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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 41 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.20% 1.66% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.82% 7.55% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate £245 £104 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.57% -68.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £104 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £281 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £11.74 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+411.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
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
110 159 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.58% 21.99% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 75 86
Average daily rate £275 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £104 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.55 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Peterborough +18 7 £255 +145.19%
Cambridge -10 4 £165 - 2
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (52.00%) VMware
5 10 (40.00%) Linux
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (24.00%) WAN
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (16.00%) SCCM
10 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
10 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) SAN
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (16.00%) HP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) Documentum
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) Wireless
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) FileMaker
4 2 (8.00%) GIS
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) DBA
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.00%) IT Technical Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) HP Storage
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) Unix
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (12.00%) MCSA
4 3 (12.00%) VCP5
4 3 (12.00%) VCP6
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Adobe
7 1 (4.00%) arcserve
7 1 (4.00%) CA
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle