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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 72 64 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 70 96 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.51% 2.90% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.67% 13.66% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 33
Median daily rate £325 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £177 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £29.50 £41.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.91% +95.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £27.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.08 £141.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -31.37%
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
600 703 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.54% 21.23% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 380 413
Median daily rate £340 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £137 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 95 85
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +17.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Bristol -4 27 £330 +20.00% 3
Wiltshire +4 14 £450 +125.00% 1
Devon +1 9 - -
Gloucestershire -5 9 £288 +23.65% 7
Somerset +20 3 £200 -21.56% 4
Cornwall - 2 - - 5
Dorset +4 1 £220 - 6
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (69.34%) Active Directory
2 95 (69.34%) Windows Server
3 93 (67.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (48.91%) VMware
5 50 (36.50%) Microsoft
6 45 (32.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (31.39%) Windows 7
8 39 (28.47%) MS Exchange
9 34 (24.82%) PowerShell
10 31 (22.63%) Security Cleared
10 31 (22.63%) Citrix
11 30 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (20.44%) DNS
13 26 (18.98%) Firewall
13 26 (18.98%) Hyper-V
14 25 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 25 (18.25%) SQL
15 24 (17.52%) DHCP
15 24 (17.52%) SCCM
16 22 (16.06%) Cisco
17 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
17 20 (14.60%) Migration
17 20 (14.60%) Finance
18 17 (12.41%) SC Cleared
18 17 (12.41%) SharePoint
18 17 (12.41%) Skype for Business
18 17 (12.41%) Windows 10
19 16 (11.68%) XenApp
19 16 (11.68%) SQL Server

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 39 (28.47%) MS Exchange
2 25 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (12.41%) SharePoint
3 17 (12.41%) Skype for Business
4 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.11%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (3.65%) IIS
8 5 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.92%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.19%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.73%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.46%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.46%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.46%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.73%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.73%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.49%) Office 365
2 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.73%) IaaS
4 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.44%) DNS
2 26 (18.98%) Firewall
3 24 (17.52%) DHCP
4 16 (11.68%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.76%) LAN
5 12 (8.76%) SAN
6 11 (8.03%) WAN
7 10 (7.30%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (6.57%) NetScaler
8 9 (6.57%) Skype
8 9 (6.57%) VPN
9 5 (3.65%) VLAN
10 3 (2.19%) Internet
10 3 (2.19%) Wireless
11 2 (1.46%) ADSL
11 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.73%) Extranet
12 1 (0.73%) Intranet
12 1 (0.73%) LDAP
12 1 (0.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.92%) MySQL
3 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.46%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.46%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.73%) OLAP
6 1 (0.73%) OLTP
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (14.60%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Banking
2 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.92%) Law
4 3 (2.19%) Electronics
4 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.19%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.73%) Local Government
5 1 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (21.90%) Support Engineer
2 22 (16.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 22 (16.06%) Architect
3 19 (13.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (12.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (9.49%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (8.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Consultant
8 10 (7.30%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (6.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.57%) Administrator
10 8 (5.84%) Analyst
11 7 (5.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 7 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Support
11 7 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (4.38%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) Middleware
2 2 (1.46%) Web Services
2 2 (1.46%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.73%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.11%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.38%) Replication
4 5 (3.65%) Clustering
5 4 (2.92%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.19%) NHS
7 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.46%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.46%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.73%) CESG
8 1 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (69.34%) Windows Server
3 93 (67.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (32.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (31.39%) Windows 7
6 17 (12.41%) Windows 10
7 13 (9.49%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.84%) Linux
9 5 (3.65%) Unix
9 5 (3.65%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.73%) Android
12 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.60%) Migration
2 10 (7.30%) ITIL
3 8 (5.84%) PRINCE2
3 8 (5.84%) TOGAF
4 6 (4.38%) Scrum
5 5 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.65%) Configuration Management
5 5 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (2.92%) Data Migration
6 4 (2.92%) Data Protection
6 4 (2.92%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.92%) Patch Management
6 4 (2.92%) Server Building
6 4 (2.92%) Server Patching
6 4 (2.92%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.19%) Data Security
7 3 (2.19%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (2.19%) Programme Management
8 2 (1.46%) Network Design
8 2 (1.46%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.82%) PowerShell
2 25 (18.25%) SQL
3 11 (8.03%) VBScript
4 3 (2.19%) Java
5 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.46%) Perl
5 2 (1.46%) Python
5 2 (1.46%) VB
6 1 (0.73%) C
6 1 (0.73%) C#
6 1 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (22.63%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.41%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.30%) MCSE
5 7 (5.11%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.38%) MCSA
7 5 (3.65%) CCA
7 5 (3.65%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.19%) MCITP
9 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.46%) CCNA
9 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.46%) MCP
9 2 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.46%) RHCE
9 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.73%) CCNP
10 1 (0.73%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.73%) Degree
10 1 (0.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) COBIT
3 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 95 (69.34%) Active Directory
2 30 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.98%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.68%) XenApp
5 10 (7.30%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.11%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.65%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.92%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.92%) vSphere
9 3 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.19%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.46%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.46%) XenServer
11 1 (0.73%) Firmware
11 1 (0.73%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (17.52%) SCCM
2 10 (7.30%) WSUS
3 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (4.38%) SCOM
5 5 (3.65%) SCDPM
6 4 (2.92%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.19%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (2.19%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.46%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.46%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.46%) EdgeSight
8 2 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.46%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.46%) SCSM
8 2 (1.46%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.73%) MOM
9 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (48.91%) VMware
2 50 (36.50%) Microsoft
3 31 (22.63%) Citrix
4 22 (16.06%) Cisco
5 11 (8.03%) Dell
6 7 (5.11%) HP
6 7 (5.11%) Intel Security
7 6 (4.38%) Oracle
7 6 (4.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.65%) SAP
9 4 (2.92%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (2.92%) Lotus
9 4 (2.92%) NetApp
9 4 (2.92%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (2.92%) Veeam
10 3 (2.19%) Dell KACE
10 3 (2.19%) EMC
10 3 (2.19%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.46%) Avaya
11 2 (1.46%) Juniper
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £110 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £9 - £15 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago