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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 58 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 5 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 2.36% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.95% 7.97% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 4
Median daily rate £381 £175 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.85% -62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £145 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £225 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.97%

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
101 301 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.43% 29.60% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 188 115
Median daily rate £475 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 11
Median hourly rate £30.91 £45.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.31% +116.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) JBoss
7 4 (26.67%) Citrix
7 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) XenApp
8 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Java EE
8 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
9 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
9 2 (13.33%) GDPR
9 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (13.33%) Blackberry

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 4 (26.67%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix Technical Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Environment Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Environment Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (13.33%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) XenApp
2 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Temenos
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam