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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 98 91 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 172 208 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.19% 2.21% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.10% 8.80% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 129 108
Median daily rate £325 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 11
Median hourly rate £24.75 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.58% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £29.72 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.53%
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
1703 2364 2478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.64% 25.14% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 1333 1281
Median daily rate £355 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 237 217
Median hourly rate £18.25 £18.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +11.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.00 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -2 51 £325 - 18
Surrey +17 26 £308 -6.81% 10
Berkshire -8 26 £325 -1.88% 7
Oxfordshire +4 24 £319 -15.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +20 20 £331 -15.19% 7
Kent +8 10 £350 - 1
West Sussex +4 9 £325 -18.75% 2
Middlesex 0 3 £450 +12.50%
East Sussex -2 1 - - 2
Sussex - 1 £250 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 376 (100.00%) Windows
2 249 (66.22%) Windows Server
3 248 (65.96%) Active Directory
4 244 (64.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 194 (51.60%) VMware
6 180 (47.87%) Microsoft
7 124 (32.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 114 (30.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 95 (25.27%) PowerShell
10 93 (24.73%) DNS
11 85 (22.61%) Citrix
12 81 (21.54%) Security Cleared
13 75 (19.95%) DHCP
13 75 (19.95%) SQL
14 71 (18.88%) SQL Server
15 67 (17.82%) ITIL
16 66 (17.55%) Hyper-V
17 64 (17.02%) MS Exchange
18 62 (16.49%) Microsoft Certification
19 60 (15.96%) Migration
20 54 (14.36%) SCCM
21 53 (14.10%) SAN
22 52 (13.83%) Data Centre
22 52 (13.83%) Office 365
23 51 (13.56%) HP
24 50 (13.30%) Linux
24 50 (13.30%) SC Cleared
24 50 (13.30%) vSphere
25 49 (13.03%) Windows 7
25 49 (13.03%) 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 64 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 44 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (10.64%) Skype for Business
4 33 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (7.18%) SharePoint
6 20 (5.32%) IIS
7 16 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.66%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.60%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.80%) Apache
11 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.53%) CMS
12 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.53%) WordPress
13 1 (0.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 49 (13.03%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.53%) InDesign
3 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.53%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 52 (13.83%) Office 365
2 45 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.99%) IaaS
5 8 (2.13%) SaaS
6 7 (1.86%) PaaS
7 5 (1.33%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.80%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 93 (24.73%) DNS
2 75 (19.95%) DHCP
3 53 (14.10%) SAN
4 37 (9.84%) Firewall
5 31 (8.24%) LAN
6 26 (6.91%) Skype
7 24 (6.38%) TCP/IP
7 24 (6.38%) WAN
8 18 (4.79%) VPN
9 17 (4.52%) LDAP
9 17 (4.52%) Wireless
10 16 (4.26%) Internet
11 14 (3.72%) NetScaler
11 14 (3.72%) Unified Communications
12 13 (3.46%) Kerberos
13 12 (3.19%) MPLS
14 11 (2.93%) SMTP
14 11 (2.93%) VoIP
15 9 (2.39%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (2.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.66%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.60%) DB2
7 6 (1.60%) SQLPlus
8 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.53%) Big Data
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.53%) Ant
4 2 (0.53%) JIRA
4 2 (0.53%) Maven
4 2 (0.53%) Subversion
5 1 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.27%) Selenium
5 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.27%) StarTeam
General
1 32 (8.51%) Finance
2 9 (2.39%) Back Office
3 7 (1.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.33%) Advertising
4 5 (1.33%) Electronics
4 5 (1.33%) Military
5 4 (1.06%) Banking
6 3 (0.80%) Local Government
6 3 (0.80%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.80%) Publishing
7 2 (0.53%) Billing
7 2 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (15.43%) Architect
2 45 (11.97%) Windows Engineer
3 40 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (8.78%) Analyst
5 32 (8.51%) Consultant
6 30 (7.98%) Server Engineer
7 27 (7.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 27 (7.18%) Administrator
8 23 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (5.85%) Support Engineer
10 21 (5.59%) VMware Engineer
11 20 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
12 19 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (4.52%) Wintel Engineer
14 16 (4.26%) Support Analyst
15 13 (3.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (3.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 13 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (3.46%) Technical Architect
16 12 (3.19%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.65%) .NET
2 13 (3.46%) Web Services
3 10 (2.66%) CSS
3 10 (2.66%) XML
4 8 (2.13%) XSLT
5 7 (1.86%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.33%) XSL
7 4 (1.06%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.06%) ADO
7 4 (1.06%) jQuery
7 4 (1.06%) Middleware
8 3 (0.80%) HTML
8 3 (0.80%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.53%) boto
9 2 (0.53%) DHTML
9 2 (0.53%) Java EE
9 2 (0.53%) LAMP
9 2 (0.53%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.53%) XHTML
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.83%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.12%) Clustering
3 20 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.32%) PKI
4 14 (3.72%) BYOD
5 13 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.93%) LPAR
7 8 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.86%) Replication
8 7 (1.86%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.33%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.06%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.06%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.06%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.80%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.80%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 376 (100.00%) Windows
2 249 (66.22%) Windows Server
3 244 (64.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 124 (32.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (13.30%) Linux
6 49 (13.03%) Windows 7
7 32 (8.51%) Windows 10
8 24 (6.38%) Unix
9 19 (5.05%) AIX
10 14 (3.72%) Android
10 14 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (3.46%) Mac OS X
12 12 (3.19%) Windows 8
12 12 (3.19%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.60%) Solaris
14 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.80%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.53%) HPUX
16 2 (0.53%) SUSE
16 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (17.82%) ITIL
2 60 (15.96%) Migration
3 26 (6.91%) Problem Management
4 21 (5.59%) Service Management
5 20 (5.32%) Change Management
5 20 (5.32%) Mobile Device Management
6 18 (4.79%) Data Protection
7 16 (4.26%) Service Delivery
8 15 (3.99%) Server Building
8 15 (3.99%) Service Design
9 14 (3.72%) Infrastructure Management
9 14 (3.72%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (3.46%) Incident Management
10 13 (3.46%) Patch Management
11 12 (3.19%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 10 (2.66%) Data Centre Operations
12 10 (2.66%) Information Security
12 10 (2.66%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 9 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (2.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (25.27%) PowerShell
2 75 (19.95%) SQL
3 16 (4.26%) VBScript
4 13 (3.46%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.19%) VB
6 9 (2.39%) C#
7 7 (1.86%) Python
7 7 (1.86%) Ruby
8 6 (1.60%) Perl
8 6 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.60%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.33%) Java
10 3 (0.80%) C
10 3 (0.80%) PHP
10 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.53%) VB6
12 1 (0.27%) R
12 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 81 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 62 (16.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (13.30%) SC Cleared
4 34 (9.04%) MCSE
5 20 (5.32%) DV Cleared
6 18 (4.79%) MCSA
7 17 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (3.72%) MCITP
9 14 (3.72%) MCP
10 13 (3.46%) CCNA
11 9 (2.39%) Degree
12 7 (1.86%) CCNP
12 7 (1.86%) VCP5
13 6 (1.60%) CISSP
14 4 (1.06%) CCA
14 4 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.06%) MCTS
14 4 (1.06%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.19%) SLA
2 8 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) GPG13
4 2 (0.53%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.53%) QA
5 1 (0.27%) RMADS
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 248 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 114 (30.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (17.55%) Hyper-V
4 50 (13.30%) vSphere
5 44 (11.70%) XenApp
6 28 (7.45%) XenDesktop
7 26 (6.91%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (6.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (5.32%) Virtual Machines
10 18 (4.79%) XenServer
11 11 (2.93%) Firmware
12 10 (2.66%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (2.39%) Terminal Services
14 7 (1.86%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.80%) vCloud
15 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.27%) NFS
16 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (14.36%) SCCM
2 36 (9.57%) SCOM
3 27 (7.18%) NetBackup
4 25 (6.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (5.05%) WSUS
6 16 (4.26%) Puppet
7 15 (3.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (2.93%) AirWatch
9 8 (2.13%) Ansible
9 8 (2.13%) EdgeSight
10 7 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (1.86%) Nessus
10 7 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.60%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (1.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (1.33%) AppDNA
13 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (1.06%) SafeCom
13 4 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 194 (51.60%) VMware
2 180 (47.87%) Microsoft
3 85 (22.61%) Citrix
4 51 (13.56%) HP
5 45 (11.97%) Cisco
6 24 (6.38%) Symantec
7 22 (5.85%) NetApp
8 20 (5.32%) Oracle
9 17 (4.52%) IBM
10 13 (3.46%) Dell
10 13 (3.46%) Sophos
11 12 (3.19%) CheckPoint
12 11 (2.93%) Intel Security
12 11 (2.93%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.66%) LANDesk
13 10 (2.66%) MobileIron
14 9 (2.39%) EMC
14 9 (2.39%) Extreme Networks
14 9 (2.39%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.13%) Avaya
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