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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 106 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 45 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.46% 1.01% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.47% 3.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £31.64 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.14% +2.50%
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
822 664 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.60% 27.84% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 279 302
Average daily rate £350 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £140 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 128 131
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% -21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +4 14 £238 -42.42% 3
Hertfordshire -21 12 £300 -30.43% 6
Essex -11 9 £433 +53.09% 3
Bedfordshire -14 7 £275 - 5
Suffolk - 2 £563 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £170 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (50.40%) Microsoft
4 50 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 43 (34.40%) SQL
6 40 (32.00%) .NET
7 32 (25.60%) MS Exchange
8 30 (24.00%) Configuration Management
8 30 (24.00%) .NET Framework
8 30 (24.00%) VMware
9 29 (23.20%) TeamCity
9 29 (23.20%) Git (software)
9 29 (23.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (23.20%) MSBuild
10 27 (21.60%) SSDT
10 27 (21.60%) Windows 7
10 27 (21.60%) Release Management
10 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (21.60%) Automated Testing
10 27 (21.60%) Visual Studio
11 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (20.80%) Artifactory
12 25 (20.00%) SAN
12 25 (20.00%) DNS
13 24 (19.20%) Maven
13 24 (19.20%) Gradle
13 24 (19.20%) NuGet
13 24 (19.20%) Red Gate
13 24 (19.20%) Automation Testing
13 24 (19.20%) Octopus Deploy

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 32 (25.60%) MS Exchange
2 23 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (7.20%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.60%) IIS
8 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.60%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.60%) Confluence
8 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.80%) Lync
9 1 (0.80%) CICS
Applications
1 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.20%) MS Office
3 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.40%) CloudFront
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.00%) DNS
1 25 (20.00%) SAN
2 22 (17.60%) DHCP
3 20 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.40%) LAN
4 13 (10.40%) WAN
5 12 (9.60%) Firewall
6 9 (7.20%) VPN
7 5 (4.00%) NAS
8 3 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.40%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.40%) IPv6
8 3 (2.40%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.60%) Wireless
10 1 (0.80%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.80%) MPLS
10 1 (0.80%) Network Security
10 1 (0.80%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.60%) SSDT
2 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.00%) MySQL
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.40%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.80%) IDMS
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.80%) DB2
6 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.80%) MS Access
6 1 (0.80%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 29 (23.20%) TeamCity
1 29 (23.20%) Git (software)
1 29 (23.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 29 (23.20%) MSBuild
2 27 (21.60%) Visual Studio
3 26 (20.80%) Artifactory
4 24 (19.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 24 (19.20%) Maven
4 24 (19.20%) NuGet
4 24 (19.20%) Gradle
5 7 (5.60%) JIRA
6 6 (4.80%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.00%) NUnit
7 5 (4.00%) CruiseControl
7 5 (4.00%) Subversion
8 1 (0.80%) Log4Net
General
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.80%) Games
3 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (19.20%) Release Engineer
1 24 (19.20%) Build Engineer
1 24 (19.20%) Build and Release Engineer
2 15 (12.00%) Analyst
2 15 (12.00%) Support Engineer
2 15 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (10.40%) Support Analyst
4 10 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) Server Support
5 8 (6.40%) Administrator
6 7 (5.60%) Support Specialist
6 7 (5.60%) Consultant
7 6 (4.80%) Architect
7 6 (4.80%) Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Technical Support
7 6 (4.80%) IT Support
8 5 (4.00%) Configuration Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.00%) .NET
2 30 (24.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.60%) Web Services
3 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.80%) REST
5 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.00%) WCF
6 3 (2.40%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.80%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.80%) jQuery
7 1 (0.80%) CSS
7 1 (0.80%) SOAP
7 1 (0.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.20%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.20%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.40%) Replication
3 3 (2.40%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.40%) Clustering
3 3 (2.40%) PKI
3 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.60%) CMDB
4 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.80%) FMCG
5 1 (0.80%) iPhone
5 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.80%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.80%) Online Games
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.80%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (21.60%) Windows 7
4 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (16.80%) Windows 8
6 14 (11.20%) Linux
7 6 (4.80%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.00%) SUSE
8 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.40%) UNIX
10 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.60%) Android
11 1 (0.80%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) Configuration Management
2 27 (21.60%) Automated Testing
2 27 (21.60%) Release Management
2 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (19.20%) Automation Testing
4 11 (8.80%) ITIL
5 8 (6.40%) MVC
6 7 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.80%) Migration
8 5 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.00%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.20%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (3.20%) Project Management
10 3 (2.40%) UML
10 3 (2.40%) Data Management
10 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (2.40%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.40%) Data Architecture
10 3 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.40%) SQL
2 21 (16.80%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.20%) C#
4 5 (4.00%) Java
4 5 (4.00%) Perl
4 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.60%) VB
7 1 (0.80%) VBA
7 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.00%) MCSE
3 5 (4.00%) MCSA
3 5 (4.00%) MCP
3 5 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.20%) VCP5
4 4 (3.20%) CCNA
5 2 (1.60%) Degree
5 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.80%) MCSD
6 1 (0.80%) MCITP
6 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.40%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.00%) vSphere
5 6 (4.80%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.40%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.40%) XenApp
6 3 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.80%) vCloud
7 1 (0.80%) XenServer
7 1 (0.80%) NFS
7 1 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (13.60%) SCCM
2 12 (9.60%) SCOM
3 5 (4.00%) SCVMM
3 5 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.20%) WSUS
4 4 (3.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (2.40%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.60%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.60%) Nagios
6 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.60%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.80%) Puppet
7 1 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.80%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.80%) MOM
7 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (50.40%) Microsoft
2 30 (24.00%) VMware
3 24 (19.20%) Red Gate
4 14 (11.20%) Citrix
5 13 (10.40%) Cisco
6 11 (8.80%) HP
7 6 (4.80%) IBM
8 5 (4.00%) Dell
8 5 (4.00%) CommVault
8 5 (4.00%) Symantec
9 4 (3.20%) Remedy
9 4 (3.20%) McAfee
9 4 (3.20%) NetApp
9 4 (3.20%) Intel
10 3 (2.40%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.40%) Wyse
10 3 (2.40%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.60%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.60%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.60%) F5
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