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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 60 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 1.67% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.39% 7.23% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Median daily rate £475 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -31.37%
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
144 235 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.20% 23.02% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 148 99
Median daily rate £375 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £205 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 23
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 25 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) MSMQ
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (18.18%) Server Patching
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
8 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) CRM
8 1 (9.09%) ERP
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (9.09%) PHP
8 1 (9.09%) SQL

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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Server Patching
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Lumension
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) SAP