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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 79 54 80
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 18 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.12% 2.49% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.90% 10.65% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 5
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£288 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £313 £312
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +1.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.60 £19.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -25.00%
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
305 338 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.05% 23.37% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 146 149
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 63 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £24.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 August 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
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 3 August 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 +1 5 £350 +16.66% 6
Lincolnshire +2 3 £205 - 2
Nottinghamshire -15 3 - - 3
Northamptonshire -6 2 £288 +30.68% 1
Derbyshire -9 2 £305 -6.15% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (68.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (56.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
5 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
5 29 (43.28%) MS Exchange
6 23 (34.33%) VMware
7 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
8 21 (31.34%) Windows 7
9 18 (26.87%) Windows 8
9 18 (26.87%) DNS
10 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
11 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (22.39%) Migration
12 14 (20.90%) SCCM
13 13 (19.40%) DHCP
14 12 (17.91%) Windows XP
14 12 (17.91%) Cisco
15 11 (16.42%) SQL
15 11 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (16.42%) Firewall
16 10 (14.93%) Clustering
16 10 (14.93%) ITIL
16 10 (14.93%) PBX
16 10 (14.93%) Lync
17 9 (13.43%) VoIP
17 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
18 8 (11.94%) IIS
18 8 (11.94%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 29 (43.28%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.93%) Lync
4 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
5 8 (11.94%) IIS
5 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.97%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (4.48%) Moodle
7 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) DNS
2 13 (19.40%) DHCP
3 11 (16.42%) Firewall
4 10 (14.93%) PBX
5 9 (13.43%) VoIP
6 8 (11.94%) SAN
7 7 (10.45%) WAN
8 6 (8.96%) Wireless
8 6 (8.96%) CTI
8 6 (8.96%) LAN
9 5 (7.46%) Internet
9 5 (7.46%) VLAN
10 4 (5.97%) Intranet
10 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.97%) DMZ
10 4 (5.97%) SSL
10 4 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.99%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.99%) IPv4
12 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.49%) DTS
5 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Server Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (7.46%) Migration Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) VoIP Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Senior VoIP Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) IT Support
6 3 (4.48%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) CSS
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) Thin Client
2 5 (7.46%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.46%) HP Storage
3 4 (5.97%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) EPoS
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (68.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (56.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (31.34%) Windows 7
5 18 (26.87%) Windows 8
6 12 (17.91%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.46%) Linux
8 4 (5.97%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.49%) UNIX
10 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.49%) VMS
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Migration
2 11 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (14.93%) ITIL
4 7 (10.45%) Change Management
4 7 (10.45%) Server Building
5 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.97%) Network Management
6 4 (5.97%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.48%) Project Management
8 2 (2.99%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.99%) Logistics
8 2 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.49%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) C#
3 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.46%) MCSE
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) MCSA
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.99%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) MCP
System Software
1 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.45%) vSphere
4 6 (8.96%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.49%) NFS
6 1 (1.49%) XenApp
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) WSUS
3 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.48%) SCOM
4 2 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.33%) VMware
3 12 (17.91%) Cisco
4 7 (10.45%) HP
5 6 (8.96%) Citrix
6 5 (7.46%) Sophos
7 4 (5.97%) Altiris
7 4 (5.97%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.97%) Exinda
8 2 (2.99%) Sun
8 2 (2.99%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.49%) ZyXEL
9 1 (1.49%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.49%) Meraki
9 1 (1.49%) CA
9 1 (1.49%) NetApp
9 1 (1.49%) Apple
9 1 (1.49%) IBM
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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