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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 64 98 129
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 60 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.34% 1.14% 0.041%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.23% 4.03% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 1
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£313 £338 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -38.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +3.12%
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
650 645 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.33% 28.25% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 301 271
Average daily rate £300 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 109
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.63 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £38.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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 +20 23 £438 +25.00% 13
Essex +12 15 £325 - 4
Cambridgeshire -17 8 £325 - 3
Bedfordshire - 7 £275 - 2
Suffolk - 5 £175 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £175 - 3
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (72.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (54.29%) Active Directory
4 48 (45.71%) VMware
5 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
5 47 (44.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (40.95%) MS Exchange
7 35 (33.33%) Citrix
8 31 (29.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 30 (28.57%) Linux
10 26 (24.76%) DNS
11 25 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (20.95%) SCCM
12 22 (20.95%) DHCP
13 21 (20.00%) HP
13 21 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 20 (19.05%) SAN
15 19 (18.10%) SQL
15 19 (18.10%) Hyper-V
16 18 (17.14%) SCOM
16 18 (17.14%) MS Excel
17 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2013
18 16 (15.24%) Windows 7
19 14 (13.33%) Clustering
19 14 (13.33%) MS Office
20 13 (12.38%) ITIL
20 13 (12.38%) MCSE
20 13 (12.38%) Dell
20 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (12.38%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 43 (40.95%) MS Exchange
2 31 (29.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (10.48%) SharePoint
5 9 (8.57%) Lync
6 8 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.76%) IBM Notes
7 5 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.95%) CICS
9 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.33%) MS Office
3 7 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.95%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.76%) DNS
2 22 (20.95%) DHCP
3 20 (19.05%) SAN
4 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.52%) LAN
6 9 (8.57%) WAN
6 9 (8.57%) VPN
7 6 (5.71%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.81%) NAS
8 4 (3.81%) Firewall
9 3 (2.86%) LDAP
9 3 (2.86%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.86%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.90%) SSH
10 2 (1.90%) IPv6
10 2 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.95%) MPLS
11 1 (0.95%) Wireless
11 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) IDMS
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.95%) DB2
5 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.95%) MS Access
5 1 (0.95%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.95%) MSI
1 1 (0.95%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (7.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (0.95%) Retail
3 1 (0.95%) Billing
3 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (12.38%) Analyst
2 13 (12.38%) Consultant
3 12 (11.43%) Administrator
4 11 (10.48%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Support Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) IT Support
9 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (2.86%) SOAP
2 3 (2.86%) MSMQ
2 3 (2.86%) REST
3 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.90%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) CSS
4 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.95%) jQuery
4 1 (0.95%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Clustering
2 7 (6.67%) Replication
3 5 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.86%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.86%) PKI
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.86%) Online Games
6 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (72.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (44.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (28.57%) Linux
5 16 (15.24%) Windows 7
6 13 (12.38%) Windows 8
7 12 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.76%) SUSE
8 5 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.76%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.81%) UNIX
9 4 (3.81%) CentOS
9 4 (3.81%) VMS
10 3 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.90%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.90%) Android
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.95%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.38%) ITIL
2 12 (11.43%) Migration
3 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
3 6 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (4.76%) Network Design
4 5 (4.76%) Project Management
5 3 (2.86%) Data Management
5 3 (2.86%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (2.86%) UML
5 3 (2.86%) MVC
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (2.86%) Configuration Management
5 3 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (2.86%) Data Architecture
5 3 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (2.86%) Data Governance
5 3 (2.86%) Master Data Management
5 3 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (18.10%) SQL
3 5 (4.76%) Perl
3 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.81%) VBScript
5 3 (2.86%) C#
5 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.95%) VBA
7 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) MCSE
1 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (5.71%) MCITP
4 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) CCNA
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.90%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (18.10%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.43%) XenApp
5 10 (9.52%) Terminal Services
5 10 (9.52%) vSphere
6 7 (6.67%) vCloud
6 7 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.71%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.86%) NFS
9 1 (0.95%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) SCCM
2 18 (17.14%) SCOM
3 6 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (4.76%) Puppet
4 5 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.81%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.81%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.86%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.86%) WSUS
6 3 (2.86%) Nagios
7 2 (1.90%) WMI
7 2 (1.90%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.95%) OpenView
8 1 (0.95%) MOM
Vendors
1 48 (45.71%) VMware
2 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
3 35 (33.33%) Citrix
4 21 (20.00%) HP
5 13 (12.38%) Dell
6 11 (10.48%) Cisco
6 11 (10.48%) Symantec
7 8 (7.62%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.67%) Lotus
8 7 (6.67%) 3PAR
9 6 (5.71%) IBM
10 5 (4.76%) Brocade
11 4 (3.81%) NetApp
11 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.86%) CommVault
12 3 (2.86%) McAfee
12 3 (2.86%) Clearswift
12 3 (2.86%) Wyse
13 2 (1.90%) Polycom
13 2 (1.90%) Veeam
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