Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 81 79
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 23 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.84% 0.78% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.81% 4.55% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 19
Reading median daily rate £390 £463 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.68% +68.18% -18.52%
10th Percentile £305 £302 £175
90th Percentile £550 £513 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £313 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -13.19% +10.77% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £20.81 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.92% -5.40% -87.43%
10th Percentile £15.85 £18.81 £17.20
90th Percentile £18.75 £22.77 £26.40
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -61.11% +69.81% +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 261 242 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.86% 17.13% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 129 301
Reading median daily rate £400 £382 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% -4.50% +18.52%
10th Percentile £202 £213 £213
90th Percentile £550 £555 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 58
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £30.91 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.38% +0.03% +87.27%
10th Percentile £13.23 £11.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £55.58
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -20.00% -43.37% +87.27%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (43.48%) DNS
6 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
7 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
8 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
9 6 (26.09%) VMware
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 5 (21.74%) IIS
10 5 (21.74%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
10 5 (21.74%) Java EE
10 5 (21.74%) French Language
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (17.39%) Network Virtualisation
11 4 (17.39%) Liferay
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (17.39%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (17.39%) Talend
11 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
11 4 (17.39%) JasperReports

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 5 (21.74%) IIS
1 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) Liferay
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
3 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (17.39%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (17.39%) JasperReports
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (21.74%) French Language
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Build Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) IT Support
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Implementation Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Technician
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (13.04%) IT Technician
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Java EE
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (17.39%) Network Virtualisation
1 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
1 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
1 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
1 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
2 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (13.04%) Software Distribution
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Server Building
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Content Management
4 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.35%) Information Management
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) A+ Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) MOM
2 3 (13.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Talend
4 3 (13.04%) Borland
4 3 (13.04%) Lumension
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec