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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 73 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 14 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.96% 0.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.79% 2.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+51.63% -4.68%
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
242 241 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.64% 19.87% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 120 68
Average daily rate £375 £380 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £123 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (92.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
4 17 (62.96%) VMware
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) IIS
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) DHCP
7 8 (29.63%) DNS
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) UNIX
8 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 6 (22.22%) SAN
9 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (18.52%) SCCM
10 5 (18.52%) Application Packaging
10 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (18.52%) NetApp
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) EMC
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 5 (18.52%) MS Office
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
11 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (33.33%) IIS
2 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (11.11%) Lync
6 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (7.41%) JBoss
6 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DHCP
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) VLAN
5 2 (7.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) ICT Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.41%) X-Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (92.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) UNIX
6 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
8 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
9 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
10 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
11 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) BCP
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) DICOM
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) SCSM
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) NetApp
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) EMC
3 2 (7.41%) Intel
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Avaya
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Sage
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco