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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 60 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 41 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.49% 1.01% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 4.53% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 1
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£293 £193 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.94% -18.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.63 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +15.19%
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
369 331 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.43% 22.29% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 123 79
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £110 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 81 66
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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
Leicestershire +11 14 £375 +25.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -1 13 £275 +150.00% 2
Lincolnshire +6 6 £188 - 3
Derbyshire 0 4 £305 - 3
Northamptonshire +3 3 £325 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (67.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (52.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
6 30 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 26 (37.14%) VMware
8 24 (34.29%) SQL Server
9 19 (27.14%) DNS
10 18 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (24.29%) Hyper-V
11 17 (24.29%) Windows 7
11 17 (24.29%) Migration
12 15 (21.43%) Clustering
13 14 (20.00%) SQL
13 14 (20.00%) SCCM
13 14 (20.00%) Windows 8
14 12 (17.14%) Cisco
15 11 (15.71%) DHCP
15 11 (15.71%) Lync
15 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
16 10 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (12.86%) PBX
17 9 (12.86%) VoIP
17 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (11.43%) Citrix
18 8 (11.43%) WAN
18 8 (11.43%) ITIL
18 8 (11.43%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 30 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 18 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.71%) Lync
4 7 (10.00%) IIS
5 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (4.29%) NetWeaver
6 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.29%) Moodle
7 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Office 365
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) DNS
2 11 (15.71%) DHCP
3 9 (12.86%) PBX
3 9 (12.86%) VoIP
4 8 (11.43%) WAN
4 8 (11.43%) Firewall
5 7 (10.00%) LAN
5 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.57%) SAN
6 6 (8.57%) CTI
7 5 (7.14%) Internet
7 5 (7.14%) SSL
8 4 (5.71%) VLAN
8 4 (5.71%) Wireless
8 4 (5.71%) DMZ
9 3 (4.29%) Intranet
9 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.29%) SAP HANA
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) DTS
7 1 (1.43%) DB2
7 1 (1.43%) MySQL
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.43%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Law
2 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Senior VoIP Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Consultant
5 4 (5.71%) Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) CSS
2 2 (2.86%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) ADSI
3 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.43%) AS400
4 1 (1.43%) EPoS
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (67.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (52.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (24.29%) Windows 7
5 14 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 4 (5.71%) Linux
9 3 (4.29%) UNIX
10 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Migration
2 10 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (11.43%) ITIL
4 7 (10.00%) Change Management
5 5 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.71%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.86%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (2.86%) Network Management
8 2 (2.86%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (1.43%) ITSM
9 1 (1.43%) PDM
9 1 (1.43%) Validation
9 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.43%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) C#
3 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.14%) MCSE
2 5 (7.14%) MCITP
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) MCP
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.43%) MCTS
4 1 (1.43%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.29%) Hyper-V
3 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.86%) XenApp
5 2 (2.86%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.86%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.43%) NFS
6 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) WSUS
3 4 (5.71%) SCOM
3 4 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.14%) VMware
3 12 (17.14%) Cisco
4 8 (11.43%) Citrix
5 5 (7.14%) Sophos
5 5 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (4.29%) SAP
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle
6 3 (4.29%) LANDesk
6 3 (4.29%) Altiris
6 3 (4.29%) Riverbed
6 3 (4.29%) Exinda
7 2 (2.86%) IBM
7 2 (2.86%) Sun
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec
8 1 (1.43%) NetApp
8 1 (1.43%) Apple
8 1 (1.43%) Dell
8 1 (1.43%) EMC
8 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
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