The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 60 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 33 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.66% 0.93% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.35% 6.25% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 4
Median daily rate £355 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.47% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £129 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £334 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.24% +5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +9.09%
Windows Server 2012
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
230 240 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.53% 14.84% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 117 126
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £492 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +2.56%
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (68.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (65.75%) Windows Server
4 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
5 40 (54.79%) PowerShell
6 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
7 30 (41.10%) Windows 7
7 30 (41.10%) SCCM
8 27 (36.99%) Finance
9 26 (35.62%) ITIL
10 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (30.14%) VMware
12 21 (28.77%) DNS
12 21 (28.77%) SQL
12 21 (28.77%) Windows 10
13 20 (27.40%) Migration
14 19 (26.03%) Citrix
15 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
16 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
16 15 (20.55%) DHCP
16 15 (20.55%) Configuration Management
17 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
17 14 (19.18%) C#
18 13 (17.81%) XenApp
19 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (16.44%) VBScript
20 11 (15.07%) IIS
20 11 (15.07%) Linux
20 11 (15.07%) SCOM
20 11 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.07%) IIS
4 9 (12.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (12.33%) Skype for Business
5 6 (8.22%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.22%) PaaS
3 4 (5.48%) Office 365
4 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.74%) Bluemix
5 2 (2.74%) IaaS
5 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) DNS
2 15 (20.55%) DHCP
3 8 (10.96%) Internet
4 6 (8.22%) SSL
4 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.85%) LAN
5 5 (6.85%) WAN
6 3 (4.11%) Firewall
6 3 (4.11%) LDAP
6 3 (4.11%) SAN
7 2 (2.74%) NAS
7 2 (2.74%) VoIP
8 1 (1.37%) FTP
8 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.37%) Skype
8 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.11%) MSBuild
1 3 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.74%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.74%) MSI
2 2 (2.74%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.37%) Hudson
3 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Legal
3 6 (8.22%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Law
5 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Server Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Windows Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Windows Server Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Consultant
5 7 (9.59%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Active Directory Specialist
6 6 (8.22%) Administrator
6 6 (8.22%) IT Support
6 6 (8.22%) Server Specialist
7 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.85%) Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Support
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Support Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) Server Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) REST
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) Middleware
2 2 (2.74%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) WinForms
3 1 (1.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.22%) Clustering
3 6 (8.22%) Cryptography
4 4 (5.48%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.48%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) BYOD
6 1 (1.37%) CMDB
6 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.37%) iPad
6 1 (1.37%) iPhone
6 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (68.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (65.75%) Windows Server
4 30 (41.10%) Windows 7
5 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (28.77%) Windows 10
7 11 (15.07%) Linux
8 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.74%) AIX
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.37%) CentOS
10 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) ITIL
2 20 (27.40%) Migration
3 15 (20.55%) Configuration Management
4 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (13.70%) Security Patching
5 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.85%) API Development
6 5 (6.85%) API Integration
6 5 (6.85%) Server Building
7 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.48%) Project Management
7 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.11%) Change Management
8 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.11%) DevOps
8 3 (4.11%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.11%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (2.74%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.74%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) PowerShell
2 21 (28.77%) SQL
3 14 (19.18%) C#
4 12 (16.44%) VBScript
5 7 (9.59%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.37%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.74%) MCITP
2 2 (2.74%) MCSA
2 2 (2.74%) MCSE
2 2 (2.74%) MCTS
2 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
1 5 (6.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.81%) XenApp
3 11 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (12.33%) XenDesktop
5 8 (10.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.11%) Docker
7 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (41.10%) SCCM
2 11 (15.07%) SCOM
3 8 (10.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (5.48%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.48%) Puppet
4 4 (5.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (4.11%) Ansible
5 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.74%) Netcool
7 1 (1.37%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.14%) VMware
3 19 (26.03%) Citrix
4 8 (10.96%) Oracle
4 8 (10.96%) Symantec
5 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.48%) CA
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco
7 3 (4.11%) Splunk
8 2 (2.74%) HP
8 2 (2.74%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.74%) Veritas
9 1 (1.37%) Apple
9 1 (1.37%) Planview
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat