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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 54 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.48% 2.93% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.39% 12.96% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 4
Median daily rate £275 £400 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +39.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £180.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +823.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £20.80 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.04% +8.05%
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
112 162 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.48% 22.59% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 52
Median daily rate £359 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £180 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 23
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £39.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -13 9 £275 -31.25%
Banbury - 3 £394 - 1
Abingdon - 2 £205 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 34 (85.00%) VMware
4 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
5 26 (65.00%) Windows Server
6 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (45.00%) Windows 7
9 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
9 17 (42.50%) NetApp
10 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (40.00%) DNS
11 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
12 14 (35.00%) Citrix
13 12 (30.00%) MCSE
14 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
15 10 (25.00%) Change Management
16 9 (22.50%) VMware ESX
16 9 (22.50%) NetBackup
16 9 (22.50%) ITIL
16 9 (22.50%) DHCP
16 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
16 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
16 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (20.00%) Project Management
18 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (17.50%) Office 365
18 7 (17.50%) SCCM
19 6 (15.00%) Patch Management

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 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) DNS
2 9 (22.50%) DHCP
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Server Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 6 (15.00%) Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Systems Support
6 5 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Change Management
2 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (10.00%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) High Availability
7 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Network Design
7 2 (5.00%) Storage Virtualisation
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (30.00%) MCSE
3 5 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (12.50%) MCITP
3 5 (12.50%) MCTS
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
3 9 (22.50%) VMware ESX
3 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.50%) vSphere
5 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.00%) XenApp
5 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.00%) XenServer
6 1 (2.50%) Firmware
6 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.50%) vCloud
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) NetBackup
2 7 (17.50%) SCCM
3 5 (12.50%) SCOM
4 2 (5.00%) Check_MK
4 2 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.50%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) VMware
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (42.50%) NetApp
4 14 (35.00%) Citrix
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya