Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 63 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 44 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.58% 3.13% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.36% 13.75% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 43
Oxfordshire median daily rate £325 £269 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.93% -19.78% +3.08%
10th Percentile £170 £150 £210
90th Percentile £459 £400 £438
South East median daily rate £381 £325 £341
% change year-on-year +17.08% -4.69% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 - £18.50
10th Percentile £16.19 - £17.25
90th Percentile £20.85 - £19.75
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year +10.45% -27.17% +15.00%

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 269 269 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 21.89% 22.74% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 188 211
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £128
90th Percentile £585 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 27
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -9.68%
10th Percentile £14.80 £10.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £54.00 £23.50 £28.85
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% - -

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 September 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 22 September 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 +9 21 £325 +30.00%
Banbury +1 8 £452 +13.00% 1
Abingdon -9 6 £170 -26.49% 1
Kidlington +2 5 £438 +12.90% 1
Bicester -2 1 £135 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (95.45%) Windows Server
3 36 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
5 23 (52.27%) Application Packaging
6 22 (50.00%) Office 365
7 19 (43.18%) Windows 10
7 19 (43.18%) DHCP
7 19 (43.18%) DNS
8 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
8 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (38.64%) SCCM
9 17 (38.64%) Data Protection
9 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
9 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (36.36%) Apple
10 16 (36.36%) Web Services
11 15 (34.09%) Mac OS
11 15 (34.09%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (34.09%) Apple iOS
11 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (34.09%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (34.09%) Mobile Device Management
11 15 (34.09%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (34.09%) GDPR
12 13 (29.55%) VMware
13 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
14 11 (25.00%) SQL

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 2 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) Totara
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (50.00%) Office 365
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) IaaS
4 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 2 (4.55%) SaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) DHCP
1 19 (43.18%) DNS
2 15 (34.09%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (18.18%) SAN
4 3 (6.82%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Support Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Applications Engineer
4 10 (22.73%) Applications Support
4 10 (22.73%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) SCCM Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Server Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Active Directory Support
7 5 (11.36%) Consultant
7 5 (11.36%) Server Support
7 5 (11.36%) Systems Support
7 5 (11.36%) Systems Support Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Server Support
8 4 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (95.45%) Windows Server
3 19 (43.18%) Windows 10
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (34.09%) Apple iOS
5 15 (34.09%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) Unix
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Application Packaging
2 17 (38.64%) Data Protection
3 15 (34.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 11 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 11 (25.00%) Runbook
4 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (22.73%) Migration
6 8 (18.18%) Performance Management
6 8 (18.18%) Storage Virtualisation
7 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (9.09%) ITIL
11 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.55%) ERP
11 2 (4.55%) Open Source
12 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
12 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) GDPR
2 2 (4.55%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (18.18%) vSphere
5 3 (6.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) SCCM
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) Apple
3 13 (29.55%) VMware
4 9 (20.45%) HP
4 9 (20.45%) NetApp
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.27%) Brocade
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds