Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 91 76
Rank change year-on-year +23 -15 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 51 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.79% 2.10% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.83% 9.22% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 24
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £395 £338 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.04% +9.76% -13.38%
10th Percentile £313 £222 £263
90th Percentile £500 £503 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £328 £326
% change year-on-year +22.14% +0.38% -6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.40% -39.09% +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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 431 510 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.62% 22.74% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 160 170
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.54% +3.67%
10th Percentile £185 £156 £199
90th Percentile £488 £503 £513
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 46 33
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.97 £11.60
90th Percentile £22.65 £77.50 £41.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.28
% change year-on-year - +1.27% -5.32%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +17 43 £406 +18.04% 5
High Wycombe -2 3 £175 +75.00%
Marlow -3 1 £190 -37.70% 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (78.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
4 31 (60.78%) VMware
5 30 (58.82%) Windows Server
6 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
6 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (47.06%) ITIL
8 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
9 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
10 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (29.41%) Change Management
12 14 (27.45%) DV Cleared
13 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
13 13 (25.49%) ITIL V3
13 13 (25.49%) Office 365
13 13 (25.49%) Citrix
13 13 (25.49%) IIS
13 13 (25.49%) Linux
14 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
14 11 (21.57%) Service Management
15 10 (19.61%) SQL
15 10 (19.61%) MCSE
15 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
16 9 (17.65%) F5
16 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
17 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
17 8 (15.69%) NetApp

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 13 (25.49%) IIS
2 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
4 6 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.96%) CMS
7 1 (1.96%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Office 365
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.80%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.92%) Akamai
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) DHCP
2 5 (9.80%) DNS
2 5 (9.80%) SAN
3 3 (5.88%) LAN
3 3 (5.88%) VPN
3 3 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.92%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.92%) Network Security
4 2 (3.92%) Skype
5 1 (1.96%) Broadband
5 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Applications Specialist
4 5 (9.80%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Applications Support Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) CRM Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.92%) ADSI
3 2 (3.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (78.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (25.49%) Linux
6 6 (11.76%) Unix
6 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.92%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) ITIL
2 15 (29.41%) Change Management
3 13 (25.49%) ITIL V3
4 11 (21.57%) Service Management
5 9 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (15.69%) ITSM
7 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 6 (11.76%) Migration
7 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.80%) CRM
8 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
9 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (7.84%) Task Automation
10 3 (5.88%) Critical Thinking
10 3 (5.88%) Patch Management
10 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.92%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) C#
3 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) DV Cleared
3 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
4 10 (19.61%) MCSE
5 8 (15.69%) MCITP
5 8 (15.69%) MCSA
5 8 (15.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (13.73%) MCDBA
7 6 (11.76%) MCP
8 3 (5.88%) CCNA
8 3 (5.88%) CCNP
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.92%) Degree
10 1 (1.96%) CCA
10 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.96%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (9.80%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (5.88%) UAG
7 2 (3.92%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.92%) NFS
7 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.92%) vSphere
7 2 (3.92%) XenApp
7 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.92%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.92%) Control-M
3 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.92%) OVSD
3 2 (3.92%) SCSM
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) VMware
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.49%) Citrix
4 9 (17.65%) F5
5 8 (15.69%) NetApp
6 7 (13.73%) Cisco
7 6 (11.76%) HP
8 4 (7.84%) McAfee
8 4 (7.84%) Oracle
8 4 (7.84%) Remedy
9 3 (5.88%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.92%) arcserve
10 2 (3.92%) CA
10 2 (3.92%) Computacenter
10 2 (3.92%) Symantec
10 2 (3.92%) Veeam
11 1 (1.96%) Brocade
11 1 (1.96%) Kofax
11 1 (1.96%) Meridio
11 1 (1.96%) OpenText