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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Wales / South Wales
Rank 42 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 10 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 2.90% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.77% 9.20% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
Median daily rate £191 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.36% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £254 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -13.63%

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
114 163 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.65% 31.53% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 122 60
Median daily rate £350 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £138 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 16
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 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 18 January 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +13 5 £206 -45.00% 3
Newport -11 3 £188 -28.57% 1
Bridgend - 2 £275 -
Windows Server 2012
Wales

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
4 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) SAN
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (33.33%) HP
7 9 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 6 (22.22%) MCDBA
9 6 (22.22%) SAP
9 6 (22.22%) MySQL
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (22.22%) NetApp
9 6 (22.22%) Migration
9 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 6 (22.22%) RedGate
9 6 (22.22%) Information Security
9 6 (22.22%) MCITP
10 5 (18.52%) Firewall
10 5 (18.52%) MS Office
11 4 (14.81%) Service Management

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 3 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.41%) ADSL
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Migration Architect
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) Android
8 1 (3.70%) AIX
8 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Information Security
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
1 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
2 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
2 4 (14.81%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Software Licensing
4 2 (7.41%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) SDLC
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) MCDBA
1 6 (22.22%) MCITP
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) PowerHA
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) Packer
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Rundeck
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
2 1 (3.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
3 9 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 6 (22.22%) NetApp
5 6 (22.22%) RedGate
5 6 (22.22%) SAP
6 3 (11.11%) Avaya
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) Apple
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.70%) Sonatype
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec