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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 29 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.58% 2.07% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.81% 10.20% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -25.96%
Windows Server 2012
South East

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
73 49 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.70% 20.33% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 60
Average daily rate £350 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £17.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochester - 2 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (78.57%) Citrix
4 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (64.29%) vSphere
5 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (50.00%) XenApp
6 7 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (35.71%) DFS Replication
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (35.71%) LAN
8 5 (35.71%) WAN
8 5 (35.71%) MCSE
8 5 (35.71%) Firewall
9 4 (28.57%) MPLS
9 4 (28.57%) OSPF
9 4 (28.57%) BGP
9 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
9 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
9 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) MPLS
2 4 (28.57%) OSPF
2 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 2 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
1 9 (64.29%) vSphere
2 7 (50.00%) XenApp
2 7 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (35.71%) DFS Replication
4 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (14.29%) Foglight
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) CommVault
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
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