The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 22 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 34 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.31% 3.44% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 12.05% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £250 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.03% -6.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £340
% change year-on-year -3.34% -1.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £20.60
% change year-on-year -22.35% +3.15%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 52 83 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 16.00% 28.52% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 54
Median daily rate £385 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Median hourly rate £17.77 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.81 £8.80 £9.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Oxford

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ADSL
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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