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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK / Scotland
Rank 57 70 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 45 62 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.67% 2.40% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.28% 11.05% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £247 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -2.43%

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
399 561 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.65% 21.68% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 284 302
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £200 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 6 14
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £50.20 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +15 18 £398 +16.05% 3
Renfrewshire +21 13 £315 -25.00% 5
Glasgow -8 6 £400 +30.61% 2
North Lanarkshire 0 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £290 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £415 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (86.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 109 (69.43%) Microsoft
4 97 (61.78%) Active Directory
5 90 (57.32%) Windows Server
6 77 (49.04%) PowerShell
7 68 (43.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (35.03%) Windows 7
9 49 (31.21%) VMware
10 47 (29.94%) Citrix
10 47 (29.94%) MS Excel
11 45 (28.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (28.03%) Office 365
13 43 (27.39%) MCSE
14 40 (25.48%) MS Exchange
14 40 (25.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 39 (24.84%) SQL
16 37 (23.57%) Security Cleared
16 37 (23.57%) Windows 10
17 36 (22.93%) ITIL
18 34 (21.66%) SharePoint
18 34 (21.66%) Migration
19 33 (21.02%) Exchange Server 2010
20 31 (19.75%) SC Cleared
20 31 (19.75%) DNS
21 30 (19.11%) DHCP
22 27 (17.20%) HP
22 27 (17.20%) SCCM
23 25 (15.92%) Clustering
24 24 (15.29%) Windows XP

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 40 (25.48%) MS Exchange
2 34 (21.66%) SharePoint
3 33 (21.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (14.65%) IIS
5 23 (14.65%) Skype for Business
6 21 (13.38%) OpenStack
7 14 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (5.10%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 47 (29.94%) MS Excel
2 23 (14.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 44 (28.03%) Office 365
2 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.75%) DNS
2 30 (19.11%) DHCP
3 20 (12.74%) Skype
4 16 (10.19%) SAN
5 12 (7.64%) VSAN
6 10 (6.37%) Firewall
7 8 (5.10%) Internet
8 7 (4.46%) NetScaler
8 7 (4.46%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.82%) VPN
10 4 (2.55%) VoIP
11 2 (1.27%) Intranet
11 2 (1.27%) LAN
11 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.27%) VLAN
12 1 (0.64%) 4G
12 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.64%) Network Security
12 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (9.55%) StarTeam
2 10 (6.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.27%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (12.10%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Law
3 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (19.11%) Analyst
2 13 (8.28%) Test Analyst
3 11 (7.01%) Messaging Specialist
3 11 (7.01%) Wintel Engineer
4 10 (6.37%) Consultant
4 10 (6.37%) Lync Specialist
4 10 (6.37%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 9 (5.73%) Office 365 Specialist
6 8 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (5.10%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) IT Analyst
6 8 (5.10%) Tester
7 7 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (4.46%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.46%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Administrator
8 6 (3.82%) PowerShell Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.10%) .NET
2 9 (5.73%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.27%) CSS
4 1 (0.64%) ADO
4 1 (0.64%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.64%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.92%) Clustering
2 23 (14.65%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.82%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.55%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.55%) CMDB
6 4 (2.55%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.55%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (86.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (57.32%) Windows Server
4 68 (43.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (35.03%) Windows 7
6 37 (23.57%) Windows 10
7 24 (15.29%) Windows XP
8 16 (10.19%) AIX
9 7 (4.46%) Android
9 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
9 7 (4.46%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (3.18%) Linux
11 2 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.27%) Unix
12 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Solaris
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.93%) ITIL
2 34 (21.66%) Migration
3 21 (13.38%) Change Management
4 19 (12.10%) Load Balancing
4 19 (12.10%) Software Testing
5 16 (10.19%) Server Virtualisation
6 15 (9.55%) Test Scripting
7 12 (7.64%) Change Control
8 11 (7.01%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (7.01%) Smoke Testing
9 10 (6.37%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (5.73%) Application Packaging
10 9 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.10%) Open Source
12 7 (4.46%) ITSM
12 7 (4.46%) Service Management
13 6 (3.82%) Infrastructure Management
14 5 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (3.18%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 77 (49.04%) PowerShell
2 39 (24.84%) SQL
3 12 (7.64%) C#
4 10 (6.37%) XAML
5 7 (4.46%) VBScript
6 2 (1.27%) C
6 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (28.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (27.39%) MCSE
3 37 (23.57%) Security Cleared
4 31 (19.75%) SC Cleared
5 24 (15.29%) Degree
6 16 (10.19%) ISTQB
6 16 (10.19%) MCSA
7 15 (9.55%) MCITP
7 15 (9.55%) MCTS
8 12 (7.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (5.10%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.27%) CISSP
11 2 (1.27%) EMC Certification
11 2 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (61.78%) Active Directory
2 40 (25.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.65%) XenApp
4 21 (13.38%) Hyper-V
5 20 (12.74%) vSphere
6 19 (12.10%) XenDesktop
7 17 (10.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (10.19%) VMware ESX
9 8 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (3.82%) Firmware
10 6 (3.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.91%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.64%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (17.20%) SCCM
2 17 (10.83%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (9.55%) Netcool
3 15 (9.55%) SCOM
4 13 (8.28%) vRealize
5 12 (7.64%) PowerCLI
6 9 (5.73%) WSUS
7 8 (5.10%) Puppet
8 7 (4.46%) AirWatch
8 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (3.82%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.64%) Simpana
Vendors
1 109 (69.43%) Microsoft
2 49 (31.21%) VMware
3 47 (29.94%) Citrix
4 27 (17.20%) HP
5 21 (13.38%) Veritas
6 17 (10.83%) Intel Security
7 8 (5.10%) IronPort
8 7 (4.46%) Cisco
9 5 (3.18%) Dell
9 5 (3.18%) EMC
9 5 (3.18%) Symantec
10 4 (2.55%) BMC
10 4 (2.55%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.91%) CA
11 3 (1.91%) Oracle
11 3 (1.91%) Remedy
12 2 (1.27%) Apple
12 2 (1.27%) Varonis
12 2 (1.27%) WebSpy
13 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
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