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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK / Scotland
Rank 50 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 56 54 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.34% 2.12% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.32% 9.84% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 13
Median daily rate £356 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.55 £19.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-4.85% -11.36%

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
391 549 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.32% 21.54% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 276 265
Median daily rate £350 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £132 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 10 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £126.25 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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 24 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 January 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 +19 26 £398 +44.54%
Glasgow +8 10 £300 -4.00% 5
Renfrewshire +21 7 £281 -33.21%
Aberdeen - 6 £295 -
North Lanarkshire -1 2 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £395 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £290 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (90.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 102 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 83 (55.33%) Windows Server
5 71 (47.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 70 (46.67%) PowerShell
7 52 (34.67%) Windows 7
8 49 (32.67%) Office 365
9 48 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (31.33%) VMware
11 46 (30.67%) Citrix
12 45 (30.00%) MCSE
13 44 (29.33%) MS Exchange
14 39 (26.00%) SQL
15 38 (25.33%) MS Excel
15 38 (25.33%) Migration
15 38 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 37 (24.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 37 (24.67%) Windows 10
17 36 (24.00%) SharePoint
18 35 (23.33%) Security Cleared
19 33 (22.00%) ITIL
20 32 (21.33%) DHCP
20 32 (21.33%) DNS
21 29 (19.33%) SC Cleared
22 27 (18.00%) SCCM
22 27 (18.00%) Skype for Business
22 27 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
22 27 (18.00%) HP

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 44 (29.33%) MS Exchange
2 37 (24.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (24.00%) SharePoint
4 27 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (18.00%) Skype for Business
5 22 (14.67%) OpenStack
6 17 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (8.67%) IIS
8 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (5.33%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 38 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (14.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 49 (32.67%) Office 365
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.33%) DHCP
1 32 (21.33%) DNS
2 21 (14.00%) Skype
3 14 (9.33%) SAN
4 12 (8.00%) VSAN
5 10 (6.67%) Firewall
6 8 (5.33%) Internet
7 7 (4.67%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.67%) VPN
8 6 (4.00%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.67%) VoIP
10 3 (2.00%) LAN
11 2 (1.33%) Intranet
11 2 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.33%) VLAN
11 2 (1.33%) WAN
12 1 (0.67%) 3G
12 1 (0.67%) 4G
12 1 (0.67%) Network Security
12 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (10.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.33%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (11.33%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Law
3 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (19.33%) Analyst
2 14 (9.33%) Test Analyst
3 13 (8.67%) Messaging Specialist
4 11 (7.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (6.67%) Lync Specialist
5 10 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 9 (6.00%) Consultant
6 9 (6.00%) Office 365 Specialist
7 8 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Tester
8 7 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) IT Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Mobility Specialist
9 6 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.00%) .NET
1 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.33%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) ADO
3 1 (0.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.67%) Clustering
2 23 (15.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.33%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.67%) CMDB
6 4 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.67%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.00%) PKI
8 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (90.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (55.33%) Windows Server
4 71 (47.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (34.67%) Windows 7
6 37 (24.67%) Windows 10
7 24 (16.00%) Windows XP
8 15 (10.00%) AIX
9 7 (4.67%) Android
9 7 (4.67%) Apple iOS
9 7 (4.67%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (2.00%) Linux
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.33%) Migration
2 33 (22.00%) ITIL
3 21 (14.00%) Change Management
4 20 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 19 (12.67%) Software Testing
6 16 (10.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 16 (10.67%) Test Scripting
7 12 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (7.33%) Change Control
8 11 (7.33%) Smoke Testing
9 9 (6.00%) Application Packaging
9 9 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (4.00%) ITSM
10 6 (4.00%) Service Management
11 5 (3.33%) Server Building
11 5 (3.33%) Time Management
12 4 (2.67%) Application Discovery
12 4 (2.67%) Performance Management
12 4 (2.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 39 (26.00%) SQL
3 7 (4.67%) VBScript
4 2 (1.33%) C
4 2 (1.33%) C#
4 2 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (30.00%) MCSE
3 35 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 29 (19.33%) SC Cleared
5 24 (16.00%) Degree
6 17 (11.33%) ISTQB
7 16 (10.67%) MCSA
8 15 (10.00%) MCITP
8 15 (10.00%) MCTS
9 12 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (5.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.00%) CISSP
13 2 (1.33%) MCP
14 1 (0.67%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (16.00%) XenApp
4 23 (15.33%) Hyper-V
5 20 (13.33%) vSphere
6 19 (12.67%) XenDesktop
7 18 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (10.00%) VMware ESX
9 8 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (4.00%) Firmware
10 6 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (2.00%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.33%) Brightmail
12 2 (1.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (18.00%) SCCM
2 17 (11.33%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (10.00%) Netcool
3 15 (10.00%) SCOM
4 13 (8.67%) vRealize
5 12 (8.00%) PowerCLI
6 8 (5.33%) WSUS
7 7 (4.67%) AirWatch
7 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (4.00%) NetBackup
9 4 (2.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (2.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 102 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (31.33%) VMware
3 46 (30.67%) Citrix
4 27 (18.00%) HP
5 21 (14.00%) Veritas
6 17 (11.33%) Intel Security
7 10 (6.67%) IronPort
8 6 (4.00%) Cisco
9 5 (3.33%) Symantec
10 4 (2.67%) BMC
10 4 (2.67%) CA
10 4 (2.67%) Dell
10 4 (2.67%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.00%) EMC
11 3 (2.00%) Remedy
12 2 (1.33%) Apple
12 2 (1.33%) Varonis
12 2 (1.33%) WebSpy
13 1 (0.67%) CommVault
13 1 (0.67%) Thales
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