The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 113 106 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 21 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.79% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.48% 3.76% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Average daily rate
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£255 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £380 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.03%
Windows Server 2012
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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 Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
604 585 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.14% 20.93% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 284 224
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Edinburgh -12 13 £281 -21.87% 3
Highlands - 3 - -
Aberdeen +6 2 £230 -
Glasgow +2 1 - - 2
Dundee -6 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 - -
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Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (85.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
4 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 28 (51.85%) SCCM
6 26 (48.15%) MS Exchange
7 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (46.30%) VMware
7 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
8 17 (31.48%) Lync
8 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (29.63%) DNS
10 15 (27.78%) MS Office
10 15 (27.78%) HP
10 15 (27.78%) Citrix
11 14 (25.93%) Migration
12 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
13 11 (20.37%) Application Packaging
13 11 (20.37%) Cisco
13 11 (20.37%) WAN
13 11 (20.37%) DHCP
14 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
14 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 8 (14.81%) ITIL
16 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (14.81%) SAN
16 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
17 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (48.15%) MS Exchange
2 17 (31.48%) Lync
2 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Office
2 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) DNS
2 11 (20.37%) WAN
2 11 (20.37%) DHCP
3 8 (14.81%) SAN
4 6 (11.11%) LAN
4 6 (11.11%) VPN
5 4 (7.41%) Network Security
5 4 (7.41%) VoIP
5 4 (7.41%) LDAP
6 3 (5.56%) WLAN
6 3 (5.56%) Internet
6 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.85%) MPLS
8 1 (1.85%) Firewall
8 1 (1.85%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.26%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Data Network Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Server Support
7 2 (3.70%) Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Network Support
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.70%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (85.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
3 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Migration
2 8 (14.81%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.26%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.85%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.85%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.85%) Time Management
7 1 (1.85%) Service Management
7 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.85%) Change Management
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) MCP
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) HND
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) PMP
5 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) DICOM
System Software
1 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.26%) vSphere
6 4 (7.41%) XenApp
6 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.56%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.70%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (51.85%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) SCOM
3 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.70%) WSUS
4 2 (3.70%) SCSM
4 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (46.30%) VMware
3 15 (27.78%) HP
3 15 (27.78%) Citrix
4 11 (20.37%) Cisco
5 6 (11.11%) EMC
6 5 (9.26%) F5
7 3 (5.56%) Lotus
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle
7 3 (5.56%) Dell
7 3 (5.56%) CommVault
8 2 (3.70%) Veritas
8 2 (3.70%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (3.70%) McAfee
9 1 (1.85%) Brocade
9 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.85%) Apple
9 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec
9 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
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