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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 54 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 76 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.87% 1.07% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.67% 4.84% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £168 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £363 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £19.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.63%
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
651 682 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.58% 22.19% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 301 220
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 86 117
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £38.05 £37.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +33 39 £400 +81.81% 9
Cambridgeshire +8 21 £225 - 12
Essex +6 6 £300 -9.09% 5
Norfolk +7 5 £350 -
Suffolk - 3 £225 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 2 - - 3
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (59.56%) Active Directory
4 80 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 68 (50.00%) VMware
6 55 (40.44%) Citrix
7 54 (39.71%) Microsoft
8 52 (38.24%) MS Exchange
9 41 (30.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 36 (26.47%) Hyper-V
11 35 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (24.26%) HP
13 23 (16.91%) DNS
13 23 (16.91%) ITIL
13 23 (16.91%) XenApp
14 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (14.71%) Cisco
16 19 (13.97%) Dell
16 19 (13.97%) DHCP
16 19 (13.97%) Linux
16 19 (13.97%) MCSE
16 19 (13.97%) PowerShell
16 19 (13.97%) SCCM
17 18 (13.24%) SQL
17 18 (13.24%) Project Management
18 17 (12.50%) SAN
18 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 17 (12.50%) Windows 7
19 16 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
19 16 (11.76%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 52 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 41 (30.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (10.29%) Lync
5 13 (9.56%) IIS
6 11 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.88%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (2.21%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.47%) Apache
10 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (11.03%) MS Office
2 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.47%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Office 365
2 7 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.91%) DNS
2 19 (13.97%) DHCP
3 17 (12.50%) SAN
4 11 (8.09%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.62%) Firewall
6 7 (5.15%) LAN
7 6 (4.41%) WAN
7 6 (4.41%) VPN
8 5 (3.68%) NAS
9 4 (2.94%) Wireless
10 3 (2.21%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.47%) WebEx
11 2 (1.47%) LDAP
11 2 (1.47%) SSH
11 2 (1.47%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.47%) Network Security
11 2 (1.47%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.47%) Intranet
11 2 (1.47%) Internet
12 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.21%) MySQL
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MSI
1 1 (0.74%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (1.47%) Games
1 2 (1.47%) Retail
2 1 (0.74%) Local Government
2 1 (0.74%) Banking
2 1 (0.74%) Finance
2 1 (0.74%) Legal
2 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (14.71%) Analyst
3 16 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 15 (11.03%) Administrator
5 11 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.35%) Consultant
7 9 (6.62%) Data Centre Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Server Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) Server Administrator
11 5 (3.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) Web Services
1 8 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (1.47%) J2EE
2 2 (1.47%) SOAP
2 2 (1.47%) REST
3 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.74%) XML
3 1 (0.74%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Clustering
2 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.94%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (2.94%) Replication
3 4 (2.94%) CLARiiON
3 4 (2.94%) Symmetrix
3 4 (2.94%) EMC Centera
3 4 (2.94%) Celerra
4 3 (2.21%) iPhone
4 3 (2.21%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.21%) iPad
5 2 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.47%) Online Games
5 2 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 136 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (13.97%) Linux
5 17 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.62%) Windows 2000 Server
6 9 (6.62%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.88%) Android
7 8 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.68%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.94%) CentOS
10 4 (2.94%) VMS
11 3 (2.21%) UNIX
11 3 (2.21%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.47%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (1.47%) FreeBSD
12 2 (1.47%) Solaris
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.91%) ITIL
2 18 (13.24%) Project Management
3 16 (11.76%) Migration
4 10 (7.35%) Change Control
5 9 (6.62%) Change Management
6 8 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.15%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.41%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.68%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.94%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.94%) Risk Management
11 3 (2.21%) CAD
11 3 (2.21%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.21%) Network Design
11 3 (2.21%) Network Load Balancing
12 2 (1.47%) Resource Management
12 2 (1.47%) Data Protection
12 2 (1.47%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) PowerShell
2 18 (13.24%) SQL
3 3 (2.21%) VBScript
3 3 (2.21%) Java
4 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.47%) VB
4 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.97%) MCSE
3 11 (8.09%) CCNA
3 11 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (5.15%) MCITP
6 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.68%) HNC
8 3 (2.21%) MCP
8 3 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.21%) Degree
8 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.74%) HND
9 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.74%) GxP
System Software
1 81 (59.56%) Active Directory
2 36 (26.47%) Hyper-V
3 35 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (16.91%) XenApp
5 15 (11.03%) VMware ESX
6 10 (7.35%) XenDesktop
6 10 (7.35%) vSphere
7 8 (5.88%) Terminal Services
8 7 (5.15%) vCloud
9 6 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.94%) XenServer
10 4 (2.94%) Terminal Server
11 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.47%) NFS
13 1 (0.74%) Samba
13 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.74%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 19 (13.97%) SCCM
2 13 (9.56%) SCOM
3 8 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (2.94%) Puppet
4 4 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.47%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.47%) WMI
5 2 (1.47%) WSUS
5 2 (1.47%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.47%) DameWare
5 2 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.74%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.74%) OpenView
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 68 (50.00%) VMware
2 55 (40.44%) Citrix
3 54 (39.71%) Microsoft
4 33 (24.26%) HP
5 20 (14.71%) Cisco
6 19 (13.97%) Dell
7 13 (9.56%) Symantec
8 11 (8.09%) 3PAR
9 9 (6.62%) Brocade
9 9 (6.62%) NetApp
10 6 (4.41%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.41%) Apple
10 6 (4.41%) EMC
11 5 (3.68%) Lotus
12 4 (2.94%) Sophos
12 4 (2.94%) Adobe
12 4 (2.94%) Oracle
13 3 (2.21%) CA
13 3 (2.21%) Remedy
13 3 (2.21%) Wyse
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