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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 62 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 21 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.04% 0.51% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.40% 1.91% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 15
Average daily rate £155 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £375 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
250 262 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.30% 26.65% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 129 109
Average daily rate £375 £400 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +32.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 April 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 30 April 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (91.18%) Windows Server
4 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
5 15 (44.12%) SLA
5 15 (44.12%) ITIL
5 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
6 14 (41.18%) Incident Management
6 14 (41.18%) Linux
6 14 (41.18%) Remedy
7 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 10 (29.41%) VMware
8 10 (29.41%) Citrix
8 10 (29.41%) Unix
9 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (17.65%) XenApp
11 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (14.71%) MCSE
12 4 (11.76%) SQL
12 4 (11.76%) HNC
12 4 (11.76%) HP
12 4 (11.76%) Nagios
12 4 (11.76%) CCNA
12 4 (11.76%) Firewall
12 4 (11.76%) Altiris
12 4 (11.76%) NetBackup

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Google Apps
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) IPX
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Support Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Support Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Linux Support
4 9 (26.47%) Linux Support Engineer
5 8 (23.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (17.65%) Junior
6 6 (17.65%) Junior Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Junior Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.88%) Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Administrator
9 1 (2.94%) DBA
9 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (91.18%) Windows Server
4 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
5 14 (41.18%) Linux
6 10 (29.41%) Unix
7 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
10 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
10 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 14 (41.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.94%) High Availability
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) Server Patching
4 1 (2.94%) Service Management
4 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) CCNA
3 4 (11.76%) HNC
3 4 (11.76%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) XenApp
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
1 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Remedy
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) Citrix
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Altiris
4 4 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.94%) Polycom
6 1 (2.94%) Sage
6 1 (2.94%) Veeam
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