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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 67 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 26 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.82% 1.22% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.57% 7.05% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 1
Average daily rate £325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +24.24%
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
246 227 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.23% 17.30% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (78.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
4 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
5 27 (65.85%) Windows 7
5 27 (65.85%) Windows Server
6 20 (48.78%) PowerShell
7 18 (43.90%) SCCM
8 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
9 15 (36.59%) DNS
9 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
9 15 (36.59%) VMware
10 14 (34.15%) DHCP
11 13 (31.71%) ITIL
11 13 (31.71%) SCOM
12 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (26.83%) Citrix
13 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (21.95%) Disclosure Scotland
14 9 (21.95%) Cisco
15 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (19.51%) IIS
15 8 (19.51%) LDAP
15 8 (19.51%) XenApp
15 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
15 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
16 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
16 7 (17.07%) .NET
16 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.51%) IIS
4 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
5 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (9.76%) NServiceBus
6 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) DNS
2 14 (34.15%) DHCP
3 8 (19.51%) LDAP
4 4 (9.76%) Internet
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall
6 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 2 (4.88%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Informix
2 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) git-flow
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Administrator
1 7 (17.07%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (12.20%) IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
1 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
3 4 (9.76%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) HTML5
3 4 (9.76%) jQuery
3 4 (9.76%) MSMQ
3 4 (9.76%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (4.88%) LAMP
5 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.32%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.32%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (78.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (65.85%) Windows 7
3 27 (65.85%) Windows Server
4 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Solaris
7 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (14.63%) DevOps
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 2 (4.88%) Kanban
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (19.51%) XenApp
5 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
5 6 (14.63%) XenDesktop
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (43.90%) SCCM
2 13 (31.71%) SCOM
3 3 (7.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.44%) Ansible
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
4 9 (21.95%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) EMC
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.88%) Sun
6 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) Veritas
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