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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 104 69 127
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +58
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 189 259 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.12% 2.71% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.67% 11.13% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 168 73
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 9
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.09 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +25.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £16.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £38.25 £60.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
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
2179 2327 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.49% 24.35% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1309 1255 1054
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 237 205
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.28 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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 +4 86 £388 +6.89% 18
Surrey -7 29 £350 +9.80% 5
Oxfordshire +9 23 £305 -23.75% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 19 £345 -1.42% 3
Berkshire -11 16 £325 +18.18% 14
West Sussex -19 10 £283 -12.40% 3
Kent -8 2 £321 -14.33% 7
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 24 July 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.

1 464 (100.00%) Windows
2 320 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 310 (66.81%) Windows Server
4 288 (62.07%) Active Directory
5 236 (50.86%) VMware
6 220 (47.41%) Microsoft
7 163 (35.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 132 (28.45%) Security Cleared
9 120 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 119 (25.65%) ITIL
11 110 (23.71%) PowerShell
12 106 (22.84%) SQL
12 106 (22.84%) Citrix
13 101 (21.77%) SC Cleared
14 93 (20.04%) SQL Server
15 92 (19.83%) Hyper-V
16 91 (19.61%) MS Exchange
17 88 (18.97%) Linux
18 82 (17.67%) DNS
19 81 (17.46%) SAN
20 78 (16.81%) Windows 7
21 74 (15.95%) SCCM
22 70 (15.09%) Migration
23 68 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
23 68 (14.66%) MS Excel
24 65 (14.01%) vSphere
25 63 (13.58%) HP
25 63 (13.58%) DHCP
26 62 (13.36%) Data Centre
27 58 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

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 91 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 58 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (10.13%) SharePoint
4 39 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (6.03%) IIS
6 27 (5.82%) Skype for Business
7 13 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.29%) CMS
11 6 (1.29%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (0.86%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.65%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.43%) Apache
14 2 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 68 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.41%) MS Office
3 5 (1.08%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.22%) InDesign
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.65%) 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
3 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.27%) Office 365
2 22 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.80%) IaaS
5 9 (1.94%) PaaS
6 5 (1.08%) SaaS
7 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.65%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.65%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.43%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 82 (17.67%) DNS
2 81 (17.46%) SAN
3 63 (13.58%) DHCP
4 49 (10.56%) Firewall
5 40 (8.62%) LAN
6 39 (8.41%) WAN
7 19 (4.09%) TCP/IP
8 18 (3.88%) VPN
9 17 (3.66%) Internet
10 14 (3.02%) Wireless
11 10 (2.16%) iSCSI
11 10 (2.16%) MPLS
12 8 (1.72%) NetScaler
13 7 (1.51%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (1.51%) Skype
13 7 (1.51%) VoIP
14 6 (1.29%) NAS
14 6 (1.29%) Network Security
14 6 (1.29%) Unified Communications
14 6 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.29%) SQLPlus
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.86%) QlikView
10 3 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.22%) MySQL
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.29%) StarTeam
2 6 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (0.65%) Jasmine
4 3 (0.65%) Selenium
4 3 (0.65%) SpecFlow
4 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.43%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.43%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.43%) MSI
6 1 (0.22%) Ant
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) JIRA
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 42 (9.05%) Finance
2 12 (2.59%) Back Office
2 12 (2.59%) Military
3 8 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.51%) Banking
5 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.86%) Marketing
6 3 (0.65%) Advertising
6 3 (0.65%) Electronics
6 3 (0.65%) Publishing
7 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.43%) Retail
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 69 (14.87%) Support Engineer
2 65 (14.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (10.78%) Analyst
4 49 (10.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 48 (10.34%) Server Engineer
6 41 (8.84%) Architect
7 40 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
8 34 (7.33%) Server Support
9 33 (7.11%) Consultant
10 32 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
11 28 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
12 25 (5.39%) Administrator
13 24 (5.17%) Support Analyst
14 23 (4.96%) Infrastructure Support
15 22 (4.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 21 (4.53%) VMware Engineer
17 19 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
18 18 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 17 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 17 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.03%) .NET
2 16 (3.45%) CSS
3 10 (2.16%) Web Services
3 10 (2.16%) XML
4 9 (1.94%) HTML
5 8 (1.72%) XSLT
6 6 (1.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.29%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.08%) XSL
8 4 (0.86%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.65%) Breeze.js
9 3 (0.65%) Durandal
9 3 (0.65%) Entity Framework
9 3 (0.65%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (0.65%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.65%) OAuth2
9 3 (0.65%) OpenID
9 3 (0.65%) React
9 3 (0.65%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.36%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.54%) Clustering
3 17 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.23%) PKI
5 11 (2.37%) LPAR
6 9 (1.94%) Mainframe
6 9 (1.94%) Replication
7 8 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.72%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.08%) EMC VNX
9 4 (0.86%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.86%) BYOD
9 4 (0.86%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.86%) iSeries
9 4 (0.86%) Statistics
9 4 (0.86%) Wiki
10 3 (0.65%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 464 (100.00%) Windows
2 320 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 310 (66.81%) Windows Server
4 163 (35.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 88 (18.97%) Linux
6 78 (16.81%) Windows 7
7 39 (8.41%) Windows 10
8 38 (8.19%) Unix
9 27 (5.82%) Windows 8
10 20 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (3.02%) Windows XP
12 10 (2.16%) AIX
13 7 (1.51%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.29%) CentOS
15 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.86%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.65%) HPUX
16 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.43%) Android
17 2 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (25.65%) ITIL
2 70 (15.09%) Migration
3 33 (7.11%) Service Management
4 32 (6.90%) Change Management
5 23 (4.96%) Incident Management
5 23 (4.96%) Problem Management
5 23 (4.96%) Project Management
6 16 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 16 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 16 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 14 (3.02%) Capacity Management
7 14 (3.02%) ITIL V3
8 13 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (2.80%) CRM
8 13 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (2.59%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (2.59%) Virtual Environments
10 11 (2.37%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (2.37%) Open Source
10 11 (2.37%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 110 (23.71%) PowerShell
2 106 (22.84%) SQL
3 33 (7.11%) VBScript
4 25 (5.39%) VB
5 24 (5.17%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.80%) C
6 13 (2.80%) Perl
7 11 (2.37%) C#
8 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.51%) Java
9 7 (1.51%) Python
9 7 (1.51%) Ruby
9 7 (1.51%) Tcl
10 6 (1.29%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.29%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.08%) PHP
12 4 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.65%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.43%) VB6
15 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 132 (28.45%) Security Cleared
2 101 (21.77%) SC Cleared
3 68 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (10.56%) MCSE
5 26 (5.60%) DV Cleared
6 23 (4.96%) MCSA
7 16 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.37%) MCITP
9 9 (1.94%) MCTS
10 8 (1.72%) Degree
10 8 (1.72%) MCP
11 6 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.08%) CCNA
12 5 (1.08%) CISSP
13 4 (0.86%) CCA
13 4 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.86%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.76%) SLA
2 14 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.86%) GPG13
4 4 (0.86%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.43%) RMADS
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 288 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 120 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (19.83%) Hyper-V
4 65 (14.01%) vSphere
5 54 (11.64%) XenApp
6 53 (11.42%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (6.25%) VMware ESX
8 27 (5.82%) XenDesktop
9 20 (4.31%) XenServer
10 17 (3.66%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.72%) NFS
12 6 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.86%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.22%) Firmware
15 1 (0.22%) UAG
15 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 74 (15.95%) SCCM
2 40 (8.62%) SCOM
3 24 (5.17%) NetBackup
4 17 (3.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 17 (3.66%) WSUS
5 14 (3.02%) Backup Exec
6 13 (2.80%) Failover Clustering
6 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (2.59%) Simpana
8 10 (2.16%) SCVMM
8 10 (2.16%) Tivoli
9 9 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (1.94%) Puppet
10 7 (1.51%) Ansible
10 7 (1.51%) Netcool
10 7 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.51%) OVSD
11 5 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 236 (50.86%) VMware
2 220 (47.41%) Microsoft
3 106 (22.84%) Citrix
4 63 (13.58%) HP
5 46 (9.91%) Cisco
6 45 (9.70%) Oracle
7 29 (6.25%) NetApp
8 22 (4.74%) Red Hat
9 21 (4.53%) IBM
10 19 (4.09%) EMC
11 15 (3.23%) CommVault
11 15 (3.23%) Remedy
12 12 (2.59%) Dell
12 12 (2.59%) Splunk
13 11 (2.37%) Dell Compellent
13 11 (2.37%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.94%) Intel Security
14 9 (1.94%) Juniper
15 8 (1.72%) F5
16 7 (1.51%) Symantec
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £3325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £373 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: 380
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago