The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Oxford region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 30 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.93% 0.48% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£349 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.96% -
Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 39 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.61% 18.84% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 20
Average daily rate £338 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £172 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.10 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2012
Oxfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco