Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 92 99
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 32 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.15% 1.74% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.03% 8.17% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 26
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £320 £415 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.89% +25.28% +1.92%
10th Percentile £106 £275 £178
90th Percentile £485 £501 £531
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £24.50 -
South East median hourly rate £34.02 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +94.39% +2.94% -26.09%

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 319 404 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.44% 21.32% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 159 180
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.23% -1.60%
10th Percentile £137 £185 £158
90th Percentile £525 £500 £575
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 42
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.05 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.88% -21.94% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.25 £11.93
90th Percentile £43.20 £24.40 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -8.11%

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 +19 27 £275 -34.29% 7
Amersham - 2 £108 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Change Management
3 20 (62.50%) ITIL
3 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 19 (59.38%) VMware
4 19 (59.38%) Windows Server
5 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
6 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
7 14 (43.75%) Office 365
8 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
9 12 (37.50%) SQL
9 12 (37.50%) ITIL V3
10 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (34.38%) MCITP
10 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
10 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (31.25%) Firewall
11 10 (31.25%) Security Management
11 10 (31.25%) MCSA
11 10 (31.25%) Cisco
11 10 (31.25%) SCCM
11 10 (31.25%) SCOM
11 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
12 9 (28.13%) Splunk
12 9 (28.13%) ISMS
12 9 (28.13%) Information Security
12 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification

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 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
3 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
4 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (18.75%) IIS
6 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Azure
3 1 (3.13%) AWS
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) NaaS
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) Skype
4 2 (6.25%) VSAN
5 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (28.13%) Law
2 8 (25.00%) Legal
3 6 (18.75%) Public Sector
4 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) DBA
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (21.88%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Change Management
2 20 (62.50%) ITIL
3 12 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 10 (31.25%) Security Management
5 9 (28.13%) Information Security
5 9 (28.13%) Information Security Management
5 9 (28.13%) ISMS
6 8 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
6 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 7 (21.88%) ITSM
7 7 (21.88%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (18.75%) Service Management
9 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
10 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (9.38%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 2 (6.25%) Critical Thinking
11 2 (6.25%) Preventative Maintenance
11 2 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (34.38%) MCITP
4 10 (31.25%) MCSA
5 9 (28.13%) CCNA
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
6 7 (21.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (15.63%) MCSE
8 3 (9.38%) Degree
9 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
10 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) vCloud
3 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (6.25%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
1 10 (31.25%) SCOM
2 8 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco
4 9 (28.13%) Sony
4 9 (28.13%) Splunk
5 8 (25.00%) Adobe
6 7 (21.88%) F5
6 7 (21.88%) Meraki
7 6 (18.75%) Citrix
7 6 (18.75%) NetApp
8 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
9 2 (6.25%) HP
9 2 (6.25%) Veeam
10 1 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (3.13%) Dell
10 1 (3.13%) EMC
10 1 (3.13%) Ivanti
10 1 (3.13%) Remedy
10 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.13%) Symantec