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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 62 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.63% 1.15% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.13% 5.00% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 9
Average daily rate £225 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £520 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
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
261 200 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.63% 22.94% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 106 86
Average daily rate £390 £356 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £139 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 14
Average hourly rate £55.55 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.37% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (92.59%) Windows Server
3 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 12 (44.44%) VMware
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (29.63%) Citrix
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
9 7 (25.93%) SLA
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (25.93%) Remedy
9 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
9 7 (25.93%) XenApp
9 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
10 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
10 6 (22.22%) MCSE
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 5 (18.52%) Unix
11 5 (18.52%) DNS
11 5 (18.52%) Firewall
11 5 (18.52%) HP
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (14.81%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.70%) IPv4
5 1 (3.70%) IPv6
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Linux Support
3 6 (22.22%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (92.59%) Windows Server
3 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.93%) Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 5 (18.52%) Unix
5 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCSE
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) HNC
4 4 (14.81%) RHCSA
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) XenApp
3 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.41%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Nagios
1 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) Remedy
5 5 (18.52%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Altiris
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) Google
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.70%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.70%) Sage
8 1 (3.70%) Veeam
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