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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 61 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 0.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.94% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.27% +15.62%
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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
203 271 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.33% 27.21% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 133 113
Average daily rate £338 £400 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.12% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) Firewall
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (29.03%) Citrix
7 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
8 7 (22.58%) DNS
8 7 (22.58%) Migration
8 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
8 7 (22.58%) SCCM
8 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
8 7 (22.58%) High Availability
8 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
9 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
11 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
11 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (12.90%) UNIX
12 3 (9.68%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) IPv4
4 1 (3.23%) IPv6
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Firebird
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
1 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Tester
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
3 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Tester
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Test Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XSL
2 1 (3.23%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) iPad
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
1 7 (22.58%) High Availability
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) MCTS
4 2 (6.45%) MCITP
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (9.68%) XenApp
5 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.45%) vSphere
6 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) WMI
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
4 1 (3.23%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Symantec
4 3 (9.68%) AppSense
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) McAfee