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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 88 86 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 51 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.83% 2.19% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.54% 11.04% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 20
Median daily rate £190 £308 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.21% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £116 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.73 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.68% +41.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.25 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £43.75 £136.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -22.91%
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
597 634 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.37% 19.86% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 354 406
Median daily rate £315 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £141 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 65 126
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.60% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Gloucestershire +2 20 £146 -34.63% 2
Bristol +7 11 £310 -2.36% 9
Dorset +6 8 £210 - 11
Wiltshire -17 7 £233 -27.90% 2
Somerset +15 3 £225 +12.50% 1
Devon -1 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 82 (66.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (63.71%) Active Directory
5 56 (45.16%) VMware
6 53 (42.74%) Microsoft
7 44 (35.48%) MS Exchange
7 44 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (33.06%) Windows 7
9 29 (23.39%) Citrix
9 29 (23.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (22.58%) DNS
11 26 (20.97%) Hyper-V
11 26 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (20.16%) Firewall
13 24 (19.35%) PowerShell
14 23 (18.55%) MS Excel
15 22 (17.74%) DHCP
15 22 (17.74%) SQL
15 22 (17.74%) Security Cleared
15 22 (17.74%) Office 365
16 19 (15.32%) Migration
16 19 (15.32%) Windows 10
17 18 (14.52%) MS Office
17 18 (14.52%) TCP/IP
17 18 (14.52%) SC Cleared
18 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
18 17 (13.71%) Cisco
19 15 (12.10%) SCCM
20 14 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 44 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 26 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.68%) Skype for Business
5 10 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (4.84%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.23%) IBM Domino
7 4 (3.23%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.61%) IIS
9 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (18.55%) MS Excel
2 18 (14.52%) MS Office
3 4 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.81%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.74%) Office 365
2 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.58%) DNS
2 25 (20.16%) Firewall
3 22 (17.74%) DHCP
4 18 (14.52%) TCP/IP
5 14 (11.29%) LAN
6 12 (9.68%) SAN
7 11 (8.87%) WAN
8 9 (7.26%) NetScaler
8 9 (7.26%) Skype
8 9 (7.26%) VPN
9 8 (6.45%) Wireless
10 6 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (3.23%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.42%) Internet
12 3 (2.42%) VLAN
13 2 (1.61%) ADSL
14 1 (0.81%) Intranet
14 1 (0.81%) LDAP
14 1 (0.81%) SNMP
14 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 12 (9.68%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Banking
3 7 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.42%) Local Government
5 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.61%) Electronics
5 2 (1.61%) Law
5 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 20 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (13.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (11.29%) Architect
5 14 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) Consultant
7 9 (7.26%) IT Support
8 8 (6.45%) Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) IT Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.84%) Middleware
2 2 (1.61%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.81%) ADO
3 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Data Centre
1 10 (8.06%) Driving Licence
2 8 (6.45%) Clustering
3 6 (4.84%) Replication
4 4 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.23%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.42%) NHS
6 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) CESG
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 82 (66.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (33.06%) Windows 7
6 19 (15.32%) Windows 10
7 13 (10.48%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.45%) Linux
9 6 (4.84%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.23%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.61%) Unix
12 2 (1.61%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.32%) Migration
2 8 (6.45%) ITIL
2 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2
3 7 (5.65%) Service Delivery
3 7 (5.65%) TOGAF
4 6 (4.84%) Scrum
4 6 (4.84%) Time Management
5 5 (4.03%) CRM
5 5 (4.03%) Data Migration
5 5 (4.03%) Network Management
6 4 (3.23%) Data Security
6 4 (3.23%) Patch Management
6 4 (3.23%) Server Patching
7 3 (2.42%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.42%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.42%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.61%) High Availability
8 2 (1.61%) Programme Management
8 2 (1.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 22 (17.74%) SQL
3 7 (5.65%) VBScript
4 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.26%) MCSE
5 7 (5.65%) DBS Check
6 6 (4.84%) MCSA
7 5 (4.03%) CCA
7 5 (4.03%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.42%) MCITP
9 2 (1.61%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.61%) CCNA
9 2 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.61%) MCP
9 2 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.81%) CCNP
10 1 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 79 (63.71%) Active Directory
2 29 (23.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (20.97%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.48%) XenApp
5 5 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.03%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.23%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.42%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.42%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.61%) vSphere
8 2 (1.61%) XenServer
9 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.81%) Firmware
9 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (12.10%) SCCM
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (5.65%) WSUS
3 5 (4.03%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.23%) SCDPM
4 4 (3.23%) SCOM
5 3 (2.42%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.61%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.61%) Nagios
7 1 (0.81%) MOM
7 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.81%) SCSM
7 1 (0.81%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (45.16%) VMware
2 53 (42.74%) Microsoft
3 29 (23.39%) Citrix
4 17 (13.71%) Cisco
5 9 (7.26%) Dell
6 8 (6.45%) HP
7 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.84%) Symantec
8 5 (4.03%) Apple
8 5 (4.03%) Oracle
8 5 (4.03%) Veeam
9 4 (3.23%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (3.23%) Lotus
9 4 (3.23%) NetApp
9 4 (3.23%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (3.23%) Sun
10 3 (2.42%) EMC
10 3 (2.42%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.42%) SAP
10 3 (2.42%) WatchGuard
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