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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 54 48
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.99% 1.29% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 5.30% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Median daily rate £300 £276 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.59% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £187 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £365 £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £60.00 £20.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.33% +187.49%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £20.00 £20.09
% change year-on-year -24.31% -0.46%  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 128 151 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.88% 24.32% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 74 55
Median daily rate £315 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +34.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 44
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.03 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +5 8 £238 -
Cambridge +7 6 £313 +13.12% 1
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
4 17 (58.62%) VMware
5 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
6 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
7 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
8 9 (31.03%) Office 365
9 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
9 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
9 8 (27.59%) Project Management
10 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
10 7 (24.14%) Linux
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL
10 7 (24.14%) Firewall
10 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
10 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
10 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (24.14%) JSP 440
11 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
11 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (20.69%) Defect Management
11 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
11 6 (20.69%) PRINCE
11 6 (20.69%) Migration
11 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (13.79%) JBoss
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Office 365
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) ADSL
5 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Azure Consultant
1 5 (17.24%) Consultant
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365 Consultant
1 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) System Design Authority
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Environment Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Environment Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
4 7 (24.14%) Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
3 6 (20.69%) Defect Management
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 6 (20.69%) PRINCE
3 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
3 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
4 5 (17.24%) Requirements Management
4 5 (17.24%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) C
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (17.24%) MCITP
4 5 (17.24%) MCSE
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) JSP 440
2 5 (17.24%) GDPR
3 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Temenos