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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / East of England
Rank 83 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 44 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.07% 2.53% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.54% 10.89% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 28
Median daily rate £344 £331 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £160 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £438 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.88 £42.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.35% +142.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -13.33%

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
515 551 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.24% 23.28% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 273 339
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £146 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 127 131
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.56 £40.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 22 January 2017.

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +6 16 £600 +133.00% 5
Hertfordshire -4 9 £313 -13.79% 6
Essex -1 7 £300 +93.54% 3
Suffolk -13 6 £313 +19.04%
Bedfordshire +5 5 £375 -3.22% 6
Norfolk +4 1 £215 +38.70%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (67.53%) Windows Server
3 51 (66.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
5 46 (59.74%) Active Directory
6 38 (49.35%) VMware
7 30 (38.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (29.87%) MS Excel
9 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 21 (27.27%) Citrix
11 19 (24.68%) Firewall
12 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
13 16 (20.78%) DNS
13 16 (20.78%) Linux
13 16 (20.78%) Hyper-V
14 15 (19.48%) Finance
15 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (18.18%) SQL
15 14 (18.18%) DHCP
15 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
16 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
16 13 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
17 12 (15.58%) vSphere
18 11 (14.29%) SCCM
18 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 11 (14.29%) Windows XP
19 10 (12.99%) Cisco
19 10 (12.99%) Office 365

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 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.69%) IIS
4 7 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.19%) IBM Notes
6 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) OpenEdge
7 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (29.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Office 365
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.49%) Mimecast
4 3 (3.90%) SaaS
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.30%) IaaS
6 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) Firewall
2 16 (20.78%) DNS
3 14 (18.18%) DHCP
4 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.09%) SAN
6 5 (6.49%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.49%) Wireless
7 4 (5.19%) VLAN
8 3 (3.90%) LAN
8 3 (3.90%) VoIP
9 2 (2.60%) ADSL
9 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.60%) NAS
9 2 (2.60%) SMTP
9 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.60%) VPN
9 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.60%) WLAN
10 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Front Office
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Consultant
2 12 (15.58%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Architect
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.49%) Azure Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Office 365 Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) System Design Authority
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.49%) VMware Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.19%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) .NET
1 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.30%) Java EE
1 1 (1.30%) Middleware
1 1 (1.30%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.79%) Clustering
4 4 (5.19%) PKI
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Life Science
6 2 (2.60%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.30%) CCTV
7 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.30%) NHS
7 1 (1.30%) Replication
7 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (67.53%) Windows Server
3 51 (66.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (38.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (20.78%) Linux
6 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
7 11 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (10.39%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.90%) Unix
10 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.60%) Solaris
11 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.39%) ITIL
1 8 (10.39%) Migration
2 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
2 6 (7.79%) PRINCE
2 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
2 6 (7.79%) Project Management
2 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
2 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (6.49%) Requirements Management
3 5 (6.49%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (5.19%) Identity Management
5 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.60%) Change Management
6 2 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.60%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.60%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 14 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) C
3 2 (2.60%) Java
3 2 (2.60%) VBA
3 2 (2.60%) VBScript
4 1 (1.30%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.69%) MCSE
4 8 (10.39%) Degree
5 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 7 (9.09%) MCITP
6 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.49%) MCSA
6 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.19%) CCNA
7 4 (5.19%) CCNP
7 4 (5.19%) MOS
8 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.60%) MCTS
8 2 (2.60%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.30%) CCIP
9 1 (1.30%) CCSP
9 1 (1.30%) MCP
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (59.74%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (20.78%) Hyper-V
4 12 (15.58%) vSphere
5 9 (11.69%) XenApp
6 6 (7.79%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (7.79%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.90%) Firmware
8 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.90%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.60%) WSUS
4 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
4 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.30%) vMotion
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 38 (49.35%) VMware
3 21 (27.27%) Citrix
4 10 (12.99%) Cisco
5 9 (11.69%) HP
5 9 (11.69%) Red Hat
6 7 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.09%) Dell
7 4 (5.19%) Apple
7 4 (5.19%) Avaya
7 4 (5.19%) Intel Security
7 4 (5.19%) Lotus
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle
8 2 (2.60%) Acronis
8 2 (2.60%) EMC
8 2 (2.60%) Symantec
9 1 (1.30%) Juniper
9 1 (1.30%) Progress
9 1 (1.30%) Siemens
9 1 (1.30%) Veritas
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