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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 59 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 32 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.92% 0.65% 0.068%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 2.68% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.21% -11.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -17.50%
Windows Server 2012
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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
360 373 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.58% 24.35% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 197 121
Average daily rate £318 £251 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.49% -19.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £80 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 57 82
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 27 November 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 27 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire +14 11 £195 -40.00% 1
Derbyshire - 9 £238 - 1
Leicestershire +13 8 - - 3
Northamptonshire -10 4 £315 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £100 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (69.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (60.56%) Microsoft
4 42 (59.15%) Active Directory
5 33 (46.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (33.80%) VMware
7 21 (29.58%) Migration
7 21 (29.58%) DNS
8 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
9 19 (26.76%) Hyper-V
10 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (23.94%) Cisco
12 16 (22.54%) Citrix
13 15 (21.13%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
15 12 (16.90%) Linux
16 11 (15.49%) UNIX
16 11 (15.49%) SQL
16 11 (15.49%) Internet
16 11 (15.49%) SCCM
17 10 (14.08%) SCOM
17 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
17 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
17 10 (14.08%) ITIL
18 9 (12.68%) MCSE
18 9 (12.68%) LDAP
18 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2007
18 9 (12.68%) Lync
18 9 (12.68%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (12.68%) Lync
4 7 (9.86%) Apache
4 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.63%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.82%) IIS
9 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.41%) Quickr
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.58%) DNS
2 11 (15.49%) Internet
3 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.68%) LDAP
5 8 (11.27%) VLAN
5 8 (11.27%) IPsec
5 8 (11.27%) DHCP
5 8 (11.27%) Kerberos
6 6 (8.45%) Firewall
6 6 (8.45%) WAN
7 5 (7.04%) ADSL
7 5 (7.04%) Broadband
7 5 (7.04%) VPN
8 4 (5.63%) DMVPN
8 4 (5.63%) HTTPS
8 4 (5.63%) SSL
8 4 (5.63%) SAN
8 4 (5.63%) LAN
9 3 (4.23%) VoIP
10 2 (2.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) MySQL
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Local Government
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (12.68%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.86%) Server Support
5 6 (8.45%) Server Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Active Directory Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Server Support Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) ADSI
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) PKI
2 6 (8.45%) Clustering
3 5 (7.04%) Open Source
4 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.63%) NHS
5 2 (2.82%) FMCG
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (69.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (46.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.90%) Linux
5 11 (15.49%) UNIX
6 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
6 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.45%) CentOS
8 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000
10 3 (4.23%) Solaris
10 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Migration
2 10 (14.08%) ITIL
3 6 (8.45%) Project Management
4 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.82%) Logistics
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.41%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.41%) ETL
8 1 (1.41%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.41%) Network Design
8 1 (1.41%) ITSM
8 1 (1.41%) CAD
8 1 (1.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.68%) MCSE
3 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.04%) MCP
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) MCITP
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.41%) COBIT
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 42 (59.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.76%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.27%) XenServer
5 4 (5.63%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (5.63%) ISA Server
6 3 (4.23%) XenApp
6 3 (4.23%) vSphere
7 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.82%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) SCCM
2 10 (14.08%) SCOM
3 7 (9.86%) WSUS
4 4 (5.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.41%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (60.56%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.80%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Cisco
4 16 (22.54%) Citrix
5 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
6 8 (11.27%) NetApp
7 7 (9.86%) HP
8 6 (8.45%) ServiceNow
9 5 (7.04%) EMC
10 4 (5.63%) Google
11 3 (4.23%) Oracle
12 2 (2.82%) IBM
12 2 (2.82%) Dell
13 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.41%) Nokia
13 1 (1.41%) Lotus
13 1 (1.41%) McAfee
13 1 (1.41%) Sophos
13 1 (1.41%) Websense
13 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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