Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 58 76
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.07% 2.40% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 9.80% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £335 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% - +0.42%
10th Percentile £273 £149 £160
90th Percentile £388 £388 £421
East of England median daily rate £313 £375 £344
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -60.00% +102.13%
10th Percentile £16.75 £18.50 £46.25
90th Percentile £20.25 £19.50 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £35.75 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +88.16% +26.67% -32.58%

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 252 296 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.44% 24.50% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 112 182
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £171 £157 £145
90th Percentile £538 £484 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 65 28
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.55% - +121.43%
10th Percentile £12.29 £13.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.93 £47.40 £47.35
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% +6.06% -1.49%

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 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 20 August 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
Cambridge -7 4 - - 5
Peterborough -13 4 £335 +24.65% 2
Ely - 3 - -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) MCSE
7 4 (33.33%) MCSA
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (25.00%) Aruba
8 3 (25.00%) WSUS
8 3 (25.00%) Wireless
8 3 (25.00%) HP
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
9 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements

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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Aruba
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Google