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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 43 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 25 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.16% 2.01% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.08% 11.57% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 4
Median daily rate £395 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £143 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -11.36%

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
131 242 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.56% 17.37% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 99 85
Median daily rate £391 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £248 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% +22.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
3 33 (82.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (65.00%) Windows 7
5 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (52.50%) VMware
7 19 (47.50%) XenApp
8 18 (45.00%) SCCM
8 18 (45.00%) DHCP
8 18 (45.00%) DNS
8 18 (45.00%) Citrix
9 17 (42.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (42.50%) XenDesktop
9 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (42.50%) Windows 10
10 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
11 15 (37.50%) VMware ESX
11 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
12 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
13 10 (25.00%) Finance
13 10 (25.00%) Migration
13 10 (25.00%) SCOM
13 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (22.50%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
16 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
16 6 (15.00%) Internet
16 6 (15.00%) ITIL
17 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
18 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V

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 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) DHCP
1 18 (45.00%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) Internet
2 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) IT Support
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix Support
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Support Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (65.00%) Windows 7
4 17 (42.50%) Windows 10
5 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Migration
2 9 (22.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Application Discovery
4 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.50%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Release Management
7 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (47.50%) XenApp
3 17 (42.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (42.50%) XenDesktop
4 15 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (7.50%) vSphere
8 2 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) SCCM
2 10 (25.00%) SCOM
3 4 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) VMware
3 18 (45.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) CA
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) Dell
4 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (5.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) Varonis
5 2 (5.00%) WebSpy