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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 31 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 18 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.07% 2.07% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.71% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £319 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -22.91%
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
70 75 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.72% 25.86% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 33
Median daily rate £350 £275 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -40.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £401 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £55.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.09% +279.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £128.50 £19.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 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 8 December 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
3 30 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
5 22 (56.41%) Hyper-V
6 21 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (53.85%) DNS
7 19 (48.72%) SCCM
8 18 (46.15%) PowerShell
8 18 (46.15%) VMware
9 17 (43.59%) ITIL
9 17 (43.59%) DHCP
9 17 (43.59%) SCOM
10 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (35.90%) Office 365
13 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 13 (33.33%) Mac OS X
13 13 (33.33%) BYOD
14 12 (30.77%) Service Design
14 12 (30.77%) Problem Management
15 11 (28.21%) NetApp
15 11 (28.21%) Patch Management
16 10 (25.64%) LDAP
16 10 (25.64%) Kerberos
17 9 (23.08%) PKI
17 9 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
17 9 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
17 9 (23.08%) vSphere

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (35.90%) Office 365
3 3 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) DNS
2 17 (43.59%) DHCP
3 10 (25.64%) Kerberos
3 10 (25.64%) LDAP
4 5 (12.82%) Firewall
5 4 (10.26%) Skype
6 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.13%) LAN
6 2 (5.13%) SAN
6 2 (5.13%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) IPv4
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security
7 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (7.69%) Back Office
1 3 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Designer
1 8 (20.51%) Solutions Designer
2 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) Java EE
2 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) BYOD
2 9 (23.08%) PKI
3 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
4 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
6 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.82%) Linux
8 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Problem Management
2 12 (30.77%) Service Design
3 11 (28.21%) Patch Management
4 9 (23.08%) Email Filtering
4 9 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (20.51%) Migration
6 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Change Management
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.13%) Project Management
9 2 (5.13%) Time Management
10 1 (2.56%) Server Patching
10 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) C
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
2 22 (56.41%) Hyper-V
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (23.08%) vSphere
5 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (10.26%) XenApp
6 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
7 3 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) SCCM
2 17 (43.59%) SCOM
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
5 3 (7.69%) AppDNA
5 3 (7.69%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) NetApp
4 8 (20.51%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) Sophos
6 1 (2.56%) Fortinet