Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 87 133
Rank change year-on-year -44 +46 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 32 79 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.81% 1.97% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.89% 10.48% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 45 28
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £256 £188 £179
90th Percentile £515 £519 £486
South East median daily rate £400 £328 £326
% change year-on-year +22.14% +0.38% -6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -57.78% +157.14%
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.40% -39.09% +57.14%

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 655 754 895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.66% 18.78% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 375 488
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £154 £184 £214
90th Percentile £548 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 64 60
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +12.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.90 £11.25
90th Percentile £41.95 £39.75 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.28
% change year-on-year - +1.27% -5.32%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -21 17 £263 -16.67% 1
Bracknell -13 6 - - 3
Slough -8 4 £450 +50.00% 1
Maidenhead -3 1 £525 +45.83% 1
Newbury -11 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server
3 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 18 (56.25%) VMware
5 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
6 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 10 (31.25%) SCCM
9 9 (28.13%) DNS
9 9 (28.13%) DHCP
10 8 (25.00%) HP
10 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (25.00%) Office 365
11 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
11 7 (21.88%) SCOM
11 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
12 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco
12 6 (18.75%) SQL
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 5 (15.63%) ITIL
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (15.63%) McAfee
13 5 (15.63%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (15.63%) Clustering
13 5 (15.63%) Firewall
13 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
13 5 (15.63%) IaaS
13 5 (15.63%) Remote Desktop

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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (15.63%) IaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DHCP
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Toad
2 2 (6.25%) MSI
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
1 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) DBA
6 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Network Support
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.13%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JSON
1 1 (3.13%) OAuth
1 1 (3.13%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.38%) Windows NT
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.13%) E-Discovery
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.13%) Product Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.38%) MCSE
6 2 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 7 (21.88%) SCOM
3 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
4 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) AirWatch
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (6.25%) SCDPM
6 1 (3.13%) Ansible
6 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) McAfee
5 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
6 4 (12.50%) Ivanti
7 3 (9.38%) Fujitsu
7 3 (9.38%) Lumension
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.25%) Veeam
9 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.13%) Google
9 1 (3.13%) Okta
9 1 (3.13%) Proofpoint
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat