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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 47 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 27 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.92% 1.58% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.56% 10.13% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 11
Median daily rate £300 £338 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £131 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £464 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.00%
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
163 237 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.64% 15.56% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 99 121
Median daily rate £315 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £166 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -5.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (82.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
5 24 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 24 (53.33%) Windows Server
6 21 (46.67%) PowerShell
6 21 (46.67%) SCCM
7 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
8 17 (37.78%) DNS
9 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (33.33%) DHCP
11 14 (31.11%) Citrix
11 14 (31.11%) Windows 10
12 13 (28.89%) SCOM
12 13 (28.89%) VMware
13 11 (24.44%) ITIL
13 11 (24.44%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (24.44%) XenApp
13 11 (24.44%) XenDesktop
14 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (22.22%) SQL
14 10 (22.22%) Finance
14 10 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (20.00%) Migration
15 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
16 8 (17.78%) Skype for Business
16 8 (17.78%) MS Office

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 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.78%) Skype for Business
4 7 (15.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.67%) IIS
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Office
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Bluemix
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) DNS
2 15 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 4 (8.89%) VPN
4 3 (6.67%) LAN
4 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.44%) Internet
5 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.44%) SSL
5 2 (4.44%) VLAN
5 2 (4.44%) VoIP
5 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) FTP
6 1 (2.22%) NAS
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
6 1 (2.22%) Skype
6 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) StarTeam
1 2 (4.44%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) IT Support
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
3 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.67%) Clustering
5 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) iPhone
6 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (82.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 24 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 14 (31.11%) Windows 10
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) AIX
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
1 11 (24.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (6.67%) Change Management
3 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.67%) Project Management
3 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.44%) Application Discovery
4 2 (4.44%) Functional Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (4.44%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.44%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.22%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.44%) MCITP
2 2 (4.44%) MCSA
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
2 2 (4.44%) MCTS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.22%) HND
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) XenApp
2 11 (24.44%) XenDesktop
3 10 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
6 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
7 3 (6.67%) vSphere
8 2 (4.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (46.67%) SCCM
2 13 (28.89%) SCOM
3 7 (15.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (15.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.44%) Netcool
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Citrix
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 7 (15.56%) CA
4 7 (15.56%) Symantec
5 4 (8.89%) Dell
5 4 (8.89%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) Varonis
7 2 (4.44%) Veritas
7 2 (4.44%) WebSpy
8 1 (2.22%) Apple