 (2.70%) CCA
9 1 (2.70%) CCAA
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 25 (67.57%) Hyper-V
3 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.92%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (16.22%) ISA Server
6 5 (13.51%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (13.51%) UAG
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.70%) XenApp
7 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) BladeLogic
2 4 (10.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (10.81%) WSUS
3 3 (8.11%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) VMware
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) Remedy
4 7 (18.92%) Forcepoint
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle