The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 34 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.23% 0.85% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.98% 5.66% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £415 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.70% -4.00%
Windows Server 2012
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 53 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.00% 15.06% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £161 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £27.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Somerset region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Somerset region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Bath - 3 - - 8
Taunton +9 1 - - 2
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
Clevedon - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
5 14 (53.85%) VMware
6 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (34.62%) Citrix
9 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
10 6 (23.08%) SCOM
10 6 (23.08%) PKI
11 5 (19.23%) Symantec
11 5 (19.23%) MS Office
11 5 (19.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (15.38%) SQL
12 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
12 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
13 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (11.54%) ITIL
13 3 (11.54%) Cisco
13 3 (11.54%) HP
13 3 (11.54%) SAN
14 2 (7.69%) Lotus
14 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
14 2 (7.69%) Middleware
14 2 (7.69%) IBM

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Architect
6 1 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
2 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.85%) WFM
3 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
3 1 (3.85%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (3.85%) MVC
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.85%) KVM
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCOM
2 5 (19.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Symantec
5 3 (11.54%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Lotus
6 2 (7.69%) Becrypt
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper