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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 73 96 152
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +56
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 231 195 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.69% 2.07% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.02% 8.38% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 93 47
Average daily rate £325 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £480 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Average hourly rate £43.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £13.65 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £21.75 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +24.24%
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
2096 2328 2067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.42% 24.72% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1138 929
Average daily rate £353 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.44% +0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 199 244
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +35 61 £258 -33.54% 22
Hampshire +8 61 £338 +10.05% 29
Surrey +25 53 £328 +0.76% 13
West Sussex 0 14 £353 +21.55% 9
Buckinghamshire -7 14 £325 +10.16% 5
Oxfordshire +1 7 £344 -14.06% 7
East Sussex +5 5 £375 +15.38% 1
Kent -5 3 £273 -19.25% 9
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 436 (100.00%) Windows
2 337 (77.29%) Windows Server
3 288 (66.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 237 (54.36%) Active Directory
5 228 (52.29%) VMware
6 209 (47.94%) Microsoft
7 165 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 128 (29.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 108 (24.77%) ITIL
9 108 (24.77%) MS Exchange
10 101 (23.17%) SQL Server
11 100 (22.94%) Linux
12 99 (22.71%) Citrix
13 88 (20.18%) Hyper-V
14 82 (18.81%) SCCM
15 80 (18.35%) PowerShell
16 79 (18.12%) SQL
17 78 (17.89%) Security Cleared
18 76 (17.43%) Windows 7
19 73 (16.74%) vSphere
20 72 (16.51%) SC Cleared
21 69 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2010
22 61 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
23 54 (12.39%) HP
24 53 (12.16%) SAN
24 53 (12.16%) Firewall
25 52 (11.93%) Migration
26 51 (11.70%) XenApp
27 50 (11.47%) Data Centre
28 49 (11.24%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 108 (24.77%) MS Exchange
2 69 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (8.03%) IIS
5 32 (7.34%) SharePoint
6 22 (5.05%) Skype for Business
7 19 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.92%) CICS
12 4 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.69%) CMS
13 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.46%) Apache
14 2 (0.46%) Documentum
14 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 41 (9.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.94%) Office 365
2 23 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.38%) SaaS
5 4 (0.92%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.92%) IaaS
6 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.46%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.16%) Firewall
1 53 (12.16%) SAN
2 49 (11.24%) DNS
3 42 (9.63%) WAN
4 39 (8.94%) LAN
4 39 (8.94%) TCP/IP
5 35 (8.03%) DHCP
6 22 (5.05%) VPN
7 16 (3.67%) NetScaler
8 15 (3.44%) SSL
9 12 (2.75%) Internet
10 11 (2.52%) SNMP
10 11 (2.52%) Wireless
11 10 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (2.29%) VLAN
12 8 (1.83%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.83%) MPLS
13 7 (1.61%) IPsec
13 7 (1.61%) Software-Defined Networking
13 7 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (4.36%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (2.98%) Oracle Database 12c
6 13 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.15%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (0.92%) DB2
14 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.46%) Oracle9i Database
15 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (1.15%) Jasmine
3 5 (1.15%) Selenium
3 5 (1.15%) SpecFlow
4 3 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.69%) Subversion
5 2 (0.46%) NuGet
5 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.46%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.23%) Ant
6 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.23%) JIRA
6 1 (0.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (5.96%) Finance
2 15 (3.44%) Back Office
3 12 (2.75%) Military
4 10 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.61%) Billing
6 6 (1.38%) Banking
7 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.69%) Advertising
8 3 (0.69%) Legal
8 3 (0.69%) Local Government
8 3 (0.69%) Retail
9 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.46%) Law
9 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (19.72%) Support Engineer
2 62 (14.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (10.09%) Analyst
4 39 (8.94%) Windows Engineer
5 35 (8.03%) Architect
6 28 (6.42%) Server Support
7 27 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 25 (5.73%) Server Engineer
9 24 (5.50%) Consultant
9 24 (5.50%) Wintel Engineer
10 22 (5.05%) Developer
11 21 (4.82%) Administrator
12 20 (4.59%) Windows Support Engineer
13 19 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
13 19 (4.36%) Infrastructure Architect
14 18 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (4.13%) Support Analyst
15 15 (3.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (3.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 14 (3.21%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.19%) .NET
2 12 (2.75%) Web Services
3 10 (2.29%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.06%) Middleware
5 7 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (1.61%) Entity Framework
6 6 (1.38%) jQuery
7 5 (1.15%) Ajax
7 5 (1.15%) Breeze.js
7 5 (1.15%) CSS
7 5 (1.15%) Durandal
7 5 (1.15%) HTML
7 5 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (1.15%) OAuth2
7 5 (1.15%) OpenID
7 5 (1.15%) React
7 5 (1.15%) SAML
7 5 (1.15%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 4 (0.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.47%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.82%) Clustering
3 15 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.21%) Driving Licence
5 13 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.29%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.38%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (0.92%) NHS
9 4 (0.92%) Replication
10 3 (0.69%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.69%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.69%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.69%) iSeries
10 3 (0.69%) PKI
10 3 (0.69%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 436 (100.00%) Windows
2 337 (77.29%) Windows Server
3 288 (66.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 165 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 100 (22.94%) Linux
6 76 (17.43%) Windows 7
7 37 (8.49%) Windows XP
8 34 (7.80%) Windows 8
9 33 (7.57%) Unix
10 29 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (3.44%) Windows 10
12 11 (2.52%) HPUX
13 8 (1.83%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.38%) CentOS
15 4 (0.92%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.46%) Android
17 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (24.77%) ITIL
2 52 (11.93%) Migration
3 34 (7.80%) Change Management
4 22 (5.05%) Project Management
5 21 (4.82%) Infrastructure Management
6 20 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (4.59%) Service Management
7 19 (4.36%) Incident Management
8 16 (3.67%) Configuration Management
8 16 (3.67%) CRM
8 16 (3.67%) ITIL V3
9 15 (3.44%) Change Control
9 15 (3.44%) Problem Management
9 15 (3.44%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (3.21%) Software Deployment
11 13 (2.98%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (2.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (2.52%) Integration Testing
12 11 (2.52%) Service Delivery
13 10 (2.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 80 (18.35%) PowerShell
2 79 (18.12%) SQL
3 13 (2.98%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.52%) T-SQL
4 11 (2.52%) VB
5 10 (2.29%) C#
6 8 (1.83%) Ruby
7 7 (1.61%) C
7 7 (1.61%) VBScript
8 5 (1.15%) COBOL
8 5 (1.15%) Perl
8 5 (1.15%) PHP
8 5 (1.15%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.69%) Python
9 3 (0.69%) Tcl
10 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.46%) VB6
11 1 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 78 (17.89%) Security Cleared
2 72 (16.51%) SC Cleared
3 61 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (10.09%) MCSE
5 32 (7.34%) MCSA
6 23 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (4.36%) CCNA
8 14 (3.21%) MCP
9 11 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.83%) Degree
10 8 (1.83%) MCITP
11 7 (1.61%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.92%) HNC
12 4 (0.92%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.69%) CCA
13 3 (0.69%) CCIE
13 3 (0.69%) CCNP
13 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.69%) MCTS
14 2 (0.46%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.19%) SLA
2 6 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.92%) QA
4 2 (0.46%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 237 (54.36%) Active Directory
2 128 (29.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (20.18%) Hyper-V
4 73 (16.74%) vSphere
5 51 (11.70%) XenApp
6 23 (5.28%) XenServer
7 20 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (3.67%) VMware ESX
9 14 (3.21%) vCloud
10 13 (2.98%) XenDesktop
11 9 (2.06%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.15%) NFS
13 5 (1.15%) UAG
14 4 (0.92%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.69%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.46%) Firmware
16 2 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
17 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 82 (18.81%) SCCM
2 36 (8.26%) SCOM
3 28 (6.42%) WSUS
4 27 (6.19%) SCVMM
5 19 (4.36%) NetBackup
6 14 (3.21%) Puppet
7 13 (2.98%) Backup Exec
7 13 (2.98%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (2.52%) Simpana
9 10 (2.29%) Nagios
9 10 (2.29%) vRealize
10 7 (1.61%) Windows Intune
11 6 (1.38%) Tivoli
12 5 (1.15%) OVSD
12 5 (1.15%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.92%) Cacti
13 4 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 4 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.92%) SCSM
Vendors
1 228 (52.29%) VMware
2 209 (47.94%) Microsoft
3 99 (22.71%) Citrix
4 54 (12.39%) HP
5 44 (10.09%) Cisco
6 42 (9.63%) Oracle
7 27 (6.19%) Red Hat
8 19 (4.36%) Remedy
9 17 (3.90%) CommVault
10 14 (3.21%) Dell
11 13 (2.98%) Intel Security
12 11 (2.52%) IBM
12 11 (2.52%) Intel
12 11 (2.52%) NetApp
13 10 (2.29%) Dell Compellent
14 8 (1.83%) Symantec
15 7 (1.61%) EMC
15 7 (1.61%) Rackspace
15 7 (1.61%) RightScale
16 6 (1.38%) 3PAR
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