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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 85 68 92
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 40 72 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.74% 2.79% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 11.96% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 30
Median daily rate £330 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.78 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.38% +75.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.00%
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
580 602 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.29% 23.33% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 284 436
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 140 123
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £40.70 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 -4 12 £388 +10.71% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 10 £450 +38.99% 4
Essex +12 9 £250 +61.29% 2
Suffolk -10 6 £313 -10.71%
Bedfordshire -12 3 £330 -12.00%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (73.56%) Windows Server
3 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
3 59 (67.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (58.62%) Microsoft
5 47 (54.02%) VMware
6 38 (43.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 25 (28.74%) Citrix
9 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (25.29%) SCCM
11 20 (22.99%) Finance
12 19 (21.84%) HP
13 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
13 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
14 17 (19.54%) vSphere
14 17 (19.54%) Linux
14 17 (19.54%) Dell
15 16 (18.39%) SQL
16 15 (17.24%) Firewall
16 15 (17.24%) Hyper-V
16 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
16 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
17 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
17 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
17 14 (16.09%) DHCP
17 14 (16.09%) DNS
18 13 (14.94%) ITIL
18 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification

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 29 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.49%) IIS
4 7 (8.05%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.15%) Apache
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Office 365
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) Firewall
2 14 (16.09%) DHCP
2 14 (16.09%) DNS
2 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.64%) SAN
4 10 (11.49%) iSCSI
4 10 (11.49%) VLAN
5 6 (6.90%) VPN
6 4 (4.60%) Wireless
7 3 (3.45%) LAN
7 3 (3.45%) SMTP
7 3 (3.45%) VoIP
8 2 (2.30%) ADSL
8 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.30%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.30%) Internet
8 2 (2.30%) NAS
8 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Front Office
3 2 (2.30%) Local Government
3 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Architect
3 10 (11.49%) Consultant
3 10 (11.49%) Desktop Support
4 9 (10.34%) Server Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.20%) Technical Architect
6 7 (8.05%) VMware Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Windows Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) IT Support
8 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) .NET
1 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.15%) Java EE
1 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Clustering
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.75%) PKI
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.30%) iPhone
6 2 (2.30%) Life Science
6 2 (2.30%) Replication
6 2 (2.30%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.15%) CCTV
7 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (73.56%) Windows Server
3 59 (67.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (43.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (19.54%) Linux
6 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 12 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (11.49%) Windows XP
9 9 (10.34%) Windows 10
10 5 (5.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (4.60%) CentOS
11 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
11 4 (4.60%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.45%) Solaris
12 3 (3.45%) Unix
13 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.94%) ITIL
2 6 (6.90%) Identity Management
3 5 (5.75%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (5.75%) Migration
3 5 (5.75%) Web Filtering
4 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
4 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (3.45%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.45%) PRINCE
5 3 (3.45%) Project Management
5 3 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.30%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.30%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.30%) Requirements Management
6 2 (2.30%) Server Building
6 2 (2.30%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.39%) SQL
2 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.75%) C
4 2 (2.30%) Java
4 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.30%) VBA
5 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.05%) Degree
3 7 (8.05%) MCSA
4 5 (5.75%) MCITP
4 5 (5.75%) MCSE
5 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.60%) MOS
5 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.30%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.30%) CCNA
7 2 (2.30%) CCNP
7 2 (2.30%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.30%) MCTS
7 2 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.15%) MCP
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
3 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.15%) FISMA
4 1 (1.15%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
2 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (19.54%) vSphere
4 15 (17.24%) Hyper-V
5 11 (12.64%) XenApp
6 9 (10.34%) VMware ESX
7 8 (9.20%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (5.75%) Firmware
9 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.30%) Terminal Server
10 2 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) SCCM
2 7 (8.05%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.90%) WSUS
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.15%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (1.15%) SCOM
5 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 47 (54.02%) VMware
3 25 (28.74%) Citrix
4 19 (21.84%) HP
5 17 (19.54%) Dell
6 12 (13.79%) Red Hat
7 9 (10.34%) Cisco
8 8 (9.20%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.75%) Avaya
9 5 (5.75%) Intel Security
10 4 (4.60%) Oracle
10 4 (4.60%) Veeam
11 3 (3.45%) Apple
11 3 (3.45%) IronPort
12 1 (1.15%) IBM
12 1 (1.15%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.15%) PTC
12 1 (1.15%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.15%) Sophos
12 1 (1.15%) Symantec