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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 96 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 61 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.97% 0.76% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.94% 2.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £25.76 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £24.13 -
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -
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
768 602 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.74% 25.47% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 235 360
Average daily rate £350 £280 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £141 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 115 142
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.53 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 25 £233 -43.63% 4
Hertfordshire -14 12 £300 -14.28% 7
Essex +1 11 £433 - 3
Bedfordshire -15 8 £350 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £225 -
Suffolk - 2 £563 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 58 (42.03%) Active Directory
5 49 (35.51%) SQL
6 48 (34.78%) .NET
7 39 (28.26%) Configuration Management
7 39 (28.26%) Git (software)
7 39 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (28.26%) .NET Framework
8 38 (27.54%) TeamCity
8 38 (27.54%) MS Exchange
8 38 (27.54%) MSBuild
9 36 (26.09%) Artifactory
9 36 (26.09%) SSDT
9 36 (26.09%) Visual Studio
9 36 (26.09%) Release Management
9 36 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (26.09%) Automated Testing
10 33 (23.91%) Maven
10 33 (23.91%) Gradle
10 33 (23.91%) Automation Testing
10 33 (23.91%) NuGet
10 33 (23.91%) Red Gate
10 33 (23.91%) Octopus Deploy
11 32 (23.19%) Windows 7
11 32 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
13 27 (19.57%) DNS
13 27 (19.57%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 38 (27.54%) MS Exchange
2 30 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.17%) Confluence
7 3 (2.17%) IIS
7 3 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.72%) CICS
9 1 (0.72%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Summit
1 1 (0.72%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.17%) CloudFront
2 3 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.57%) DNS
1 27 (19.57%) SAN
2 23 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 22 (15.94%) DHCP
4 15 (10.87%) LAN
4 15 (10.87%) WAN
4 15 (10.87%) Firewall
5 7 (5.07%) VPN
6 5 (3.62%) NAS
7 4 (2.90%) Wireless
8 3 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.17%) IPv6
9 2 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.45%) HTTP
10 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.72%) Network Security
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.72%) Junos
10 1 (0.72%) MPLS
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.09%) SSDT
2 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.62%) MySQL
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.72%) IDMS
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.72%) DB2
7 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.72%) MS Access
7 1 (0.72%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 39 (28.26%) Git (software)
1 39 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (27.54%) MSBuild
2 38 (27.54%) TeamCity
3 36 (26.09%) Artifactory
3 36 (26.09%) Visual Studio
4 33 (23.91%) Maven
4 33 (23.91%) Octopus Deploy
4 33 (23.91%) NuGet
4 33 (23.91%) Gradle
5 8 (5.80%) JIRA
6 6 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.62%) NUnit
7 5 (3.62%) CruiseControl
7 5 (3.62%) Subversion
8 2 (1.45%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.72%) MSI
9 1 (0.72%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (23.91%) Release Engineer
1 33 (23.91%) Build Engineer
1 33 (23.91%) Build and Release Engineer
2 18 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.87%) Analyst
4 12 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 12 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.52%) Server Support
7 8 (5.80%) Technical Support
7 8 (5.80%) Support Specialist
7 8 (5.80%) IT Support
8 7 (5.07%) Administrator
9 6 (4.35%) Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Architect
9 6 (4.35%) Configuration Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.62%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (34.78%) .NET
2 39 (28.26%) .NET Framework
3 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.80%) Web Services
4 5 (3.62%) WCF
4 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (3.62%) REST
5 2 (1.45%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.72%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.72%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.72%) XML
6 1 (0.72%) CSS
6 1 (0.72%) jQuery
6 1 (0.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.62%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.62%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.17%) CMDB
4 2 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) PKI
5 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.72%) Handset
5 1 (0.72%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.72%) FMCG
5 1 (0.72%) iPhone
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (23.19%) Windows 7
3 32 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (17.39%) Windows 8
5 11 (7.97%) Linux
6 10 (7.25%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.62%) SUSE
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.72%) UNIX
9 1 (0.72%) Android
9 1 (0.72%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.26%) Configuration Management
2 36 (26.09%) Automated Testing
2 36 (26.09%) Release Management
2 36 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (23.91%) Automation Testing
4 10 (7.25%) ITIL
5 8 (5.80%) MVC
5 8 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.07%) Migration
6 7 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.62%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.62%) Change Control
8 4 (2.90%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (2.90%) Project Management
9 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.17%) UML
9 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (2.17%) Data Management
9 3 (2.17%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.17%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.51%) SQL
2 18 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.25%) C#
4 5 (3.62%) Java
4 5 (3.62%) Perl
4 5 (3.62%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.90%) VB
6 3 (2.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.72%) VBA
7 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.25%) MCSE
3 5 (3.62%) MCSA
3 5 (3.62%) MCP
3 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.90%) VCP5
4 4 (2.90%) CCNA
4 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.45%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) MCITP
7 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.72%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (42.03%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.42%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.52%) vSphere
5 5 (3.62%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.45%) XenApp
7 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.72%) XenServer
8 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (10.14%) SCCM
2 8 (5.80%) SCOM
3 5 (3.62%) SCVMM
3 5 (3.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (2.90%) WSUS
5 3 (2.17%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.17%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.72%) MOM
6 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 72 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 33 (23.91%) Red Gate
3 26 (18.84%) VMware
4 13 (9.42%) Cisco
5 12 (8.70%) HP
6 10 (7.25%) Citrix
7 7 (5.07%) IBM
7 7 (5.07%) Symantec
8 6 (4.35%) Remedy
9 5 (3.62%) CommVault
10 4 (2.90%) Intel
10 4 (2.90%) Dell
11 3 (2.17%) NetApp
11 3 (2.17%) Oracle
11 3 (2.17%) CA
11 3 (2.17%) Wyse
12 2 (1.45%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.45%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.45%) F5
12 2 (1.45%) Splunk
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