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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 80 55 79
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 48 84 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.94% 3.04% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.04% 11.31% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 12
Median daily rate £348 £350 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +79.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £186 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% -32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £9.00 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £28.60 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +0.92%
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
597 743 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.13% 26.85% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 377 322
Median daily rate £350 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 100 103
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.54 £34.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -8 18 £270 -32.50% 1
Essex +4 15 £348 +6.92%
Cambridgeshire -10 6 £400 +39.13% 4
Bedfordshire 0 5 £450 +12.50% 3
Suffolk -4 3 £575 +155.55%
Norfolk -1 1 £165 -45.00%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (67.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (58.25%) Windows Server
4 56 (54.37%) Active Directory
5 47 (45.63%) VMware
6 38 (36.89%) Microsoft
7 28 (27.18%) SCCM
8 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (19.42%) Citrix
9 20 (19.42%) ITIL
9 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
9 20 (19.42%) Windows 7
10 19 (18.45%) SQL
10 19 (18.45%) SharePoint
10 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
11 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (14.56%) PowerShell
12 15 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
12 15 (14.56%) Data Centre
13 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
14 13 (12.62%) Finance
14 13 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
15 12 (11.65%) XenApp
15 12 (11.65%) IIS
15 12 (11.65%) .NET
15 12 (11.65%) Windows 8
16 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
16 11 (10.68%) Migration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
1 19 (18.45%) SharePoint
2 15 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.65%) IIS
4 10 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.83%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.94%) Documentum
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.77%) Office 365
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.71%) DNS
2 10 (9.71%) Firewall
2 10 (9.71%) WAN
3 9 (8.74%) DHCP
3 9 (8.74%) SAN
4 7 (6.80%) HTTP
4 7 (6.80%) LAN
5 4 (3.88%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.88%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.91%) MPLS
6 3 (2.91%) VPN
6 3 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.91%) Wireless
7 2 (1.94%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.94%) SSL
7 2 (1.94%) VLAN
8 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.97%) MSI
2 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.94%) Back Office
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (13.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 12 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (11.65%) VMware Engineer
3 11 (10.68%) Consultant
3 11 (10.68%) Server Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Applications Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Applications Support
5 9 (8.74%) Architect
6 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.80%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.83%) Administrator
7 6 (5.83%) DBA
7 6 (5.83%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (5.83%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.85%) Windows Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) .NET
2 8 (7.77%) Classic ASP
3 6 (5.83%) WCF
4 2 (1.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.97%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.83%) Clustering
3 4 (3.88%) NHS
4 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.94%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.94%) Robotics
4 2 (1.94%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.97%) CMDB
5 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.97%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (67.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (58.25%) Windows Server
4 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (19.42%) Windows 7
6 12 (11.65%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.77%) Windows 10
8 7 (6.80%) Linux
8 7 (6.80%) Unix
9 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) ITIL
2 11 (10.68%) Migration
3 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
4 8 (7.77%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (6.80%) Capacity Management
6 6 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.85%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.88%) Functional Testing
8 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.88%) Project Management
8 4 (3.88%) Server Building
9 3 (2.91%) CRM
9 3 (2.91%) High Availability
9 3 (2.91%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.91%) Scrum
9 3 (2.91%) Software Licensing
9 3 (2.91%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.45%) SQL
2 15 (14.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.94%) C#
5 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.97%) C
6 1 (0.97%) Java
6 1 (0.97%) PHP
6 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.80%) MCSA
4 7 (6.80%) MCSE
5 5 (4.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.85%) VCP5
5 5 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.88%) VCP6
7 3 (2.91%) Degree
8 2 (1.94%) MCITP
9 1 (0.97%) CCA
9 1 (0.97%) CCNA
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.97%) MOS
9 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (54.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.65%) XenApp
4 11 (10.68%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.74%) vSphere
6 8 (7.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.88%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.88%) XenServer
8 3 (2.91%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.94%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.94%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.94%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.94%) Xen
10 1 (0.97%) Firmware
10 1 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 28 (27.18%) SCCM
2 8 (7.77%) SCOM
3 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.94%) Puppet
4 2 (1.94%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.94%) WSUS
5 1 (0.97%) Ansible
5 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.97%) Bacula
5 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.97%) vRealize
Vendors
1 47 (45.63%) VMware
2 38 (36.89%) Microsoft
3 20 (19.42%) Citrix
4 9 (8.74%) Cisco
4 9 (8.74%) HP
5 7 (6.80%) Dell
6 6 (5.83%) NetApp
7 5 (4.85%) RedGate
8 4 (3.88%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.91%) Avaya
9 3 (2.91%) Symantec
10 2 (1.94%) Blue Prism
10 2 (1.94%) CommVault
10 2 (1.94%) EMC
10 2 (1.94%) Kofax
10 2 (1.94%) Remedy
11 1 (0.97%) CA
11 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.97%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.97%) Red Hat