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 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 41 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.72% 6.74% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.28% 23.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +3.12%
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
61 55 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.02% 28.50% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 55
Average daily rate £165 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £31.80 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.16% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.50 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £19.00
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 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
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 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Faversham - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) vSphere
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) XenApp
6 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) OSPF
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) vSphere
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) Xen
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (18.18%) Foglight
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) CommVault
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
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