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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 71 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 55 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.39% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.53% 3.97% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 6
Median daily rate £293 £243 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.61% -26.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £115 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £356 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £305
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.80 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-11.05% -8.57%
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
477 605 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.70% 18.50% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 300 297
Median daily rate £320 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 27
Median hourly rate £35.50 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 August 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 24 August 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 - 20 £325 - 1
Edinburgh +5 19 £295 +7.27% 3
Glasgow +11 5 £213 - 2
Fife +9 5 £275 -
Aberdeen +6 2 £155 -32.60%
Clackmannanshire - 1 £350 -
West Lothian - 1 £325 - 2
Inverclyde - 1 £165 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Windows
2 167 (81.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 153 (74.63%) Windows Server
4 136 (66.34%) Active Directory
5 122 (59.51%) Microsoft
6 117 (57.07%) PowerShell
7 100 (48.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 83 (40.49%) Security Cleared
9 68 (33.17%) MS Excel
9 68 (33.17%) SQL
10 66 (32.20%) Migration
11 65 (31.71%) ITIL
12 63 (30.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 63 (30.73%) DNS
13 61 (29.76%) MS Exchange
14 60 (29.27%) SQL Server
15 59 (28.78%) Office 365
16 58 (28.29%) SC Cleared
17 57 (27.80%) DHCP
18 55 (26.83%) Citrix
18 55 (26.83%) HP
19 51 (24.88%) Exchange Server 2010
20 49 (23.90%) SharePoint
20 49 (23.90%) Exchange Server 2007
21 46 (22.44%) VMware
22 45 (21.95%) MCSE
23 43 (20.98%) Exchange Server 2013
24 42 (20.49%) SCCM
25 41 (20.00%) Skype for Business
26 39 (19.02%) SAN

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 61 (29.76%) MS Exchange
2 51 (24.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (23.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 49 (23.90%) SharePoint
4 43 (20.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 41 (20.00%) Skype for Business
6 37 (18.05%) OpenStack
7 27 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (9.76%) Office Communications Server
9 19 (9.27%) IIS
10 9 (4.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (3.90%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (2.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (33.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 59 (28.78%) Office 365
2 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.93%) PaaS
4 4 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.98%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.98%) IaaS
5 2 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.98%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (30.73%) DNS
2 57 (27.80%) DHCP
3 39 (19.02%) SAN
4 29 (14.15%) Skype
5 9 (4.39%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.90%) Firewall
6 8 (3.90%) Internet
6 8 (3.90%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.93%) SSL
8 5 (2.44%) LAN
8 5 (2.44%) SMTP
8 5 (2.44%) WAN
9 4 (1.95%) NAS
9 4 (1.95%) VoIP
10 3 (1.46%) LDAP
10 3 (1.46%) VPN
11 2 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.98%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.41%) StarTeam
2 7 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.46%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.98%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.98%) MSI
5 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.49%) Hudson
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.49%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (11.71%) Finance
2 10 (4.88%) Legal
3 4 (1.95%) Banking
4 3 (1.46%) Law
5 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (9.27%) Messaging Engineer
2 18 (8.78%) Wintel Engineer
3 15 (7.32%) Consultant
4 14 (6.83%) Analyst
5 13 (6.34%) Administrator
5 13 (6.34%) Windows Specialist
6 11 (5.37%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 11 (5.37%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (5.37%) Wintel Specialist
7 10 (4.88%) Architect
7 10 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (4.88%) Server Engineer
8 9 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (4.39%) Windows Server Engineer
9 8 (3.90%) Active Directory Engineer
9 8 (3.90%) Server Specialist
9 8 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.90%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) .NET
2 8 (3.90%) CSS
2 8 (3.90%) jQuery
2 8 (3.90%) XML
2 8 (3.90%) XSLT
3 5 (2.44%) REST
4 2 (0.98%) Middleware
4 2 (0.98%) WinForms
5 1 (0.49%) Web Services
5 1 (0.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.71%) Computer Science
2 20 (9.76%) PKI
3 19 (9.27%) Clustering
4 12 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.85%) Cryptography
5 9 (4.39%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.39%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.95%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.95%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.49%) BYOD
8 1 (0.49%) CMDB
8 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.49%) iPad
8 1 (0.49%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 205 (100.00%) Windows
2 167 (81.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 153 (74.63%) Windows Server
4 100 (48.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (16.59%) Windows 7
6 22 (10.73%) Windows 10
7 17 (8.29%) Linux
8 10 (4.88%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.41%) AIX
10 5 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.98%) Android
11 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.49%) CentOS
12 1 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (32.20%) Migration
2 65 (31.71%) ITIL
3 27 (13.17%) Load Balancing
4 15 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 14 (6.83%) Prototyping
6 12 (5.85%) High Availability
7 11 (5.37%) Risk Management
8 10 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.88%) Change Management
8 10 (4.88%) Records Management
8 10 (4.88%) Security Patching
9 9 (4.39%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.39%) Server Building
9 9 (4.39%) Software Testing
10 8 (3.90%) Test Scripting
11 7 (3.41%) Conflict Management
11 7 (3.41%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (2.93%) Smoke Testing
12 6 (2.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 117 (57.07%) PowerShell
2 68 (33.17%) SQL
3 34 (16.59%) VBScript
4 21 (10.24%) C#
5 9 (4.39%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.49%) C
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
7 1 (0.49%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) Ruby
7 1 (0.49%) VB
7 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (40.49%) Security Cleared
2 63 (30.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (28.29%) SC Cleared
4 45 (21.95%) MCSE
5 24 (11.71%) Degree
6 22 (10.73%) MCSA
7 13 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.88%) DV Cleared
8 10 (4.88%) ISTQB
9 9 (4.39%) CISSP
10 8 (3.90%) MCTS
11 7 (3.41%) MCITP
12 3 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.49%) HND
13 1 (0.49%) MCP
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.93%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (2.93%) SLA
2 5 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 136 (66.34%) Active Directory
2 34 (16.59%) Hyper-V
2 34 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (15.12%) XenApp
4 19 (9.27%) Terminal Services
5 17 (8.29%) vSphere
6 13 (6.34%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.41%) Brightmail
8 7 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.93%) Firmware
10 5 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.95%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.46%) Docker
13 2 (0.98%) vCloud
13 2 (0.98%) Veritas File System
14 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.49%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 42 (20.49%) SCCM
2 12 (5.85%) SCOM
3 11 (5.37%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (4.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (3.41%) Netcool
6 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (2.44%) Puppet
7 5 (2.44%) SCVMM
7 5 (2.44%) WSUS
8 4 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.46%) Ansible
10 2 (0.98%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.98%) vMotion
11 1 (0.49%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 122 (59.51%) Microsoft
2 55 (26.83%) Citrix
2 55 (26.83%) HP
3 46 (22.44%) VMware
4 25 (12.20%) IronPort
5 12 (5.85%) Intel Security
6 10 (4.88%) Symantec
6 10 (4.88%) Veritas
7 9 (4.39%) CA
7 9 (4.39%) Oracle
7 9 (4.39%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.90%) Cisco
9 6 (2.93%) Nintex
10 5 (2.44%) arcserve
10 5 (2.44%) Lumension
10 5 (2.44%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.95%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.95%) AppSense
11 4 (1.95%) Brocade
12 3 (1.46%) Splunk
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