The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 60 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 6 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.11% 2.66% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 13.71% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate
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£353 £423 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.56% +34.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £248 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £470 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -17.45%
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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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
132 124 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.44% 19.44% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 75 61
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 12
Average hourly rate £12.45 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £19.20 £15.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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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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
Newport -12 4 £365 -22.34% 2
Cardiff +3 2 £170 -45.60% 5
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Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
5 4 (30.77%) Artifactory
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Hudson
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Jython
7 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (15.38%) AS400
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
1 4 (30.77%) Artifactory
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Change Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) AS400
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) OS/400
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) Jython
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
1 2 (15.38%) BMC Performance Manager
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) BMC
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat