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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 50 67 80
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 41 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.94% 1.26% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.95% 7.29% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 2
Median daily rate £375 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -8.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +0.92%
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
294 247 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.08% 17.22% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 124 147
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 14
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 30 May 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 45 (68.18%) Windows Server
3 40 (60.61%) Microsoft
4 35 (53.03%) PowerShell
5 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
5 28 (42.42%) SCCM
6 27 (40.91%) Windows 7
7 25 (37.88%) Finance
8 24 (36.36%) ITIL
9 23 (34.85%) VMware
10 22 (33.33%) Migration
11 21 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
12 17 (25.76%) DNS
13 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
13 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
14 15 (22.73%) SQL
14 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
14 15 (22.73%) Windows 10
15 14 (21.21%) Citrix
16 13 (19.70%) C#
17 12 (18.18%) Linux
17 12 (18.18%) DHCP
18 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (15.15%) XenApp
19 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
19 10 (15.15%) Security Patching
19 10 (15.15%) SCOM

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 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.12%) IIS
4 7 (10.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (9.09%) Skype for Business
6 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.09%) PaaS
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.52%) Office 365
4 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) DNS
2 12 (18.18%) DHCP
3 7 (10.61%) LDAP
4 6 (9.09%) Internet
5 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.58%) WAN
6 4 (6.06%) Firewall
6 4 (6.06%) LAN
6 4 (6.06%) SSL
7 3 (4.55%) VPN
8 2 (3.03%) SAN
9 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.52%) NAS
9 1 (1.52%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.52%) Informix
2 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.55%) MSBuild
1 3 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.03%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.03%) MSI
3 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.52%) Hudson
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Legal
3 6 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (15.15%) Server Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Active Directory Support
4 7 (10.61%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Server Specialist
6 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.58%) IT Support
7 4 (6.06%) Active Directory Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Server Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Specialist
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) REST
2 3 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) LAMP
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) WinForms
3 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.58%) Clustering
4 4 (6.06%) Credit Risk
4 4 (6.06%) Cryptography
4 4 (6.06%) Market Risk
5 3 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.55%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.52%) BYOD
6 1 (1.52%) CMDB
6 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (68.18%) Windows Server
2 45 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (40.91%) Windows 7
4 21 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (22.73%) Windows 10
6 12 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.52%) CentOS
9 1 (1.52%) Solaris
9 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) ITIL
2 22 (33.33%) Migration
3 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.15%) Security Patching
6 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.58%) API Development
8 5 (7.58%) API Integration
8 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.58%) Server Building
9 4 (6.06%) DevOps
9 4 (6.06%) Project Management
9 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.55%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
11 2 (3.03%) ITIL V3
12 1 (1.52%) Coaching
12 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) PowerShell
2 15 (22.73%) SQL
3 13 (19.70%) C#
4 10 (15.15%) VBScript
5 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.52%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.52%) Perl
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (7.58%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.15%) XenApp
4 5 (7.58%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.55%) Docker
6 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.52%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (42.42%) SCCM
2 10 (15.15%) SCOM
3 5 (7.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (6.06%) Ansible
4 4 (6.06%) Puppet
5 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.52%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 40 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) VMware
3 14 (21.21%) Citrix
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle
5 5 (7.58%) ServiceNow
5 5 (7.58%) Symantec
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco
6 4 (6.06%) HP
7 3 (4.55%) Splunk
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.52%) EMC
9 1 (1.52%) Planview
9 1 (1.52%) Sun