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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 54 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 42 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.79% 1.09% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.88% 6.45% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 1
Median daily rate £375 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -8.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.19 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +2.20%
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
326 248 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.63% 16.95% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 122 133
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 11
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 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 5 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 48 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 38 (52.78%) PowerShell
5 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
6 29 (40.28%) SCCM
6 29 (40.28%) Windows 7
7 24 (33.33%) VMware
8 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
9 21 (29.17%) MS Exchange
9 21 (29.17%) Finance
10 19 (26.39%) Migration
10 19 (26.39%) ITIL
11 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (20.83%) Citrix
12 15 (20.83%) DNS
12 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
13 14 (19.44%) C#
14 13 (18.06%) SQL
14 13 (18.06%) IIS
14 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (18.06%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (18.06%) Windows 10
15 12 (16.67%) SCOM
15 12 (16.67%) Configuration Management
15 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
16 11 (15.28%) DHCP
17 10 (13.89%) Linux

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 21 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (18.06%) IIS
3 8 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 7 (9.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.56%) NServiceBus
6 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.72%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) DNS
2 11 (15.28%) DHCP
3 9 (12.50%) Internet
3 9 (12.50%) LDAP
4 6 (8.33%) WAN
5 5 (6.94%) Firewall
5 5 (6.94%) LAN
5 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.17%) SSL
6 3 (4.17%) VPN
7 2 (2.78%) SAN
7 2 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.39%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Informix
2 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.78%) MSBuild
1 2 (2.78%) MSI
1 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) git-flow
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
1 8 (11.11%) Server Engineer
1 8 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
1 8 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
2 7 (9.72%) Active Directory Support
2 7 (9.72%) Administrator
2 7 (9.72%) Consultant
3 6 (8.33%) IT Support
3 6 (8.33%) Server Specialist
4 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.56%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.33%) Web Services
4 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.56%) CSS
4 4 (5.56%) HTML
4 4 (5.56%) HTML5
4 4 (5.56%) jQuery
4 4 (5.56%) MSMQ
4 4 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (4.17%) REST
6 2 (2.78%) LAMP
7 1 (1.39%) Middleware
7 1 (1.39%) WinForms
7 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.72%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.94%) Clustering
4 4 (5.56%) User Experience
5 3 (4.17%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.78%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) BYOD
7 1 (1.39%) CMDB
7 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 48 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (40.28%) Windows 7
4 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (18.06%) Windows 10
6 10 (13.89%) Linux
7 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.78%) Solaris
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.39%) CentOS
9 1 (1.39%) Unix
9 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) ITIL
1 19 (26.39%) Migration
2 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (11.11%) DevOps
3 8 (11.11%) Security Patching
4 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.94%) Server Building
7 4 (5.56%) Project Management
8 3 (4.17%) API Development
8 3 (4.17%) API Integration
8 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.17%) Scrum
9 2 (2.78%) Application Packaging
9 2 (2.78%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.78%) Kanban
9 2 (2.78%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (2.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.44%) C#
3 13 (18.06%) SQL
4 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.72%) VBScript
6 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.39%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.89%) XenApp
4 5 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.17%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.78%) Docker
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.39%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (40.28%) SCCM
2 12 (16.67%) SCOM
3 5 (6.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (4.17%) Ansible
4 3 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.17%) Puppet
5 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.33%) VMware
3 15 (20.83%) Citrix
4 7 (9.72%) Oracle
5 6 (8.33%) Cisco
5 6 (8.33%) HP
6 5 (6.94%) Symantec
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.78%) EMC
8 2 (2.78%) Splunk
8 2 (2.78%) Sun
9 1 (1.39%) Dell
9 1 (1.39%) Planview
9 1 (1.39%) Veritas
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