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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 57 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.82% 2.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.51% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£170 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.63%
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
114 130 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.36% 22.57% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 77 50
Average daily rate £315 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +40.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.03 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Cardiff +3 4 £170 -24.44% 1
Windows Server 2012
Wales

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Lync
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) BMC
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (20.00%) OS/400
7 2 (20.00%) HTTP
7 2 (20.00%) SNMP
7 2 (20.00%) AS400
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Lync
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Change Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) AS400
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) OS/400
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (20.00%) BMC Performance Manager
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
1 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) BMC
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Lotus
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint