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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 47 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 97 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.74% 0.88% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.30% 4.92% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 12 7
Median daily rate £325 £298 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £147 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £372 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
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
634 569 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.43% 17.90% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 272 317
Median daily rate £321 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.27% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.50 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Edinburgh +22 40 £355 +23.47% 5
Renfrewshire +8 34 £325 -5.10% 1
Glasgow +13 11 £213 -32.80% 2
Fife +11 5 £275 -
Aberdeen - 4 £340 -
Clackmannanshire - 1 £350 -
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 23 July 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Windows
2 184 (84.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 163 (74.77%) Windows Server
4 145 (66.51%) Active Directory
5 132 (60.55%) Microsoft
6 127 (58.26%) PowerShell
7 103 (47.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 83 (38.07%) Security Cleared
9 73 (33.49%) ITIL
10 71 (32.57%) MS Excel
11 70 (32.11%) DNS
12 68 (31.19%) SQL
13 66 (30.28%) SQL Server
13 66 (30.28%) MS Exchange
14 64 (29.36%) Migration
15 62 (28.44%) Citrix
15 62 (28.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 59 (27.06%) HP
16 59 (27.06%) VMware
17 58 (26.61%) DHCP
18 57 (26.15%) SC Cleared
19 56 (25.69%) Office 365
20 54 (24.77%) Exchange Server 2010
21 49 (22.48%) SharePoint
22 48 (22.02%) Exchange Server 2007
23 46 (21.10%) SCCM
24 45 (20.64%) Skype for Business
25 44 (20.18%) Windows 7
26 43 (19.72%) MCSE
26 43 (19.72%) 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 66 (30.28%) MS Exchange
2 54 (24.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (22.48%) SharePoint
4 48 (22.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 45 (20.64%) Skype for Business
6 42 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 37 (16.97%) OpenStack
8 27 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (10.09%) Office Communications Server
10 21 (9.63%) IIS
11 13 (5.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (3.67%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (2.75%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.92%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 71 (32.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 56 (25.69%) Office 365
2 11 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.75%) PaaS
4 5 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.92%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.92%) IaaS
5 2 (0.92%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (32.11%) DNS
2 58 (26.61%) DHCP
3 43 (19.72%) SAN
4 29 (13.30%) Skype
5 9 (4.13%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.13%) WAN
6 8 (3.67%) Firewall
6 8 (3.67%) Internet
6 8 (3.67%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.75%) LAN
7 6 (2.75%) SSL
8 5 (2.29%) NAS
8 5 (2.29%) SMTP
9 4 (1.83%) VoIP
10 3 (1.38%) LDAP
11 2 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.92%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.21%) StarTeam
2 7 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.38%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.38%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.92%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.92%) MSI
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.46%) Hudson
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.46%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (12.39%) Finance
2 10 (4.59%) Legal
3 6 (2.75%) Banking
4 3 (1.38%) Law
5 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Local Government
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (8.72%) Messaging Engineer
2 18 (8.26%) Wintel Engineer
3 16 (7.34%) Analyst
4 15 (6.88%) Administrator
4 15 (6.88%) Consultant
5 14 (6.42%) Windows Engineer
6 13 (5.96%) Server Engineer
6 13 (5.96%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 13 (5.96%) Windows Specialist
7 12 (5.50%) Windows Server Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Active Directory Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Wintel Specialist
9 10 (4.59%) Architect
9 10 (4.59%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.67%) Server Specialist
12 7 (3.21%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.59%) CSS
2 9 (4.13%) .NET
3 8 (3.67%) jQuery
3 8 (3.67%) XML
3 8 (3.67%) XSLT
4 5 (2.29%) REST
5 2 (0.92%) HTML
5 2 (0.92%) Middleware
5 2 (0.92%) Web Services
5 2 (0.92%) WinForms
6 1 (0.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.01%) Clustering
1 24 (11.01%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.26%) PKI
3 13 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.96%) Blackberry
4 11 (5.05%) Cryptography
4 11 (5.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.83%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.83%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) BYOD
7 1 (0.46%) CMDB
7 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.46%) iPad
7 1 (0.46%) iPhone
7 1 (0.46%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 218 (100.00%) Windows
2 184 (84.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 163 (74.77%) Windows Server
4 103 (47.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (20.18%) Windows 7
6 27 (12.39%) Windows 10
7 21 (9.63%) Linux
8 12 (5.50%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.21%) AIX
10 6 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.92%) Android
11 2 (0.92%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.46%) CentOS
12 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (33.49%) ITIL
2 64 (29.36%) Migration
3 28 (12.84%) Load Balancing
4 15 (6.88%) Configuration Management
5 12 (5.50%) High Availability
5 12 (5.50%) Prototyping
6 11 (5.05%) Risk Management
7 10 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.59%) Change Management
7 10 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (4.59%) Security Patching
7 10 (4.59%) Server Building
8 9 (4.13%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.13%) Server Virtualisation
8 9 (4.13%) Software Testing
9 8 (3.67%) Records Management
10 7 (3.21%) Conflict Management
10 7 (3.21%) Test Scripting
11 6 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (2.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 127 (58.26%) PowerShell
2 68 (31.19%) SQL
3 34 (15.60%) VBScript
4 21 (9.63%) C#
5 11 (5.05%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.21%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.46%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.46%) C
7 1 (0.46%) Perl
7 1 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) Ruby
7 1 (0.46%) VB
7 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (38.07%) Security Cleared
2 62 (28.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (26.15%) SC Cleared
4 43 (19.72%) MCSE
5 24 (11.01%) Degree
6 23 (10.55%) MCSA
7 14 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.59%) DV Cleared
9 9 (4.13%) ISTQB
10 8 (3.67%) MCTS
11 7 (3.21%) CISSP
11 7 (3.21%) MCITP
12 3 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.46%) HND
13 1 (0.46%) MCP
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.75%) SLA
3 5 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 145 (66.51%) Active Directory
2 41 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (16.51%) Hyper-V
3 36 (16.51%) XenApp
4 19 (8.72%) Terminal Services
4 19 (8.72%) vSphere
5 13 (5.96%) XenDesktop
6 10 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.21%) Firmware
7 7 (3.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.75%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.29%) Brightmail
9 5 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.38%) Docker
10 3 (1.38%) vCloud
11 2 (0.92%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.46%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 46 (21.10%) SCCM
2 16 (7.34%) SCOM
3 13 (5.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (5.05%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (5.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (4.59%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (3.21%) Netcool
7 5 (2.29%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (2.29%) Puppet
7 5 (2.29%) SCVMM
7 5 (2.29%) WSUS
8 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.38%) Ansible
9 3 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.38%) vMotion
10 2 (0.92%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.46%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 132 (60.55%) Microsoft
2 62 (28.44%) Citrix
3 59 (27.06%) HP
3 59 (27.06%) VMware
4 23 (10.55%) IronPort
5 15 (6.88%) Symantec
6 12 (5.50%) Intel Security
7 10 (4.59%) Red Hat
7 10 (4.59%) Veritas
8 9 (4.13%) Cisco
8 9 (4.13%) Oracle
9 8 (3.67%) CA
10 6 (2.75%) Nintex
11 5 (2.29%) arcserve
11 5 (2.29%) Lumension
11 5 (2.29%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.83%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.83%) AppSense
12 4 (1.83%) Brocade
13 3 (1.38%) Dell
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