Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 82 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.24% 1.10% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.84% 6.49% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 22
Reading median daily rate £375 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +33.33% -41.94%
10th Percentile £108 £236 £143
90th Percentile £550 £470 £372
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £350 £258
% change year-on-year -14.29% +35.92% -23.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £20.81 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.92% -29.45% -
10th Percentile £13.58 £18.81 £26.30
90th Percentile £18.98 £22.77 £33.10
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.81 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.92% -21.46% +60.61%

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 234 231 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.20% 16.95% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 136 316
Reading median daily rate £400 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +4.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £135 £166 £238
90th Percentile £563 £556 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 39
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +3.14% +14.99%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.22 £13.35
90th Percentile £36.20 £78.51 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% -18.92% +2.78%

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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
7 4 (25.00%) vSphere
7 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (18.75%) MOM
8 3 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (18.75%) Borland
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (18.75%) Clustering

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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (18.75%) Power BI
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) French Language
3 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Build Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Field Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) IT Support
2 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
2 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Software Distribution
2 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Demand Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) MOM
1 3 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Borland
3 3 (18.75%) Lumension
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) VMware