Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 76 50
Rank change year-on-year +27 -26 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 49 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.97% 1.86% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.31% 9.61% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 28
Oxfordshire median daily rate £325 £250 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -18.03% -6.15%
10th Percentile £163 £140 £207
90th Percentile £457 £400 £438
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £18.50
10th Percentile £13.92 - £17.25
90th Percentile £20.55 - £19.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -49.23% +62.50%

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 283 229 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 22.93% 19.36% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 133 213
Oxfordshire median daily rate £366 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.82% +30.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £148 £150 £128
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.10 £8.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £21.45 £32.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -27.91% +33.21%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +19 27 £325 +30.00% 3
Banbury -1 8 £452 +13.00%
Abingdon +6 7 £168 -27.57% 1
Kidlington - 3 £305 -
Bicester -5 1 £135 - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (97.96%) Windows Server
3 41 (83.67%) Active Directory
4 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 25 (51.02%) DNS
6 24 (48.98%) DHCP
6 24 (48.98%) Microsoft Office
7 23 (46.94%) Application Packaging
8 21 (42.86%) Windows 10
9 20 (40.82%) Office 365
9 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
11 18 (36.73%) SCCM
11 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (34.69%) Data Protection
12 17 (34.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (34.69%) Apple
13 16 (32.65%) Web Services
14 15 (30.61%) Mac OS
14 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (30.61%) Apple iOS
14 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Intune
14 15 (30.61%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (30.61%) Mobile Device Management
14 15 (30.61%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (30.61%) GDPR
15 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
15 13 (26.53%) VMware
16 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (24.49%) Problem 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 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.82%) Office 365
2 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (51.02%) DNS
2 24 (48.98%) DHCP
3 15 (30.61%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (16.33%) SAN
5 3 (6.12%) VoIP
5 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.04%) Firewall
6 1 (2.04%) FTP
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) Skype
6 1 (2.04%) SMS
6 1 (2.04%) SMTP
6 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Support Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Applications Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (26.53%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (22.45%) Applications Support
5 9 (18.37%) Applications Support Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) SCCM Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) Active Directory Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) IT Support
6 8 (16.33%) Office 365 Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 7 (14.29%) IT Engineer
7 7 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (14.29%) Server Engineer
7 7 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (12.24%) Active Directory Support
8 6 (12.24%) Windows Support Engineer
9 5 (10.20%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (10.20%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (10.20%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (97.96%) Windows Server
3 21 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (30.61%) Apple iOS
5 15 (30.61%) Mac OS
6 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Application Packaging
2 17 (34.69%) Data Protection
3 15 (30.61%) Mobile Device Management
4 12 (24.49%) Problem Management
5 11 (22.45%) Runbook
5 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (20.41%) Migration
7 8 (16.33%) Performance Management
7 8 (16.33%) Storage Virtualisation
8 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (6.12%) ITIL
9 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (4.08%) Application Virtualisation
10 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.08%) Network Virtualisation
11 1 (2.04%) Change Management
11 1 (2.04%) Identity Management
11 1 (2.04%) Project Management
11 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (83.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (16.33%) vSphere
5 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) SCCM
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) Apple
3 13 (26.53%) VMware
4 10 (20.41%) HP
5 9 (18.37%) NetApp
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco
6 4 (8.16%) Citrix
7 3 (6.12%) Meraki
8 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.04%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.04%) Brocade
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds