Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 102 112
Rank change year-on-year -32 +10 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 35 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.91% 1.34% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.81% 8.84% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 45
Berkshire median daily rate £225 £360 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +41.18% -21.54%
10th Percentile £106 £263 £143
90th Percentile £404 £519 £415
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% -27.19% +63.64%
10th Percentile £13.58 £18.60 £20.90
90th Percentile £18.98 £20.73 £32.70
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -49.23% +62.50%

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 728 554 964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.94% 15.18% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 295 549
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £185 £184 £215
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 63
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.74% -7.67% -19.14%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.63 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year +12.90% -27.33% +32.16%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018. 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 -4 19 £269 -10.33% 4
Bracknell -1 6 £123 -76.10% 3
Slough -4 4 £395 +0.32% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
4 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
6 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (31.43%) VMware
8 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
8 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
8 9 (25.71%) DNS
8 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
9 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
10 7 (20.00%) Cisco
10 7 (20.00%) Clustering
10 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
11 6 (17.14%) Office 365
11 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
11 6 (17.14%) vSphere
11 6 (17.14%) SQL
11 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
12 5 (14.29%) VB
12 5 (14.29%) Linux
12 5 (14.29%) MCSE
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (14.29%) SCOM
12 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Domino
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (11.43%) Power BI
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) French Language
2 1 (2.86%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) IT Support
3 5 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Field Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Build Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
3 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
5 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
6 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
8 5 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.86%) Solaris
10 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.57%) Migration
2 3 (8.57%) Software Distribution
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.71%) Security Patching
4 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.86%) Server Patching
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) VB
4 3 (8.57%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) MCSE
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) vSphere
4 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCOM
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (11.43%) SCCM
3 3 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (5.71%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.71%) SCDPM
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) Lumension
4 4 (11.43%) McAfee
4 4 (11.43%) Veeam
5 3 (8.57%) Borland
6 2 (5.71%) Ivanti
6 2 (5.71%) Lotus
6 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.86%) Apple
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.86%) IBM