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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 99 74 115
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +41
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 194 253 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.17% 2.68% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.72% 10.60% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 153 96
Median daily rate £355 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.31 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.24% +11.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £40.00 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.60 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% +8.42%
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
2225 2387 2301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.93% 25.33% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1257 1129
Median daily rate £380 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 246 209
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.83 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% +6.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +12 79 £429 +18.27% 15
Surrey -10 30 £375 +3.44% 9
Oxfordshire +17 24 £335 - 4
West Sussex -28 22 £325 -7.14% 4
Berkshire -10 19 £313 +8.69% 6
Buckinghamshire -20 9 £275 -21.42% 4
Kent 0 5 £315 -21.25% 4
East Sussex +5 3 £500 +60.00% 4
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 455 (100.00%) Windows
2 315 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 309 (67.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 283 (62.20%) Active Directory
5 242 (53.19%) VMware
6 210 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 156 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 130 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 127 (27.91%) Security Cleared
10 113 (24.84%) ITIL
11 104 (22.86%) PowerShell
12 102 (22.42%) SC Cleared
13 100 (21.98%) SQL Server
13 100 (21.98%) Citrix
14 97 (21.32%) Linux
15 96 (21.10%) MS Exchange
15 96 (21.10%) Hyper-V
16 95 (20.88%) SQL
17 88 (19.34%) SAN
18 74 (16.26%) Windows 7
19 73 (16.04%) SCCM
20 72 (15.82%) DNS
21 71 (15.60%) vSphere
22 70 (15.38%) HP
23 69 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
23 69 (15.16%) MS Excel
24 63 (13.85%) Migration
24 63 (13.85%) Data Centre
25 56 (12.31%) XenApp
26 55 (12.09%) DHCP

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 96 (21.10%) MS Exchange
2 54 (11.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (10.11%) SharePoint
4 41 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (6.15%) IIS
6 21 (4.62%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.10%) CMS
11 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.88%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.66%) Apache
12 3 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 69 (15.16%) MS Excel
2 42 (9.23%) MS Office
3 5 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.67%) Office 365
2 22 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.86%) IaaS
5 9 (1.98%) PaaS
6 5 (1.10%) SaaS
7 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.66%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.66%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.66%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.44%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 88 (19.34%) SAN
2 72 (15.82%) DNS
3 55 (12.09%) DHCP
4 52 (11.43%) Firewall
5 36 (7.91%) LAN
5 36 (7.91%) WAN
6 19 (4.18%) TCP/IP
6 19 (4.18%) VPN
7 14 (3.08%) Internet
8 13 (2.86%) Wireless
9 10 (2.20%) NetScaler
10 9 (1.98%) iSCSI
10 9 (1.98%) MPLS
11 7 (1.54%) NAS
12 6 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (1.32%) LDAP
12 6 (1.32%) Network Security
13 5 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.10%) Skype
13 5 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.88%) QlikView
10 3 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.22%) MySQL
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.32%) StarTeam
3 4 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (0.88%) Jasmine
3 4 (0.88%) Selenium
3 4 (0.88%) SpecFlow
3 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.44%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.44%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.44%) MSI
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.44%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.22%) Ant
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
5 1 (0.22%) Maven
5 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 43 (9.45%) Finance
2 15 (3.30%) Back Office
3 13 (2.86%) Military
4 9 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.32%) Banking
6 3 (0.66%) Electronics
6 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.66%) Marketing
6 3 (0.66%) Publishing
6 3 (0.66%) Retail
7 2 (0.44%) Advertising
7 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 73 (16.04%) Support Engineer
2 70 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (10.77%) Server Engineer
4 48 (10.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 45 (9.89%) Analyst
6 39 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
7 38 (8.35%) Server Support
8 37 (8.13%) Wintel Engineer
9 35 (7.69%) Architect
10 27 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support
10 27 (5.93%) Consultant
11 25 (5.49%) Administrator
12 22 (4.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 22 (4.84%) VMware Engineer
13 21 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support
14 20 (4.40%) Support Analyst
15 19 (4.18%) Wintel Support
16 17 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
16 17 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 17 (3.74%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.27%) .NET
2 10 (2.20%) Web Services
3 9 (1.98%) CSS
4 8 (1.76%) HTML
5 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.10%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.88%) Ajax
7 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (0.88%) Breeze.js
7 4 (0.88%) Durandal
7 4 (0.88%) Entity Framework
7 4 (0.88%) jQuery
7 4 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (0.88%) OAuth2
7 4 (0.88%) OpenID
7 4 (0.88%) React
7 4 (0.88%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.88%) SAML
7 4 (0.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 3 (0.66%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.69%) Clustering
3 18 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.08%) PKI
5 12 (2.64%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.42%) LPAR
7 9 (1.98%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.76%) Replication
9 7 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.10%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.88%) BYOD
11 4 (0.88%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.88%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.88%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.88%) iSeries
11 4 (0.88%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.88%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.88%) Wiki
12 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 455 (100.00%) Windows
2 315 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 309 (67.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 156 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 97 (21.32%) Linux
6 74 (16.26%) Windows 7
7 38 (8.35%) Unix
7 38 (8.35%) Windows 10
8 29 (6.37%) Windows 8
9 24 (5.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (3.74%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.76%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.32%) CentOS
13 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.88%) HPUX
14 4 (0.88%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.66%) AIX
15 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.44%) Solaris
16 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (24.84%) ITIL
2 63 (13.85%) Migration
3 33 (7.25%) Change Management
3 33 (7.25%) Service Management
4 24 (5.27%) Project Management
5 23 (5.05%) Problem Management
6 22 (4.84%) Incident Management
7 17 (3.74%) Service Delivery
8 16 (3.52%) Data Protection
9 15 (3.30%) Configuration Management
9 15 (3.30%) CRM
10 13 (2.86%) Capacity Management
11 12 (2.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (2.64%) ITIL V3
12 11 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (2.42%) Change Control
12 11 (2.42%) Information Security
12 11 (2.42%) Open Source
12 11 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (2.42%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 104 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 95 (20.88%) SQL
3 33 (7.25%) VBScript
4 25 (5.49%) JavaScript
5 24 (5.27%) VB
6 15 (3.30%) C
7 13 (2.86%) Perl
8 8 (1.76%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.54%) Python
9 7 (1.54%) Ruby
9 7 (1.54%) Tcl
10 6 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.32%) C#
10 6 (1.32%) Java
10 6 (1.32%) PHP
11 4 (0.88%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.22%) R
13 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 127 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 102 (22.42%) SC Cleared
3 69 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (10.99%) MCSE
5 30 (6.59%) MCSA
6 24 (5.27%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.42%) MCITP
9 8 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.76%) Degree
9 8 (1.76%) MCP
9 8 (1.76%) MCTS
10 7 (1.54%) CCNA
11 5 (1.10%) CISSP
11 5 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.88%) CCA
12 4 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.88%) SANS
12 4 (0.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.13%) SLA
2 13 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.88%) GPG13
4 4 (0.88%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.66%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.44%) RMADS
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 283 (62.20%) Active Directory
2 130 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (21.10%) Hyper-V
4 71 (15.60%) vSphere
5 56 (12.31%) XenApp
6 53 (11.65%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (6.59%) Virtual Machines
7 30 (6.59%) VMware ESX
8 27 (5.93%) XenDesktop
9 20 (4.40%) XenServer
10 16 (3.52%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.76%) NFS
12 4 (0.88%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.22%) Firmware
15 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 73 (16.04%) SCCM
2 34 (7.47%) SCOM
3 27 (5.93%) NetBackup
4 22 (4.84%) WSUS
5 20 (4.40%) Backup Exec
6 15 (3.30%) Failover Clustering
6 15 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
6 15 (3.30%) Simpana
7 14 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (2.20%) SCVMM
9 10 (2.20%) Tivoli
10 8 (1.76%) Puppet
11 7 (1.54%) Ansible
11 7 (1.54%) Netcool
12 6 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (1.32%) OVSD
13 4 (0.88%) ArcSight ESM
13 4 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 242 (53.19%) VMware
2 210 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 100 (21.98%) Citrix
4 70 (15.38%) HP
5 48 (10.55%) Cisco
6 39 (8.57%) Oracle
7 29 (6.37%) NetApp
8 24 (5.27%) Red Hat
9 20 (4.40%) IBM
10 18 (3.96%) CommVault
11 16 (3.52%) EMC
12 15 (3.30%) Intel Security
13 14 (3.08%) Dell Compellent
14 12 (2.64%) Dell
15 11 (2.42%) Remedy
15 11 (2.42%) Splunk
16 10 (2.20%) SolarWinds
17 9 (1.98%) Juniper
18 8 (1.76%) F5
19 6 (1.32%) Aruba
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