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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 72 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% 0.46% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 1.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£231 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.43% +15.62%
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
195 157 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.81% 23.82% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 78 61
Average daily rate £300 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £102 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £86.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.92% +517.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £160.00 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) JSP
6 3 (25.00%) VB
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Server Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) VB
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) Meru Networks
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) EMC