Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 16 January 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 53 64
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 42 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.45% 4.04% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.53% 18.28% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 24
Oxfordshire median daily rate £310 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +22.64% -11.67%
10th Percentile £184 £188 £186
90th Percentile £400 £438 £434
South East median daily rate £345 £336 £338
% change year-on-year +2.76% -0.52% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £145.00 £16.25 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +792.31% -17.72% -
10th Percentile £130.00 £12.13 £13.38
90th Percentile £160.00 £19.38 £30.38
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -38.18% +57.14% -22.22%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 289 268 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.77% 22.08% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 174 234
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.61% -12.50%
10th Percentile £143 £143 £141
90th Percentile £620 £508 £467
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 35
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.61% -5.71% +23.24%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.78 £12.20
90th Percentile £54.25 £22.25 £55.45
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +25.00%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Oxford -25 22 £300 -25.00% 2
Kidlington - 5 £375 - 1
Abingdon - 3 £250 - 1
Banbury -2 2 £400 +100.00%
Thame - 1 £463 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 33 (78.57%) VMware
3 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 27 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 23 (54.76%) DNS
5 22 (52.38%) DHCP
6 21 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (45.24%) Office 365
7 19 (45.24%) Change Management
8 18 (42.86%) Problem Management
9 17 (40.48%) ITIL
10 15 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (30.95%) SCCM
12 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
12 12 (28.57%) NetApp
12 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (26.19%) Incident Management
14 10 (23.81%) SCOM
14 10 (23.81%) Clustering
14 10 (23.81%) NetBackup
15 9 (21.43%) McAfee
15 9 (21.43%) LDAP
15 9 (21.43%) Kerberos
15 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
15 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
15 9 (21.43%) Windows 10

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.76%) Totara
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (45.24%) Office 365
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.76%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) PaaS
4 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) DNS
2 22 (52.38%) DHCP
3 9 (21.43%) Kerberos
3 9 (21.43%) LDAP
4 7 (16.67%) LAN
5 6 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (14.29%) SAN
5 6 (14.29%) WAN
6 5 (11.90%) Firewall
7 4 (9.52%) VoIP
7 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.76%) Wireless
10 1 (2.38%) FTP
10 1 (2.38%) Network Security
10 1 (2.38%) SMTP
10 1 (2.38%) VLAN
10 1 (2.38%) VPN
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support
5 3 (7.14%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Clustering
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Replication
3 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Change Management
2 18 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 17 (40.48%) ITIL
4 15 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (26.19%) Incident Management
6 9 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (19.05%) Project Management
8 6 (14.29%) Patch Management
9 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (11.90%) Proactive Management
9 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.14%) Change Control
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.14%) Migration
10 3 (7.14%) Time Management
11 2 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (4.76%) Demand Management
11 2 (4.76%) Server Building
11 2 (4.76%) Server Patching
11 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
2 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.38%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 21 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.52%) vSphere
6 2 (4.76%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) SCCM
2 10 (23.81%) NetBackup
2 10 (23.81%) SCOM
3 8 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) VMware
2 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) NetApp
4 9 (21.43%) McAfee
5 7 (16.67%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 4 (9.52%) Citrix
7 2 (4.76%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.38%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.38%) Lumension
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat