The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South East / Kent
Rank 37 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.64% 1.60% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.91% 9.52% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Median daily rate £350 £188 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.60% 16.76% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 41
Median daily rate £325 £400 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +116.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £509 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £25.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -41.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
4 15 (78.95%) VMware
5 14 (73.68%) MCP
6 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
7 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (63.16%) MCSE
7 12 (63.16%) MCSA
7 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (63.16%) Finance
7 12 (63.16%) Nessus
7 12 (63.16%) MCITP
7 12 (63.16%) LANDesk
7 12 (63.16%) SolarWinds
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) Server Patching
9 2 (10.53%) SLA
9 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
9 2 (10.53%) Citrix
9 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
9 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
9 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
9 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.26%) Advertising
10 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (5.26%) XenApp
10 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
10 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Systems Engineer
1 12 (63.16%) Windows Engineer
1 12 (63.16%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Support
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Server Patching
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) MCP
2 12 (63.16%) MCITP
2 12 (63.16%) MCSA
2 12 (63.16%) MCSE
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCA
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) LANDesk
3 12 (63.16%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) AppSense