Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 58 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 43 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.46% 4.34% 3.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.24% 18.90% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 32
Oxfordshire median daily rate £310 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +1.96% +6.25%
10th Percentile £161 £199 £201
90th Percentile £400 £438 £423
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £145.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +625.00% -11.11% +15.38%
10th Percentile £130.00 £20.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £160.00 £20.00 £98.20
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £24.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.31% +41.43% -17.65%

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 302 291 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.32% 22.95% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 194 214
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £143 £128 £150
90th Percentile £604 £508 £463
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 49
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +1.56% +13.48%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £131.55 £36.93 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -9.01% +19.20%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -23 20 £320 -8.57% 4
Abingdon +4 5 £231 +12.80% 3
Kidlington - 4 £375 - 1
Banbury -2 3 £400 +1.59%
Witney -2 2 £140 -
Thame - 1 £463 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

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

1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (74.42%) VMware
3 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
3 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
4 27 (62.79%) Windows Server
5 25 (58.14%) DNS
6 23 (53.49%) DHCP
7 22 (51.16%) Hyper-V
8 19 (44.19%) Change Management
9 18 (41.86%) Problem Management
9 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (41.86%) Office 365
10 17 (39.53%) ITIL
11 15 (34.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (34.88%) SCCM
12 14 (32.56%) NetApp
12 14 (32.56%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (30.23%) Windows 7
14 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (25.58%) NetBackup
14 11 (25.58%) Incident Management
15 10 (23.26%) Clustering
15 10 (23.26%) SCOM
16 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
16 9 (20.93%) Kerberos
16 9 (20.93%) LDAP
16 9 (20.93%) McAfee
16 9 (20.93%) Mobile Device Management
17 8 (18.60%) Patch Management

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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.33%) Totara
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (41.86%) Office 365
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.33%) IaaS
5 1 (2.33%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) DNS
2 23 (53.49%) DHCP
3 9 (20.93%) Kerberos
3 9 (20.93%) LDAP
4 8 (18.60%) LAN
5 7 (16.28%) Firewall
5 7 (16.28%) SAN
5 7 (16.28%) WAN
6 6 (13.95%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (6.98%) VoIP
8 2 (4.65%) ADSL
8 2 (4.65%) Internet
8 2 (4.65%) PBX
8 2 (4.65%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.33%) Network Security
9 1 (2.33%) Skype
9 1 (2.33%) VLAN
9 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) PowerShell Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Server Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Clustering
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) Replication
3 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Windows Server
3 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (30.23%) Windows 7
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.30%) Linux
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Android
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Change Management
2 18 (41.86%) Problem Management
3 17 (39.53%) ITIL
4 15 (34.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (25.58%) Incident Management
6 9 (20.93%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (18.60%) Patch Management
8 7 (16.28%) Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (11.63%) Proactive Management
9 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
10 4 (9.30%) Migration
11 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
11 3 (6.98%) Change Control
11 3 (6.98%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.98%) Demand Management
11 3 (6.98%) Network Design
11 3 (6.98%) Storage Virtualisation
12 2 (4.65%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) Degree
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) SLA
2 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (69.77%) Active Directory
2 22 (51.16%) Hyper-V
3 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (32.56%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.30%) vSphere
6 2 (4.65%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) SCCM
2 11 (25.58%) NetBackup
3 10 (23.26%) SCOM
4 8 (18.60%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.65%) Nessus
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) VMware
2 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
3 14 (32.56%) NetApp
4 9 (20.93%) McAfee
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco
5 6 (13.95%) HP
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 4 (9.30%) Sophos
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.33%) Apple
8 1 (2.33%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Lumension
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat