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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 73 115 208
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +93
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 247 140 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.49% 1.52% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.96% 5.98% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 101 21
Average daily rate
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£360 £335 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £261
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £19.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.63%
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
2481 2340 1881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.05% 25.40% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1160 894
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 233 244
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +19 59 £395 +66.31% 14
West Sussex +11 44 £350 +25.00% 9
Oxfordshire +9 35 £300 +50.00% 2
Berkshire -15 33 £313 -2.34% 14
Surrey -1 27 £388 -5.48% 14
Buckinghamshire +16 19 £469 +38.88% 4
East Sussex +2 13 £313 +108.33% 5
Kent -5 7 £450 +14.28% 2
Middlesex +9 4 £213 -45.16% 2
Sussex - 2 £275 -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 422 (100.00%) Windows
2 324 (76.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 243 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 239 (56.64%) VMware
5 210 (49.76%) Microsoft
6 177 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 114 (27.01%) VMware Infrastructure
8 108 (25.59%) MS Exchange
9 102 (24.17%) SQL
10 101 (23.93%) SCCM
11 96 (22.75%) PowerShell
11 96 (22.75%) Security Cleared
12 91 (21.56%) HP
13 88 (20.85%) SQL Server
14 85 (20.14%) SAN
15 80 (18.96%) ITIL
16 79 (18.72%) Citrix
17 75 (17.77%) IIS
18 74 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
19 70 (16.59%) DNS
20 69 (16.35%) Windows 7
20 69 (16.35%) SC Cleared
21 66 (15.64%) Hyper-V
22 62 (14.69%) Migration
23 55 (13.03%) MS Excel
24 54 (12.80%) Clustering
24 54 (12.80%) Firewall
25 52 (12.32%) SharePoint
26 49 (11.61%) Cisco
27 42 (9.95%) Configuration Management

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 108 (25.59%) MS Exchange
2 75 (17.77%) IIS
3 74 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (12.32%) SharePoint
5 39 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (6.87%) Lync
7 28 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.66%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.71%) TPMS
14 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.24%) Apache
15 1 (0.24%) CMS
15 1 (0.24%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 55 (13.03%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.42%) assyst
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Agresso
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.40%) Office 365
3 13 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.42%) IaaS
6 3 (0.71%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.47%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 85 (20.14%) SAN
2 70 (16.59%) DNS
3 54 (12.80%) Firewall
4 40 (9.48%) DHCP
5 26 (6.16%) WAN
6 24 (5.69%) LAN
6 24 (5.69%) VPN
7 22 (5.21%) TCP/IP
8 15 (3.55%) NAS
9 14 (3.32%) Internet
10 10 (2.37%) SSL
11 9 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (1.66%) MPLS
14 6 (1.42%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.42%) VLAN
14 6 (1.42%) LDAP
14 6 (1.42%) SMTP
15 5 (1.18%) DWDM
15 5 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (20.85%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (2.13%) MySQL
6 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.66%) MSI
1 7 (1.66%) StarTeam
2 6 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.95%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.95%) MSBuild
3 4 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.71%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.71%) NuGet
4 3 (0.71%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.47%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (8.53%) Finance
2 9 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.66%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.42%) Banking
5 4 (0.95%) Retail
5 4 (0.95%) Automotive
5 4 (0.95%) Back Office
5 4 (0.95%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.24%) Military
7 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.24%) Billing
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (16.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 47 (11.14%) Support Engineer
3 44 (10.43%) Server Engineer
4 42 (9.95%) Analyst
5 41 (9.72%) Wintel Engineer
6 40 (9.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 35 (8.29%) Administrator
8 30 (7.11%) Support Analyst
8 30 (7.11%) Consultant
9 29 (6.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 24 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
11 21 (4.98%) Architect
12 18 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
14 16 (3.79%) IT Support
15 15 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 15 (3.55%) Server Support
16 14 (3.32%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
17 13 (3.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
18 11 (2.61%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.92%) .NET
2 12 (2.84%) ASP.NET
2 12 (2.84%) .NET Framework
3 11 (2.61%) Application Packaging
4 8 (1.90%) HTML
5 7 (1.66%) XML
5 7 (1.66%) XSL
6 5 (1.18%) Web Services
7 4 (0.95%) WCF
7 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 4 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.71%) JSON
8 3 (0.71%) Middleware
8 3 (0.71%) JSP
9 2 (0.47%) XML-RPC
9 2 (0.47%) Ajax
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 2 (0.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.80%) Clustering
2 15 (3.55%) Client/Server
3 12 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.37%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.13%) PKI
6 8 (1.90%) EqualLogic
6 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.66%) Open Source
7 7 (1.66%) User Experience
7 7 (1.66%) Replication
7 7 (1.66%) NHS
8 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.18%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.18%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.95%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.95%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.71%) IVR
11 3 (0.71%) Blog
12 2 (0.47%) iPhone
12 2 (0.47%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 422 (100.00%) Windows
2 324 (76.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 177 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 69 (16.35%) Windows 7
5 37 (8.77%) Linux
6 34 (8.06%) Windows XP
6 34 (8.06%) Windows 8
7 17 (4.03%) UNIX
8 16 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (1.66%) HPUX
11 4 (0.95%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.95%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.71%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.71%) Solaris
13 2 (0.47%) AIX
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.24%) Android
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (18.96%) ITIL
2 62 (14.69%) Migration
3 42 (9.95%) Configuration Management
4 30 (7.11%) Change Management
5 19 (4.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (3.79%) Problem Management
8 15 (3.55%) Fault Management
8 15 (3.55%) CRM
9 14 (3.32%) Service Management
10 13 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (2.84%) Change Control
11 12 (2.84%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (2.61%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (2.37%) E-Commerce
13 10 (2.37%) Data Migration
14 8 (1.90%) Project Management
14 8 (1.90%) Service Delivery
15 7 (1.66%) Identity Management
15 7 (1.66%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (24.17%) SQL
2 96 (22.75%) PowerShell
3 25 (5.92%) VBScript
4 21 (4.98%) VB
5 9 (2.13%) C#
5 9 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.66%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.18%) Perl
7 5 (1.18%) Java
8 1 (0.24%) PHP
8 1 (0.24%) VBA
8 1 (0.24%) Python
8 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.24%) Ruby
8 1 (0.24%) Korn
8 1 (0.24%) Groovy
8 1 (0.24%) C
Qualifications
1 96 (22.75%) Security Cleared
2 69 (16.35%) SC Cleared
3 41 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (8.29%) MCSE
5 29 (6.87%) DV Cleared
6 19 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.84%) CCNA
8 10 (2.37%) MCP
8 10 (2.37%) MCITP
9 9 (2.13%) MCSA
10 7 (1.66%) RHCE
10 7 (1.66%) RHCA
10 7 (1.66%) Degree
10 7 (1.66%) RHCSA
11 5 (1.18%) CCA
12 4 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.71%) MCTS
13 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.03%) SLA
2 6 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.24%) COBIT
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 243 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 114 (27.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (15.64%) Hyper-V
4 41 (9.72%) vSphere
5 27 (6.40%) XenDesktop
6 25 (5.92%) XenApp
6 25 (5.92%) VMware ESX
7 21 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (2.84%) ISA Server
10 11 (2.61%) DFS Replication
10 11 (2.61%) UAG
11 6 (1.42%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.18%) NFS
13 3 (0.71%) Samba
13 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.47%) XenServer
15 1 (0.24%) Veritas File System
15 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 101 (23.93%) SCCM
2 29 (6.87%) SCOM
3 15 (3.55%) WSUS
3 15 (3.55%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (1.90%) SCSM
6 7 (1.66%) XenMobile
6 7 (1.66%) AirWatch
6 7 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (1.66%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.42%) ARCserve
7 6 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.18%) Nagios
8 5 (1.18%) Icinga
8 5 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.95%) Puppet
9 4 (0.95%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.71%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 239 (56.64%) VMware
2 210 (49.76%) Microsoft
3 91 (21.56%) HP
4 79 (18.72%) Citrix
5 49 (11.61%) Cisco
6 26 (6.16%) Dell
7 24 (5.69%) 3PAR
8 21 (4.98%) Oracle
9 20 (4.74%) McAfee
10 16 (3.79%) Red Hat
10 16 (3.79%) IBM
11 15 (3.55%) NetApp
12 14 (3.32%) Brocade
13 12 (2.84%) Remedy
13 12 (2.84%) EMC
14 10 (2.37%) Symantec
15 8 (1.90%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.66%) Juniper
16 7 (1.66%) CommVault
17 6 (1.42%) CA
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