Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 57 86
Rank change year-on-year -23 +29 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 18 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.24% 2.07% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.64% 9.89% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 12
Reading median daily rate £263 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% +3.70%
10th Percentile £228 £130 £254
90th Percentile £450 £390 £509
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Reading median hourly rate - £19.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -21.05% -57.78% +157.14%

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 271 263 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.66% 20.94% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 139 167
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £140 £210 £217
90th Percentile £550 £544 £560
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 15
Reading median hourly rate £24.75 £15.75 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -26.16% -1.02%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £10.95
90th Percentile £39.60 £44.88 £50.70
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.88 £12.50
% change year-on-year +22.52% +11.00% -42.00%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Office 365
7 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 4 (22.22%) McAfee
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 4 (22.22%) Clustering
8 4 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (16.67%) vSphere
9 3 (16.67%) Lumension
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
9 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Toad
2 2 (11.11%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Network Support
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) HP Storage
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Windows NT
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) SCDPM
4 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) McAfee
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Lumension
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Ivanti
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu