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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 35 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 34 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.88% 1.28% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.44% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £278 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.50 £18.23
% change year-on-year
+8.60% +1.48%
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
195 99 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.98% 21.06% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 25 41
Average daily rate £340 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £88 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £307
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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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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 +1 17 £321 +8.89% 1
Banbury - 3 £375 -
Abingdon - 2 £345 -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (60.00%) VMware
4 20 (57.14%) SQL
4 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
5 16 (45.71%) IIS
6 15 (42.86%) ITIL
7 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (17.14%) VMware ESX
10 5 (14.29%) Migration
10 5 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
10 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) Nagios
10 5 (14.29%) Lync
10 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (14.29%) Icinga
11 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
12 3 (8.57%) SCCM
12 3 (8.57%) SCOM
12 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
12 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
12 3 (8.57%) HP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 16 (45.71%) IIS
2 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (14.29%) Lync
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) 3rd Line Support
1 13 (37.14%) Support Analyst
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Systems Support Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Applications Support
4 8 (22.86%) Systems Support
4 8 (22.86%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Web Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Change Management
2 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 20 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.57%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Nagios
1 5 (14.29%) Icinga
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) NetApp
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix