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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 58 53 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 1.78% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.75% 7.31% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 1
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£325 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +128.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £312
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.80 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.05% -25.96%
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
226 219 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.15% 24.33% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 89 106
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 21
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £20.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) SCCM
5 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) Office 365
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (27.78%) SCOM
8 4 (22.22%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Lync
9 3 (16.67%) Skype
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) SAN
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (11.11%) Clustering
10 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 2 (11.11%) SUSE
10 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
10 2 (11.11%) Firewall
10 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
10 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) Lync
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) Skype
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.56%) NuGet
1 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Change Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Channel Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XSL
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) SUSE
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
1 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
1 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
1 1 (5.56%) Migration
1 1 (5.56%) Scrum
1 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (5.56%) Release Management
1 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (5.56%) DevOps
1 1 (5.56%) Coaching
1 1 (5.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) SCDPM
4 1 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
4 1 (5.56%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus
5 1 (5.56%) AppSense