The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 34 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.37% 1.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.37% 6.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £304 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £12.13
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +36.08%
Windows Server 2012
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
97 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.25% 25.77% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 16 25
Average daily rate £343 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £95 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.87 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) IIS
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Lync
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Change Management
8 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
9 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
9 2 (15.38%) Nagios
9 2 (15.38%) DHCP
9 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
9 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (15.38%) Icinga
9 2 (15.38%) VCP4
10 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
10 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Lync
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 2 (15.38%) Web Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) VCP4
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Icinga
2 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
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