Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 72 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.61% 1.89% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.21% 8.18% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £290 £255 £160
90th Percentile £439 £388 £439
East of England median daily rate £350 £260 £321
% change year-on-year +34.62% -19.07% -15.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £33.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -60.40% +121.65% -49.08%

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 306 330 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.93% 23.13% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 130 114
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.32% -9.67%
10th Percentile £118 £199 £105
90th Percentile £513 £476 £480
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 74 30
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £28.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +38.23% +114.35%
10th Percentile £14.80 £13.33 £9.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.13 £44.05
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -7.04% +7.58% -5.71%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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
Peterborough +11 7 £338 +29.81% 6
Cambridge -1 7 £430 +32.31% 4
Ely - 3 - -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (42.11%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) MCSA
7 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
7 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) Office 365
7 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
8 6 (31.58%) DHCP
8 6 (31.58%) DNS
8 6 (31.58%) Firewall
8 6 (31.58%) Wireless
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (26.32%) MCSE
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
10 4 (21.05%) Linux
10 4 (21.05%) VPN
10 4 (21.05%) Citrix
11 3 (15.79%) HP
11 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
11 3 (15.79%) Java
11 3 (15.79%) Apache

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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) ColdFusion
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) Wireless
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) SSH
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Administrator
1 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
1 3 (15.79%) DevOps
1 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
2 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Scrum
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (36.84%) MCSA
3 5 (26.32%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) DBS Check
4 3 (15.79%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (10.53%) KVM
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Aruba
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Google