Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 110 115
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 40 61 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.98% 1.50% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.78% 7.32% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 34
Berkshire median daily rate £301 £313 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.60% -13.19% +10.77%
10th Percentile £130 £222 £218
90th Percentile £571 £531 £517
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +14.29% +4.48% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -61.11% +69.81%
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +44.12% -38.18% +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 692 833 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.01% 20.48% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 435 349
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £154 £200 £223
90th Percentile £559 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 57
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.98 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.14% -20.00% -43.37%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.40 £11.70
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.75 £52.00
South East median hourly rate £16.89 £17.50 £16.18
% change year-on-year -3.51% +8.19% -19.13%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -15 15 £263 -32.69% 5
Bracknell -16 10 £155 -52.31% 2
Slough -11 3 £298 -0.83% 2
Newbury 0 2 £350 +16.67% 1
Maidenhead +4 1 £525 +162.50% 2
Wokingham - 1 £210 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 29 (72.50%) Windows Server
4 17 (42.50%) DHCP
4 17 (42.50%) DNS
4 17 (42.50%) VMware
5 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
6 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (27.50%) SQL
8 10 (25.00%) ITIL
9 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
9 9 (22.50%) DV Cleared
9 9 (22.50%) SCOM
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) HP
10 8 (20.00%) SCCM
10 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (20.00%) Office 365
10 8 (20.00%) IaaS
11 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
11 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.50%) Firewall
11 7 (17.50%) Citrix
11 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
11 7 (17.50%) Oracle
12 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
12 6 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (15.00%) XenApp
12 6 (15.00%) 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 5 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.50%) JBoss
5 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) IaaS
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) PaaS
2 3 (7.50%) SaaS
3 2 (5.00%) G Suite
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) DHCP
1 17 (42.50%) DNS
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall
3 6 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (10.00%) Skype
5 3 (7.50%) SAN
5 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Toad
2 2 (5.00%) MSI
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Legal
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Customer Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.50%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Customer Support
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) 802.1X
1 3 (7.50%) Middleware
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) OAuth
2 1 (2.50%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) PKI
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) DataPower
4 2 (5.00%) HP Storage
4 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Unix
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.50%) AIX
7 3 (7.50%) VMS
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.50%) Windows NT
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) Break/Fix
4 3 (7.50%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (7.50%) ITSM
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Network Design
4 3 (7.50%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (5.00%) Change Control
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) CRM
5 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) DV Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (15.00%) XenApp
4 4 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.50%) Firmware
7 1 (2.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) SCOM
2 8 (20.00%) SCCM
3 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.50%) Data Guard
4 3 (7.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.50%) Ansible
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) VMware
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) HP
4 7 (17.50%) Citrix
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle
5 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (15.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco
7 3 (7.50%) CA
7 3 (7.50%) Clearswift
7 3 (7.50%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) EMC
7 3 (7.50%) Google
7 3 (7.50%) IBM
7 3 (7.50%) Juniper
8 2 (5.00%) Fujitsu
8 2 (5.00%) Lumension
8 2 (5.00%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) Percona
9 1 (2.50%) Proofpoint