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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 53 36 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 21 39 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.57% 4.81% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.01% 16.25% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £233 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £312
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.46 £19.70 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -24.23%
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
233 240 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.48% 29.59% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 114 61
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £436 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 43
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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 -10 10 £313 +44.50% 2
Peterborough +9 7 £450 +87.50% 1
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
3 32 (68.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (57.45%) MS Exchange
6 25 (53.19%) VMware
7 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
9 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
9 18 (38.30%) Windows 7
10 17 (36.17%) Cisco
11 16 (34.04%) SAN
11 16 (34.04%) Hyper-V
12 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (31.91%) HP
13 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (27.66%) Citrix
15 12 (25.53%) Firewall
15 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (23.40%) Migration
16 11 (23.40%) LAN
16 11 (23.40%) WAN
16 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
16 11 (23.40%) Change Control
17 10 (21.28%) MCSE
17 10 (21.28%) Wireless
18 9 (19.15%) DHCP
18 9 (19.15%) SCCM
18 9 (19.15%) Capacity Planning

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (57.45%) MS Exchange
2 23 (48.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
5 7 (14.89%) IIS
6 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (6.38%) Lync
8 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) SAN
2 12 (25.53%) Firewall
3 11 (23.40%) LAN
3 11 (23.40%) WAN
4 10 (21.28%) Wireless
5 9 (19.15%) DHCP
6 8 (17.02%) DNS
7 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.64%) VLAN
8 4 (8.51%) VPN
9 2 (4.26%) Network Security
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.26%) Intranet
9 2 (4.26%) WebEx
10 1 (2.13%) LDAP
10 1 (2.13%) Internet
10 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (2.13%) IPv4
10 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) IT Support
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) HP Storage
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) iPhone
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) iPad
4 2 (4.26%) EPoS
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Life Science
5 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (68.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (38.30%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.89%) Linux
6 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.26%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (4.26%) Android
10 1 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Migration
1 11 (23.40%) Change Control
2 9 (19.15%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (17.02%) Network Management
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL
5 5 (10.64%) Change Management
6 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) CRM
7 3 (6.38%) CAD
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.26%) Content Management
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.26%) ERP
9 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.28%) MCSE
3 5 (10.64%) CCNA
3 5 (10.64%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.38%) MCP
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.04%) Hyper-V
3 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.77%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.38%) Terminal Server
6 3 (6.38%) XenApp
6 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) SCCM
2 8 (17.02%) ARCserve
3 3 (6.38%) SCOM
4 2 (4.26%) DameWare
5 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
5 1 (2.13%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) VMware
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) Cisco
4 15 (31.91%) HP
5 13 (27.66%) Citrix
6 8 (17.02%) CA
7 3 (6.38%) Mapinfo
7 3 (6.38%) Remedy
7 3 (6.38%) Sophos
7 3 (6.38%) Wyse
7 3 (6.38%) Dell
7 3 (6.38%) EMC
7 3 (6.38%) Adobe
7 3 (6.38%) MobileIron
7 3 (6.38%) Google
8 2 (4.26%) LANDesk
8 2 (4.26%) BMC
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) Juniper
8 2 (4.26%) Symantec