The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 67 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 5 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 2.02% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 9.50% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 1
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£375 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £19.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.63%
Windows Server 2012
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
263 221 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.43% 21.29% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 108 79
Average daily rate £390 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.84 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
7 4 (23.53%) SCCM
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (17.65%) AppSense
8 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
8 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) IIS
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
8 3 (17.65%) DHCP
8 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (17.65%) MSI
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) SSH
4 1 (5.88%) FTP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MSI
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.76%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.88%) NuGet
3 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Server Support
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) XSL
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
1 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.88%) Kindle
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) OWASP
1 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
1 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) Coaching
2 1 (5.88%) High Availability
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) ArchiMate
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Use Case
2 1 (5.88%) Release Management
2 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Time Management
2 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) HNC
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) MOM
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) AppSense
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Altiris
6 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.88%) Isilon
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) Lotus
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy