Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 76 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 55 36 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.33% 2.08% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.85% 9.42% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 25
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £336 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.60% -10.71% +13.82%
10th Percentile £217 £260 £229
90th Percentile £500 £453 £410
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £16.68
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £24.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.31% +41.43% -17.65%

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 507 382 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.45% 22.06% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 173 215
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £370 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +3.33% +16.73%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £245
90th Percentile £500 £513 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 49
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.80 £9.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.50 £31.75
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +18.49%

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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 -5 44 £345 -18.82% 3
Amersham - 2 £325 -
Marlow -2 1 £305 -4.31%
High Wycombe -10 1 £100 -75.99% 3
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (87.27%) Active Directory
3 36 (65.45%) VMware
4 33 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (56.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
7 28 (50.91%) Office 365
8 25 (45.45%) Windows Server
8 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
9 21 (38.18%) Security Cleared
9 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
10 20 (36.36%) ITIL
11 18 (32.73%) SharePoint
12 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
13 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (27.27%) Linux
14 15 (27.27%) MCSE
15 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (25.45%) Migration
15 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (25.45%) Virtual Environments
16 12 (21.82%) DV Cleared
16 12 (21.82%) SQL
16 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
17 11 (20.00%) Symantec
17 11 (20.00%) ITIL V3
17 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (20.00%) Jamf Pro
18 10 (18.18%) HP

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 18 (32.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 8 (14.55%) Skype for Business
4 7 (12.73%) IIS
5 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (10.91%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.91%) Office 365
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Skype
2 3 (5.45%) BIG-IP
2 3 (5.45%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) NAS
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) ADSL
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) MPLS
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) VLAN
4 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Architect
2 13 (23.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Wintel Architect
4 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 5 (9.09%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.27%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (7.27%) AWS Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Azure Architect
6 3 (5.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Communications Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Data Technician
6 3 (5.45%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Migration Architect
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ADO
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.18%) CMDB
3 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.55%) PKI
4 4 (7.27%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 15 (27.27%) Linux
5 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (14.55%) Unix
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.64%) Android
8 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.82%) CentOS
9 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) SUSE
9 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) ITIL
2 14 (25.45%) Migration
2 14 (25.45%) Virtual Environments
3 11 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 10 (18.18%) Change Management
5 9 (16.36%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 9 (16.36%) Service Management
6 7 (12.73%) ITSM
7 6 (10.91%) CRM
8 5 (9.09%) Presales
8 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Service Design
9 4 (7.27%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.64%) Project Management
11 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Security Cleared
2 20 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (27.27%) MCSE
5 12 (21.82%) DV Cleared
6 9 (16.36%) MCP
7 7 (12.73%) MCSA
8 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.82%) GSAE
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) GDPR
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (87.27%) Active Directory
2 33 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
4 10 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.45%) XenApp
6 2 (3.64%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.64%) vSphere
7 1 (1.82%) Docker
7 1 (1.82%) vCloud
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Jamf Pro
2 9 (16.36%) SCCM
3 7 (12.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (3.64%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.64%) OpenView
5 2 (3.64%) OVSD
5 2 (3.64%) SCOM
6 1 (1.82%) Ansible
6 1 (1.82%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.82%) Puppet
6 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.82%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.82%) vRealize
6 1 (1.82%) WSUS
6 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) VMware
2 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) Symantec
4 10 (18.18%) HP
5 9 (16.36%) Citrix
6 7 (12.73%) ServiceNow
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco
8 3 (5.45%) F5
8 3 (5.45%) NetApp
9 2 (3.64%) Apple
10 1 (1.82%) CA
10 1 (1.82%) Dell
10 1 (1.82%) EMC
10 1 (1.82%) Juniper
10 1 (1.82%) Lotus
10 1 (1.82%) McAfee
10 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.82%) Remedy
10 1 (1.82%) SunGard
10 1 (1.82%) Veritas