The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 35 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 33 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.98% 0.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.35% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£233 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
230 182 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.71% 23.88% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 72 102
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 85
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cambridgeshire region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 18 £233 - 2
Peterborough - 2 £240 - 1
Ely - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
3 41 (69.49%) .NET
4 40 (67.80%) SQL
5 38 (64.41%) MSBuild
6 36 (61.02%) SSDT
6 36 (61.02%) Visual Studio
6 36 (61.02%) Configuration Management
6 36 (61.02%) Automated Testing
6 36 (61.02%) .NET Framework
6 36 (61.02%) Release Management
6 36 (61.02%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (61.02%) TeamCity
6 36 (61.02%) Git (software)
6 36 (61.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (55.93%) Maven
7 33 (55.93%) Gradle
7 33 (55.93%) Artifactory
7 33 (55.93%) Red Gate
7 33 (55.93%) NuGet
7 33 (55.93%) Automation Testing
7 33 (55.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (37.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (22.03%) SAN
9 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
10 12 (20.34%) DHCP
10 12 (20.34%) DNS
10 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
11 11 (18.64%) LAN
11 11 (18.64%) WAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Office
2 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (5.08%) CloudFront
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) SAN
2 12 (20.34%) DHCP
2 12 (20.34%) DNS
3 11 (18.64%) LAN
3 11 (18.64%) WAN
4 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.17%) Firewall
6 3 (5.08%) Wireless
6 3 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.08%) IPv6
7 1 (1.69%) VPN
7 1 (1.69%) HTTP
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (61.02%) SSDT
2 5 (8.47%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 38 (64.41%) MSBuild
2 36 (61.02%) Visual Studio
2 36 (61.02%) TeamCity
2 36 (61.02%) Git (software)
2 36 (61.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (55.93%) Maven
3 33 (55.93%) NuGet
3 33 (55.93%) Gradle
3 33 (55.93%) Artifactory
3 33 (55.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (8.47%) JIRA
4 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.47%) NUnit
4 5 (8.47%) CruiseControl
4 5 (8.47%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (55.93%) Release Engineer
1 33 (55.93%) Build Engineer
1 33 (55.93%) Build and Release Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Server Support
4 5 (8.47%) Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Network Support
5 4 (6.78%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Configuration Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (69.49%) .NET
2 36 (61.02%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.47%) WCF
3 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (8.47%) REST
3 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
2 1 (1.69%) Clustering
2 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (37.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
4 9 (15.25%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.08%) Linux
7 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Configuration Management
1 36 (61.02%) Automated Testing
1 36 (61.02%) Release Management
1 36 (61.02%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (55.93%) Automation Testing
3 5 (8.47%) MVC
4 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL
4 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (5.08%) Network Management
4 3 (5.08%) Change Control
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Architecture
6 1 (1.69%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.69%) Project Management
6 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) SQL
2 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.47%) C#
3 5 (8.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) MCSD
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) CCNA
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.08%) SCOrch
3 3 (5.08%) SCOM
3 3 (5.08%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
2 33 (55.93%) Red Gate
3 5 (8.47%) HP
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) CA
6 2 (3.39%) VMware
7 1 (1.69%) F5
7 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) Nortel
7 1 (1.69%) Citrix
7 1 (1.69%) Juniper
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