Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 92 135
Rank change year-on-year -43 +43 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 38 67 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.96% 1.76% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.59% 10.79% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 43 30
Berkshire median daily rate £269 £325 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.23% +26.83% -18.00%
10th Percentile £110 £209 £143
90th Percentile £485 £519 £400
South East median daily rate £369 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +13.46% -0.76% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% -40.87% +90.00%
10th Percentile £13.58 £16.96 £22.28
90th Percentile £18.98 £20.73 £42.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -27.17% +13.59%

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 680 621 989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.26% 16.27% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 317 556
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £150 £191 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 62
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -38.45%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.50 £37.38 £23.70
South East median hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +13.91% -10.81% +8.82%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -15 18 £266 -11.42% 6
Bracknell -2 9 £123 -62.31%
Slough -7 3 £397 +32.33%
Maidenhead -10 1 £525 +45.83%
Newbury -13 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 26 (68.42%) Windows Server
4 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) VMware
5 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
7 10 (26.32%) DNS
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco
8 9 (23.68%) SCCM
8 9 (23.68%) Office 365
9 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 8 (21.05%) DHCP
10 7 (18.42%) SCOM
10 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
11 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
11 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (13.16%) Linux
12 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
12 5 (13.16%) HP
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
12 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 4 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (10.53%) IaaS
13 4 (10.53%) Ivanti

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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) IaaS
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) G Suite
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) DHCP
3 4 (10.53%) IP Telephony
3 4 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Military
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (15.79%) IT Support
3 5 (13.16%) IT Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) SCCM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) JSON
1 1 (2.63%) OAuth
1 1 (2.63%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.16%) Linux
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
6 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.26%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.63%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (2.63%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (2.63%) Decision-Making
5 1 (2.63%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) IT Strategy
5 1 (2.63%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (2.63%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.53%) MCSE
6 2 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 7 (18.42%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) AirWatch
3 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.26%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.63%) Ansible
5 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.63%) Puppet
5 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
1 16 (42.11%) VMware
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco
3 5 (13.16%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) Ivanti
4 4 (10.53%) McAfee
4 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.89%) Veeam
6 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.26%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Lumension
7 1 (2.63%) Okta
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Proofpoint