The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 50 53 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 22 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.95% 2.00% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.33% 9.26% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 2
Median daily rate £350 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £321 £325
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 213 162 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 28.51% 21.57% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 64 65
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £260 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £13.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £20.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (84.21%) Active Directory
4 29 (76.32%) SC Cleared
4 29 (76.32%) Security Cleared
5 27 (71.05%) Windows Server
6 26 (68.42%) Hyper-V
7 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (42.11%) VMware
8 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (36.84%) ITIL
9 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (31.58%) SCCM
10 12 (31.58%) Unified Communications
11 11 (28.95%) Change Management
11 11 (28.95%) Cisco
11 11 (28.95%) Virtual Environments
12 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
12 10 (26.32%) Windows 8
12 10 (26.32%) CCNP
12 10 (26.32%) MCSA
12 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
13 9 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (21.05%) DHCP
14 8 (21.05%) DNS
15 7 (18.42%) LAN
15 7 (18.42%) WAN
15 7 (18.42%) SLA
15 7 (18.42%) SQL

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (15.79%) IIS
1 6 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Unified Communications
2 8 (21.05%) DHCP
2 8 (21.05%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) Firewall
3 7 (18.42%) LAN
3 7 (18.42%) WAN
4 6 (15.79%) SAN
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (10.53%) Skype
6 3 (7.89%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.26%) NAS
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.63%) HTTP
8 1 (2.63%) IPsec
8 1 (2.63%) Network Security
8 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.63%) Wireless
8 1 (2.63%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) VMWare Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Wintel Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Deployment Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
1 7 (18.42%) Replication
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (71.05%) Windows Server
4 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (26.32%) Windows 10
5 10 (26.32%) Windows 8
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
7 3 (7.89%) Linux
8 2 (5.26%) Unix
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Change Management
2 11 (28.95%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (15.79%) Server Building
4 6 (15.79%) Service Management
5 4 (10.53%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 4 (10.53%) Security Patching
5 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.26%) ITSM
7 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) VB
3 4 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) SC Cleared
1 29 (76.32%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (26.32%) CCNP
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (26.32%) MCSA
4 9 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (15.79%) CCNA
6 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
7 4 (10.53%) CCIE
7 4 (10.53%) MCSE
8 3 (7.89%) MCP
9 2 (5.26%) VCP5
10 1 (2.63%) CCA
10 1 (2.63%) CCAA
10 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
10 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 26 (68.42%) Hyper-V
3 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.42%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (15.79%) ISA Server
6 5 (13.16%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (13.16%) UAG
7 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.63%) XenApp
8 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) BladeLogic
2 4 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (10.53%) WSUS
3 3 (7.89%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) VMware
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) Forcepoint
3 7 (18.42%) Remedy
4 6 (15.79%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) F5
7 2 (5.26%) Computacenter
7 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.63%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.63%) Juniper