The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 18 April 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 Oxfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 44 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.30% 0.44% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.42% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £200 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.46 -
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -
Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
109 122 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.30% 27.05% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 44
Average daily rate £200 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £160 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 3 £175 -64.10% 3
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 5
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco
5 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 8 (44.44%) Office 365
5 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
8 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
9 3 (16.67%) MIIS
9 3 (16.67%) OCA
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
9 3 (16.67%) Replication
9 3 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (11.11%) vSphere
10 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (11.11%) DHCP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) IPv4
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (5.56%) UNIX
8 1 (5.56%) AIX
8 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) OCA
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (16.67%) MIIS
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Sage
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy