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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 40 114 104
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 90 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.14% 0.69% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.48% 3.82% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 14 12
Median daily rate £300 £294 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £155 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £464 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £31.50 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 - £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -32.69%
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
515 576 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.67% 17.99% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 299 310
Median daily rate £310 £340 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £210 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 32
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 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 - 55 £295 -
Edinburgh +11 13 £300 -2.04% 3
Glasgow +17 11 £256 - 5
Fife - 5 £275 -
Aberdeen +2 2 £165 -28.26%
West Lothian - 2 £325 - 1
Clackmannanshire - 1 £350 -
Inverclyde - 1 £165 -
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Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 233 (100.00%) Windows
2 198 (84.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 170 (72.96%) Active Directory
3 170 (72.96%) Windows Server
4 135 (57.94%) Microsoft
5 134 (57.51%) PowerShell
6 124 (53.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 87 (37.34%) Security Cleared
8 79 (33.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 78 (33.48%) SQL
10 74 (31.76%) Office 365
11 73 (31.33%) MS Excel
12 72 (30.90%) MS Exchange
13 69 (29.61%) Migration
14 65 (27.90%) HP
15 62 (26.61%) SharePoint
15 62 (26.61%) MCSE
15 62 (26.61%) ITIL
16 61 (26.18%) SC Cleared
16 61 (26.18%) Exchange Server 2010
17 59 (25.32%) DNS
18 58 (24.89%) Citrix
19 57 (24.46%) SQL Server
20 55 (23.61%) DHCP
21 54 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2013
22 50 (21.46%) Skype for Business
23 48 (20.60%) OpenStack
23 48 (20.60%) Windows 7
24 47 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2007
25 44 (18.88%) VMware

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 72 (30.90%) MS Exchange
2 62 (26.61%) SharePoint
3 61 (26.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 54 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (21.46%) Skype for Business
6 48 (20.60%) OpenStack
7 47 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (8.15%) Office Communications Server
10 17 (7.30%) IIS
11 8 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.72%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 73 (31.33%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 74 (31.76%) Office 365
2 10 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.58%) PaaS
4 4 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.86%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.86%) IaaS
5 2 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.86%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 59 (25.32%) DNS
2 55 (23.61%) DHCP
3 38 (16.31%) SAN
3 38 (16.31%) Skype
4 8 (3.43%) NetScaler
4 8 (3.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.00%) Firewall
6 5 (2.15%) LAN
6 5 (2.15%) SMTP
7 4 (1.72%) Internet
7 4 (1.72%) SSL
7 4 (1.72%) VoIP
7 4 (1.72%) WAN
8 3 (1.29%) LDAP
8 3 (1.29%) NAS
8 3 (1.29%) VPN
9 2 (0.86%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.86%) Intranet
9 2 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.87%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.29%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.43%) Hudson
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.43%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (9.01%) Finance
2 10 (4.29%) Legal
3 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.29%) Banking
4 3 (1.29%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Local Government
5 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (10.30%) Wintel Engineer
2 22 (9.44%) Analyst
3 16 (6.87%) Messaging Specialist
4 15 (6.44%) Messaging Engineer
4 15 (6.44%) Test Analyst
5 14 (6.01%) Administrator
6 13 (5.58%) Consultant
7 12 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (5.15%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (4.72%) Server Engineer
8 11 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (4.72%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 11 (4.72%) Wintel Specialist
9 10 (4.29%) Lync Specialist
9 10 (4.29%) Windows Server Engineer
9 10 (4.29%) Windows Specialist
10 9 (3.86%) Office 365 Specialist
11 8 (3.43%) Active Directory Engineer
11 8 (3.43%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.58%) .NET
2 9 (3.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.15%) REST
4 4 (1.72%) CSS
5 3 (1.29%) XML
6 2 (0.86%) jQuery
6 2 (0.86%) Middleware
6 2 (0.86%) WinForms
6 2 (0.86%) XSLT
7 1 (0.43%) ADO
7 1 (0.43%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.43%) HTML
7 1 (0.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.02%) Computer Science
2 25 (10.73%) Clustering
3 17 (7.30%) PKI
4 15 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.29%) Cryptography
6 8 (3.43%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.72%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.72%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.43%) iPad
10 1 (0.43%) iPhone
10 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 233 (100.00%) Windows
2 198 (84.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 170 (72.96%) Windows Server
4 124 (53.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (20.60%) Windows 7
6 33 (14.16%) Windows 10
7 27 (11.59%) Windows XP
8 16 (6.87%) AIX
8 16 (6.87%) Linux
9 8 (3.43%) Android
9 8 (3.43%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.00%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (29.61%) Migration
2 62 (26.61%) ITIL
3 35 (15.02%) Load Balancing
4 21 (9.01%) Change Management
5 20 (8.58%) Software Testing
6 18 (7.73%) Server Virtualisation
7 16 (6.87%) Test Scripting
8 15 (6.44%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.15%) Smoke Testing
10 11 (4.72%) Prototyping
10 11 (4.72%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (4.29%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (4.29%) Security Patching
12 9 (3.86%) Application Packaging
12 9 (3.86%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.43%) Server Building
14 7 (3.00%) Conflict Management
14 7 (3.00%) High Availability
15 5 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 134 (57.51%) PowerShell
2 78 (33.48%) SQL
3 39 (16.74%) VBScript
4 18 (7.73%) C#
5 8 (3.43%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.43%) C
7 1 (0.43%) Perl
7 1 (0.43%) Python
7 1 (0.43%) Ruby
7 1 (0.43%) VB
7 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (37.34%) Security Cleared
2 79 (33.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (26.61%) MCSE
4 61 (26.18%) SC Cleared
5 36 (15.45%) Degree
6 31 (13.30%) MCSA
7 20 (8.58%) ISTQB
8 17 (7.30%) MCTS
9 16 (6.87%) MCITP
10 13 (5.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (4.29%) DV Cleared
12 8 (3.43%) CISSP
13 6 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.43%) HND
15 1 (0.43%) MCP
15 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.58%) SLA
3 5 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 170 (72.96%) Active Directory
2 43 (18.45%) Hyper-V
3 30 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (11.59%) XenApp
5 19 (8.15%) Terminal Services
6 17 (7.30%) vSphere
7 11 (4.72%) Firmware
8 9 (3.86%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (3.00%) Brightmail
11 5 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.29%) Docker
14 2 (0.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.86%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.43%) vCloud
15 1 (0.43%) Veritas File System
15 1 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 39 (16.74%) SCCM
2 21 (9.01%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (6.87%) Netcool
4 14 (6.01%) PowerCLI
4 14 (6.01%) SCOM
5 9 (3.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (3.43%) AirWatch
7 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (2.58%) WSUS
8 5 (2.15%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (2.15%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.72%) Puppet
9 4 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.29%) Ansible
11 1 (0.43%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.43%) vMotion
11 1 (0.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 135 (57.94%) Microsoft
2 65 (27.90%) HP
3 58 (24.89%) Citrix
4 44 (18.88%) VMware
5 24 (10.30%) IronPort
6 22 (9.44%) Intel Security
7 18 (7.73%) Veritas
8 11 (4.72%) Symantec
9 9 (3.86%) CA
10 6 (2.58%) Oracle
10 6 (2.58%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.15%) arcserve
11 5 (2.15%) Lumension
11 5 (2.15%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.72%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.72%) AppSense
12 4 (1.72%) Brocade
12 4 (1.72%) Dell
12 4 (1.72%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.29%) Cisco
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