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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 37 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 9 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.97% 2.64% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.25% 11.39% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £305 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £281 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £475 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +15.06%
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
80 79 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.40% 23.17% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 21
Median daily rate £365 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £144 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.67 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £180.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (85.00%) VMware
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (55.00%) DNS
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (50.00%) NetApp
6 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (40.00%) Office 365
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
9 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
9 6 (30.00%) Change Management
9 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
9 6 (30.00%) MCSE
9 6 (30.00%) DHCP
9 6 (30.00%) Citrix
10 5 (25.00%) Project Management
10 5 (25.00%) ITIL
10 5 (25.00%) MCTS
10 5 (25.00%) MCITP
10 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (20.00%) Patch Management

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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Change Management
1 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) MCSE
3 5 (25.00%) MCITP
3 5 (25.00%) MCTS
4 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) NetApp
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos