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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 72 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.94% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 4.60% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£258 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -25.96%
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
216 261 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.61% 20.49% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 150 41
Average daily rate £340 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £131 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
5 14 (51.85%) SCCM
5 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 10 (37.04%) HP
7 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
8 9 (33.33%) Application Packaging
8 9 (33.33%) MS Office
9 8 (29.63%) DHCP
9 8 (29.63%) DNS
10 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.93%) Migration
10 7 (25.93%) VMware
10 7 (25.93%) Lync
11 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
11 5 (18.52%) LDAP
11 5 (18.52%) LAN
11 5 (18.52%) WAN
12 4 (14.81%) Cisco
13 3 (11.11%) VoIP
13 3 (11.11%) Citrix
13 3 (11.11%) SAN
13 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 3 (11.11%) SQL
13 3 (11.11%) Finance
13 3 (11.11%) SCOM
13 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (7.41%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
1 8 (29.63%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
2 5 (18.52%) LDAP
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) VoIP
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) WLAN
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) ADSL
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Server Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) Server Support
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Demand Management
3 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.70%) Transition Management
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Security Patching
3 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) 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
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) DICOM
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) SCSM
4 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) HP
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Lotus
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam
7 1 (3.70%) F5