Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 101 83
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 27 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.33% 1.63% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.09% 6.19% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 23
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £368 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% +22.75% -15.49%
10th Percentile £266 £145 £255
90th Percentile £506 £549 £485
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -45.00% +50.00%

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 443 549 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.90% 26.39% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 196 186
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £366 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.63% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £185 £215 £213
90th Percentile £501 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 41 35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +18.03% -3.17%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £39.88 £77.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.03% -23.75% +21.21%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -2 25 £380 -22.05% 4
Marlow -3 1 £190 -37.70%
High Wycombe -4 1 £175 +75.00% 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 19 (70.37%) ITIL
5 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (51.85%) Change Management
7 14 (51.85%) VMware
7 14 (51.85%) ITIL V3
8 13 (48.15%) Cisco
8 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
9 12 (44.44%) Citrix
9 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
9 12 (44.44%) DV Cleared
10 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
10 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
10 11 (40.74%) MCSE
10 11 (40.74%) SLA
11 10 (37.04%) Firewall
11 10 (37.04%) Linux
11 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
13 8 (29.63%) SCCM
13 8 (29.63%) Office 365
13 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (29.63%) MCSA
13 8 (29.63%) NetApp
13 8 (29.63%) Windows Server

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 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) Internet
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.41%) Skype
6 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Wintel Support
6 2 (7.41%) Communications Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
7 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
8 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
9 2 (7.41%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.70%) Unix
10 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) ITIL
2 14 (51.85%) Change Management
2 14 (51.85%) ITIL V3
3 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (22.22%) Service Management
4 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
5 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
6 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) ITSM
6 4 (14.81%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) Project Governance
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
8 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 11 (40.74%) MCSE
5 8 (29.63%) MCSA
6 5 (18.52%) MCP
7 3 (11.11%) CCNA
7 3 (11.11%) CCNP
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) SLA
2 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (22.22%) XenApp
5 4 (14.81%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (11.11%) ISA Server
7 2 (7.41%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (7.41%) NFS
7 2 (7.41%) UAG
7 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.41%) OVSD
3 2 (7.41%) SCSM
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) Citrix
4 8 (29.63%) NetApp
5 6 (22.22%) McAfee
6 4 (14.81%) Forcepoint
6 4 (14.81%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Remedy
6 4 (14.81%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) arcserve
7 2 (7.41%) Computacenter
7 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
7 2 (7.41%) Veeam
8 1 (3.70%) Brocade
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) Hitachi