Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 53 70
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.14% 2.74% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.22% 11.03% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 6
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £315 £300 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +16.50% -6.36%
10th Percentile £263 £148 £194
90th Percentile £458 £568 £409
East of England median daily rate £285 £300 £348
% change year-on-year -5.00% -13.67% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -68.33% +160.87%
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 £19.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year +176.32% -58.92% +164.29%

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 230 263 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.82% 24.81% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 99 154
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £116 £125 £174
90th Percentile £538 £528 £538
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 47
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.38% -32.26% +106.67%
10th Percentile £12.14 £13.00 £8.90
90th Percentile £46.85 £43.75 £52.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.28% +2.86% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 4 £335 +24.65% 3
Cambridge -6 3 £315 +29.23% 6
Ely - 2 - -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) VMware
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (41.67%) Firewall
7 5 (41.67%) DHCP
7 5 (41.67%) DNS
8 4 (33.33%) WSUS
9 3 (25.00%) SCCM
9 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (25.00%) Office 365
9 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (25.00%) VPN
9 3 (25.00%) Citrix
9 3 (25.00%) MCSE
9 3 (25.00%) MCSA
10 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (16.67%) Wireless
10 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (16.67%) ITIL
10 2 (16.67%) HP
10 2 (16.67%) Cisco
10 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence

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 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Server Support
1 3 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSA
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) WSUS
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Aruba
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Google
5 1 (8.33%) Riverbed