Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 137 121
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 37 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.21% 0.90% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.51% 5.62% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 29
Berkshire median daily rate £335 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% +12.90% -12.98%
10th Percentile £185 £120 £110
90th Percentile £525 £588 £505
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -6.25% -23.12%
10th Percentile £21.25 £15.00 £12.70
90th Percentile £23.75 £15.00 £18.50
South East median hourly rate £22.63 £40.00 £16.38
% change year-on-year -43.44% +144.27% -25.57%

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 493 676 818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.17% 16.08% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 339 447
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £120 £156 £170
90th Percentile £574 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 50
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.19 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.52% +4.17% -31.43%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £46.75 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.82% -6.43% +9.38%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +5 14 £350 -39.13% 9
Slough +9 5 £265 -10.92% 2
Newbury -4 3 £245 -30.00% 2
Bracknell +24 2 - - 2
Maidenhead +14 1 £120 -25.00% 2
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (83.78%) Windows Server
3 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
4 25 (67.57%) VMware
5 24 (64.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 22 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (51.35%) DHCP
7 19 (51.35%) DNS
8 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
8 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
9 14 (37.84%) DV Cleared
9 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
10 11 (29.73%) Office 365
10 11 (29.73%) PKI
10 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
11 10 (27.03%) VMS
11 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
11 10 (27.03%) Citrix
11 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
11 10 (27.03%) XenApp
11 10 (27.03%) XenDesktop
11 10 (27.03%) Proactive Maintenance
11 10 (27.03%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (27.03%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (27.03%) Network Virtualisation
12 9 (24.32%) Break/Fix
12 9 (24.32%) 802.1X
12 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Management

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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Skype for Business
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.81%) IIS
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Azure
3 2 (5.41%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) DHCP
1 19 (51.35%) DNS
2 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 6 (16.22%) Skype
5 4 (10.81%) SAN
6 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
6 3 (8.11%) VoIP
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.41%) HTTP
7 2 (5.41%) LAN
7 2 (5.41%) NAS
7 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.70%) ADSL
8 1 (2.70%) VDSL
8 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (8.11%) EDMS
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.11%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Server Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.70%) Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.41%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Biotechnology
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (83.78%) Windows Server
3 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.03%) VMS
4 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) SUSE
6 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) Network Virtualisation
2 10 (27.03%) Proactive Maintenance
3 9 (24.32%) Break/Fix
3 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Management
3 9 (24.32%) ITSM
3 9 (24.32%) Service Management
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.11%) Analytical Thinking
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (8.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.41%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.41%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 22 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 10 (27.03%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (27.03%) Virtual Servers
3 10 (27.03%) XenApp
3 10 (27.03%) XenDesktop
4 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) WSUS
2 5 (13.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (13.51%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (10.81%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) HP SIM
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (5.41%) PingFederate
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
4 2 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (5.41%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) Citrix
4 9 (24.32%) Dell
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) EMC
5 6 (16.22%) Juniper
6 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.51%) Symantec
7 4 (10.81%) CA
7 4 (10.81%) Clearswift
7 4 (10.81%) HP
8 3 (8.11%) NetApp
9 2 (5.41%) Avaya
9 2 (5.41%) BMC
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle
9 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.41%) Sophos
10 1 (2.70%) Lumension