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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 95 78 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 192 251 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.31% 2.54% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.05% 10.67% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 164 86
Median daily rate £325 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £76.07 £28.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -31.37%
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
1911 2352 2299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.95% 23.78% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 1311 1169
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 202 237
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +1 75 £325 -10.34% 13
Oxfordshire -13 36 £325 +5.26% 7
Surrey +8 25 £350 +12.00% 12
Berkshire -7 21 £380 +22.58% 17
Buckinghamshire +18 18 £319 +15.38% 6
West Sussex -9 7 £325 - 5
Kent -5 5 - - 3
Middlesex -4 2 £325 -8.45%
East Sussex -2 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 386 (100.00%) Windows
2 253 (65.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 252 (65.28%) Active Directory
4 247 (63.99%) Windows Server
5 195 (50.52%) VMware
6 186 (48.19%) Microsoft
7 126 (32.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 109 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 108 (27.98%) PowerShell
10 107 (27.72%) Security Cleared
11 85 (22.02%) DNS
12 84 (21.76%) MS Exchange
13 81 (20.98%) SQL
13 81 (20.98%) Citrix
14 80 (20.73%) ITIL
15 71 (18.39%) DHCP
15 71 (18.39%) SC Cleared
16 69 (17.88%) Hyper-V
17 67 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 67 (17.36%) Migration
18 64 (16.58%) Windows 7
19 62 (16.06%) SCCM
20 60 (15.54%) HP
20 60 (15.54%) SAN
20 60 (15.54%) SQL Server
21 58 (15.03%) MS Excel
21 58 (15.03%) Linux
22 55 (14.25%) Office 365
23 52 (13.47%) Exchange Server 2010
24 48 (12.44%) Data Centre

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 84 (21.76%) MS Exchange
2 52 (13.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (10.36%) SharePoint
4 33 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (8.55%) Skype for Business
5 25 (6.48%) IIS
6 18 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.59%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (1.55%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.78%) Apache
11 3 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.52%) CMS
12 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.52%) WordPress
13 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 58 (15.03%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.52%) InDesign
3 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.52%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.26%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (14.25%) Office 365
2 42 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (4.92%) IaaS
5 8 (2.07%) PaaS
6 5 (1.30%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.30%) SaaS
7 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.78%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.78%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 85 (22.02%) DNS
2 71 (18.39%) DHCP
3 60 (15.54%) SAN
4 43 (11.14%) Firewall
5 28 (7.25%) LAN
6 26 (6.74%) WAN
7 18 (4.66%) TCP/IP
7 18 (4.66%) VPN
8 17 (4.40%) Internet
8 17 (4.40%) LDAP
8 17 (4.40%) Skype
9 15 (3.89%) Wireless
10 13 (3.37%) Kerberos
11 11 (2.85%) MPLS
12 9 (2.33%) NAS
12 9 (2.33%) NetScaler
12 9 (2.33%) Unified Communications
12 9 (2.33%) VoIP
13 8 (2.07%) iSCSI
13 8 (2.07%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (5.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.85%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.55%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.04%) QlikView
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.52%) DB2
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (2.85%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.04%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (0.78%) Jasmine
5 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.78%) Selenium
5 3 (0.78%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.52%) Ant
6 2 (0.52%) JIRA
6 2 (0.52%) Maven
6 2 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 30 (7.77%) Finance
2 9 (2.33%) Back Office
2 9 (2.33%) Military
3 6 (1.55%) Banking
3 6 (1.55%) Electronics
3 6 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.30%) Advertising
5 3 (0.78%) Marketing
5 3 (0.78%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.52%) Billing
6 2 (0.52%) Legal
6 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (14.77%) Architect
2 45 (11.66%) Analyst
2 45 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (8.55%) Consultant
4 32 (8.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 31 (8.03%) Server Engineer
5 31 (8.03%) Windows Engineer
6 27 (6.99%) Support Engineer
6 27 (6.99%) Wintel Engineer
7 23 (5.96%) Administrator
8 20 (5.18%) Infrastructure Architect
9 19 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support
10 18 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (4.40%) Technical Architect
12 16 (4.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 15 (3.89%) Support Analyst
14 14 (3.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (3.63%) Server Support
14 14 (3.63%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.77%) .NET
2 12 (3.11%) Web Services
3 10 (2.59%) CSS
3 10 (2.59%) XML
4 9 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.07%) XSLT
6 6 (1.55%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.55%) jQuery
7 5 (1.30%) XSL
8 4 (1.04%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.78%) Breeze.js
9 3 (0.78%) Durandal
9 3 (0.78%) Entity Framework
9 3 (0.78%) HTML
9 3 (0.78%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (0.78%) OAuth2
9 3 (0.78%) OpenID
9 3 (0.78%) React
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.44%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.22%) PKI
3 22 (5.70%) Clustering
4 16 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.85%) BYOD
5 11 (2.85%) LPAR
6 9 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.55%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.55%) Replication
10 5 (1.30%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.30%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.04%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.04%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.04%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.04%) Wiki
12 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.78%) NHS
12 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 386 (100.00%) Windows
2 253 (65.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 247 (63.99%) Windows Server
4 126 (32.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (16.58%) Windows 7
6 58 (15.03%) Linux
7 39 (10.10%) Windows 10
8 25 (6.48%) Unix
9 21 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (5.18%) Windows 8
11 15 (3.89%) AIX
12 13 (3.37%) Android
13 12 (3.11%) Mac OS X
14 10 (2.59%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.55%) Solaris
16 4 (1.04%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.52%) CentOS
18 2 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (20.73%) ITIL
2 67 (17.36%) Migration
3 22 (5.70%) Data Protection
4 21 (5.44%) Problem Management
5 19 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (4.92%) Service Management
6 15 (3.89%) Configuration Management
6 15 (3.89%) Mobile Device Management
6 15 (3.89%) Patch Management
6 15 (3.89%) Service Delivery
7 14 (3.63%) Information Security
8 13 (3.37%) Server Building
8 13 (3.37%) Service Design
9 12 (3.11%) Email Filtering
10 11 (2.85%) Capacity Management
11 10 (2.59%) Change Management
11 10 (2.59%) CRM
11 10 (2.59%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 10 (2.59%) ITIL V3
12 9 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 108 (27.98%) PowerShell
2 81 (20.98%) SQL
3 26 (6.74%) VBScript
4 19 (4.92%) VB
5 17 (4.40%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.85%) C#
7 9 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.07%) Python
8 8 (2.07%) Ruby
9 7 (1.81%) Perl
10 6 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.55%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.30%) C
12 4 (1.04%) Java
12 4 (1.04%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.78%) PHP
13 3 (0.78%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.52%) VB6
15 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 107 (27.72%) Security Cleared
2 71 (18.39%) SC Cleared
3 67 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (11.14%) MCSE
5 24 (6.22%) DV Cleared
6 19 (4.92%) MCSA
6 19 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (3.89%) MCITP
8 14 (3.63%) CCNA
8 14 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.59%) MCTS
10 9 (2.33%) MCP
11 8 (2.07%) Degree
12 6 (1.55%) CCNP
12 6 (1.55%) CISSP
13 5 (1.30%) VCP5
14 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.04%) SANS
14 4 (1.04%) SSCP
14 4 (1.04%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.37%) SLA
2 12 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.04%) GPG13
5 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.26%) RMADS
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 252 (65.28%) Active Directory
2 109 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (17.88%) Hyper-V
4 46 (11.92%) vSphere
5 33 (8.55%) XenApp
6 26 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (4.92%) XenDesktop
8 16 (4.15%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (3.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (3.11%) XenServer
11 11 (2.85%) VMware ESX
12 9 (2.33%) Terminal Services
13 8 (2.07%) Firmware
14 7 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (1.04%) BitLocker
16 4 (1.04%) NFS
16 4 (1.04%) vCloud
17 1 (0.26%) UAG
17 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (16.06%) SCCM
2 43 (11.14%) SCOM
3 26 (6.74%) NetBackup
4 22 (5.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 21 (5.44%) WSUS
6 14 (3.63%) Puppet
7 13 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (2.33%) AirWatch
8 9 (2.33%) Ansible
9 8 (2.07%) Backup Exec
9 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (1.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.04%) ArcSight ESM
13 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 195 (50.52%) VMware
2 186 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 81 (20.98%) Citrix
4 60 (15.54%) HP
5 48 (12.44%) Cisco
6 32 (8.29%) Oracle
7 25 (6.48%) NetApp
8 23 (5.96%) Red Hat
9 17 (4.40%) IBM
9 17 (4.40%) Symantec
10 14 (3.63%) Dell
11 11 (2.85%) EMC
11 11 (2.85%) Intel Security
12 10 (2.59%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.07%) Avaya
13 8 (2.07%) Juniper
13 8 (2.07%) MobileIron
13 8 (2.07%) Sophos
14 7 (1.81%) Extreme Networks
15 6 (1.55%) SolarWinds
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