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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 79 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 51 104 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.03% 3.35% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.24% 13.13% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 30
Median daily rate £338 £356 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +43.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.04% +35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £9.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
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
619 792 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.60% 25.50% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 443 394
Median daily rate £350 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 99 124
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £42.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -13 15 £230 -45.88% 8
Essex +9 11 £375 -3.22% 6
Bedfordshire +2 11 £425 +15.25% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 8 £225 -29.68% 4
Norfolk 0 6 £300 +50.00% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (66.98%) Windows Server
3 70 (66.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (57.55%) Active Directory
5 59 (55.66%) VMware
6 46 (43.40%) Microsoft
7 37 (34.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (32.08%) SCCM
9 26 (24.53%) MS Exchange
10 21 (19.81%) Citrix
10 21 (19.81%) SQL
10 21 (19.81%) ITIL
10 21 (19.81%) Finance
10 21 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (17.92%) HP
12 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
13 17 (16.04%) Windows 7
13 17 (16.04%) vSphere
14 16 (15.09%) Dell
14 16 (15.09%) SharePoint
15 15 (14.15%) MS Excel
15 15 (14.15%) SAN
15 15 (14.15%) Hyper-V
16 14 (13.21%) PowerShell
16 14 (13.21%) DNS
16 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
17 13 (12.26%) IIS
17 13 (12.26%) DHCP
17 13 (12.26%) XenApp
17 13 (12.26%) 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 26 (24.53%) MS Exchange
2 16 (15.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (12.26%) IIS
4 12 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.66%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.89%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Office 365
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) SAN
2 14 (13.21%) DNS
3 13 (12.26%) DHCP
4 12 (11.32%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.43%) Firewall
5 10 (9.43%) iSCSI
6 8 (7.55%) VLAN
7 7 (6.60%) HTTP
8 5 (4.72%) LAN
8 5 (4.72%) VPN
8 5 (4.72%) WAN
9 3 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.83%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.83%) SMTP
10 2 (1.89%) Internet
10 2 (1.89%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.89%) SSL
10 2 (1.89%) Wireless
11 1 (0.94%) NAS
11 1 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MSI
1 1 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (19.81%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Local Government
4 2 (1.89%) Advertising
4 2 (1.89%) Back Office
4 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (16.04%) Support Engineer
2 15 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Architect
4 12 (11.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) Server Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (10.38%) Consultant
6 10 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (8.49%) Applications Support
8 8 (7.55%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) DBA
9 7 (6.60%) SQL DBA
10 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Desktop Support
10 6 (5.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.66%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.38%) .NET
2 8 (7.55%) Classic ASP
3 6 (5.66%) WCF
4 1 (0.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Clustering
1 9 (8.49%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.89%) NHS
4 2 (1.89%) Replication
4 2 (1.89%) Robotics
4 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.94%) CCTV
5 1 (0.94%) CMDB
5 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.94%) iPhone
5 1 (0.94%) PKI
5 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Statistics
5 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (66.98%) Windows Server
3 70 (66.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (34.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (16.04%) Windows 7
6 12 (11.32%) Linux
6 12 (11.32%) Windows 10
7 10 (9.43%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.66%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (4.72%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.77%) CentOS
11 4 (3.77%) Unix
12 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.81%) ITIL
2 9 (8.49%) Service Delivery
3 8 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (7.55%) Configuration Management
3 8 (7.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 7 (6.60%) Capacity Management
4 7 (6.60%) Migration
5 6 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.77%) Project Management
6 4 (3.77%) Server Building
6 4 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (3.77%) Web Filtering
7 3 (2.83%) CRM
7 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (2.83%) Identity Management
7 3 (2.83%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.83%) Presales
7 3 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.81%) SQL
2 14 (13.21%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.66%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.77%) C
5 2 (1.89%) C#
5 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.94%) Java
6 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.94%) PHP
6 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.60%) MCSA
5 5 (4.72%) MCSE
6 4 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.77%) MCITP
7 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.89%) VCP5
7 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.94%) CCA
8 1 (0.94%) CCNA
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.94%) Degree
8 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) MCP
8 1 (0.94%) MOS
8 1 (0.94%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.94%) FISMA
3 1 (0.94%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (57.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (16.04%) vSphere
4 15 (14.15%) Hyper-V
5 13 (12.26%) XenApp
6 7 (6.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (6.60%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.72%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.77%) XenServer
9 3 (2.83%) Firmware
10 2 (1.89%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.89%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.89%) Xen
11 1 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (32.08%) SCCM
2 7 (6.60%) WSUS
3 6 (5.66%) SCOM
4 4 (3.77%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.89%) Puppet
5 2 (1.89%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.94%) Ansible
6 1 (0.94%) Bacula
6 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (55.66%) VMware
2 46 (43.40%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.81%) Citrix
4 19 (17.92%) HP
5 16 (15.09%) Dell
6 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.66%) Cisco
8 5 (4.72%) RedGate
9 4 (3.77%) Avaya
9 4 (3.77%) NetApp
9 4 (3.77%) Veeam
10 3 (2.83%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.83%) IronPort
11 2 (1.89%) Blue Prism
11 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.89%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.89%) Kofax
11 2 (1.89%) Remedy
12 1 (0.94%) CommVault
12 1 (0.94%) Sophos