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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 49 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.75% 0.21% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.96% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
135 125 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.42% 25.88% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 38
Average daily rate £290 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £242 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £13.11 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 2 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 1 - - 5
Abingdon - 1 - - 4
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Replication
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
8 1 (9.09%) COM
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
8 1 (9.09%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) COM
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) OCA
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (9.09%) MIIS
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
1 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Meru Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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