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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 27 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 17 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.46% 0.93% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.50% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£321 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -1.26%
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 49 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.03% 22.79% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 12 26
Average daily rate £350 £125 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -62.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £95 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 1 April 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (70.59%) PowerShell
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) IIS
6 8 (47.06%) ITIL
7 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
9 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
9 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (29.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (29.41%) Icinga
9 5 (29.41%) Nagios
9 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
9 5 (29.41%) Change Management
10 4 (23.53%) Migration
10 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (23.53%) Lync
10 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
11 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
11 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
12 2 (11.76%) Citrix
12 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
13 1 (5.88%) XenApp
13 1 (5.88%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 8 (47.06%) IIS
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (23.53%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Support
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) PowerShell
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Icinga
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
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