Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 25 January 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 47 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 36 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.94% 4.13% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.80% 15.85% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 43 30
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £415 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +6.55% +12.90%
10th Percentile £258 £326 £240
90th Percentile £448 £500 £502
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £24.50 -
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £29.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -23.53% +75.00% -38.18%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 305 410 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 24.90% 26.03% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 199 188
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £330 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £139 £160 £140
90th Percentile £487 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 43 35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -21.05% +26.67%
10th Percentile £11.94 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £20.03 £38.50 £70.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.06% -7.04% +10.94%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 January 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
Milton Keynes 0 29 £400 -3.61% 2
Amersham - 5 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (69.44%) VMware
4 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 21 (58.33%) Change Management
6 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (50.00%) ITIL
8 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 16 (44.44%) Office 365
9 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (38.89%) Hyper-V
11 13 (36.11%) SQL
11 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
12 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
12 12 (33.33%) MCITP
12 12 (33.33%) IIS
12 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
12 12 (33.33%) Cisco
12 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
13 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
13 11 (30.56%) CCNA
13 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (30.56%) Firewall
14 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
14 10 (27.78%) Security Management
14 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
14 10 (27.78%) MCSA
14 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (27.78%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (19.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (19.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (13.89%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Office 365
2 6 (16.67%) Azure
3 3 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (8.33%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.78%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (25.00%) NaaS
3 4 (11.11%) DHCP
3 4 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) Skype
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (8.33%) Power BI
General
1 9 (25.00%) Law
1 9 (25.00%) Legal
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) IT Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) IT Support
5 5 (13.89%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Service Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) NHS
3 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (27.78%) Windows 8
6 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
7 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.89%) Linux
9 3 (8.33%) Unix
10 2 (5.56%) CentOS
11 1 (2.78%) Android
11 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Change Management
2 18 (50.00%) ITIL
3 10 (27.78%) Customer-Centricity
3 10 (27.78%) ITIL V3
3 10 (27.78%) Security Management
3 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (25.00%) Information Security
4 9 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 9 (25.00%) ISMS
4 9 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (19.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (19.44%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (16.67%) CRM
7 5 (13.89%) Coaching
7 5 (13.89%) ITSM
7 5 (13.89%) Preventative Maintenance
7 5 (13.89%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.33%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (33.33%) MCITP
2 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (30.56%) CCNA
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (27.78%) MCSA
5 8 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 6 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (8.33%) MCSE
9 2 (5.56%) CCNP
10 1 (2.78%) CCA
10 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
10 1 (2.78%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Hyper-V
2 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.78%) UAG
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.78%) Xen
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCCM
1 9 (25.00%) SCOM
1 9 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) VMware
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) Cisco
4 10 (27.78%) Splunk
5 9 (25.00%) Adobe
5 9 (25.00%) Citrix
5 9 (25.00%) F5
5 9 (25.00%) Meraki
5 9 (25.00%) Sony
6 4 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) Remedy
7 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.56%) Forcepoint
8 2 (5.56%) Ivanti
8 2 (5.56%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) Apple
9 1 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.78%) Dell
9 1 (2.78%) EMC
9 1 (2.78%) Symantec