Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 21 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 73 80
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 26 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.82% 0.99% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.10% 4.06% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £305 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -20.00% +61.29%
10th Percentile £255 £160 £309
90th Percentile £383 £439 £453
East of England median daily rate £260 £321 £380
% change year-on-year -19.07% -15.46% +38.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £23.50
East of England median hourly rate £33.25 £15.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +121.65% -49.15% +14.51%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 321 271 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.46% 24.30% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 111 157
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £183 £105 £165
90th Percentile £471 £480 £443
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 29 61
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +121.43% -44.00%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.25 £9.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £44.35 £41.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Peterborough -5 10 £260 -
Cambridge -5 5 £325 +124.14% 2
Huntingdon -4 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) SAN
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) HP
6 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco
7 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (34.62%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
8 9 (34.62%) WAN
8 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
8 9 (34.62%) VMware
9 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (30.77%) LAN
9 8 (30.77%) Linux
9 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
9 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
10 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
10 7 (26.92%) NetApp
10 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
11 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
12 5 (19.23%) Firewall
12 5 (19.23%) Wireless
13 4 (15.38%) arcserve
13 4 (15.38%) CA
13 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (15.38%) NetBackup

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) SAN
2 9 (34.62%) WAN
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Support
3 8 (30.77%) Server Support
3 8 (30.77%) Support Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior Server Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Server Analyst
7 4 (15.38%) Server Support Analyst
7 4 (15.38%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) HP Storage
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 4 (15.38%) Change Control
3 4 (15.38%) Network Management
3 4 (15.38%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (7.69%) BCP
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) CCNP
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) HP
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco
3 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) arcserve
5 4 (15.38%) CA
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) Becrypt
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) CommVault
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.85%) Lumension
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec