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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / South East
Rank 86 90 97
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 176 188 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.40% 2.29% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.17% 9.14% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 132 82
Median daily rate £345 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 10
Median hourly rate £24.75 £26.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £13.45 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £43.20 £25.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -11.36%

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
1575 2058 2247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.52% 25.08% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 1190 1130
Median daily rate £370 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 186 182
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +9 56 £328 +0.92% 14
Buckinghamshire +32 39 £350 +10.23% 7
Surrey +4 21 £340 -0.72% 13
Berkshire -21 21 £356 -0.34% 14
Oxfordshire +2 14 £300 -22.58% 5
Kent +6 10 £350 +7.69% 5
West Sussex 0 8 £325 -18.75% 1
East Sussex +1 3 £325 -13.33% 3
Middlesex +4 2 - -
Sussex - 1 £250 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 358 (100.00%) Windows
2 259 (72.35%) Active Directory
3 253 (70.67%) Windows Server
4 230 (64.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 188 (52.51%) VMware
6 166 (46.37%) Microsoft
7 123 (34.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 109 (30.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 105 (29.33%) PowerShell
10 98 (27.37%) DNS
11 96 (26.82%) Security Cleared
12 80 (22.35%) DHCP
13 77 (21.51%) ITIL
14 73 (20.39%) Hyper-V
15 72 (20.11%) SC Cleared
16 68 (18.99%) Citrix
17 65 (18.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 65 (18.16%) HP
17 65 (18.16%) SCCM
18 59 (16.48%) SQL Server
18 59 (16.48%) MS Exchange
19 56 (15.64%) SQL
20 55 (15.36%) vSphere
21 54 (15.08%) Windows 7
21 54 (15.08%) Office 365
22 53 (14.80%) Cisco
23 47 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
24 45 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
24 45 (12.57%) Firewall
25 42 (11.73%) Linux

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 59 (16.48%) MS Exchange
2 45 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (10.89%) Skype for Business
4 37 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 22 (6.15%) IIS
7 19 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.28%) CMS
13 1 (0.28%) JBoss
13 1 (0.28%) Moodle
13 1 (0.28%) nginx
13 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.28%) InDesign
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.28%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 54 (15.08%) Office 365
2 47 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.35%) IaaS
5 9 (2.51%) SaaS
6 3 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.84%) PaaS
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 98 (27.37%) DNS
2 80 (22.35%) DHCP
3 45 (12.57%) Firewall
4 41 (11.45%) LAN
5 34 (9.50%) WAN
6 32 (8.94%) SAN
7 29 (8.10%) Skype
8 21 (5.87%) TCP/IP
9 18 (5.03%) Unified Communications
10 17 (4.75%) Internet
11 15 (4.19%) SMTP
12 14 (3.91%) LDAP
12 14 (3.91%) VPN
13 13 (3.63%) NetScaler
14 12 (3.35%) Wireless
15 11 (3.07%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (2.79%) Kerberos
16 10 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
17 9 (2.51%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (2.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.68%) DB2
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.12%) Big Data
8 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.28%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.28%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.56%) MSI
5 1 (0.28%) Ant
5 1 (0.28%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) Maven
5 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 29 (8.10%) Finance
2 10 (2.79%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.96%) Back Office
4 5 (1.40%) Electronics
4 5 (1.40%) Publishing
5 4 (1.12%) Advertising
6 3 (0.84%) Local Government
7 2 (0.56%) Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Retail
8 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (13.97%) Windows Engineer
2 44 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (10.89%) Architect
4 36 (10.06%) Analyst
5 35 (9.78%) Server Engineer
6 28 (7.82%) Wintel Engineer
7 26 (7.26%) Consultant
8 22 (6.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 22 (6.15%) Support Engineer
9 20 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (5.59%) VMware Engineer
10 17 (4.75%) Administrator
11 16 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (4.47%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 13 (3.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.63%) Support Analyst
12 13 (3.63%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.07%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 11 (3.07%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.51%) Web Services
2 6 (1.68%) .NET
3 4 (1.12%) ADO
3 4 (1.12%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.12%) CSS
3 4 (1.12%) Middleware
4 3 (0.84%) jQuery
4 3 (0.84%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.56%) Java EE
5 2 (0.56%) LAMP
5 2 (0.56%) XML
5 2 (0.56%) XSLT
6 1 (0.28%) boto
6 1 (0.28%) Django
6 1 (0.28%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) Kafka
6 1 (0.28%) MDX
6 1 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.28%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.45%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.38%) PKI
3 25 (6.98%) Clustering
4 23 (6.42%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.91%) BYOD
6 12 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.35%) Replication
7 7 (1.96%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.40%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.40%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.12%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.84%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.56%) Statistics
12 2 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 358 (100.00%) Windows
2 253 (70.67%) Windows Server
3 230 (64.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 123 (34.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (15.08%) Windows 7
6 42 (11.73%) Linux
7 40 (11.17%) Windows 10
8 20 (5.59%) Windows 8
9 15 (4.19%) Android
10 13 (3.63%) Mac OS X
11 12 (3.35%) Windows XP
12 11 (3.07%) AIX
12 11 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (3.07%) Unix
13 9 (2.51%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.96%) Solaris
15 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.56%) Debian
16 2 (0.56%) SUSE
17 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.51%) ITIL
2 39 (10.89%) Migration
3 28 (7.82%) Problem Management
4 25 (6.98%) Change Management
5 23 (6.42%) Mobile Device Management
6 18 (5.03%) Software Deployment
7 17 (4.75%) Patch Management
8 16 (4.47%) Incident Management
9 15 (4.19%) Infrastructure Management
9 15 (4.19%) Server Building
10 14 (3.91%) Service Design
11 13 (3.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 12 (3.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 12 (3.35%) Security Patching
13 11 (3.07%) Data Centre Operations
13 11 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (3.07%) Service Delivery
13 11 (3.07%) Service Management
13 11 (3.07%) Two-Factor Authentication
14 10 (2.79%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 105 (29.33%) PowerShell
2 56 (15.64%) SQL
3 20 (5.59%) VBScript
4 18 (5.03%) VB
5 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.40%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.40%) Python
6 3 (0.84%) C
6 3 (0.84%) Perl
6 3 (0.84%) Ruby
7 2 (0.56%) C#
7 2 (0.56%) Java
7 2 (0.56%) PHP
7 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (26.82%) Security Cleared
2 72 (20.11%) SC Cleared
3 65 (18.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (8.94%) MCSE
5 31 (8.66%) MCSA
6 23 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (5.59%) MCP
8 19 (5.31%) CCNA
8 19 (5.31%) MCITP
8 19 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (4.75%) DV Cleared
10 15 (4.19%) CCNP
11 7 (1.96%) CISSP
12 6 (1.68%) MCTS
12 6 (1.68%) VCP5
13 5 (1.40%) Degree
14 4 (1.12%) CCA
14 4 (1.12%) GCIH
14 4 (1.12%) GIAC
14 4 (1.12%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.75%) SLA
2 9 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.56%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.56%) QA
6 1 (0.28%) RMADS
System Software
1 259 (72.35%) Active Directory
2 109 (30.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (20.39%) Hyper-V
4 55 (15.36%) vSphere
5 37 (10.34%) XenApp
6 33 (9.22%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 23 (6.42%) XenDesktop
9 15 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (3.63%) XenServer
11 12 (3.35%) Firmware
12 11 (3.07%) Terminal Services
13 10 (2.79%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (1.96%) UAG
15 6 (1.68%) ISA Server
15 6 (1.68%) VMware ESX
16 5 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
18 3 (0.84%) vCloud
19 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 65 (18.16%) SCCM
2 29 (8.10%) SCOM
3 28 (7.82%) WSUS
4 23 (6.42%) NetBackup
5 14 (3.91%) Puppet
6 13 (3.63%) AirWatch
7 12 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (3.07%) Nessus
9 10 (2.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (2.23%) EdgeSight
10 8 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (2.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (1.68%) BladeLogic
12 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (1.40%) AppDNA
13 5 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
14 4 (1.12%) Ansible
14 4 (1.12%) Backup Exec
14 4 (1.12%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 188 (52.51%) VMware
2 166 (46.37%) Microsoft
3 68 (18.99%) Citrix
4 65 (18.16%) HP
5 53 (14.80%) Cisco
6 22 (6.15%) Symantec
7 19 (5.31%) NetApp
8 17 (4.75%) Intel Security
9 14 (3.91%) CheckPoint
10 12 (3.35%) Dell
10 12 (3.35%) LANDesk
10 12 (3.35%) MobileIron
10 12 (3.35%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.79%) Remedy
12 9 (2.51%) Forcepoint
12 9 (2.51%) Oracle
12 9 (2.51%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.51%) Sophos
13 7 (1.96%) BMC
13 7 (1.96%) IBM
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