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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 56 68 112
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +44
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 95 76 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.16% 2.62% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.16% 9.73% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 4
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£350 £213 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -47.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -25.96%
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
781 781 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.02% 26.91% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 374 234
Average daily rate £330 £270 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 124 110
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +6 37 £410 +38.98% 10
Cambridgeshire -16 27 £311 +55.62% 5
Essex -4 13 £356 +39.70% 3
Bedfordshire +6 8 £369 +84.37% 4
Norfolk +6 8 £195 -2.50% 1
Suffolk - 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Windows
2 123 (77.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (62.03%) Active Directory
4 87 (55.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (51.27%) VMware
6 66 (41.77%) Microsoft
7 65 (41.14%) Citrix
8 49 (31.01%) MS Exchange
9 48 (30.38%) Hyper-V
10 40 (25.32%) DNS
11 37 (23.42%) HP
11 37 (23.42%) SQL Server
12 36 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 35 (22.15%) SCCM
13 35 (22.15%) Cisco
13 35 (22.15%) DHCP
14 34 (21.52%) Windows 7
15 32 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (18.99%) SAN
17 29 (18.35%) ITIL
18 27 (17.09%) XenApp
19 25 (15.82%) Data Centre
19 25 (15.82%) MCSE
19 25 (15.82%) Firewall
20 24 (15.19%) SCOM
20 24 (15.19%) TCP/IP
21 23 (14.56%) Dell
22 21 (13.29%) Project Management
22 21 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (31.01%) MS Exchange
2 36 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (12.66%) IIS
5 16 (10.13%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.06%) Lync
7 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.90%) Apache
11 2 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (10.13%) MS Office
2 8 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.27%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Office 365
2 7 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.32%) DNS
2 35 (22.15%) DHCP
3 30 (18.99%) SAN
4 25 (15.82%) Firewall
5 24 (15.19%) TCP/IP
6 13 (8.23%) LAN
6 13 (8.23%) WAN
7 11 (6.96%) VLAN
8 9 (5.70%) Wireless
9 7 (4.43%) NAS
10 6 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.80%) VPN
11 5 (3.16%) IPv4
12 4 (2.53%) Network Security
13 3 (1.90%) HTTPS
14 2 (1.27%) Intranet
14 2 (1.27%) Internet
14 2 (1.27%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (1.27%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.53%) MySQL
5 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.63%) Subversion
1 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (7.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.16%) Legal
3 4 (2.53%) Retail
4 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Local Government
5 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (20.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (17.09%) Analyst
3 16 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (10.13%) Support Engineer
4 13 (8.23%) Support Analyst
4 13 (8.23%) Desktop Support
4 13 (8.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (6.96%) Administrator
6 7 (4.43%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (4.43%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (3.80%) Server Administrator
7 6 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (3.80%) Architect
7 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Technician
8 5 (3.16%) Data Centre Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.43%) Web Services
1 7 (4.43%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.33%) HP Storage
3 8 (5.06%) Replication
4 7 (4.43%) Clustering
5 6 (3.80%) iPhone
6 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.16%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.16%) CLARiiON
6 5 (3.16%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (2.53%) Symmetrix
7 4 (2.53%) EMC Centera
7 4 (2.53%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.53%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.53%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.53%) Symmetrix DMX
7 4 (2.53%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.53%) Celerra
8 3 (1.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 158 (100.00%) Windows
2 123 (77.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (55.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (21.52%) Windows 7
5 20 (12.66%) Windows XP
6 16 (10.13%) Android
7 15 (9.49%) Windows 8
8 14 (8.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 13 (8.23%) Linux
10 2 (1.27%) UNIX
10 2 (1.27%) Solaris
10 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.27%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.63%) Debian
11 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.35%) ITIL
2 21 (13.29%) Project Management
3 18 (11.39%) Migration
4 17 (10.76%) Change Control
5 13 (8.23%) Change Management
6 12 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (5.70%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.06%) Network Management
8 8 (5.06%) Server Building
9 6 (3.80%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.80%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.16%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.53%) Risk Management
11 4 (2.53%) Build Automation
11 4 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (1.90%) Mentoring
12 3 (1.90%) CAD
12 3 (1.90%) Configuration Management
12 3 (1.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.66%) PowerShell
2 19 (12.03%) SQL
3 5 (3.16%) Java
4 3 (1.90%) C#
5 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.27%) VB
6 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.63%) Python
6 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.63%) Perl
6 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (15.82%) MCSE
3 16 (10.13%) CCNA
3 16 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.16%) MCITP
5 5 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.16%) HNC
5 5 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.53%) MCSA
7 3 (1.90%) MCP
7 3 (1.90%) Degree
8 2 (1.27%) VCP4
8 2 (1.27%) VCP5
9 1 (0.63%) VCAP
9 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.63%) RHCE
9 1 (0.63%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.63%) GxP
System Software
1 98 (62.03%) Active Directory
2 48 (30.38%) Hyper-V
3 36 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (17.09%) XenApp
5 19 (12.03%) VMware ESX
6 15 (9.49%) Terminal Services
6 15 (9.49%) vSphere
7 10 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.80%) Terminal Server
9 4 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.53%) XenServer
10 3 (1.90%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.27%) vCloud
11 2 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.27%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.63%) Samba
12 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 35 (22.15%) SCCM
2 24 (15.19%) SCOM
3 12 (7.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (4.43%) ARCserve
5 5 (3.16%) Puppet
6 3 (1.90%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.90%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.90%) WSUS
7 2 (1.27%) DameWare
7 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.63%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 81 (51.27%) VMware
2 66 (41.77%) Microsoft
3 65 (41.14%) Citrix
4 37 (23.42%) HP
5 35 (22.15%) Cisco
6 23 (14.56%) Dell
7 18 (11.39%) Symantec
8 11 (6.96%) NetApp
9 10 (6.33%) Apple
10 9 (5.70%) EMC
11 7 (4.43%) Oracle
11 7 (4.43%) CA
11 7 (4.43%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.16%) Veeam
12 5 (3.16%) Sophos
13 4 (2.53%) Wyse
13 4 (2.53%) Brocade
13 4 (2.53%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.90%) MobileIron
14 3 (1.90%) Google
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