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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 105 173 250
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +77
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 151 66 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.62% 0.77% 0.031%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.61% 3.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 39 3
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£300 £320 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.71% +3.75%
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
2285 2113 1956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.56% 24.56% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1054 870
Average daily rate £325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 251
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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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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 +32 50 £300 -20.00% 13
Berkshire +40 44 £300 -33.33% 12
Surrey -22 20 £288 -4.16% 12
Buckinghamshire +14 15 £260 - 8
Kent +1 9 £400 -15.78% 5
West Sussex +14 7 £300 +76.47% 2
Oxfordshire -12 3 £263 +2.43% 3
East Sussex - 2 £150 - 4
Isle of Wight - 1 £435 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 286 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (70.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 165 (57.69%) VMware
4 152 (53.15%) Active Directory
5 136 (47.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 112 (39.16%) Microsoft
7 109 (38.11%) MS Exchange
8 91 (31.82%) Citrix
9 73 (25.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 69 (24.13%) SQL Server
11 66 (23.08%) DNS
12 62 (21.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 54 (18.88%) ITIL
14 50 (17.48%) Cisco
14 50 (17.48%) Windows 7
15 49 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 48 (16.78%) SAN
16 48 (16.78%) IIS
16 48 (16.78%) Security Cleared
16 48 (16.78%) vSphere
17 47 (16.43%) SCCM
18 46 (16.08%) Firewall
19 42 (14.69%) Linux
19 42 (14.69%) Hyper-V
20 41 (14.34%) DHCP
21 36 (12.59%) XenApp
22 35 (12.24%) MCSE
23 34 (11.89%) MS Excel
24 33 (11.54%) Migration
25 32 (11.19%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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
1 109 (38.11%) MS Exchange
2 73 (25.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (16.78%) IIS
4 30 (10.49%) SharePoint
5 26 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (5.24%) Lync
9 11 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (3.85%) Apache
10 8 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (2.45%) GlassFish
11 7 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (2.45%) IBM Notes
11 7 (2.45%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.59%) MS Office
3 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) assyst
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.70%) Maximo
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (9.09%) Office 365
2 18 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.90%) IaaS
4 6 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.05%) SaaS
5 3 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (23.08%) DNS
2 48 (16.78%) SAN
3 46 (16.08%) Firewall
4 41 (14.34%) DHCP
5 31 (10.84%) LAN
6 29 (10.14%) Internet
7 22 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 21 (7.34%) WAN
9 13 (4.55%) SSL
10 11 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (3.15%) NetScaler
11 9 (3.15%) VPN
12 8 (2.80%) NAS
13 6 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (1.75%) Network Security
14 5 (1.75%) SMTP
14 5 (1.75%) MPLS
14 5 (1.75%) Wireless
15 4 (1.40%) IP Telephony
15 4 (1.40%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (24.13%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
4 20 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.45%) MySQL
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.70%) Firebird
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.20%) Visual Studio
1 12 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 32 (11.19%) Finance
2 6 (2.10%) Advertising
2 6 (2.10%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.10%) Banking
3 5 (1.75%) Back Office
4 2 (0.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.35%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Marketing
5 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.35%) Billing
5 1 (0.35%) Publishing
5 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (12.59%) Support Engineer
3 31 (10.84%) Analyst
4 24 (8.39%) Consultant
5 20 (6.99%) Administrator
6 17 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (5.94%) Server Engineer
7 16 (5.59%) Support Analyst
8 11 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (3.50%) Desktop Support
9 10 (3.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (3.50%) Windows Server Engineer
10 9 (3.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (3.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 9 (3.15%) Software Engineer
11 8 (2.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 8 (2.80%) Architect
12 7 (2.45%) Server Support
13 6 (2.10%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 6 (2.10%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.64%) .NET
2 11 (3.85%) WCF
2 11 (3.85%) Web Services
2 11 (3.85%) Flash
3 10 (3.50%) WPF
3 10 (3.50%) LINQ
4 5 (1.75%) LAMP
5 4 (1.40%) HTML
5 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.05%) Application Packaging
6 3 (1.05%) CSS
7 2 (0.70%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.35%) COM
8 1 (0.35%) XML
8 1 (0.35%) XSLT
8 1 (0.35%) ODBC
8 1 (0.35%) OLE
8 1 (0.35%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.04%) Clustering
2 16 (5.59%) PKI
3 12 (4.20%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.45%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.45%) CLARiiON
6 6 (2.10%) Replication
7 4 (1.40%) iPad
7 4 (1.40%) CMDB
8 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.05%) HACMP
9 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.70%) Open Source
9 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 286 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (70.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (47.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (17.48%) Windows 7
5 42 (14.69%) Linux
6 26 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 19 (6.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (6.64%) Windows XP
8 17 (5.94%) UNIX
9 10 (3.50%) Windows 2000
10 8 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.40%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.05%) AIX
13 2 (0.70%) CentOS
14 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.88%) ITIL
2 33 (11.54%) Migration
3 28 (9.79%) Change Management
4 18 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (5.94%) Configuration Management
6 15 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 10 (3.50%) Project Management
9 9 (3.15%) Scrum
10 7 (2.45%) Web Development
10 7 (2.45%) High Availability
10 7 (2.45%) Service Management
11 6 (2.10%) E-Commerce
11 6 (2.10%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (2.10%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (2.10%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (2.10%) Content Management
11 6 (2.10%) Problem Management
12 5 (1.75%) Data Analysis
12 5 (1.75%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.79%) SQL
2 23 (8.04%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.24%) C#
4 9 (3.15%) Java
4 9 (3.15%) VBScript
4 9 (3.15%) Python
5 7 (2.45%) VB
6 4 (1.40%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.40%) PHP
7 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (16.78%) Security Cleared
3 35 (12.24%) MCSE
4 30 (10.49%) SC Cleared
5 17 (5.94%) DV Cleared
6 14 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (4.90%) Degree
7 13 (4.55%) MCSA
8 10 (3.50%) CCNA
8 10 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.15%) MCITP
9 9 (3.15%) CCNP
9 9 (3.15%) MCP
10 8 (2.80%) MCTS
11 4 (1.40%) VCP5
12 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.35%) HP APS
12 1 (0.35%) VCP4
12 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.24%) SLA
2 6 (2.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 152 (53.15%) Active Directory
2 62 (21.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (16.78%) vSphere
4 42 (14.69%) Hyper-V
5 36 (12.59%) XenApp
6 29 (10.14%) VMware ESX
7 25 (8.74%) XenDesktop
8 15 (5.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (3.50%) XenServer
10 10 (3.50%) UAG
11 9 (3.15%) Terminal Services
12 7 (2.45%) ISA Server
13 5 (1.75%) DFS Replication
13 5 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
16 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 2 (0.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 47 (16.43%) SCCM
2 16 (5.59%) SCOM
2 16 (5.59%) WSUS
3 14 (4.90%) NetBackup
4 10 (3.50%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (2.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (2.10%) BladeLogic
7 5 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.75%) ARCserve
7 5 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.05%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.70%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.70%) Puppet
10 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 165 (57.69%) VMware
2 112 (39.16%) Microsoft
3 91 (31.82%) Citrix
4 50 (17.48%) Cisco
5 22 (7.69%) HP
6 21 (7.34%) Red Hat
7 19 (6.64%) Symantec
8 16 (5.59%) EMC
9 15 (5.24%) IBM
10 14 (4.90%) NetApp
11 13 (4.55%) AppSense
12 10 (3.50%) Intel
13 9 (3.15%) Lumension
13 9 (3.15%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.15%) McAfee
14 8 (2.80%) Adobe
15 7 (2.45%) Dell
15 7 (2.45%) Lotus
15 7 (2.45%) Oracle
16 6 (2.10%) Brocade
Brighton, East Sussex
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £275 to £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £160.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
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