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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 46 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.59% 1.02% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 6.00% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£110 £163 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.50 £18.23
% change year-on-year
+8.60% +1.48%
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
50 50 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.75% 17.01% 43.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 36
Average daily rate £255 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £307
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £37.10 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
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 26 March 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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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 - 1 £110 - 1
Frome - - - -
Street - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenServer
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (20.00%) PKI
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) HP