The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 36 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.88% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.93% 1.69% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£331 £105 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+215.47% -73.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £312
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.80 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.05% -25.96%
Windows Server 2012
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 59 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 21.05% 27.06% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 12
Average daily rate £325 £150 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -52.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £100 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £345 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.96% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Brighton region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) SAN
3 8 (53.33%) EMC
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) IIS
4 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Change Control
8 3 (20.00%) Server Hardening
8 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) Nessus
8 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (13.33%) Firewall
9 2 (13.33%) Migration
9 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) IIS
1 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Server Hardening
2 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (20.00%) Nessus
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) CommVault
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam