The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 121 92 127
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 26 28 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 1.19% 0.038%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.39% 5.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 1
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£353 £268 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.77% +11.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -3.12%
Windows Server 2012
England

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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
768 529 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.51% 22.42% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 249 322
Average daily rate £375 £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £125 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 90 84
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.90 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South West region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Wiltshire -10 9 £413 +10.00% 2
Gloucestershire -19 4 £306 -5.76% 4
Bristol -12 3 £265 - 18
Devon -12 3 £250 +108.33% 3
Somerset -13 3 - - 4
Dorset 0 2 - - 5
Cornwall - - - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (75.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (45.12%) VMware
4 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
5 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
6 26 (31.71%) Firewall
7 24 (29.27%) Citrix
7 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
8 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
9 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (19.51%) XenApp
12 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (18.29%) LAN
12 15 (18.29%) WAN
12 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
12 15 (18.29%) ITIL
13 14 (17.07%) VPN
13 14 (17.07%) SharePoint
13 14 (17.07%) XenDesktop
13 14 (17.07%) vSphere
14 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (15.85%) SCCM
14 13 (15.85%) DNS
15 12 (14.63%) VMware ESX
15 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.63%) DHCP
16 11 (13.41%) HP
16 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (17.07%) SharePoint
5 9 (10.98%) Lync
6 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (7.32%) IIS
8 5 (6.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (6.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
11 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) Firewall
2 15 (18.29%) WAN
2 15 (18.29%) LAN
2 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.07%) VPN
4 13 (15.85%) DNS
5 12 (14.63%) DHCP
6 7 (8.54%) Internet
7 4 (4.88%) VoIP
7 4 (4.88%) SAN
8 3 (3.66%) VLAN
8 3 (3.66%) WLAN
8 3 (3.66%) MPLS
8 3 (3.66%) Wireless
8 3 (3.66%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.44%) IPv4
9 2 (2.44%) IPv6
9 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.20%) Telecoms
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Consultant
2 14 (17.07%) Administrator
3 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Citrix Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.10%) Security Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) IT Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.88%) IT Security Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.66%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.66%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) Web Services
2 3 (3.66%) Middleware
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.44%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.22%) WCF
4 1 (1.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.32%) iPad
3 5 (6.10%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.10%) Clustering
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.44%) iPhone
5 2 (2.44%) Statistics
5 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.44%) Handset
6 1 (1.22%) PKI
6 1 (1.22%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (75.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (12.20%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.10%) Linux
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.66%) Android
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.22%) Solaris
9 1 (1.22%) UNIX
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (8.54%) Service Management
5 6 (7.32%) Migration
6 5 (6.10%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.66%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.44%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.44%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.44%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.44%) Network Management
8 2 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.44%) People Management
8 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.44%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.44%) Requirements Management
8 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.41%) MCSE
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.98%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.66%) CCNA
6 3 (3.66%) CISSP
6 3 (3.66%) Degree
7 2 (2.44%) ISEB
7 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.22%) MCITP
8 1 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
2 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (19.51%) XenApp
4 14 (17.07%) XenDesktop
4 14 (17.07%) vSphere
5 12 (14.63%) VMware ESX
6 9 (10.98%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.66%) XenServer
7 3 (3.66%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) SCCM
2 9 (10.98%) Backup Exec
3 7 (8.54%) SCOM
3 7 (8.54%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (8.54%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (4.88%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.44%) WSUS
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) VMware
2 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
3 24 (29.27%) Citrix
4 11 (13.41%) HP
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco
5 10 (12.20%) McAfee
6 9 (10.98%) Symantec
7 6 (7.32%) Apple
8 5 (6.10%) Juniper
8 5 (6.10%) Remedy
8 5 (6.10%) AppSense
9 4 (4.88%) SonicWALL
9 4 (4.88%) IBM
10 3 (3.66%) Dell
10 3 (3.66%) Avaya
10 3 (3.66%) NetApp
10 3 (3.66%) Oracle
10 3 (3.66%) Polycom
10 3 (3.66%) Veeam
11 2 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
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