Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 61 93
Rank change year-on-year -13 +32 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.29% 2.06% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 10.44% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 9
Reading median daily rate £263 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.38% -25.71%
10th Percentile £110 £158 £155
90th Percentile £425 £434 £388
Berkshire median daily rate £269 £325 £260
% change year-on-year -17.23% +25.00% -16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £33.25
% change year-on-year -10.99% -40.87% +90.00%

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 288 249 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.51% 19.76% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 131 231
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £140 £178 £226
90th Percentile £543 £538 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 19
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -18.79%
10th Percentile £14.90 £10.75 £10.45
90th Percentile £39.60 £41.00 £27.93
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -38.45%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
3 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Windows 8
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco
8 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) Office 365
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
9 4 (21.05%) IP Telephony
10 3 (15.79%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (15.79%) McAfee
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
10 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
11 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

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 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Network Support
3 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 8
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows NT
7 1 (5.26%) Solaris
7 1 (5.26%) Unix
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCDPM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) McAfee
5 2 (10.53%) Ivanti
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Lumension
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle