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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 40 34
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 7 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.24% 2.81% 4.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.69% 9.86% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 19
Median daily rate £338 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +4.61% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £20.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -24.31% -0.91%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 123 142 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 21.85% 28.46% 28.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 106 112
Median daily rate £375 £250 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 46
Median hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.07% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bicester - 4 - - 1
Oxford -15 2 - - 4
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (52.38%) Windows 10
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) VMware
6 9 (42.86%) SCCM
7 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
7 8 (38.10%) Office 365
8 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) DHCP
9 6 (28.57%) DNS
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (23.81%) XenApp
10 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
11 4 (19.05%) vSphere
11 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
11 4 (19.05%) SCOM
11 4 (19.05%) Compatibility Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Application Virtualisation
11 4 (19.05%) EdgeSight
11 4 (19.05%) Skype
11 4 (19.05%) BYOD
11 4 (19.05%) AppDNA

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 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DHCP
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) IPv4
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Support
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) BYOD
2 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 3 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (52.38%) Windows 10
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) HPUX
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Solaris
7 1 (4.76%) SUSE
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (19.05%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 3 (14.29%) Service Design
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCNA
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (23.81%) XenApp
3 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
4 4 (19.05%) vSphere
5 3 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
7 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) AppDNA
2 4 (19.05%) EdgeSight
2 4 (19.05%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) CommVault
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard