The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 54 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.63% 0.16% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.83% 0.66% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +3.12%
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
166 151 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.75% 24.12% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 69 107
Average daily rate £308 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.55% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £150 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.61 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.30 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.11 £15.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Glasgow region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Glasgow region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) VMware
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (44.00%) Migration
6 8 (32.00%) Citrix
6 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) Dell
8 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) SCCM
9 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Fault Management
9 4 (16.00%) HP
9 4 (16.00%) SAN
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
10 3 (12.00%) Firewall
10 3 (12.00%) Symantec
10 3 (12.00%) EMC
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (12.00%) CommVault
10 3 (12.00%) NetApp
10 3 (12.00%) Lotus
10 3 (12.00%) DHCP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (12.00%) Lync
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Fault Management
2 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Information Management
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Logistics
4 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) Dell
5 4 (16.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Symantec
6 3 (12.00%) EMC
6 3 (12.00%) CommVault
6 3 (12.00%) NetApp
6 3 (12.00%) Lotus
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) McAfee
8 1 (4.00%) Lumension
8 1 (4.00%) ArcSight