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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 65 61 110
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +49
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 64 65 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.65% 2.57% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.01% 10.20% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 12
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £228 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £493 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +30.30%
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
533 637 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.08% 25.23% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 302 307
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 124 110
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire +1 18 £381 -16.43% 7
Cambridgeshire +11 13 £245 -24.61% 4
Bedfordshire +13 10 £419 +52.27% 4
Suffolk +9 9 £226 +29.28%
Essex -13 8 £280 -22.75% 3
Norfolk -9 6 £235 -12.96%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (80.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (65.29%) Windows Server
4 62 (51.24%) Active Directory
5 49 (40.50%) VMware
6 44 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 40 (33.06%) SQL
8 34 (28.10%) SQL Server
9 33 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 32 (26.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (23.97%) Citrix
12 27 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
14 23 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (18.18%) DNS
16 21 (17.36%) PowerShell
17 20 (16.53%) Windows 7
18 19 (15.70%) XenApp
18 19 (15.70%) SCCM
18 19 (15.70%) DHCP
18 19 (15.70%) ITIL
19 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
19 18 (14.88%) SQL Server 2012
20 17 (14.05%) SQL Server 2008
20 17 (14.05%) Linux
20 17 (14.05%) Disaster Recovery
21 16 (13.22%) IIS
22 15 (12.40%) TCP/IP
22 15 (12.40%) Cisco
22 15 (12.40%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 27 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (13.22%) IIS
4 14 (11.57%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.79%) Lync
6 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.83%) Apache
9 1 (0.83%) Documentum
9 1 (0.83%) JBoss
9 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.74%) Office 365
2 8 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.18%) DNS
2 19 (15.70%) DHCP
3 15 (12.40%) Firewall
3 15 (12.40%) TCP/IP
4 14 (11.57%) SAN
5 9 (7.44%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (6.61%) NAS
7 7 (5.79%) VoIP
8 6 (4.96%) iSCSI
8 6 (4.96%) WAN
9 4 (3.31%) LAN
10 3 (2.48%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.48%) MPLS
10 3 (2.48%) VPN
10 3 (2.48%) Wireless
11 2 (1.65%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (14.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.65%) FileMaker
7 2 (1.65%) GIS
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.65%) Moq
2 2 (1.65%) MSTest
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (4.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Publishing
3 2 (1.65%) Advertising
3 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.65%) Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Local Government
3 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.83%) Military
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (11.57%) Administrator
3 13 (10.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (7.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 8 (6.61%) DBA
5 8 (6.61%) SQL DBA
6 7 (5.79%) Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.96%) Consultant
7 6 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.13%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.13%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (4.13%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (4.13%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) Web Services
2 6 (4.96%) .NET
3 4 (3.31%) CSS
4 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (1.65%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.65%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.26%) Clustering
3 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) NHS
3 3 (2.48%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.65%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.65%) HP Storage
4 2 (1.65%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.83%) PMI
5 1 (0.83%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (80.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (65.29%) Windows Server
4 32 (26.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (16.53%) Windows 7
6 17 (14.05%) Linux
7 12 (9.92%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.79%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.13%) Unix
9 5 (4.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.83%) Solaris
11 1 (0.83%) SUSE
11 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) ITIL
2 17 (14.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (12.40%) Migration
4 10 (8.26%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (7.44%) Software Licensing
6 6 (4.96%) DevOps
7 5 (4.13%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.13%) Security Patching
7 5 (4.13%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.31%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.31%) Project Management
9 3 (2.48%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.48%) Functional Testing
9 3 (2.48%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.48%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.48%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.48%) Scrum
9 3 (2.48%) Test Planning
9 3 (2.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.06%) SQL
2 21 (17.36%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.79%) VBScript
4 5 (4.13%) VB
5 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.48%) C
7 2 (1.65%) C#
7 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.92%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.44%) MCSA
4 8 (6.61%) MCSE
5 6 (4.96%) Degree
6 5 (4.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (4.13%) VCP5
6 5 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.48%) MCITP
8 3 (2.48%) VCP6
9 2 (1.65%) CCNA
9 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.65%) MCP
10 1 (0.83%) CCNP
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.83%) PMP
10 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 62 (51.24%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.70%) XenApp
4 15 (12.40%) Hyper-V
5 12 (9.92%) vSphere
6 7 (5.79%) VMware ESX
7 6 (4.96%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.48%) Terminal Server
9 3 (2.48%) vCloud
10 2 (1.65%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (15.70%) SCCM
2 10 (8.26%) SCOM
3 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.31%) Puppet
4 4 (3.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.83%) Bacula
6 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.83%) WMI
Vendors
1 49 (40.50%) VMware
2 44 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 29 (23.97%) Citrix
4 15 (12.40%) Cisco
5 8 (6.61%) NetApp
6 7 (5.79%) HP
7 6 (4.96%) Oracle
7 6 (4.96%) Symantec
8 5 (4.13%) Dell
9 4 (3.31%) EMC
9 4 (3.31%) Intel
9 4 (3.31%) Red Gate
10 3 (2.48%) Sophos
11 2 (1.65%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.83%) Adobe
12 1 (0.83%) arcserve
12 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.83%) IBM
12 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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