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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 106 193 247
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +54
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 150 50 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.62% 0.58% 0.030%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 2.38% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 30 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 £224 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.27% +15.62%
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
2249 2100 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.23% 24.35% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 1057 904
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 239 254
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.78 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 47 £300 -20.00% 18
Berkshire +37 45 £300 - 11
Surrey -5 19 £288 -7.25% 16
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £230 -36.98% 10
West Sussex - 10 £225 - 2
Kent +3 9 £400 -13.51% 7
East Sussex - 4 £150 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £263 - 7
Isle of Wight - 1 £435 - 1
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 297 (100.00%) Windows
2 201 (67.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 164 (55.22%) VMware
4 154 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 135 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 114 (38.38%) Microsoft
7 111 (37.37%) MS Exchange
8 91 (30.64%) Citrix
9 82 (27.61%) SQL Server
10 75 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 65 (21.89%) DNS
12 57 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (17.51%) ITIL
14 50 (16.84%) Windows 7
15 48 (16.16%) Hyper-V
15 48 (16.16%) vSphere
15 48 (16.16%) Cisco
16 47 (15.82%) Linux
16 47 (15.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 47 (15.82%) SAN
16 47 (15.82%) SCCM
17 46 (15.49%) Security Cleared
18 44 (14.81%) Firewall
19 42 (14.14%) IIS
20 40 (13.47%) DHCP
21 38 (12.79%) XenApp
22 35 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
23 33 (11.11%) MS Excel
24 32 (10.77%) MCSE
24 32 (10.77%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 111 (37.37%) MS Exchange
2 75 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (14.14%) IIS
4 26 (8.75%) SharePoint
4 26 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (5.72%) Lync
8 11 (3.70%) Apache
8 11 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.02%) IBM Notes
9 6 (2.02%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (2.02%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.01%) CMS
12 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.01%) assyst
2 2 (0.67%) Maximo
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (8.75%) Office 365
2 18 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.38%) IaaS
4 6 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.67%) SaaS
5 2 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (21.89%) DNS
2 47 (15.82%) SAN
3 44 (14.81%) Firewall
4 40 (13.47%) DHCP
5 30 (10.10%) LAN
6 27 (9.09%) Internet
7 21 (7.07%) TCP/IP
8 19 (6.40%) WAN
9 13 (4.38%) SSL
10 11 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (3.70%) NetScaler
11 9 (3.03%) VPN
12 5 (1.68%) SMTP
12 5 (1.68%) Wireless
12 5 (1.68%) Network Security
12 5 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (1.68%) NAS
13 4 (1.35%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.35%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (27.61%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
4 18 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.03%) MySQL
7 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.67%) Firebird
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 22 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.34%) MSI
2 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 30 (10.10%) Finance
2 6 (2.02%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.02%) Banking
2 6 (2.02%) Advertising
3 5 (1.68%) Back Office
4 3 (1.01%) Retail
4 3 (1.01%) Publishing
4 3 (1.01%) Legal
5 2 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (19.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (11.78%) Support Engineer
3 29 (9.76%) Analyst
4 26 (8.75%) Consultant
5 20 (6.73%) Administrator
6 18 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (5.72%) Server Engineer
8 15 (5.05%) Support Analyst
8 15 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.04%) Desktop Support
9 12 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (3.37%) Developer
10 10 (3.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.37%) Windows Server Engineer
11 9 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (3.03%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 8 (2.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 7 (2.36%) C# Developer
13 7 (2.36%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.76%) .NET
2 21 (7.07%) WCF
2 21 (7.07%) WPF
3 20 (6.73%) LINQ
4 11 (3.70%) Web Services
4 11 (3.70%) XML
5 10 (3.37%) XSLT
5 10 (3.37%) Flash
6 5 (1.68%) LAMP
6 5 (1.68%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.35%) HTML
8 3 (1.01%) CSS
8 3 (1.01%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.34%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.34%) OLE
9 1 (0.34%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.34%) COM
9 1 (0.34%) ODBC
9 1 (0.34%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.73%) Clustering
2 16 (5.39%) PKI
3 10 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.69%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.02%) Replication
6 6 (2.02%) CLARiiON
6 6 (2.02%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.35%) iPad
8 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.01%) HACMP
8 3 (1.01%) CMDB
9 2 (0.67%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.67%) Online Games
9 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.67%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.67%) iPhone
9 2 (0.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 297 (100.00%) Windows
2 201 (67.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 135 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (16.84%) Windows 7
5 47 (15.82%) Linux
6 27 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 21 (7.07%) Windows XP
8 18 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (5.39%) UNIX
10 9 (3.03%) Windows 2000
11 8 (2.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.01%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.01%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.01%) AIX
13 2 (0.67%) CentOS
14 1 (0.34%) Debian
14 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.51%) ITIL
2 32 (10.77%) Migration
3 26 (8.75%) Change Management
4 24 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (7.07%) Software Engineering
6 19 (6.40%) Scrum
7 17 (5.72%) Configuration Management
8 16 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (5.05%) Content Management
10 10 (3.37%) Project Management
11 7 (2.36%) Service Management
11 7 (2.36%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.36%) High Availability
12 6 (2.02%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (2.02%) E-Commerce
12 6 (2.02%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (2.02%) Web Development
13 5 (1.68%) Data Analysis
13 5 (1.68%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.44%) SQL
2 25 (8.42%) PowerShell
3 24 (8.08%) C#
4 9 (3.03%) VBScript
4 9 (3.03%) Python
5 7 (2.36%) VB
5 7 (2.36%) Java
6 5 (1.68%) PHP
7 4 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.67%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (15.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (15.49%) Security Cleared
3 32 (10.77%) MCSE
4 29 (9.76%) SC Cleared
5 17 (5.72%) DV Cleared
6 14 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (4.38%) Degree
8 12 (4.04%) MCSA
9 10 (3.37%) CCNA
9 10 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (3.03%) MCP
10 9 (3.03%) CCNP
10 9 (3.03%) MCITP
11 8 (2.69%) MCTS
12 4 (1.35%) VCP5
13 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.34%) VCP4
13 1 (0.34%) CCA
13 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.38%) SLA
2 5 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 154 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 57 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (16.16%) Hyper-V
3 48 (16.16%) vSphere
4 38 (12.79%) XenApp
5 27 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 24 (8.08%) VMware ESX
7 15 (5.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.37%) UAG
9 10 (3.37%) XenServer
10 8 (2.69%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (1.68%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.35%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.67%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (15.82%) SCCM
2 15 (5.05%) WSUS
3 14 (4.71%) SCOM
4 12 (4.04%) NetBackup
5 10 (3.37%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (1.68%) ARCserve
9 5 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.01%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.01%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.67%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.67%) Puppet
12 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.34%) Cacti
12 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 164 (55.22%) VMware
2 114 (38.38%) Microsoft
3 91 (30.64%) Citrix
4 48 (16.16%) Cisco
5 21 (7.07%) HP
5 21 (7.07%) Red Hat
6 17 (5.72%) Symantec
7 15 (5.05%) IBM
8 14 (4.71%) EMC
8 14 (4.71%) NetApp
9 13 (4.38%) AppSense
10 9 (3.03%) McAfee
10 9 (3.03%) Intel
11 8 (2.69%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.69%) Lumension
12 7 (2.36%) Dell
12 7 (2.36%) Adobe
13 6 (2.02%) Oracle
13 6 (2.02%) Lotus
13 6 (2.02%) Brocade
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