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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 89 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.15% 1.36% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.91% 8.00% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 15
Median daily rate £375 £250 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £174 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £281 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -31.37%
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
275 275 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.65% 16.98% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 113 158
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £465 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 57 55
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £10.50 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £19.08 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +10 7 £288 - 2
Nottinghamshire -9 3 £384 +139.84% 3
Leicestershire -12 3 £375 +42.85% 1
Lincolnshire -10 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire -4 1 £163 -35.00% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 22 (52.38%) VMware
4 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
5 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
7 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (26.19%) SAN
7 11 (26.19%) Citrix
7 11 (26.19%) HP
7 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
8 9 (21.43%) Office 365
9 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (19.05%) XenApp
9 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 8 (19.05%) vSphere
9 8 (19.05%) Firewall
9 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 8 (19.05%) SQL
10 7 (16.67%) LAN
10 7 (16.67%) WAN
10 7 (16.67%) ITIL
10 7 (16.67%) Cisco
10 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
10 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.76%) IIS
6 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.38%) CMS
7 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.14%) IaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) SAN
2 8 (19.05%) Firewall
3 7 (16.67%) LAN
3 7 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) Network Security
5 2 (4.76%) Skype
5 2 (4.76%) Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
6 1 (2.38%) Intranet
6 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.38%) NAS
6 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.38%) SMTP
6 1 (2.38%) VLAN
6 1 (2.38%) VoIP
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.14%) Network Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) HP Storage
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
3 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Windows Server
2 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.76%) Linux
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) High Availability
4 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.76%) Change Control
5 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Network Management
5 2 (4.76%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.38%) Information Security
6 1 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) CCNP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
4 8 (19.05%) vSphere
4 8 (19.05%) XenApp
5 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.76%) Firmware
7 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) VMware
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix
3 11 (26.19%) HP
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco
5 6 (14.29%) NetApp
6 4 (9.52%) Intel Security
6 4 (9.52%) Lumension
7 3 (7.14%) Apple
7 3 (7.14%) Brocade
8 2 (4.76%) arcserve
8 2 (4.76%) CA
8 2 (4.76%) Dell
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) Intel
9 1 (2.38%) Proofpoint
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) Veeam