The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 38 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 26 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.02% 1.02% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.16% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Average daily rate
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£423 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 -
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.92% -
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 120 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.94% 30.69% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 68 31
Average daily rate £313 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £124 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £16.20 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Server 2012
Wales

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South Wales region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff +1 15 £375 +19.80% 4
Newport - 8 £465 -
Windows Server 2012
Wales

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (54.29%) VMware
4 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
5 17 (48.57%) DNS
6 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
7 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
8 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
9 12 (34.29%) VPN
10 11 (31.43%) XenApp
11 10 (28.57%) Citrix
11 10 (28.57%) DHCP
11 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
11 10 (28.57%) SQL
12 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
12 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
12 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
12 9 (25.71%) Office 365
13 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (22.86%) SAN
14 7 (20.00%) IIS
14 7 (20.00%) Firewall
14 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (20.00%) McAfee
14 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
14 7 (20.00%) Red Gate
14 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (20.00%) MCITP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Office 365
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) DNS
2 12 (34.29%) VPN
3 10 (28.57%) DHCP
3 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.86%) SAN
5 7 (20.00%) Firewall
6 5 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (8.57%) WAN
8 1 (2.86%) LAN
8 1 (2.86%) SMS
8 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (14.29%) MySQL
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.86%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) DBA
3 6 (17.14%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) GIS
1 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.57%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) UML
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.29%) VBScript
4 3 (8.57%) VB
5 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (20.00%) MCITP
5 5 (14.29%) MCTS
5 5 (14.29%) MCSE
6 2 (5.71%) MCDBA
6 2 (5.71%) CCA
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.71%) MCP
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) MCSA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) XenApp
3 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (17.14%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
1 6 (17.14%) Windows Intune
2 5 (14.29%) SCDPM
2 5 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.71%) ARCserve
3 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Citrix
4 7 (20.00%) McAfee
4 7 (20.00%) Red Gate
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) Sophos
6 2 (5.71%) AppSense
6 2 (5.71%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) Veeam
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