The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 66 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 52 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.12% 0.69% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.01% 2.89% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 0
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£380 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £13.36
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +31.03%
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
577 622 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.53% 23.91% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 292 232
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 93 116
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the East of England region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the East of England region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Hertfordshire +27 28 £475 +35.71% 12
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £104 -68.00% 4
Essex +10 5 £385 +16.66% 4
Suffolk - 3 £175 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £275 - 2
Norfolk - 2 £365 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (71.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (54.72%) VMware
3 58 (54.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (50.94%) Active Directory
5 49 (46.23%) Microsoft
6 45 (42.45%) Citrix
7 40 (37.74%) MS Exchange
8 32 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (28.30%) Hyper-V
9 30 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 29 (27.36%) HP
11 23 (21.70%) DNS
11 23 (21.70%) Linux
12 21 (19.81%) SCCM
13 20 (18.87%) SQL
14 19 (17.92%) XenApp
15 18 (16.98%) PowerShell
15 18 (16.98%) ITIL
15 18 (16.98%) DHCP
15 18 (16.98%) Dell
16 17 (16.04%) Cisco
16 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
17 16 (15.09%) MCSE
17 16 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2013
18 15 (14.15%) SAN
18 15 (14.15%) Project Management
18 15 (14.15%) Clustering
19 14 (13.21%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 40 (37.74%) MS Exchange
2 30 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.43%) Lync
5 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.72%) IBM Notes
7 5 (4.72%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.89%) Apache
9 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.89%) IIS
10 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.26%) MS Office
3 6 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.94%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Office 365
2 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.70%) DNS
2 18 (16.98%) DHCP
3 15 (14.15%) SAN
4 10 (9.43%) VPN
5 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.66%) LAN
6 6 (5.66%) NetScaler
7 5 (4.72%) WAN
7 5 (4.72%) Firewall
8 4 (3.77%) NAS
9 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.83%) LDAP
9 3 (2.83%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.89%) SSH
10 2 (1.89%) Network Security
11 1 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.94%) Wireless
11 1 (0.94%) Intranet
11 1 (0.94%) MPLS
11 1 (0.94%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.94%) MSI
1 1 (0.94%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (2.83%) Games
2 2 (1.89%) Finance
3 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (19.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (13.21%) Analyst
3 11 (10.38%) Administrator
3 11 (10.38%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Consultant
5 8 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Data Centre Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Server Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.66%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Support Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Project Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) .NET
2 3 (2.83%) SOAP
2 3 (2.83%) Web Services
2 3 (2.83%) MSMQ
2 3 (2.83%) REST
3 2 (1.89%) J2EE
4 1 (0.94%) CSS
4 1 (0.94%) XML
4 1 (0.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.94%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.94%) jQuery
4 1 (0.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Clustering
2 7 (6.60%) Replication
3 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.77%) CLARiiON
5 4 (3.77%) Symmetrix
5 4 (3.77%) EMC Centera
5 4 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.77%) Celerra
5 4 (3.77%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (2.83%) iPad
6 3 (2.83%) Online Games
6 3 (2.83%) iPhone
6 3 (2.83%) PKI
6 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (71.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (54.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (21.70%) Linux
5 11 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (9.43%) Windows 7
7 8 (7.55%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.66%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (4.72%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.77%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.77%) Android
10 4 (3.77%) CentOS
10 4 (3.77%) UNIX
10 4 (3.77%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.77%) VMS
11 2 (1.89%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.89%) Solaris
12 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) ITIL
2 15 (14.15%) Project Management
3 12 (11.32%) Migration
4 7 (6.60%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (5.66%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (5.66%) Change Management
6 5 (4.72%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.72%) Network Design
7 4 (3.77%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.77%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.83%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.83%) SOA
8 3 (2.83%) CAD
8 3 (2.83%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.83%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.89%) Change Control
9 2 (1.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.87%) SQL
2 18 (16.98%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.77%) VBScript
4 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) Java
5 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.94%) VB
5 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.09%) MCSE
3 10 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (6.60%) CCNA
4 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.66%) MCITP
6 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.83%) MCP
8 2 (1.89%) HNC
8 2 (1.89%) Degree
9 1 (0.94%) HND
9 1 (0.94%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 32 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (28.30%) Hyper-V
4 19 (17.92%) XenApp
5 10 (9.43%) XenDesktop
5 10 (9.43%) VMware ESX
6 9 (8.49%) vSphere
7 8 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (6.60%) vCloud
8 7 (6.60%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.83%) NFS
9 3 (2.83%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.94%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (19.81%) SCCM
2 14 (13.21%) SCOM
3 6 (5.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (4.72%) Puppet
5 4 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (3.77%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.83%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.83%) Nagios
7 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.89%) WMI
7 2 (1.89%) WSUS
8 1 (0.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 58 (54.72%) VMware
2 49 (46.23%) Microsoft
3 45 (42.45%) Citrix
4 29 (27.36%) HP
5 18 (16.98%) Dell
6 17 (16.04%) Cisco
7 11 (10.38%) 3PAR
7 11 (10.38%) Symantec
8 9 (8.49%) Brocade
9 8 (7.55%) NetApp
9 8 (7.55%) Red Hat
10 7 (6.60%) Lotus
11 5 (4.72%) Sophos
12 4 (3.77%) Oracle
12 4 (3.77%) Wyse
12 4 (3.77%) Adobe
12 4 (3.77%) EMC
12 4 (3.77%) MobileIron
13 3 (2.83%) Google
13 3 (2.83%) Apple
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