Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 16 January 2019 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 66 85
Rank change year-on-year -16 +19 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.00% 1.99% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.95% 9.58% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Reading median daily rate £263 £390 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.69% -15.68% +68.18%
10th Percentile £206 £305 £302
90th Percentile £601 £550 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £263 £319 £360
% change year-on-year -17.65% -11.46% +11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Reading median hourly rate - £17.48 £20.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.01% -5.40%
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.48 £45.00
% change year-on-year -14.19% -61.16% +69.81%

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 303 261 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.28% 20.80% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 152 134
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.68% -5.38%
10th Percentile £143 £201 £216
90th Percentile £575 £550 £546
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 16
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £17.48 £30.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.44% -43.45% +0.03%
10th Percentile £20.00 £13.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £17.06
% change year-on-year +13.29% -17.94% -39.07%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Reading over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) Office 365
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (20.00%) Windows NT
8 3 (20.00%) DHCP
8 3 (20.00%) Toad
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (13.33%) vSphere
9 2 (13.33%) SaaS
9 2 (13.33%) PaaS
9 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (13.33%) HP Storage
9 2 (13.33%) Lumension

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Toad
2 2 (13.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) DataPower
1 2 (13.33%) HP Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows NT
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Lumension
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
4 1 (6.67%) Google