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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 51 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 17 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.20% 0.79% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.50% 3.36% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate £325 £170 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £362 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.09 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +8.60%
Windows Server 2012
Wales

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
200 119 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.59% 23.61% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 80 77
Average daily rate £350 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.37 £17.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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 -14 10 £325 +91.17% 2
Newport - 3 - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 2 - -
Windows Server 2012
Wales

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Windows Server
3 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (57.58%) VMware
5 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
6 11 (33.33%) Citrix
7 10 (30.30%) SAN
7 10 (30.30%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
8 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 8 (24.24%) NetApp
9 8 (24.24%) HP
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (24.24%) Migration
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
11 6 (18.18%) Clustering
12 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
12 5 (15.15%) vSphere
12 5 (15.15%) Office 365
13 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
13 4 (12.12%) VPN
13 4 (12.12%) DNS
13 4 (12.12%) Cisco
13 4 (12.12%) IIS
14 3 (9.09%) SAP
14 3 (9.09%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (12.12%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.15%) Office 365
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.06%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.06%) GIS
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Technical Design Authority
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) NHS
5 1 (3.03%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Windows Server
3 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) Information Security
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) ITSM
2 3 (9.09%) Project Governance
2 3 (9.09%) Project Management
2 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 3 (9.09%) Server Building
2 3 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (3.03%) CRM
3 1 (3.03%) ERP
3 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.03%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.06%) MCITP
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) MCTS
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) vSphere
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 8 (24.24%) HP
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) NetApp
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) SAP
5 3 (9.09%) Veeam
6 2 (6.06%) Sage
7 1 (3.03%) Adobe
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago