Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 136 91
Rank change year-on-year +5 -45 +51
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 46 33 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.12% 0.85% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.23% 5.10% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 44
Berkshire median daily rate £313 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £132 £145 £186
90th Percentile £406 £505 £519
South East median daily rate £375 £381 £325
% change year-on-year -1.45% +17.08% -4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £46.82 - £19.00
10th Percentile £44.69 - £15.92
90th Percentile £47.90 - £20.73
South East median hourly rate £22.40 £18.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year +21.08% +10.45% -27.17%

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 738 647 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.96% 16.71% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 348 362
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +3.15% +3.73%
10th Percentile £150 £158 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 59
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.03% +32.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £11.15
90th Percentile £82.50 £44.50 £39.80
South East median hourly rate £18.16 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% +2.86% -1.41%

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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 2019. 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 -17 15 £350 +33.33% 11
Bracknell +5 12 £300 +144.90%
Maidenhead +10 3 £130 -75.24%
Newbury -1 2 - - 1
Slough -2 1 £350 -11.84% 2
Ascot - 1 £133 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
4 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (47.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.78%) Oracle
6 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
8 14 (30.43%) Windows 10
9 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
10 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
10 12 (26.09%) VMware
10 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
10 12 (26.09%) DHCP
11 11 (23.91%) DNS
12 10 (21.74%) Linux
12 10 (21.74%) Azure
13 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (19.57%) ITIL
13 9 (19.57%) VBScript
14 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (17.39%) MCSE
14 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (17.39%) BMC
14 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
14 8 (17.39%) PKI
14 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (17.39%) Oracle Identity Management
14 8 (17.39%) Office 365

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 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Azure
2 8 (17.39%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) DHCP
2 11 (23.91%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) Internet
3 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) WAN
5 3 (6.52%) SAN
5 3 (6.52%) VoIP
6 2 (4.35%) Firewall
6 2 (4.35%) VPN
7 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Power BI
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Back Office
2 3 (6.52%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Server Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (15.22%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) PKI
2 6 (13.04%) Clustering
3 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (4.35%) iPhone
5 2 (4.35%) Replication
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.17%) NHS
6 1 (2.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (73.91%) Windows Server
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (30.43%) Windows 10
5 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
6 10 (21.74%) Linux
7 8 (17.39%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.52%) Unix
10 2 (4.35%) CentOS
10 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.35%) Solaris
10 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
10 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (19.57%) ITIL
3 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (17.39%) Privileged Access Management
4 6 (13.04%) Customer-Centricity
4 6 (13.04%) DevOps
5 5 (10.87%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Data Encryption
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Software Licensing
8 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.35%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.57%) VBScript
3 7 (15.22%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) MCSE
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) CCDP
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (71.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) DFS Replication
5 2 (4.35%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) iptables
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (17.39%) PingFederate
1 8 (17.39%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
3 3 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.52%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.35%) SCDPM
4 2 (4.35%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) Ansible
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.17%) vRealize
5 1 (2.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle
3 12 (26.09%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) BMC
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco
6 3 (6.52%) NetApp
6 3 (6.52%) Symantec
7 2 (4.35%) Avaya
7 2 (4.35%) Google
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) Lumension
7 2 (4.35%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) Apple
8 1 (2.17%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.17%) Meraki
8 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat