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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 91 159 252
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +93
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 193 73 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.99% 0.85% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 3.47% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 36 3
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£325 £320 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +9.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.35% +1.25%
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
2446 2104 1857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.17% 24.47% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1051 830
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 234 241
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +49 57 £300 -33.33% 13
Hampshire +38 57 £300 +0.84% 17
West Sussex +24 29 £375 +120.58% 12
Surrey -16 23 £225 -29.68% 12
Buckinghamshire 0 15 £325 - 7
Kent +2 8 £413 -13.15% 5
Oxfordshire -14 2 £300 +20.00% 2
East Sussex -9 1 - - 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £435 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 317 (100.00%) Windows
2 243 (76.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 179 (56.47%) VMware
4 162 (51.10%) Active Directory
5 156 (49.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 144 (45.43%) Microsoft
7 117 (36.91%) MS Exchange
8 108 (34.07%) Citrix
9 76 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 74 (23.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 73 (23.03%) ITIL
12 72 (22.71%) DNS
13 69 (21.77%) SQL Server
14 62 (19.56%) Hyper-V
15 59 (18.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 58 (18.30%) Windows 7
17 57 (17.98%) Cisco
18 56 (17.67%) vSphere
19 54 (17.03%) SAN
20 53 (16.72%) IIS
20 53 (16.72%) Security Cleared
21 50 (15.77%) Linux
22 48 (15.14%) SCCM
23 46 (14.51%) DHCP
23 46 (14.51%) Firewall
24 44 (13.88%) Clustering
24 44 (13.88%) MCSE
24 44 (13.88%) SQL
24 44 (13.88%) XenApp
25 43 (13.56%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 117 (36.91%) MS Exchange
2 74 (23.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (16.72%) IIS
4 42 (13.25%) SharePoint
5 32 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 29 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (7.26%) Lync
8 22 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (3.79%) Apache
10 11 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (2.21%) GlassFish
12 7 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (2.21%) IBM Notes
12 7 (2.21%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.63%) JBoss
14 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.99%) MS Office
3 3 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) assyst
2 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.63%) Maximo
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.83%) Office 365
2 17 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.73%) IaaS
5 4 (1.26%) SaaS
5 4 (1.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (22.71%) DNS
2 54 (17.03%) SAN
3 46 (14.51%) Firewall
3 46 (14.51%) DHCP
4 43 (13.56%) LAN
5 35 (11.04%) WAN
6 34 (10.73%) TCP/IP
6 34 (10.73%) Internet
7 14 (4.42%) SSL
8 11 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (3.47%) IP Telephony
8 11 (3.47%) NetScaler
9 10 (3.15%) VPN
10 9 (2.84%) NAS
11 8 (2.52%) VoIP
12 7 (2.21%) PBX
12 7 (2.21%) Wireless
12 7 (2.21%) MPLS
13 6 (1.89%) OSPF
13 6 (1.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (7.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.52%) MySQL
6 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.32%) MSI
General
1 34 (10.73%) Finance
2 11 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.89%) Advertising
3 6 (1.89%) Banking
4 5 (1.58%) Back Office
5 4 (1.26%) Legal
6 3 (0.95%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (18.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (13.56%) Support Engineer
3 31 (9.78%) Analyst
4 27 (8.52%) Server Engineer
5 21 (6.62%) Administrator
6 19 (5.99%) Consultant
7 18 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (5.05%) Support Analyst
9 12 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (3.79%) Architect
9 12 (3.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (3.47%) Desktop Support
10 11 (3.47%) Windows Server Engineer
11 9 (2.84%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 8 (2.52%) Infrastructure Designer
12 8 (2.52%) Designer
12 8 (2.52%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (2.52%) Server Support
13 7 (2.21%) Windows Support Engineer
13 7 (2.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.47%) .NET
1 11 (3.47%) Flash
2 7 (2.21%) Web Services
2 7 (2.21%) HTML
3 6 (1.89%) LAMP
4 5 (1.58%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.95%) CSS
5 3 (0.95%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.63%) WCF
6 2 (0.63%) COM+
6 2 (0.63%) XML
6 2 (0.63%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.32%) OLE
7 1 (0.32%) ODBC
7 1 (0.32%) COM
7 1 (0.32%) WPF
7 1 (0.32%) LINQ
7 1 (0.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.88%) Clustering
2 16 (5.05%) PKI
3 13 (4.10%) Blackberry
3 13 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.21%) CLARiiON
5 7 (2.21%) IVR
6 6 (1.89%) Replication
6 6 (1.89%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.26%) CMDB
7 4 (1.26%) iPad
8 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.95%) HACMP
9 2 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.63%) iPhone
9 2 (0.63%) Open Source
9 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 317 (100.00%) Windows
2 243 (76.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 156 (49.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (18.30%) Windows 7
5 50 (15.77%) Linux
6 25 (7.89%) Windows 8
7 24 (7.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (6.94%) Windows XP
9 21 (6.62%) UNIX
10 10 (3.15%) Windows 2000
11 9 (2.84%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.26%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.95%) AIX
13 3 (0.95%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.63%) CentOS
15 1 (0.32%) VMS
15 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.03%) ITIL
2 34 (10.73%) Migration
3 28 (8.83%) Change Management
4 20 (6.31%) Configuration Management
5 16 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (3.47%) Load Balancing
7 10 (3.15%) Project Management
8 9 (2.84%) Service Management
9 8 (2.52%) Business Continuity
10 7 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (2.21%) Web Development
10 7 (2.21%) ITIL V3
10 7 (2.21%) Capacity Management
11 6 (1.89%) Telemarketing
11 6 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (1.89%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (1.89%) Problem Management
11 6 (1.89%) E-Commerce
12 5 (1.58%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.88%) SQL
2 26 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.47%) VBScript
4 10 (3.15%) Java
5 7 (2.21%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.21%) VB
6 6 (1.89%) C#
7 5 (1.58%) PHP
8 4 (1.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.95%) Perl
9 3 (0.95%) Python
9 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (18.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (16.72%) Security Cleared
3 44 (13.88%) MCSE
4 32 (10.09%) SC Cleared
5 19 (5.99%) CCNA
5 19 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.36%) MCP
7 16 (5.05%) DV Cleared
8 14 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (4.10%) MCSA
9 13 (4.10%) Degree
10 10 (3.15%) MCITP
11 9 (2.84%) CCNP
12 8 (2.52%) MCTS
13 2 (0.63%) HNC
13 2 (0.63%) PhD
13 2 (0.63%) VCP5
14 1 (0.32%) HP APS
14 1 (0.32%) VCP4
14 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.99%) SLA
2 4 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 162 (51.10%) Active Directory
2 76 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (19.56%) Hyper-V
4 56 (17.67%) vSphere
5 44 (13.88%) XenApp
6 29 (9.15%) VMware ESX
7 28 (8.83%) XenDesktop
8 14 (4.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (3.79%) Terminal Services
9 12 (3.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (3.47%) XenServer
11 10 (3.15%) UAG
12 8 (2.52%) ISA Server
13 5 (1.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.95%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.95%) Xen
14 3 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
15 2 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (15.14%) SCCM
2 19 (5.99%) SCOM
3 18 (5.68%) WSUS
4 15 (4.73%) NetBackup
5 10 (3.15%) Tivoli
6 7 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.89%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.58%) ARCserve
8 5 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.95%) Nagios
9 3 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.95%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.63%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.63%) Puppet
10 2 (0.63%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.63%) Foglight
Vendors
1 179 (56.47%) VMware
2 144 (45.43%) Microsoft
3 108 (34.07%) Citrix
4 57 (17.98%) Cisco
5 30 (9.46%) HP
6 27 (8.52%) Red Hat
7 21 (6.62%) Symantec
7 21 (6.62%) IBM
8 19 (5.99%) EMC
9 15 (4.73%) NetApp
10 13 (4.10%) AppSense
11 11 (3.47%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.15%) Dell
13 9 (2.84%) McAfee
14 8 (2.52%) Remedy
14 8 (2.52%) Adobe
14 8 (2.52%) Oracle
14 8 (2.52%) Intel
14 8 (2.52%) Lumension
15 7 (2.21%) Altiris
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £275 to £310 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
H&R Talent
Rate: From £14 to £16 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
H&R Talent
Rate: From £20 to £22 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £220.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Worthing
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago