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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 30 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.49% 4.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.96% 18.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£353 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £18.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+9.10% +0.21%
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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
67 49 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.80% 24.75% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 52
Average daily rate £466 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £135 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) vSphere
6 4 (40.00%) XenApp
6 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) CommVault
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (30.00%) Firewall
8 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) SAN
8 2 (20.00%) MPLS
8 2 (20.00%) OSPF
8 2 (20.00%) BGP
8 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
5 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) CommVault
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell