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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 67 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.75% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +15.19%
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
240 234 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.89% 19.60% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 138 52
Average daily rate £338 £353 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.09% +35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
5 12 (44.44%) SCCM
5 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) Application Packaging
7 9 (33.33%) VMware
7 9 (33.33%) Migration
7 9 (33.33%) HP
7 9 (33.33%) MS Office
8 8 (29.63%) DHCP
8 8 (29.63%) DNS
9 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.93%) Lync
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 5 (18.52%) IIS
11 5 (18.52%) LDAP
12 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
12 4 (14.81%) SQL
12 4 (14.81%) LAN
12 4 (14.81%) Firewall
12 4 (14.81%) WAN
12 4 (14.81%) Cisco
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (11.11%) SCOM
13 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
13 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
1 7 (25.93%) Lync
2 5 (18.52%) IIS
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.41%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.70%) JBoss
6 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DHCP
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) LDAP
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 3 (11.11%) SSL
4 3 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) WLAN
5 2 (7.41%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.41%) NAS
5 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security
5 2 (7.41%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Server Support
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) Data Network Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.41%) Replication
1 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Project Management
2 3 (11.11%) Change Management
2 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.70%) Transition Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Demand Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) HND
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) DICOM
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) SCSM
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Lotus
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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