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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 112 104 117
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 25 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.92% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.59% 3.59% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £252 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £380 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.60 £19.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -26.92%
Windows Server 2012
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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
545 697 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.11% 25.60% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 364 236
Average daily rate £325 £332 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 38 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -7.40%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 0 12 £240 -28.88% 2
Glasgow -9 3 £316 -16.77% 3
West Lothian -8 2 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £343 -
Dundee -10 1 £250 -
Fife - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
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Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (91.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (79.31%) Active Directory
4 28 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (46.55%) Windows 7
6 26 (44.83%) SCCM
7 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
7 24 (41.38%) VMware
8 23 (39.66%) DNS
9 20 (34.48%) HP
9 20 (34.48%) MS Exchange
10 17 (29.31%) Data Centre
11 15 (25.86%) DHCP
12 14 (24.14%) Citrix
12 14 (24.14%) Migration
12 14 (24.14%) Lync
13 12 (20.69%) MS Office
14 11 (18.97%) SQL
14 11 (18.97%) Cisco
14 11 (18.97%) Application Packaging
14 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
15 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (17.24%) WAN
16 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
16 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
17 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
17 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
18 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
18 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 20 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.14%) Lync
3 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
5 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (8.62%) IIS
7 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (39.66%) DNS
2 15 (25.86%) DHCP
3 10 (17.24%) WAN
4 7 (12.07%) Firewall
5 6 (10.34%) SAN
6 5 (8.62%) LDAP
6 5 (8.62%) LAN
7 4 (6.90%) VoIP
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.17%) WLAN
8 3 (5.17%) Internet
9 2 (3.45%) NAS
10 1 (1.72%) VPN
10 1 (1.72%) MPLS
10 1 (1.72%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MSI
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) Desktop Support
2 9 (15.52%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Desktop Support
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Data Network Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) Application Packaging
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) CSS
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Replication
3 3 (5.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (91.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (46.55%) Windows 7
5 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.90%) Android
7 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.45%) Linux
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Migration
2 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.62%) ITIL
3 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
4 4 (6.90%) Project Management
5 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Change Control
6 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.45%) PRINCE
6 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.72%) CRM
7 1 (1.72%) Service Management
7 1 (1.72%) Change Management
7 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.72%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.62%) C++
4 4 (6.90%) Perl
4 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) MCP
4 2 (3.45%) HND
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) PMP
4 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) DICOM
System Software
1 46 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) vSphere
4 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.17%) XenApp
5 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.72%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 26 (44.83%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) SCOM
2 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.45%) SCSM
4 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.72%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
1 24 (41.38%) VMware
2 20 (34.48%) HP
3 14 (24.14%) Citrix
4 11 (18.97%) Cisco
5 5 (8.62%) Oracle
5 5 (8.62%) CommVault
5 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.62%) F5
6 3 (5.17%) McAfee
6 3 (5.17%) Sophos
7 2 (3.45%) Lotus
7 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.72%) Lumension
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) Apple
8 1 (1.72%) Symantec
8 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.72%) Veeam
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