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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 75 95 101
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 72 51 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.25% 1.67% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.57% 7.74% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 6
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£313 £300 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £201 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £415 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £312
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.60 £32.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% +88.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.80 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.05% -25.96%
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
681 659 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.27% 21.55% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 361 207
Average daily rate £350 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 94 72
Average hourly rate £19.03 £16.50 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 +17 21 £325 +30.00%
Somerset +19 17 £225 -45.78% 2
Bristol +3 16 £325 -8.77% 8
Devon +4 7 £300 +20.00% 3
Gloucestershire -16 6 £128 -55.65% 6
Dorset - 2 £110 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £325 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (69.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (55.10%) Active Directory
3 81 (55.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 53 (36.05%) VMware
6 40 (27.21%) MS Exchange
7 38 (25.85%) Windows 7
8 32 (21.77%) SQL
9 30 (20.41%) Security Cleared
10 29 (19.73%) ITIL
10 29 (19.73%) Migration
11 27 (18.37%) Citrix
11 27 (18.37%) Hyper-V
12 26 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 23 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (14.29%) DNS
15 20 (13.61%) SQL Server
15 20 (13.61%) SharePoint
15 20 (13.61%) SC Cleared
16 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
17 17 (11.56%) MS Excel
17 17 (11.56%) Windows XP
18 16 (10.88%) Linux
18 16 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2007
18 16 (10.88%) Lync
19 15 (10.20%) SCCM
19 15 (10.20%) SCOM
19 15 (10.20%) SAN
20 14 (9.52%) Data Protection

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 40 (27.21%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (13.61%) SharePoint
4 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (10.88%) Lync
5 16 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (6.12%) IIS
7 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.40%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.72%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.04%) Apache
10 3 (2.04%) nginx
11 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) Office 365
2 6 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.36%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.29%) DNS
2 15 (10.20%) SAN
3 13 (8.84%) DHCP
4 9 (6.12%) Firewall
5 6 (4.08%) VPN
5 6 (4.08%) LAN
6 5 (3.40%) WAN
7 4 (2.72%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.04%) VoIP
8 3 (2.04%) Internet
9 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.36%) Network Security
9 2 (1.36%) NAS
10 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.68%) 4G
10 1 (0.68%) MQTT
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.72%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Hudson
1 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (6.12%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Legal
5 2 (1.36%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (13.61%) Support Engineer
2 20 (13.61%) Consultant
3 15 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (8.84%) Administrator
5 12 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) DBA
9 6 (4.08%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (3.40%) Senior DBA
10 5 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.40%) Architect
10 5 (3.40%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (3.40%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (2.72%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.40%) Web Services
2 2 (1.36%) Middleware
2 2 (1.36%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.36%) .NET
2 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) WCF
3 1 (0.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.12%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.76%) Clustering
4 6 (4.08%) PKI
5 5 (3.40%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.40%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (3.40%) User Experience
6 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Statistics
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) IVR
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (69.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (55.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (25.85%) Windows 7
5 17 (11.56%) Windows XP
6 16 (10.88%) Linux
7 11 (7.48%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.76%) CentOS
8 7 (4.76%) UNIX
9 4 (2.72%) Solaris
9 4 (2.72%) Fedora
9 4 (2.72%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.04%) Debian
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.73%) ITIL
1 29 (19.73%) Migration
2 14 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 8 (5.44%) Configuration Management
4 7 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (3.40%) Database Security
6 5 (3.40%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (3.40%) ETL
7 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2
7 4 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.72%) Identity Management
7 4 (2.72%) Time Management
7 4 (2.72%) DevOps
7 4 (2.72%) Mentoring
7 4 (2.72%) Application Discovery
8 3 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (2.04%) Server Hardening
8 3 (2.04%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.04%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.77%) SQL
2 8 (5.44%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 7 (4.76%) Python
3 7 (4.76%) Perl
4 3 (2.04%) PHP
4 3 (2.04%) Ruby
5 2 (1.36%) C#
6 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.61%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.12%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.72%) MCSE
5 4 (2.72%) Degree
6 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.04%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.68%) MCT
7 1 (0.68%) CCEE
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 81 (55.10%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.37%) Hyper-V
3 23 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.08%) vSphere
7 5 (3.40%) DFS Replication
8 4 (2.72%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (2.72%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.04%) Samba
9 3 (2.04%) Postfix
10 2 (1.36%) XenApp
10 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.36%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.68%) UAG
11 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (10.20%) SCCM
1 15 (10.20%) SCOM
2 9 (6.12%) SCVMM
2 9 (6.12%) WSUS
3 7 (4.76%) Puppet
3 7 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.76%) Ansible
4 6 (4.08%) SCSM
4 6 (4.08%) SCOrch
5 5 (3.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.72%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.72%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.04%) Nessus
7 3 (2.04%) SCDPM
7 3 (2.04%) Salt
8 2 (1.36%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.36%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.36%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.68%) MOM
Vendors
1 56 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 53 (36.05%) VMware
3 27 (18.37%) Citrix
4 11 (7.48%) Oracle
5 10 (6.80%) HP
6 9 (6.12%) Dell
6 9 (6.12%) Symantec
6 9 (6.12%) Lotus
7 7 (4.76%) Cisco
8 6 (4.08%) NetApp
9 5 (3.40%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.72%) Brocade
10 4 (2.72%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.04%) IBM
12 2 (1.36%) Adobe
12 2 (1.36%) Avaya
12 2 (1.36%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.36%) AppSense
12 2 (1.36%) Capita
12 2 (1.36%) Becrypt
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