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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / South West
Rank 95 63 107
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +44
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 41 91 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.52% 3.04% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.80% 13.79% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 56 19
Median daily rate £348 £340 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £186 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £74.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+335.29% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £15.80 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.80 £33.80 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -2.43%

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
466 660 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.25% 22.04% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 409 346
Median daily rate £345 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 75 82
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol 0 17 £500 +33.33% 5
Gloucestershire 0 8 £123 -60.16% 1
Wiltshire -33 7 £208 -38.97% 3
Somerset -4 3 £249 -3.39% 2
Devon -5 2 £175 -6.66%
Dorset - 1 £475 - 2
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (84.78%) Windows Server
3 68 (73.91%) Active Directory
4 66 (71.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (44.57%) VMware
6 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
7 30 (32.61%) DNS
8 29 (31.52%) Windows 7
9 25 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (26.09%) MS Exchange
11 22 (23.91%) Office 365
11 22 (23.91%) Windows 10
12 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (21.74%) MS Office
14 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
15 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
16 17 (18.48%) DHCP
16 17 (18.48%) Security Cleared
17 16 (17.39%) Client/Server
18 15 (16.30%) Linux
19 14 (15.22%) Red Hat
19 14 (15.22%) Firewall
19 14 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
20 13 (14.13%) Hyper-V
20 13 (14.13%) Citrix
21 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
21 12 (13.04%) LAN
21 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
21 12 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V

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 24 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (10.87%) Skype for Business
5 9 (9.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.35%) IIS
8 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.09%) Confluence
8 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.09%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) MS Office
2 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.35%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.09%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.09%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.91%) Office 365
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.61%) DNS
2 17 (18.48%) DHCP
3 14 (15.22%) Firewall
4 12 (13.04%) LAN
4 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 11 (11.96%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (10.87%) Skype
6 10 (10.87%) Wireless
7 8 (8.70%) WAN
8 6 (6.52%) VPN
9 4 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.17%) Internet
11 2 (2.17%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.17%) SAN
11 2 (2.17%) VLAN
12 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) JIRA
1 1 (1.09%) MSI
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.43%) Electronics
3 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.43%) Marketing
4 4 (4.35%) Local Government
5 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.09%) Military
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Architect
5 8 (8.70%) IT Support
6 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) ERP Support
9 4 (4.35%) SAP Support
9 4 (4.35%) Systems Support
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.09%) ADO
2 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.43%) Clustering
2 5 (5.43%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.09%) CMDB
4 1 (1.09%) iPad
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (84.78%) Windows Server
3 66 (71.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (31.52%) Windows 7
5 22 (23.91%) Windows 10
6 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (16.30%) Linux
8 14 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (13.04%) Windows 8
10 7 (7.61%) Windows XP
11 6 (6.52%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.96%) Migration
2 8 (8.70%) Network Management
2 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 8 (8.70%) Time Management
3 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (6.52%) ERP
4 5 (5.43%) Change Management
4 5 (5.43%) CRM
4 5 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (5.43%) ITIL
4 5 (5.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (3.26%) Capacity Management
5 3 (3.26%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.09%) CAD
7 1 (1.09%) Data Security
7 1 (1.09%) Information Security Management
7 1 (1.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.96%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.17%) MCSE
6 1 (1.09%) CCNA
6 1 (1.09%) CCNP
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.09%) Degree
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.09%) MCITP
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 68 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.13%) Hyper-V
4 12 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (9.78%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (7.61%) DFS Replication
7 4 (4.35%) XenApp
8 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.09%) UAG
9 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.09%) vSphere
9 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) SCCM
2 4 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (4.35%) WSUS
3 3 (3.26%) Nagios
4 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (44.57%) VMware
2 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 13 (14.13%) Citrix
5 10 (10.87%) SAP
6 8 (8.70%) Apple
6 8 (8.70%) Cisco
7 7 (7.61%) Oracle
8 6 (6.52%) Symantec
9 5 (5.43%) HP
10 4 (4.35%) Pegasus
10 4 (4.35%) QAD
10 4 (4.35%) Sun
11 2 (2.17%) Capita
11 2 (2.17%) Intel
11 2 (2.17%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.17%) IronPort
11 2 (2.17%) RightFax
12 1 (1.09%) Avaya
12 1 (1.09%) NetApp
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