Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 120 115
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 75 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.82% 1.11% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.57% 5.71% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 38
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £222 £179 £179
90th Percentile £519 £486 £483
South East median daily rate £336 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +3.46% -5.80% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.24 £33.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.55% +91.43% -90.00%
10th Percentile £15.82 £19.16 £16.25
90th Percentile £20.21 £46.88 £20.72
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £24.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.82% +41.43% -22.22%

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 784 840 959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.07% 19.44% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 454 494
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
10th Percentile £183 £206 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 55 120
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.63 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.03% -32.71% +26.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.55 £12.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £44.31 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.64 £17.06 £18.36
% change year-on-year +3.37% -7.06% +18.42%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 23 £330 +1.54% 3
Bracknell +20 19 £325 -23.53%
Newbury +1 6 £300 -
Slough +1 5 £300 +23.71%
Maidenhead -15 3 £360 -
Windsor - 2 £513 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 49 (65.33%) VMware
4 48 (64.00%) Windows Server
5 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 25 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 24 (32.00%) DNS
9 20 (26.67%) DHCP
10 19 (25.33%) Cisco
10 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
10 19 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (24.00%) SCCM
11 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
12 17 (22.67%) SQL
13 16 (21.33%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (18.67%) HP
15 14 (18.67%) ITIL
15 14 (18.67%) SCOM
16 13 (17.33%) Windows 7
17 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
18 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (14.67%) Firewall
18 11 (14.67%) MCSE
18 11 (14.67%) Remote Desktop
19 10 (13.33%) DevOps
19 10 (13.33%) IIS
19 10 (13.33%) SolarWinds

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.33%) IIS
3 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.33%) Liferay
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (4.00%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.67%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.67%) Office 365
4 4 (5.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.00%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.33%) IaaS
6 1 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) DNS
2 20 (26.67%) DHCP
3 11 (14.67%) Firewall
3 11 (14.67%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (12.00%) LAN
5 7 (9.33%) SAN
5 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.00%) WAN
7 5 (6.67%) Network Security
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (5.33%) Internet
8 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.00%) NAS
9 3 (4.00%) SMTP
10 2 (2.67%) MPLS
10 2 (2.67%) VLAN
10 2 (2.67%) VPN
11 1 (1.33%) VXLAN
11 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) JasperReports
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.67%) French Language
1 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Server Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Architect
3 8 (10.67%) Consultant
4 7 (9.33%) Server Support
4 7 (9.33%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.00%) IT Support
5 6 (8.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) IT Technician
6 5 (6.67%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Implementation Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) VMware Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) X-Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Java EE
2 5 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) REST
4 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) PKI
2 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.33%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (4.00%) Clustering
5 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.67%) NHS
6 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.67%) Replication
7 1 (1.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.33%) Windows 7
5 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.00%) Linux
7 8 (10.67%) Windows 8
8 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.67%) Windows 10
10 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
11 3 (4.00%) Android
12 2 (2.67%) CentOS
12 2 (2.67%) Solaris
12 2 (2.67%) SUSE
12 2 (2.67%) Unix
13 1 (1.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) DevOps
3 7 (9.33%) Change Management
3 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.67%) Migration
5 4 (5.33%) API Integration
5 4 (5.33%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (5.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.33%) Workflow
6 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.00%) Information Management
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 17 (22.67%) SQL
3 8 (10.67%) VBScript
4 5 (6.67%) Java
5 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.00%) VB
7 2 (2.67%) Python
8 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (14.67%) MCSE
5 5 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.33%) A+ Certification
6 4 (5.33%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (4.00%) Degree
7 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.67%) MCITP
8 2 (2.67%) MCP
8 2 (2.67%) RHCE
9 1 (1.33%) CCA
9 1 (1.33%) CCNA
9 1 (1.33%) CCNP
9 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.33%) MCSA
9 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.33%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (12.00%) vSphere
5 7 (9.33%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (8.00%) VMware Server
7 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.33%) XenApp
9 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (4.00%) VMware NSX
10 2 (2.67%) Docker
10 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.67%) vCloud
10 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (24.00%) SCCM
2 14 (18.67%) SCOM
3 8 (10.67%) SCVMM
4 7 (9.33%) PowerCLI
4 7 (9.33%) vCenter Server
4 7 (9.33%) vRealize
5 6 (8.00%) SCSM
6 4 (5.33%) AirWatch
7 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (4.00%) WSUS
8 2 (2.67%) Ansible
8 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.67%) CFEngine
8 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.67%) Puppet
8 2 (2.67%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.67%) Unicenter
9 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 49 (65.33%) VMware
2 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.33%) Cisco
4 14 (18.67%) HP
5 10 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 6 (8.00%) Oracle
6 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.67%) F5
7 5 (6.67%) Lotus
8 4 (5.33%) Citrix
8 4 (5.33%) MobileIron
8 4 (5.33%) Symantec
8 4 (5.33%) Talend
9 3 (4.00%) Dell
9 3 (4.00%) EMC
9 3 (4.00%) IBM
10 2 (2.67%) BMC
10 2 (2.67%) CA
10 2 (2.67%) NetApp
10 2 (2.67%) Sun