The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 86 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% 0.15% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £125 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.46 -
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
342 278 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.20% 21.53% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 99 119
Average daily rate £245 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 57 50
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £27.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £125 -47.36% 3
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) Dell
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (28.57%) SCOM
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) VB
8 2 (14.29%) C#

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) PBX
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Server Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Contact Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VB
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) HP ASE
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) CCA
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Tableau
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) Altiris
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