Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 63 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 30 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.71% 3.38% 3.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.78% 13.65% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 34
Oxfordshire median daily rate £459 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.44% -1.54% -
10th Percentile £320 £211 £215
90th Percentile £619 £400 £434
South East median daily rate £412 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +22.84% +3.08% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.10 £145.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.90% +792.31% -17.72%
10th Percentile £16.05 £130.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £16.15 £160.00 £19.38
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £17.24 £27.50
% change year-on-year +42.11% -37.31% +57.14%

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 203 293 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.34% 24.77% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 229 177
Oxfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +26.78%
10th Percentile £140 £143 £138
90th Percentile £560 £613 £508
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.66% -17.44% +0.81%
10th Percentile £15.74 £10.00 £10.41
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.25 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.53%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +10 11 £375 +17.19% 1
Kidlington +3 7 £513 +36.67% 1
Banbury +1 6 £454 +13.56% 3
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (50.00%) Office 365
5 14 (46.67%) VMware
6 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (26.67%) SCCM
10 7 (23.33%) NetApp
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
11 6 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
11 6 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (20.00%) Application Packaging
11 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (20.00%) vSphere
11 6 (20.00%) SCOM
11 6 (20.00%) SAN
11 6 (20.00%) SQL
11 6 (20.00%) HP
12 5 (16.67%) Finance
12 5 (16.67%) SaaS
12 5 (16.67%) PaaS
12 5 (16.67%) Government Security Classifications

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 (13.33%) Totara
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (16.67%) IaaS
3 5 (16.67%) PaaS
3 5 (16.67%) SaaS
4 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (3.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) Skype
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) Power BI
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQLPlus
2 1 (3.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Azure Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) ERP Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.33%) Unix
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) ERP
2 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
2 4 (13.33%) Open Source
3 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Email Filtering
4 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 6 (20.00%) SCOM
3 3 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) NetApp
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle