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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 61 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.10% 2.09% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.71% 7.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +3.12%
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
170 157 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.42% 29.79% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 86 86
Average daily rate £190 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £190 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 45
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 2015. 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 -2 7 - - 3
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) DNS
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
5 10 (47.62%) DHCP
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (38.10%) SCCM
8 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
9 6 (28.57%) VMware
9 6 (28.57%) VPN
10 5 (23.81%) HP
10 5 (23.81%) Citrix
10 5 (23.81%) SAN
10 5 (23.81%) LAN
10 5 (23.81%) WAN
10 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
10 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
11 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
11 4 (19.05%) Symantec
11 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
11 4 (19.05%) Firewall

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
1 10 (47.62%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) VPN
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.76%) IPv6
6 1 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) MSMQ
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
7 4 (19.05%) UNIX
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (9.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSD
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
3 3 (14.29%) Nagios
3 3 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
4 2 (9.52%) WMI
5 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
5 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Symantec
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) Dell
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) McAfee
5 3 (14.29%) Clearswift
6 2 (9.52%) Polycom
6 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
6 2 (9.52%) MobileIron
6 2 (9.52%) Lotus
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.76%) F5