The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 38 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 22 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.73% 2.16% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.01% 8.25% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 7
Median daily rate £313 £230 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.86% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £345 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +0.92%
Windows Server 2012
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
157 194 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.61% 26.22% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 124 47
Median daily rate £345 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.35 £10.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £17.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 10 £305 +24.48%
Banbury +3 2 £363 +21.08%
Abingdon - 2 £205 - 4
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 24 (72.73%) VMware
4 19 (57.58%) Windows Server
5 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
7 14 (42.42%) Hyper-V
8 13 (39.39%) DNS
8 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (36.36%) NetApp
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
11 9 (27.27%) Office 365
12 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (24.24%) Change Management
13 7 (21.21%) NetBackup
13 7 (21.21%) DHCP
13 7 (21.21%) MCSE
13 7 (21.21%) ITIL
13 7 (21.21%) Citrix
13 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
13 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
13 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
13 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
14 6 (18.18%) Project Management
15 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
15 5 (15.15%) SCCM
15 5 (15.15%) MCTS
15 5 (15.15%) MCITP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) Skype
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Server Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Support
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server
3 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.03%) Unix
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Change Management
2 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.06%) High Availability
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) MCITP
3 5 (15.15%) MCTS
4 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.06%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (42.42%) Hyper-V
3 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) Firmware
5 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.03%) vCloud
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) NetBackup
2 5 (15.15%) SCCM
3 4 (12.12%) SCOM
4 2 (6.06%) Check_MK
4 2 (6.06%) Nagios
5 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.03%) SmoothWall
5 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) VMware
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) NetApp
4 7 (21.21%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard