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 3 months to 25 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 61 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.92% 1.05% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 6.34% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Median daily rate £307 £300 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +93.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year -4.41% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.66 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £20.80
% change year-on-year -23.25% +3.36%  

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 99 142 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.25% 16.63% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 86 107
Median daily rate £365 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £230 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £43.28 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 25 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) LAN
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (30.00%) AirWatch
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (25.00%) Symantec
9 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
9 5 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (25.00%) VB
9 5 (25.00%) SMTP
9 5 (25.00%) DHCP
9 5 (25.00%) DNS
9 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
9 5 (25.00%) Skype
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (25.00%) MobileIron
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (25.00%) Android

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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (20.00%) JBoss
5 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (10.00%) IIS
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) Skype
2 5 (25.00%) SMTP
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Environment Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Server Support
2 2 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Test Environment Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.00%) SUSE
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Management
5 2 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) VB
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) GDPR
2 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) AirWatch
2 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (25.00%) WSUS
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) MobileIron
4 5 (25.00%) Symantec
5 3 (15.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.00%) Veeam
7 1 (5.00%) Apple
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) SAP
7 1 (5.00%) Temenos