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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 64 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 5 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 2.58% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 10.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 0
Average daily rate
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£155 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+0.92% +8.34%
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
232 238 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.89% 23.59% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 111 81
Average daily rate £390 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 12
Average hourly rate £18.55 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.67% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £18.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) SCCM
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 2 (14.29%) XenApp
8 2 (14.29%) OWASP
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
8 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 2 (14.29%) AppSense
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
8 2 (14.29%) MSI
8 2 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MSI
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) NuGet
2 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
1 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Server Support
2 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
2 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Technician
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) WSDL
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSL
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) OWASP
1 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
1 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) EAI
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) UML
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) ArchiMate
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) Server Building
2 1 (7.14%) Use Case
2 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) MOM
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard