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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 37 99 107
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 150 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.11% 1.16% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.63% 6.00% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 16 6
Median daily rate £375 £310 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -12.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £178 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £341 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £20.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.70% +0.92%
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
805 567 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.43% 19.37% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 282 328
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £114 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 38
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire +5 67 £375 +9.48%
Edinburgh +24 43 £375 +20.96% 1
Glasgow +21 24 £378 +16.60% 5
West Lothian +6 2 £388 -
Aberdeen - 2 £345 - 2
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £375 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 208 (100.00%) Windows
2 176 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 163 (78.37%) Windows Server
4 139 (66.83%) Active Directory
5 131 (62.98%) Microsoft
6 129 (62.02%) PowerShell
7 89 (42.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 81 (38.94%) Security Cleared
9 79 (37.98%) DNS
10 75 (36.06%) MS Exchange
11 72 (34.62%) MS Excel
11 72 (34.62%) VMware
12 71 (34.13%) ITIL
13 69 (33.17%) Migration
14 65 (31.25%) SQL Server
15 63 (30.29%) DHCP
16 62 (29.81%) HP
17 60 (28.85%) Microsoft Certification
18 58 (27.88%) SC Cleared
19 57 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2010
20 56 (26.92%) Citrix
20 56 (26.92%) SQL
21 50 (24.04%) Exchange Server 2007
22 49 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
22 49 (23.56%) SAN
23 48 (23.08%) Office 365
24 46 (22.12%) Skype for Business
24 46 (22.12%) SCCM
25 44 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2013
26 41 (19.71%) OpenStack

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (36.06%) MS Exchange
2 57 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (24.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 46 (22.12%) Skype for Business
5 44 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (19.71%) OpenStack
6 41 (19.71%) SharePoint
7 27 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 27 (12.98%) Office Communications Server
8 19 (9.13%) IIS
9 11 (5.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (3.37%) Live Communications Server
12 4 (1.92%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.96%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 72 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 48 (23.08%) Office 365
2 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.88%) PaaS
4 4 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.96%) IaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (37.98%) DNS
2 63 (30.29%) DHCP
3 49 (23.56%) SAN
4 31 (14.90%) Skype
5 13 (6.25%) WAN
6 8 (3.85%) Firewall
6 8 (3.85%) Internet
6 8 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.37%) LDAP
8 5 (2.40%) SMTP
9 4 (1.92%) LAN
9 4 (1.92%) NAS
9 4 (1.92%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.92%) SSL
10 3 (1.44%) VPN
11 2 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.96%) Cisco ISE
12 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.48%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.48%) Informix
4 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.44%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.44%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.96%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.96%) MSI
5 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.48%) Hudson
5 1 (0.48%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.48%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (4.81%) Legal
3 6 (2.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Law
4 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (9.13%) Messaging Engineer
1 19 (9.13%) Wintel Engineer
2 18 (8.65%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 17 (8.17%) Consultant
4 16 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 11 (5.29%) Active Directory Engineer
6 11 (5.29%) Administrator
6 11 (5.29%) Server Engineer
6 11 (5.29%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (4.81%) Architect
7 10 (4.81%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (4.81%) Windows Specialist
8 9 (4.33%) Windows Server Engineer
8 9 (4.33%) Wintel Specialist
9 8 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (3.85%) Server Specialist
9 8 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.37%) Active Directory Support
10 7 (3.37%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.17%) CSS
2 10 (4.81%) .NET
2 10 (4.81%) jQuery
3 9 (4.33%) HTML
4 8 (3.85%) XML
4 8 (3.85%) XSLT
5 5 (2.40%) REST
6 3 (1.44%) Web Services
7 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.96%) HTML5
7 2 (0.96%) Middleware
7 2 (0.96%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.96%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (0.48%) LAMP
8 1 (0.48%) WinForms
8 1 (0.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.13%) Clustering
3 17 (8.17%) PKI
4 11 (5.29%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.81%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.85%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.92%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.92%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.44%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.96%) Replication
9 2 (0.96%) User Experience
10 1 (0.48%) BYOD
10 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 208 (100.00%) Windows
2 176 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 163 (78.37%) Windows Server
4 89 (42.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (16.83%) Windows 7
6 22 (10.58%) Linux
7 15 (7.21%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.96%) Android
10 2 (0.96%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.48%) Solaris
11 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.13%) ITIL
2 69 (33.17%) Migration
3 31 (14.90%) Load Balancing
4 15 (7.21%) Configuration Management
4 15 (7.21%) Risk Management
5 12 (5.77%) High Availability
6 11 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (5.29%) Conflict Management
7 10 (4.81%) Security Patching
7 10 (4.81%) Server Building
8 9 (4.33%) Mentoring
9 8 (3.85%) Records Management
10 7 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.37%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (2.88%) DevOps
11 6 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (2.88%) Workflow
12 5 (2.40%) API Development
12 5 (2.40%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (62.02%) PowerShell
2 56 (26.92%) SQL
3 30 (14.42%) VBScript
4 22 (10.58%) C#
5 17 (8.17%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.48%) C
7 1 (0.48%) Perl
7 1 (0.48%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) Ruby
7 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (38.94%) Security Cleared
2 60 (28.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (27.88%) SC Cleared
4 32 (15.38%) MCSE
5 24 (11.54%) Degree
6 20 (9.62%) MCSA
6 20 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.88%) CISSP
9 5 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.44%) MCP
11 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.37%) SLA
3 5 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 139 (66.83%) Active Directory
2 49 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 35 (16.83%) XenApp
5 26 (12.50%) vSphere
6 19 (9.13%) Terminal Services
7 13 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (5.77%) XenDesktop
9 7 (3.37%) Firmware
10 6 (2.88%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.44%) Brightmail
12 3 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.44%) Docker
12 3 (1.44%) vCloud
13 2 (0.96%) Veritas File System
14 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 46 (22.12%) SCCM
2 16 (7.69%) SCOM
3 10 (4.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (2.40%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (2.40%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.40%) WSUS
5 4 (1.92%) Ansible
5 4 (1.92%) Puppet
6 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.44%) vMotion
7 2 (0.96%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.48%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 131 (62.98%) Microsoft
2 72 (34.62%) VMware
3 62 (29.81%) HP
4 56 (26.92%) Citrix
5 20 (9.62%) IronPort
6 14 (6.73%) Cisco
7 11 (5.29%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.29%) Symantec
8 7 (3.37%) Oracle
9 6 (2.88%) Nintex
10 5 (2.40%) arcserve
10 5 (2.40%) CA
10 5 (2.40%) Lumension
10 5 (2.40%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.92%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.92%) AppSense
11 4 (1.92%) Brocade
11 4 (1.92%) Dell
12 3 (1.44%) Splunk
12 3 (1.44%) Veritas
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