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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 61 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.44% 0.23% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.84% 0.95% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£355 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £18.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+9.10% +0.21%
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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
190 210 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.02% 24.36% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 76 39
Average daily rate £350 £260 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £145 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (61.76%) VMware
6 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (35.29%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
8 11 (32.35%) ISA Server
8 11 (32.35%) Citrix
8 11 (32.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
9 10 (29.41%) ITIL
9 10 (29.41%) Finance
10 9 (26.47%) .NET
10 9 (26.47%) CRM
10 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
10 9 (26.47%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (23.53%) MCSE
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
12 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
12 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
12 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
12 7 (20.59%) XenApp
12 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
13 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (35.29%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
3 6 (17.65%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 3 (8.82%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) DWDM
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Administrator
2 9 (26.47%) BizTalk Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.94%) PMI
5 1 (2.94%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.82%) Windows NT
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (32.35%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (29.41%) ITIL
4 9 (26.47%) CRM
5 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VBScript
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) MCSE
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCA
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCEA
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) VCAP
4 1 (2.94%) CCIA
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) ISA Server
3 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
4 7 (20.59%) XenApp
5 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
5 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.94%) vSphere
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) XenMobile
1 5 (14.71%) AirWatch
2 4 (11.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 3 (8.82%) BladeLogic
4 2 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (61.76%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) Remedy
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) Brocade
5 4 (11.76%) McAfee
5 4 (11.76%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Intel
8 1 (2.94%) EMC