The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 91 69 126
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +57
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 202 280 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.33% 2.83% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.92% 11.77% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 188 76
Median daily rate £350 £350 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £301
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +11.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.73 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £165.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.46 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% -14.77%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2037 2378 2235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.53% 24.00% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1279 1123
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 232 223
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Hampshire +6 87 £350 -3.44% 13
Oxfordshire -13 29 £400 +25.49% 4
Surrey -2 28 £350 +3.70% 12
Buckinghamshire +8 23 £313 -10.71% 2
Berkshire -4 21 £350 +12.00% 17
West Sussex -19 7 £240 -27.27% 3
Middlesex -3 2 £325 -8.45%
Kent -7 1 - - 4
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 396 (100.00%) Windows
2 261 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 261 (65.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 252 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 195 (49.24%) VMware
5 192 (48.48%) Microsoft
6 124 (31.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 121 (30.56%) PowerShell
8 116 (29.29%) Security Cleared
9 107 (27.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 98 (24.75%) DNS
11 96 (24.24%) SQL
12 93 (23.48%) ITIL
13 88 (22.22%) Citrix
14 86 (21.72%) MS Exchange
15 85 (21.46%) DHCP
16 81 (20.45%) SC Cleared
17 80 (20.20%) SQL Server
18 73 (18.43%) HP
19 71 (17.93%) SAN
20 69 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
21 68 (17.17%) Hyper-V
22 65 (16.41%) Windows 7
22 65 (16.41%) Migration
23 63 (15.91%) SCCM
24 58 (14.65%) MS Excel
25 57 (14.39%) Linux
26 56 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
27 51 (12.88%) Office 365
27 51 (12.88%) Cisco

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 86 (21.72%) MS Exchange
2 56 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 33 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 23 (5.81%) IIS
6 15 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (1.77%) CMS
10 6 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.76%) Apache
11 3 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.76%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 58 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.51%) InDesign
3 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.51%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.25%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.88%) Office 365
2 33 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.79%) IaaS
5 9 (2.27%) PaaS
6 4 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.76%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.76%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.76%) SaaS
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 98 (24.75%) DNS
2 85 (21.46%) DHCP
3 71 (17.93%) SAN
4 37 (9.34%) Firewall
5 34 (8.59%) LAN
6 32 (8.08%) WAN
7 21 (5.30%) VPN
8 19 (4.80%) TCP/IP
9 18 (4.55%) Internet
10 15 (3.79%) Skype
11 14 (3.54%) Wireless
12 13 (3.28%) LDAP
13 12 (3.03%) iSCSI
14 11 (2.78%) Kerberos
14 11 (2.78%) MPLS
15 10 (2.53%) VoIP
16 9 (2.27%) NAS
16 9 (2.27%) SMTP
17 7 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
17 7 (1.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.52%) SQLPlus
7 5 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.01%) QlikView
8 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.51%) DB2
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.52%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (0.76%) Jasmine
5 3 (0.76%) Selenium
5 3 (0.76%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.51%) Ant
6 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.51%) JIRA
6 2 (0.51%) Maven
6 2 (0.51%) Subversion
7 1 (0.25%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.25%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.25%) MSI
7 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 35 (8.84%) Finance
2 9 (2.27%) Military
3 8 (2.02%) Back Office
4 7 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.52%) Banking
5 6 (1.52%) Electronics
6 5 (1.26%) Publishing
7 4 (1.01%) Advertising
8 3 (0.76%) Marketing
8 3 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.51%) Billing
9 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Local Government
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (12.12%) Architect
2 47 (11.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (11.11%) Analyst
4 36 (9.09%) Consultant
5 32 (8.08%) Server Engineer
5 32 (8.08%) Support Engineer
6 31 (7.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 30 (7.58%) Wintel Engineer
8 28 (7.07%) Windows Engineer
9 22 (5.56%) Administrator
10 21 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (5.05%) Infrastructure Architect
12 18 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
13 17 (4.29%) Server Support
13 17 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (4.04%) Developer
15 15 (3.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 15 (3.79%) Support Analyst
15 15 (3.79%) Technical Architect
15 15 (3.79%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.58%) .NET
2 15 (3.79%) CSS
3 11 (2.78%) Web Services
4 10 (2.53%) XML
5 9 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.27%) HTML
6 8 (2.02%) XSLT
7 6 (1.52%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.52%) jQuery
8 5 (1.26%) XSL
9 4 (1.01%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.76%) Breeze.js
10 3 (0.76%) Durandal
10 3 (0.76%) Entity Framework
10 3 (0.76%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (0.76%) MSMQ
10 3 (0.76%) OAuth2
10 3 (0.76%) OpenID
10 3 (0.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.63%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.81%) Clustering
3 22 (5.56%) PKI
4 16 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.78%) BYOD
5 11 (2.78%) LPAR
6 8 (2.02%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.52%) Replication
9 5 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.26%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.26%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.01%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.01%) Statistics
10 4 (1.01%) Wiki
11 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.76%) NHS
11 3 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 396 (100.00%) Windows
2 261 (65.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 252 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 124 (31.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (16.41%) Windows 7
6 57 (14.39%) Linux
7 37 (9.34%) Windows 10
8 27 (6.82%) Unix
9 23 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (5.05%) Windows 8
11 14 (3.54%) AIX
12 12 (3.03%) Android
13 11 (2.78%) Mac OS X
14 8 (2.02%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.52%) CentOS
15 6 (1.52%) Solaris
16 5 (1.26%) Ubuntu
17 4 (1.01%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.51%) VMS
18 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (23.48%) ITIL
2 65 (16.41%) Migration
3 28 (7.07%) Service Management
4 20 (5.05%) Problem Management
5 18 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 18 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (4.29%) Data Protection
7 15 (3.79%) Service Delivery
8 14 (3.54%) Capacity Management
8 14 (3.54%) ITIL V3
8 14 (3.54%) Mobile Device Management
8 14 (3.54%) Patch Management
9 12 (3.03%) CRM
9 12 (3.03%) Information Security
9 12 (3.03%) Project Management
9 12 (3.03%) Server Building
9 12 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
10 11 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (2.78%) ITSM
10 11 (2.78%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 121 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 96 (24.24%) SQL
3 36 (9.09%) VBScript
4 27 (6.82%) VB
5 25 (6.31%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.78%) C#
7 10 (2.53%) C
8 9 (2.27%) Perl
8 9 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.02%) Python
9 8 (2.02%) Ruby
10 6 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.52%) Java
10 6 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.01%) PHP
11 4 (1.01%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.76%) Tcl
12 3 (0.76%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.51%) VB6
14 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 116 (29.29%) Security Cleared
2 81 (20.45%) SC Cleared
3 69 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (11.62%) MCSE
5 30 (7.58%) DV Cleared
6 23 (5.81%) MCSA
7 21 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (3.54%) MCITP
9 11 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (2.53%) CCNA
11 9 (2.27%) MCTS
12 8 (2.02%) MCP
13 6 (1.52%) Degree
14 5 (1.26%) CCNP
14 5 (1.26%) CISSP
14 5 (1.26%) VCP4
14 5 (1.26%) VCP5
15 4 (1.01%) ISTQB
15 4 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.01%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.03%) SLA
2 8 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.01%) GPG13
5 3 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.76%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 261 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 107 (27.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (17.17%) Hyper-V
4 46 (11.62%) vSphere
5 42 (10.61%) XenApp
6 26 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (4.55%) Terminal Services
9 17 (4.29%) XenDesktop
10 14 (3.54%) VMware ESX
11 13 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (2.27%) XenServer
13 8 (2.02%) NFS
14 6 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (1.01%) BitLocker
17 2 (0.51%) vCloud
18 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
18 1 (0.25%) UAG
18 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 63 (15.91%) SCCM
2 45 (11.36%) SCOM
3 23 (5.81%) NetBackup
4 21 (5.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 21 (5.30%) WSUS
5 13 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (3.03%) Puppet
7 10 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (2.27%) Backup Exec
9 8 (2.02%) AirWatch
9 8 (2.02%) Ansible
9 8 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (1.77%) OVSD
11 6 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (1.01%) ArcSight ESM
13 4 (1.01%) SCSM
14 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 195 (49.24%) VMware
2 192 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 88 (22.22%) Citrix
4 73 (18.43%) HP
5 51 (12.88%) Cisco
6 36 (9.09%) Oracle
7 23 (5.81%) Red Hat
8 21 (5.30%) NetApp
9 19 (4.80%) IBM
10 17 (4.29%) Symantec
11 12 (3.03%) EMC
12 10 (2.53%) Dell
12 10 (2.53%) Intel Security
13 9 (2.27%) Juniper
14 8 (2.02%) MobileIron
14 8 (2.02%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.02%) Splunk
15 7 (1.77%) Sophos
16 6 (1.52%) CheckPoint
16 6 (1.52%) Veeam
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