Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 54 92
Rank change year-on-year -19 +38 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 61 55 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.65% 3.27% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.91% 13.75% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 15
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £385 £346 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.19% -3.82% +24.14%
10th Percentile £240 £290 £268
90th Percentile £500 £438 £409
South East median daily rate £350 £337 £338
% change year-on-year +3.86% -0.15% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £16.68
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -38.64% +57.14% -22.22%

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 512 400 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.24% 23.78% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 191 179
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -1.94% +26.95%
10th Percentile £140 £256 £200
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.84% +13.79%
10th Percentile £11.35 £8.89 £9.50
90th Percentile £67.00 £25.50 £32.63
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +25.00%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Milton Keynes -12 52 £385 +10.00% 2
Amersham - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (70.49%) VMware
3 41 (67.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
4 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
5 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (49.18%) Microsoft Office
6 30 (49.18%) ITIL
7 29 (47.54%) Security Cleared
7 29 (47.54%) Office 365
8 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
9 25 (40.98%) ITIL V3
10 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (32.79%) Change Management
13 18 (29.51%) Linux
13 18 (29.51%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
13 18 (29.51%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
14 17 (27.87%) SharePoint
15 16 (26.23%) NetApp
15 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (26.23%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
16 15 (24.59%) Virtual Environments
17 14 (22.95%) ITSM
17 14 (22.95%) Symantec
17 14 (22.95%) Service Management
18 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
18 13 (21.31%) CMDB

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 17 (27.87%) SharePoint
2 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
3 10 (16.39%) Skype for Business
4 8 (13.11%) IIS
5 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (49.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (11.48%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 29 (47.54%) Office 365
2 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (26.23%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (8.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.11%) Skype
3 5 (8.20%) NAS
4 4 (6.56%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.92%) BIG-IP
5 3 (4.92%) Wireless
6 2 (3.28%) SAN
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.64%) DHCP
7 1 (1.64%) Firewall
7 1 (1.64%) LAN
7 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Architect
2 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 11 (18.03%) Team Leader
3 9 (14.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (9.84%) Wintel Architect
5 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 4 (6.56%) AWS Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Azure Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Communications Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Migration Architect
6 3 (4.92%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (21.31%) CMDB
3 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Cloud
4 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
5 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
5 7 (11.48%) PKI
6 4 (6.56%) Virtual Team
7 2 (3.28%) Clustering
7 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (29.51%) Linux
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (4.92%) Unix
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.28%) Android
7 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.64%) CentOS
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Solaris
8 1 (1.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) ITIL
2 25 (40.98%) ITIL V3
3 20 (32.79%) Change Management
4 18 (29.51%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 15 (24.59%) Virtual Environments
6 14 (22.95%) ITSM
6 14 (22.95%) Service Management
7 12 (19.67%) Migration
8 11 (18.03%) Network Virtualisation
9 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
10 7 (11.48%) CRM
11 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.20%) Presales
11 5 (8.20%) Service Design
12 4 (6.56%) Capacity Management
12 4 (6.56%) Creative Thinking
12 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
14 2 (3.28%) Line Management
14 2 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (47.54%) Security Cleared
2 27 (44.26%) SC Cleared
3 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (19.67%) DV Cleared
5 11 (18.03%) MCSE
6 7 (11.48%) MCSA
7 5 (8.20%) MCP
8 2 (3.28%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.64%) VCP5
9 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (67.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
3 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.48%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (8.20%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (6.56%) NFS
7 1 (1.64%) Docker
7 1 (1.64%) vCloud
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Jamf Pro
2 7 (11.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (9.84%) SCOM
4 4 (6.56%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.56%) OVSD
4 4 (6.56%) SCCM
4 4 (6.56%) SCSM
5 3 (4.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.64%) Ansible
7 1 (1.64%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.64%) Puppet
7 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.64%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (70.49%) VMware
2 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (26.23%) NetApp
4 14 (22.95%) Symantec
5 12 (19.67%) HP
6 7 (11.48%) ServiceNow
7 5 (8.20%) Citrix
8 4 (6.56%) arcserve
8 4 (6.56%) Veeam
9 3 (4.92%) F5
10 2 (3.28%) Apple
11 1 (1.64%) CA
11 1 (1.64%) Cisco
11 1 (1.64%) Dell
11 1 (1.64%) EMC
11 1 (1.64%) Lotus
11 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.64%) Remedy
11 1 (1.64%) Sun
11 1 (1.64%) SunGard