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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 88 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 41 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.36% 0.61% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.74% 2.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £260
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.75 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +6.98%
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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
608 681 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.18% 25.82% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 329 275
Average daily rate £325 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 13
Average hourly rate £28.10 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.24 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +5 16 £310 -8.14% 3
Glasgow -2 9 £303 -20.39% 1
Aberdeen - 4 £200 - 2
Scottish Borders - 4 £200 -
West Lothian -3 2 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £180 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £343 -
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Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (86.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (60.53%) Active Directory
4 36 (47.37%) VMware
5 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
7 26 (34.21%) SCCM
8 24 (31.58%) Windows 7
8 24 (31.58%) DNS
9 23 (30.26%) Migration
10 21 (27.63%) HP
11 20 (26.32%) SQL
12 18 (23.68%) MS Exchange
13 17 (22.37%) DHCP
14 16 (21.05%) IIS
15 15 (19.74%) Lync
15 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (17.11%) MS Office
16 13 (17.11%) SAN
17 12 (15.79%) Citrix
17 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
17 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
18 11 (14.47%) Finance
18 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
19 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
19 10 (13.16%) Application Packaging
19 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
20 9 (11.84%) Firewall
20 9 (11.84%) Cisco
21 8 (10.53%) WAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 18 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.05%) IIS
3 15 (19.74%) Lync
4 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (6.58%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (2.63%) JBoss
9 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Office
2 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) DNS
2 17 (22.37%) DHCP
3 13 (17.11%) SAN
4 9 (11.84%) Firewall
5 8 (10.53%) WAN
6 5 (6.58%) LAN
7 4 (5.26%) LDAP
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.95%) Internet
8 3 (3.95%) VoIP
8 3 (3.95%) WLAN
8 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.95%) SSL
9 2 (2.63%) VPN
9 2 (2.63%) VLAN
9 2 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (15.79%) Analyst
2 11 (14.47%) Wintel Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Administrator
4 8 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Consultant
5 7 (9.21%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Exchange Administrator
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Data Centre Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Data Network Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) Application Packaging
2 5 (6.58%) .NET
3 2 (2.63%) HTML
3 2 (2.63%) CSS
3 2 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Replication
2 3 (3.95%) Clustering
3 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (86.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (46.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.58%) Linux
7 4 (5.26%) UNIX
7 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.26%) Android
7 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Migration
2 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.26%) Project Management
4 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.26%) Fault Management
4 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.95%) Change Control
5 3 (3.95%) ITIL
5 3 (3.95%) Change Management
5 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.63%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.63%) PRINCE
6 2 (2.63%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.32%) Transition Management
7 1 (1.32%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.58%) C++
4 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) C
6 1 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
3 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.95%) MCP
6 2 (2.63%) HND
6 2 (2.63%) MCSE
6 2 (2.63%) PMP
6 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.32%) MCITP
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) DICOM
System Software
1 46 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (5.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.63%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.63%) XenApp
7 1 (1.32%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 26 (34.21%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.63%) WSUS
4 2 (2.63%) SCOM
4 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.63%) SCSM
5 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) VMware
2 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 21 (27.63%) HP
4 12 (15.79%) Citrix
5 9 (11.84%) Cisco
6 8 (10.53%) CommVault
6 8 (10.53%) NetApp
6 8 (10.53%) EMC
7 6 (7.89%) Dell
8 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.58%) Lotus
8 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.58%) Oracle
9 4 (5.26%) Symantec
9 4 (5.26%) F5
10 3 (3.95%) McAfee
10 3 (3.95%) Sophos
11 1 (1.32%) Lumension
11 1 (1.32%) Veeam
11 1 (1.32%) ArcSight
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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