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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 75 61 105
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +44
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 48 79 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.89% 2.87% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.71% 11.37% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 8
Average daily rate £348 £350 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £165 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £16.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.07% -24.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.09 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +8.60%
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
551 695 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.73% 25.21% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 344 287
Average daily rate £340 £331 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 98 82
Average hourly rate £17.38 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire -7 20 £350 -12.50% 3
Essex +15 15 £348 +15.83% 4
Cambridgeshire -11 5 £394 +75.00% 6
Bedfordshire +1 4 £450 - 3
Suffolk +3 3 £575 +155.55%
Norfolk -8 1 £165 -49.23%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (73.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
5 45 (40.18%) VMware
6 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
7 28 (25.00%) SQL
7 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (22.32%) MS Exchange
9 23 (20.54%) SCCM
10 22 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
11 21 (18.75%) PowerShell
11 21 (18.75%) Windows 7
12 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
12 20 (17.86%) Citrix
12 20 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 20 (17.86%) SharePoint
13 19 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (15.18%) ITIL
14 17 (15.18%) IIS
14 17 (15.18%) DNS
14 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP
15 14 (12.50%) DHCP
15 14 (12.50%) .NET
15 14 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (12.50%) XenApp
16 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
16 13 (11.61%) Cisco
16 13 (11.61%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 25 (22.32%) MS Exchange
2 22 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 17 (15.18%) IIS
5 11 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.36%) Skype for Business
7 5 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.68%) Documentum
9 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.89%) Apache
10 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) Office 365
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.18%) DNS
1 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.50%) DHCP
3 13 (11.61%) Firewall
3 13 (11.61%) SAN
4 9 (8.04%) WAN
5 7 (6.25%) HTTP
6 6 (5.36%) LAN
6 6 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (4.46%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.57%) NAS
8 4 (3.57%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.57%) VoIP
8 4 (3.57%) Wireless
9 3 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.68%) MPLS
9 3 (2.68%) VPN
10 2 (1.79%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.89%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.79%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.89%) GIS
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.79%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.89%) MSI
3 1 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.68%) Publishing
4 2 (1.79%) Advertising
4 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
1 12 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (9.82%) Consultant
2 11 (9.82%) Infrastructure Support
3 10 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (8.93%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Applications Support
4 9 (8.04%) DBA
4 9 (8.04%) SQL DBA
5 8 (7.14%) Administrator
5 8 (7.14%) Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.25%) Architect
6 7 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 6 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) Classic ASP
3 6 (5.36%) WCF
4 3 (2.68%) Web Services
5 2 (1.79%) CSS
6 1 (0.89%) Middleware
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.04%) Clustering
3 3 (2.68%) NHS
4 2 (1.79%) CMDB
4 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.79%) HP Storage
4 2 (1.79%) Robotics
5 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.89%) PMI
5 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.89%) Replication
5 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (73.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.82%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.14%) Linux
7 8 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 7 (6.25%) Unix
8 7 (6.25%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.18%) ITIL
2 12 (10.71%) Migration
3 11 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (8.04%) Configuration Management
4 9 (8.04%) Service Delivery
5 8 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 7 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.36%) Software Licensing
8 5 (4.46%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.46%) Project Management
9 4 (3.57%) Functional Testing
10 3 (2.68%) Change Control
10 3 (2.68%) DevOps
10 3 (2.68%) High Availability
10 3 (2.68%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.68%) Security Patching
10 3 (2.68%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.00%) SQL
2 21 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.57%) VBScript
5 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.79%) C#
6 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.79%) VB
6 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.89%) Java
7 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.25%) MCSA
4 7 (6.25%) MCSE
5 5 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.46%) VCP5
5 5 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.57%) VCP6
7 3 (2.68%) Degree
7 3 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.89%) CCNA
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.89%) MCITP
8 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.89%) PMP
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.50%) XenApp
4 9 (8.04%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.04%) vSphere
5 6 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.57%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.68%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.68%) XenServer
9 2 (1.79%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.79%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.79%) Xen
10 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (20.54%) SCCM
2 7 (6.25%) SCOM
3 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.79%) Puppet
4 2 (1.79%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.89%) Ansible
5 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.89%) Bacula
5 1 (0.89%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.89%) vRealize
5 1 (0.89%) WMI
5 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (40.18%) VMware
2 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
3 20 (17.86%) Citrix
4 13 (11.61%) Cisco
5 8 (7.14%) HP
5 8 (7.14%) NetApp
6 7 (6.25%) Dell
7 5 (4.46%) RedGate
8 3 (2.68%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.68%) Sophos
8 3 (2.68%) Symantec
9 2 (1.79%) Avaya
9 2 (1.79%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.79%) CommVault
9 2 (1.79%) EMC
9 2 (1.79%) Kofax
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle
9 2 (1.79%) Remedy
10 1 (0.89%) Adobe
10 1 (0.89%) WatchGuard
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