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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / South East
Rank 96 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 167 243 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.19% 2.83% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.07% 11.51% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 160 105
Median daily rate £350 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 16
Median hourly rate £20.75 £43.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.74% +160.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £26.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £45.30 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -2.43%

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
1659 2111 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.78% 24.60% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 1241 1169
Median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 200
Median hourly rate £15.53 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.27% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £51.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +4 57 £345 +0.36% 18
Buckinghamshire +22 37 £350 +14.75% 10
Berkshire -18 23 £363 +40.77% 11
Surrey -29 16 £350 +12.00% 11
West Sussex -14 10 £325 +6.55% 2
Kent +4 7 £350 +52.17% 5
Oxfordshire -3 7 £209 -39.27% 7
East Sussex +2 4 £275 -26.66% 4
Middlesex - 4 £550 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 336 (100.00%) Windows
2 232 (69.05%) Windows Server
3 231 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 230 (68.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 188 (55.95%) VMware
6 148 (44.05%) Microsoft
7 112 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 104 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 99 (29.46%) PowerShell
10 98 (29.17%) Security Cleared
11 74 (22.02%) SC Cleared
12 71 (21.13%) Citrix
13 70 (20.83%) DNS
14 68 (20.24%) ITIL
15 63 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 63 (18.75%) SCCM
15 63 (18.75%) Hyper-V
16 58 (17.26%) vSphere
16 58 (17.26%) SQL
17 53 (15.77%) DHCP
18 52 (15.48%) SQL Server
18 52 (15.48%) HP
19 50 (14.88%) Linux
20 49 (14.58%) Windows 7
21 47 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
22 46 (13.69%) Office 365
23 45 (13.39%) Cisco
24 44 (13.10%) MS Exchange
25 43 (12.80%) Firewall
25 43 (12.80%) MS Excel

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 44 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (9.23%) Skype for Business
4 29 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (7.44%) IIS
6 17 (5.06%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.30%) JBoss
10 1 (0.30%) Moodle
10 1 (0.30%) nginx
10 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Postilion
1 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (13.69%) Office 365
3 25 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.87%) IaaS
5 10 (2.98%) SaaS
6 3 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.89%) PaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.60%) GitHub
7 2 (0.60%) Mailgun
8 1 (0.30%) iTunes
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (20.83%) DNS
2 53 (15.77%) DHCP
3 43 (12.80%) Firewall
4 30 (8.93%) LAN
5 24 (7.14%) WAN
6 22 (6.55%) SAN
7 19 (5.65%) Skype
8 18 (5.36%) TCP/IP
9 16 (4.76%) NetScaler
10 14 (4.17%) Internet
10 14 (4.17%) Unified Communications
11 13 (3.87%) VPN
12 11 (3.27%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (2.38%) SMTP
13 8 (2.38%) Wireless
14 7 (2.08%) LDAP
15 6 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (1.79%) MPLS
15 6 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.79%) DB2
6 6 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.19%) Big Data
7 4 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.30%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.19%) MSI
4 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.60%) Subversion
4 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.30%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (9.52%) Finance
2 10 (2.98%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.68%) Back Office
4 3 (0.89%) Advertising
4 3 (0.89%) Publishing
4 3 (0.89%) Retail
5 2 (0.60%) Banking
5 2 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.30%) Electronics
6 1 (0.30%) Military
6 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 48 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 44 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (10.71%) Architect
3 36 (10.71%) Server Engineer
4 30 (8.93%) Analyst
5 23 (6.85%) Wintel Engineer
6 22 (6.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 22 (6.55%) Consultant
7 21 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (5.95%) Support Engineer
9 16 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (4.46%) Administrator
10 15 (4.46%) VMware Engineer
10 15 (4.46%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.17%) Support Analyst
12 13 (3.87%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 13 (3.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (3.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
14 11 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (3.27%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.98%) Web Services
2 7 (2.08%) .NET
3 6 (1.79%) CSS
3 6 (1.79%) Middleware
4 4 (1.19%) ADO
5 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.89%) REST
5 3 (0.89%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.60%) Classic ASP
6 2 (0.60%) HTML
6 2 (0.60%) Java EE
6 2 (0.60%) LAMP
6 2 (0.60%) SOAP
7 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.30%) Django
7 1 (0.30%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.30%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.30%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (0.30%) WCF
7 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.12%) Data Centre
2 29 (8.63%) Clustering
3 26 (7.74%) Management Information System
4 25 (7.44%) PKI
5 16 (4.76%) Replication
6 10 (2.98%) BYOD
6 10 (2.98%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.08%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.49%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.89%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.89%) Smartcard
10 3 (0.89%) User Experience
11 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) NHS
11 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 336 (100.00%) Windows
2 232 (69.05%) Windows Server
3 230 (68.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 112 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (14.88%) Linux
6 49 (14.58%) Windows 7
7 38 (11.31%) Windows 10
8 22 (6.55%) Windows 8
9 20 (5.95%) Unix
10 13 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.27%) AIX
11 11 (3.27%) Windows Vista
11 11 (3.27%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.38%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.79%) Android
14 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.89%) Solaris
14 3 (0.89%) SUSE
14 3 (0.89%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.24%) ITIL
2 33 (9.82%) Migration
3 26 (7.74%) Change Management
4 23 (6.85%) Problem Management
5 17 (5.06%) Software Deployment
6 16 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 16 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 15 (4.46%) Patch Management
7 15 (4.46%) Service Management
8 14 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 14 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 12 (3.57%) Security Patching
10 11 (3.27%) Virtual Environments
11 10 (2.98%) Project Management
11 10 (2.98%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (2.68%) Information Security
12 9 (2.68%) Server Building
12 9 (2.68%) Service Design
13 8 (2.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 8 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (29.46%) PowerShell
2 58 (17.26%) SQL
3 18 (5.36%) VBScript
4 13 (3.87%) VB
5 6 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.49%) Java
6 5 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.49%) Python
7 4 (1.19%) C
7 4 (1.19%) Perl
7 4 (1.19%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.89%) C#
8 3 (0.89%) PHP
8 3 (0.89%) Ruby
8 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 74 (22.02%) SC Cleared
3 63 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (11.31%) MCSE
5 27 (8.04%) MCSA
6 22 (6.55%) MCP
7 18 (5.36%) DV Cleared
8 17 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (4.46%) MCITP
10 14 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (3.87%) CCNA
12 11 (3.27%) CCNP
13 6 (1.79%) CCA
13 6 (1.79%) CISSP
13 6 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.79%) Degree
14 5 (1.49%) MCTS
15 4 (1.19%) CCIE
15 4 (1.19%) GCIH
15 4 (1.19%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.76%) SLA
2 10 (2.98%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.89%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.60%) QA
7 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.30%) RMADS
7 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 231 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 104 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 58 (17.26%) vSphere
5 38 (11.31%) XenApp
6 35 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (6.85%) XenDesktop
8 22 (6.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (3.87%) Firmware
10 13 (3.87%) XenServer
11 8 (2.38%) Terminal Services
11 8 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (2.38%) VMware ESX
12 7 (2.08%) UAG
13 6 (1.79%) ISA Server
13 6 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 63 (18.75%) SCCM
2 21 (6.25%) WSUS
3 20 (5.95%) SCOM
4 17 (5.06%) NetBackup
5 14 (4.17%) Puppet
6 12 (3.57%) Nessus
7 9 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (2.38%) EdgeSight
8 8 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.79%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.79%) BladeLogic
10 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.49%) AppDNA
11 5 (1.49%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (1.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 188 (55.95%) VMware
2 148 (44.05%) Microsoft
3 71 (21.13%) Citrix
4 52 (15.48%) HP
5 45 (13.39%) Cisco
6 17 (5.06%) Intel Security
6 17 (5.06%) NetApp
6 17 (5.06%) Symantec
7 14 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 13 (3.87%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.57%) IBM
9 12 (3.57%) LANDesk
9 12 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 11 (3.27%) Oracle
11 9 (2.68%) Dell
11 9 (2.68%) Forcepoint
11 9 (2.68%) Remedy
11 9 (2.68%) Sophos
12 7 (2.08%) BMC
12 7 (2.08%) EMC
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