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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 53 61 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 9 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.37% 1.98% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.44% 6.83% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £300 £145 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +106.72% -68.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £145 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £221 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.42% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -  

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 121 293 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.36% 29.04% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 176 135
Median daily rate £475 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
Median hourly rate £24.21 £55.55 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.42% +283.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £14.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
7 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) JBoss
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (17.65%) Firewall
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (17.65%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (17.65%) GDPR
8 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) Java EE
8 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing

Windows Server 2012
Top Related 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 4 (23.53%) JBoss
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Technical Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Environment Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Environment Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) AS400
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) SUSE
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Contract Management
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) GDPR
2 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Temenos
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam
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