The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Kent region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 34 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 11 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.94% 2.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.64% 8.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £312 -
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 86 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.07% 31.39% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 33
Average daily rate £350 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £11.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +41.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2012
South East

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
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 31 July 2014. 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
Chatham - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (85.00%) VMware
4 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (55.00%) Citrix
6 9 (45.00%) Firewall
6 9 (45.00%) Cisco
6 9 (45.00%) XenApp
7 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (40.00%) vSphere
7 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (30.00%) LAN
8 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) Advertising
8 6 (30.00%) Debian
9 5 (25.00%) Nagios
9 5 (25.00%) PHP
9 5 (25.00%) MySQL
9 5 (25.00%) WAN
9 5 (25.00%) Python
9 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (25.00%) SAN
9 5 (25.00%) CCNP
9 5 (25.00%) CCNA
9 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 5 (25.00%) Ruby

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (20.00%) MPLS
4 4 (20.00%) OSPF
4 4 (20.00%) BGP
5 3 (15.00%) NAS
6 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (30.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Administrator
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Debian
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) BCP
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PHP
1 5 (25.00%) Python
1 5 (25.00%) Ruby
1 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCNP
1 5 (25.00%) CCNA
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) XenApp
3 8 (40.00%) vSphere
4 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (10.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Nagios
1 5 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 5 (25.00%) Cacti
2 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Veritas
6 2 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Adobe
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds