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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 65 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.23% 2.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 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 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.63%
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
257 235 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.40% 18.42% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 124 50
Average daily rate £350 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £150 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 £19.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.56% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £32.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 24 April 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
4 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (50.00%) VMware
6 12 (37.50%) IIS
6 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 11 (34.38%) SCCM
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 10 (31.25%) MS Office
9 9 (28.13%) DNS
9 9 (28.13%) HP
9 9 (28.13%) DHCP
9 9 (28.13%) Application Packaging
10 8 (25.00%) Migration
11 7 (21.88%) Lync
11 7 (21.88%) SAN
12 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
13 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
13 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
13 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (15.63%) Finance
14 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
14 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (12.50%) NetApp

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (37.50%) IIS
2 7 (21.88%) Lync
3 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
4 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
7 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (6.25%) JBoss
7 2 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
1 9 (28.13%) DHCP
2 7 (21.88%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) SSL
4 3 (9.38%) LDAP
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 2 (6.25%) NAS
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) WLAN
6 1 (3.13%) ADSL
6 1 (3.13%) MPLS
6 1 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Data Network Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Replication
1 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
1 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.50%) Linux
5 4 (12.50%) UNIX
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (9.38%) Change Management
2 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
4 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.13%) Transition Management
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Demand Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (6.25%) DFS Replication
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) WSUS
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) SCSM
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) NetApp
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.50%) EMC
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Lotus
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
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Edward Carter Solutions
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