The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 57 85 95
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 40 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.50% 1.12% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.84% 5.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £294 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% +2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.54% +8.75%
Windows Server 2012
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 East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
369 351 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.06% 21.83% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 170 138
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £80 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 92
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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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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
Leicestershire +11 10 - - 4
Northamptonshire +9 8 £220 - 2
Derbyshire - 8 £325 -
Nottinghamshire +8 7 £400 +77.77% 4
Lincolnshire - 5 £475 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (37.50%) VMware
7 20 (35.71%) Migration
7 20 (35.71%) Citrix
8 19 (33.93%) Hyper-V
9 17 (30.36%) Cisco
10 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 13 (23.21%) DNS
11 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
11 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (17.86%) Office 365
13 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
13 10 (17.86%) SCCM
14 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
14 9 (16.07%) ITIL
14 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (14.29%) SQL
15 8 (14.29%) Linux
15 8 (14.29%) Kerberos
15 8 (14.29%) LDAP
15 8 (14.29%) HP
15 8 (14.29%) PKI
16 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
16 7 (12.50%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
4 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.71%) Apache
5 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
6 4 (7.14%) Lync
7 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.57%) IIS
8 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.79%) Quickr
8 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) CATIA
2 1 (1.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Office 365
2 4 (7.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 8 (14.29%) LDAP
2 8 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 6 (10.71%) WAN
3 6 (10.71%) Internet
3 6 (10.71%) VLAN
4 5 (8.93%) IPsec
4 5 (8.93%) Firewall
4 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.93%) DHCP
4 5 (8.93%) LAN
5 3 (5.36%) VPN
5 3 (5.36%) SAN
6 2 (3.57%) Intranet
6 2 (3.57%) SSL
6 2 (3.57%) VoIP
6 2 (3.57%) SNMP
7 1 (1.79%) GSM
7 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MySQL
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.36%) Local Government
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.71%) Administrator
3 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (10.71%) Server Support
4 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Server Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Active Directory Specialist
5 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) ADSI
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) PKI
2 5 (8.93%) Clustering
2 5 (8.93%) Open Source
3 4 (7.14%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) FMCG
5 1 (1.79%) iSeries
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.29%) Linux
6 7 (12.50%) UNIX
7 6 (10.71%) CentOS
8 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Migration
2 9 (16.07%) ITIL
3 7 (12.50%) Project Management
4 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.57%) Logistics
8 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.79%) Network Design
9 1 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) MCSE
2 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) MCP
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.79%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) COBIT
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.93%) Hyper-V
3 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.50%) XenServer
5 5 (8.93%) XenApp
6 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.57%) vSphere
7 2 (3.57%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.79%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) SCOM
2 4 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.57%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (37.50%) VMware
3 20 (35.71%) Citrix
4 17 (30.36%) Cisco
5 8 (14.29%) HP
6 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.93%) NetApp
8 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
8 4 (7.14%) Google
9 2 (3.57%) IBM
10 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.79%) McAfee
10 1 (1.79%) Sophos
10 1 (1.79%) Websense
10 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.79%) Veeam
10 1 (1.79%) F5
10 1 (1.79%) Lotus