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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 58 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 7 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 1.40% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.58% 5.70% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 11
Median daily rate £338 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £187 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £334 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.24% +5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +9.09%
Windows Server 2012
Berkshire

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
153 228 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.49% 24.57% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 134 91
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £222 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 34 15
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +23.14%
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 Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (96.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) ITIL
5 13 (46.43%) VMware
6 12 (42.86%) SLA
6 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 10 (35.71%) Remedy
8 10 (35.71%) Linux
8 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.00%) Citrix
10 6 (21.43%) Unix
10 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (14.29%) Finance
13 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
13 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
13 3 (10.71%) MSMQ
13 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
13 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
13 3 (10.71%) SQL
13 3 (10.71%) Cisco
13 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
13 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) IPX
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Junior
5 6 (21.43%) Junior Linux Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Linux Support
6 5 (17.86%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Junior Support Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
9 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (96.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 10 (35.71%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Unix
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
8 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Server Patching
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Remedy
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Lotus
6 1 (3.57%) Lumension
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Polycom
6 1 (3.57%) SAP