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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 38 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.43% 0.83% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.88% 3.90% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £375 £475 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +52.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £475 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +24.24%
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
82 77 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.39% 21.27% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 28 18
Average daily rate £300 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £192 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 12
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.35 £16.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (12.50%) System Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
7 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) XenApp
7 1 (12.50%) XenServer
7 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (12.50%) ETL
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) DNS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) Power BI
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (12.50%) ETL Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
1 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Wyse