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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 46 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 5 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.00% 2.74% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 12.68% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 8
Median daily rate £550 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -4.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.63%
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
105 142 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.00% 21.61% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 109 82
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £306 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.90 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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
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 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 3 £550 +60.58% 2
Newport -12 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
Wales

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
4 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
6 7 (31.82%) Office 365
7 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 6 (27.27%) DNS
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco
9 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) DHCP
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) IIS
10 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) MCSE
10 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.64%) VoIP
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.64%) SAN
10 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (31.82%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 3 (13.64%) SAN
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) ERP
2 1 (4.55%) Information Security
2 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.55%) Service Management
2 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCITP
2 2 (9.09%) MCTS
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) ProxySG
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) SAP