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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 32 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 30 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.75% 4.41% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.13% 22.06% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
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
103 68 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.61% 20.00% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 20
Median daily rate £350 £338 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +1.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Active Directory
3 32 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (55.00%) VMware
6 20 (50.00%) DNS
6 20 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 18 (45.00%) Hyper-V
7 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (42.50%) Office 365
9 16 (40.00%) SCCM
10 15 (37.50%) NetApp
11 14 (35.00%) ITIL
11 14 (35.00%) SCOM
11 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
12 12 (30.00%) DHCP
12 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (27.50%) Mac OS X
13 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (27.50%) Patch Management
14 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (25.00%) Problem Management
14 10 (25.00%) Citrix
14 10 (25.00%) Kerberos
14 10 (25.00%) LDAP
14 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 10 (25.00%) BYOD
14 10 (25.00%) Service Design

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 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (42.50%) Office 365
3 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) DNS
2 12 (30.00%) DHCP
3 10 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 10 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) Skype
5 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (7.50%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Designer
1 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Migration Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Support Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) BYOD
2 9 (22.50%) PKI
3 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (27.50%) Mac OS X
5 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.50%) Linux
8 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
8 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Patch Management
3 10 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 10 (25.00%) Service Design
4 9 (22.50%) Email Filtering
4 9 (22.50%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (22.50%) Migration
5 7 (17.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.50%) Server Patching
9 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (22.50%) MCSE
3 5 (12.50%) MCITP
3 5 (12.50%) MCTS
4 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (82.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (17.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (17.50%) vSphere
6 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (5.00%) XenApp
7 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) SCCM
2 14 (35.00%) SCOM
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (55.00%) VMware
3 15 (37.50%) NetApp
4 10 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Fortinet