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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 92 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 33 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 0.53% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.62% 2.19% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
+6.23% +4.22%
Windows Server 2012
UK

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
587 593 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.05% 24.23% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 248 249
Average daily rate £320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 18
Average hourly rate £26.25 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £20.60 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 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
Edinburgh -1 14 £320 +6.66% 1
Glasgow +3 8 £310 - 4
Aberdeen +4 4 £200 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £180 -
Highlands - - - - 1
Aberdeenshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Windows Server 2012
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Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
4 31 (44.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (43.48%) VMware
6 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
7 21 (30.43%) DNS
8 20 (28.99%) Migration
8 20 (28.99%) SCCM
9 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
10 17 (24.64%) DHCP
11 16 (23.19%) IIS
11 16 (23.19%) SQL
12 15 (21.74%) HP
13 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
13 13 (18.84%) Finance
13 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (17.39%) Citrix
15 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
15 11 (15.94%) Firewall
16 10 (14.49%) MS Office
16 10 (14.49%) SAN
17 9 (13.04%) Application Packaging
17 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
18 8 (11.59%) Lync
18 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
19 7 (10.14%) CommVault
19 7 (10.14%) NetApp
19 7 (10.14%) EMC
19 7 (10.14%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (23.19%) IIS
2 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
3 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
4 8 (11.59%) Lync
5 5 (7.25%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.80%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (4.35%) IBM Notes
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.90%) JBoss
8 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Office
2 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.43%) DNS
2 17 (24.64%) DHCP
3 11 (15.94%) Firewall
4 10 (14.49%) SAN
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (4.35%) WAN
6 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.35%) SSL
6 3 (4.35%) LDAP
6 3 (4.35%) LAN
7 2 (2.90%) VPN
7 2 (2.90%) NAS
7 2 (2.90%) Network Security
7 2 (2.90%) VLAN
7 2 (2.90%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.45%) Internet
8 1 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MSI
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Administrator
3 9 (13.04%) Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Exchange Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) Application Packaging
2 4 (5.80%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Replication
2 4 (5.80%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (44.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.14%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.25%) Linux
7 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.80%) UNIX
7 4 (5.80%) Android
8 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Migration
2 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
2 5 (7.25%) Change Control
3 4 (5.80%) Fault Management
3 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.80%) Project Management
4 3 (4.35%) ITIL
4 3 (4.35%) Change Management
4 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.45%) Information Management
6 1 (1.45%) Logistics
6 1 (1.45%) CRM
6 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.80%) C++
3 4 (5.80%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) VBA
4 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.90%) MCSE
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.90%) PMP
4 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCITP
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) DICOM
System Software
1 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.25%) XenApp
3 5 (7.25%) vSphere
4 4 (5.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.90%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.90%) WSUS
3 2 (2.90%) SCSM
3 2 (2.90%) SCOM
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) VMware
2 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.74%) HP
4 12 (17.39%) Citrix
5 7 (10.14%) CommVault
5 7 (10.14%) NetApp
5 7 (10.14%) EMC
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco
7 5 (7.25%) Dell
7 5 (7.25%) Lotus
7 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.35%) Symantec
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle
8 3 (4.35%) Sophos
9 2 (2.90%) IBM
10 1 (1.45%) Veritas
10 1 (1.45%) McAfee
10 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.45%) Veeam
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