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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 49 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 10 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.73% 1.38% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.33% 4.65% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 15
Median daily rate £363 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £191 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year -4.41% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £47.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +106.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £20.80
% change year-on-year -23.25% +3.36%  

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 158 172 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.34% 29.60% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 103 150
Median daily rate £280 £346 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.13% +3.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £137 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 13 36
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Cambridge +2 4 £169 -38.11%
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (50.00%) VMware
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) Firewall
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) Migration
9 6 (23.08%) DHCP
9 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
9 6 (23.08%) Defect Management
9 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) Office 365
10 5 (19.23%) Skype for Business
10 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
10 5 (19.23%) GDPR
10 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
10 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (19.23%) Project Management
11 4 (15.38%) SAN

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 5 (19.23%) Skype for Business
2 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) DHCP
4 4 (15.38%) SAN
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.85%) Intranet
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (11.54%) Architect
1 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
1 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
2 2 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (7.69%) Consultant
2 2 (7.69%) Environment Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Test Environment Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Developer
3 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Java EE
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) AS400
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Android
8 1 (3.85%) CentOS
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Defect Management
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) BCP
5 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Master's Degree
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) GDPR
2 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (7.69%) JSP 440
3 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) Firmware
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (11.54%) SCOrch
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Apple
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Temenos