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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 34 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.53% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.78% 2.17% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -11.36%

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
45 92 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.24% 32.28% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 73 38
Median daily rate £450 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £130 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £485 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £55.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.27% +249.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 20 January 2017, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) Windows Server
3 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
5 21 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (55.56%) SCCM
7 19 (52.78%) Hyper-V
8 17 (47.22%) PowerShell
9 16 (44.44%) DNS
10 15 (41.67%) ITIL
10 15 (41.67%) DHCP
10 15 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (41.67%) SCOM
11 14 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (38.89%) Office 365
12 13 (36.11%) BYOD
12 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
12 13 (36.11%) Mac OS X
13 12 (33.33%) VMware
13 12 (33.33%) Service Design
13 12 (33.33%) PKI
14 10 (27.78%) Problem Management
14 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
14 10 (27.78%) LDAP
14 10 (27.78%) Kerberos
15 9 (25.00%) Patch Management
15 9 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
15 9 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
15 9 (25.00%) Email Filtering

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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (38.89%) Office 365
3 3 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) DNS
2 15 (41.67%) DHCP
3 10 (27.78%) Kerberos
3 10 (27.78%) LDAP
4 5 (13.89%) Firewall
5 4 (11.11%) Skype
6 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) SAN
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (2.78%) IPv4
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
7 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (8.33%) Back Office
1 3 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Designer
1 8 (22.22%) Solutions Designer
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) Java EE
2 1 (2.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) BYOD
2 12 (33.33%) PKI
3 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) Windows Server
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (36.11%) Mac OS X
5 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.89%) Linux
8 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) Service Design
3 10 (27.78%) Problem Management
4 9 (25.00%) Email Filtering
4 9 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 7 (19.44%) Migration
6 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.56%) Time Management
10 1 (2.78%) Server Patching
10 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (52.78%) Hyper-V
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (22.22%) vSphere
6 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (11.11%) XenApp
7 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
8 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (55.56%) SCCM
2 15 (41.67%) SCOM
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (8.33%) AppDNA
4 3 (8.33%) EdgeSight
5 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) NetApp
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.78%) Fortinet