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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 80 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.59% 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.70% 3.98% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate
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£281 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.00%
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
228 176 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.69% 14.75% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 92 58
Average daily rate £375 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (87.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
4 21 (67.74%) Windows 7
5 19 (61.29%) SCCM
6 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
6 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (41.94%) MS Office
8 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
9 10 (32.26%) HP
9 10 (32.26%) DNS
9 10 (32.26%) Application Packaging
10 9 (29.03%) VMware
10 9 (29.03%) DHCP
10 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
11 8 (25.81%) Migration
12 7 (22.58%) ITIL
12 7 (22.58%) Lync
12 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (19.35%) SAN
13 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
13 6 (19.35%) Cisco
14 5 (16.13%) WAN
14 5 (16.13%) LAN
14 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
14 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (16.13%) SCOM
15 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (12.90%) vSphere
15 4 (12.90%) Finance

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Lync
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) DHCP
3 6 (19.35%) SAN
4 5 (16.13%) WAN
4 5 (16.13%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) LDAP
6 3 (9.68%) VoIP
6 3 (9.68%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.45%) WLAN
7 2 (6.45%) Internet
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security
7 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (3.23%) NAS
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) Firewall
8 1 (3.23%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support
3 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Server Support
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (87.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (67.74%) Windows 7
4 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Migration
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Demand Management
5 1 (3.23%) Transition Management
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) C++
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) HND
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) SCOM
3 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) SCSM
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) HP
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) EMC
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Lotus
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas
6 2 (6.45%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (6.45%) CommVault
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Brocade
7 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.23%) F5