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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 60 88 107
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 93 69 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.95% 2.20% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.57% 8.80% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 1
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£400 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 3
Average hourly rate £29.23 £24.38 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.91% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.31 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-15.37% -3.03%
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
740 784 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.48% 24.98% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 421 235
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 126 111
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +25 36 £425 +30.76% 8
Essex +6 21 £456 +23.31% 2
Cambridgeshire -30 12 £335 +44.08% 3
Bedfordshire +18 11 £350 -17.64% 1
Norfolk +15 7 £213 -5.55% 1
Suffolk +8 6 £388 -32.60%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (72.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 89 (50.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 86 (48.86%) VMware
6 71 (40.34%) Microsoft
7 70 (39.77%) Citrix
8 52 (29.55%) MS Exchange
9 46 (26.14%) Hyper-V
10 42 (23.86%) SCCM
11 40 (22.73%) SQL Server
12 39 (22.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 38 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 38 (21.59%) DNS
14 36 (20.45%) Windows 7
15 35 (19.89%) SAN
16 34 (19.32%) DHCP
17 32 (18.18%) HP
17 32 (18.18%) SCOM
18 31 (17.61%) Cisco
19 29 (16.48%) SQL
20 28 (15.91%) ITIL
21 27 (15.34%) PowerShell
21 27 (15.34%) Data Centre
22 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (14.77%) Firewall
23 25 (14.20%) Symantec
23 25 (14.20%) IIS
24 24 (13.64%) Terminal Services
25 23 (13.07%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 39 (22.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (14.20%) IIS
4 20 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (11.36%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.41%) Lync
6 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.57%) Apache
9 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.25%) MS Office
2 6 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.14%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (5.11%) Office 365
2 7 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.59%) DNS
2 35 (19.89%) SAN
3 34 (19.32%) DHCP
4 26 (14.77%) Firewall
5 20 (11.36%) TCP/IP
6 18 (10.23%) WAN
7 17 (9.66%) LAN
8 14 (7.95%) VLAN
9 10 (5.68%) NAS
9 10 (5.68%) Wireless
10 6 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.41%) IPv4
11 3 (1.70%) HTTPS
12 2 (1.14%) VPN
12 2 (1.14%) Internet
12 2 (1.14%) PBX
12 2 (1.14%) LDAP
12 2 (1.14%) WebEx
12 2 (1.14%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.70%) MySQL
6 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.57%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.14%) MSTest
2 2 (1.14%) Moq
2 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.57%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (6.82%) Finance
2 5 (2.84%) Legal
3 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.27%) Retail
4 3 (1.70%) Local Government
4 3 (1.70%) Banking
4 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (23.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (14.20%) Analyst
3 14 (7.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (7.95%) Administrator
3 14 (7.95%) Support Analyst
4 11 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (5.11%) Desktop Support
6 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 7 (3.98%) Server Engineer
7 7 (3.98%) Architect
7 7 (3.98%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (3.41%) Consultant
8 6 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (3.41%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (3.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Technician
9 5 (2.84%) Windows Server Engineer
9 5 (2.84%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.68%) .NET
2 7 (3.98%) Web Services
3 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.70%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (1.14%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (1.14%) CSS
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.57%) Middleware
6 1 (0.57%) REST
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.34%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.68%) Clustering
3 9 (5.11%) HP Storage
4 8 (4.55%) Replication
5 5 (2.84%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.27%) CMDB
6 4 (2.27%) PKI
6 4 (2.27%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.70%) FMCG
7 3 (1.70%) iPhone
7 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.70%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.70%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.70%) NHS
7 3 (1.70%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.14%) EPoS
8 2 (1.14%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.14%) Life Science
8 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.14%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 176 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (72.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (50.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (20.45%) Windows 7
5 22 (12.50%) Linux
6 19 (10.80%) Windows XP
7 14 (7.95%) Android
8 13 (7.39%) Windows 8
9 11 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (3.98%) SUSE
11 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.14%) UNIX
11 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.14%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.57%) Debian
12 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.91%) ITIL
2 23 (13.07%) Migration
3 16 (9.09%) Change Control
4 13 (7.39%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (5.68%) Server Building
5 10 (5.68%) Project Management
6 9 (5.11%) Change Management
6 9 (5.11%) Network Management
7 7 (3.98%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.41%) Asset Management
9 5 (2.84%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.84%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.84%) Service Management
9 5 (2.84%) Build Automation
10 4 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.70%) MVC
11 3 (1.70%) CRM
11 3 (1.70%) ERP
11 3 (1.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.48%) SQL
2 27 (15.34%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.55%) Perl
4 7 (3.98%) C#
5 5 (2.84%) Java
6 3 (1.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.14%) VB
7 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.57%) VBScript
8 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.57%) Python
8 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (10.23%) MCSE
3 12 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.25%) CCNA
5 7 (3.98%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.84%) MCITP
7 4 (2.27%) Degree
7 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.27%) MCSA
7 4 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.70%) HNC
8 3 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.14%) VCP4
9 2 (1.14%) VCP5
10 1 (0.57%) VCAP
10 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.57%) RHCE
10 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.57%) GxP
System Software
1 104 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 46 (26.14%) Hyper-V
3 38 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (13.64%) Terminal Services
5 20 (11.36%) XenApp
6 15 (8.52%) VMware ESX
7 13 (7.39%) vSphere
8 11 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.70%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.70%) XenServer
10 3 (1.70%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.14%) vCloud
11 2 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.57%) Samba
12 1 (0.57%) Docker
12 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 42 (23.86%) SCCM
2 32 (18.18%) SCOM
3 20 (11.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (4.55%) ARCserve
5 7 (3.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (3.98%) Puppet
6 4 (2.27%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.27%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.14%) DameWare
7 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.14%) WSUS
7 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.57%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.57%) Mesos
8 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 86 (48.86%) VMware
2 71 (40.34%) Microsoft
3 70 (39.77%) Citrix
4 32 (18.18%) HP
5 31 (17.61%) Cisco
6 25 (14.20%) Symantec
7 18 (10.23%) Dell
8 10 (5.68%) Oracle
9 9 (5.11%) NetApp
10 8 (4.55%) CA
10 8 (4.55%) IBM
10 8 (4.55%) Apple
11 7 (3.98%) EMC
12 5 (2.84%) Veeam
12 5 (2.84%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.84%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.27%) Lumension
14 2 (1.14%) LANDesk
14 2 (1.14%) SonicWALL
14 2 (1.14%) JD Edwards
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