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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 100 79 106
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 196 217 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.15% 2.32% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 9.25% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 119 105
Median daily rate £350 £340 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £236 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.09 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £14.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.00 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +0.92%
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
2205 2345 2308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.13% 25.08% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1221 1139
Median daily rate £388 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 224 224
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +16 75 £375 +3.44% 14
Surrey -9 28 £375 -3.22% 2
West Sussex -30 27 £325 +4.00% 6
Oxfordshire +5 22 £313 +35.86% 5
Berkshire -19 19 £293 -2.50% 10
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £400 +11.11% 5
Kent -8 9 £315 -30.00% 1
East Sussex -6 5 £500 +66.66% 3
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 455 (100.00%) Windows
2 316 (69.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 315 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 289 (63.52%) Active Directory
5 240 (52.75%) VMware
6 222 (48.79%) Microsoft
7 159 (34.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 123 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 117 (25.71%) ITIL
10 108 (23.74%) Linux
10 108 (23.74%) Security Cleared
11 105 (23.08%) Hyper-V
11 105 (23.08%) MS Exchange
12 104 (22.86%) PowerShell
13 101 (22.20%) Citrix
14 93 (20.44%) SQL Server
15 89 (19.56%) SQL
16 88 (19.34%) SC Cleared
17 79 (17.36%) SCCM
17 79 (17.36%) Windows 7
18 74 (16.26%) vSphere
19 73 (16.04%) HP
20 72 (15.82%) SAN
21 68 (14.95%) DNS
22 67 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
23 65 (14.29%) MS Excel
24 60 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
25 57 (12.53%) Data Centre
26 56 (12.31%) Firewall
26 56 (12.31%) XenApp

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
1 105 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 60 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (10.77%) SharePoint
4 42 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (5.27%) IIS
6 20 (4.40%) Skype for Business
7 16 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.76%) CMS
10 5 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.88%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.22%) Live Communications Server
14 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 47 (10.33%) MS Office
3 5 (1.10%) MS Project
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.99%) Office 365
2 22 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.20%) IaaS
5 6 (1.32%) PaaS
6 5 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.88%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.88%) SaaS
8 3 (0.66%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.82%) SAN
2 68 (14.95%) DNS
3 56 (12.31%) Firewall
4 49 (10.77%) DHCP
5 41 (9.01%) LAN
6 40 (8.79%) WAN
7 20 (4.40%) TCP/IP
8 19 (4.18%) VPN
9 12 (2.64%) Internet
10 10 (2.20%) Wireless
11 7 (1.54%) MPLS
11 7 (1.54%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.54%) VoIP
11 7 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.32%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.10%) Extranet
13 5 (1.10%) NAS
13 5 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.10%) Skype
14 4 (0.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.88%) QlikView
9 3 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.44%) MySQL
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.32%) StarTeam
2 3 (0.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (0.66%) Jasmine
2 3 (0.66%) Selenium
2 3 (0.66%) SpecFlow
2 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.44%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.44%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.44%) MSI
3 2 (0.44%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (8.13%) Finance
2 18 (3.96%) Back Office
3 12 (2.64%) Military
4 9 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.10%) Banking
6 3 (0.66%) Electronics
6 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.66%) Marketing
6 3 (0.66%) Publishing
6 3 (0.66%) Retail
7 2 (0.44%) Advertising
7 2 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (17.58%) Support Engineer
2 70 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (11.87%) Analyst
4 51 (11.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 48 (10.55%) Server Engineer
6 40 (8.79%) Windows Engineer
7 38 (8.35%) Server Support
8 33 (7.25%) Wintel Engineer
9 29 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support
10 25 (5.49%) Consultant
11 24 (5.27%) Administrator
12 21 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support
12 21 (4.62%) Windows Support Engineer
13 20 (4.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (4.40%) Support Analyst
13 20 (4.40%) VMware Engineer
14 19 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (4.18%) Developer
15 18 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (3.96%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.42%) .NET
2 10 (2.20%) HTML
3 9 (1.98%) CSS
4 7 (1.54%) Web Services
5 6 (1.32%) Middleware
6 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.66%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.66%) Ajax
7 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.66%) Breeze.js
7 3 (0.66%) Durandal
7 3 (0.66%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.66%) jQuery
7 3 (0.66%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (0.66%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.66%) OAuth2
7 3 (0.66%) OpenID
7 3 (0.66%) React
7 3 (0.66%) SAML
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.53%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.47%) Clustering
3 21 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.30%) PKI
5 12 (2.64%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.54%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.10%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.10%) NHS
8 5 (1.10%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.88%) BYOD
9 4 (0.88%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.88%) iSeries
9 4 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (0.88%) Replication
9 4 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.88%) Wiki
10 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 455 (100.00%) Windows
2 316 (69.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 315 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 159 (34.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 108 (23.74%) Linux
6 79 (17.36%) Windows 7
7 38 (8.35%) Windows 10
8 32 (7.03%) Windows 8
9 29 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (6.37%) Unix
10 19 (4.18%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.76%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.54%) CentOS
13 6 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.88%) HPUX
15 3 (0.66%) AIX
15 3 (0.66%) Android
15 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (25.71%) ITIL
2 48 (10.55%) Migration
3 37 (8.13%) Change Management
4 25 (5.49%) Incident Management
4 25 (5.49%) Problem Management
5 24 (5.27%) Project Management
6 23 (5.05%) Service Management
7 16 (3.52%) Configuration Management
8 14 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
9 13 (2.86%) ITIL V3
9 13 (2.86%) Service Delivery
10 12 (2.64%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (2.64%) Capacity Management
10 12 (2.64%) CRM
11 11 (2.42%) Information Security
11 11 (2.42%) Open Source
11 11 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (2.20%) Change Control
12 10 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 104 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 89 (19.56%) SQL
3 30 (6.59%) VBScript
4 24 (5.27%) VB
5 20 (4.40%) JavaScript
6 14 (3.08%) C
7 10 (2.20%) Perl
8 7 (1.54%) Tcl
8 7 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.32%) Ruby
10 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.88%) PHP
10 4 (0.88%) Python
11 3 (0.66%) C#
11 3 (0.66%) Java
11 3 (0.66%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (23.74%) Security Cleared
2 88 (19.34%) SC Cleared
3 67 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (11.21%) MCSE
5 34 (7.47%) MCSA
6 18 (3.96%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (2.86%) CCNA
10 11 (2.42%) MCP
11 10 (2.20%) MCITP
12 7 (1.54%) MCTS
13 5 (1.10%) CCA
13 5 (1.10%) CISSP
13 5 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.88%) CCNP
14 4 (0.88%) HNC
14 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.88%) RHCSA
14 4 (0.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.79%) SLA
2 11 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.88%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.66%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.44%) GPG13
6 2 (0.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 289 (63.52%) Active Directory
2 123 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 74 (16.26%) vSphere
5 56 (12.31%) XenApp
6 47 (10.33%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (6.15%) VMware ESX
8 26 (5.71%) XenDesktop
9 18 (3.96%) XenServer
10 14 (3.08%) Terminal Services
11 9 (1.98%) vCloud
12 8 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.54%) NFS
14 4 (0.88%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.44%) UAG
16 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
17 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 79 (17.36%) SCCM
2 39 (8.57%) SCOM
3 29 (6.37%) NetBackup
4 26 (5.71%) WSUS
5 19 (4.18%) Backup Exec
6 18 (3.96%) SCVMM
7 16 (3.52%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (3.30%) Simpana
9 11 (2.42%) Tivoli
10 9 (1.98%) Nagios
11 8 (1.76%) Puppet
12 7 (1.54%) Netcool
12 7 (1.54%) SCOrch
13 6 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (1.32%) OVSD
13 6 (1.32%) Windows Intune
14 4 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 4 (0.88%) SCSM
15 3 (0.66%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 240 (52.75%) VMware
2 222 (48.79%) Microsoft
3 101 (22.20%) Citrix
4 73 (16.04%) HP
5 49 (10.77%) Cisco
6 38 (8.35%) Oracle
7 29 (6.37%) NetApp
8 28 (6.15%) Red Hat
9 19 (4.18%) CommVault
10 16 (3.52%) Intel Security
11 15 (3.30%) Remedy
12 14 (3.08%) Dell Compellent
13 13 (2.86%) EMC
14 11 (2.42%) Splunk
15 10 (2.20%) IBM
15 10 (2.20%) SolarWinds
16 9 (1.98%) Dell
17 8 (1.76%) F5
18 7 (1.54%) Aruba
19 6 (1.32%) 3PAR
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Crawley
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £18-25/hour
Posted: 10 days ago