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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 104 88 124
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +36
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 35 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 1.33% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 6.42% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +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
653 514 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.78% 20.64% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 246 320
Average daily rate £350 £275 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £126 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 75 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £31.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 11 £355 +9.23% 4
Devon -1 6 £250 +108.33% 1
Bristol -3 6 £238 -44.11% 9
Dorset 0 5 £258 +35.52% 9
Somerset -2 3 £110 -34.32% 2
Gloucestershire -23 3 £160 -53.28% 6
Cornwall - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (64.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (44.59%) VMware
4 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
5 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 23 (31.08%) Firewall
7 19 (25.68%) MS Exchange
7 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (22.97%) Citrix
9 14 (18.92%) WAN
9 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
10 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (17.57%) LAN
10 13 (17.57%) DNS
11 12 (16.22%) DHCP
11 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 12 (16.22%) VPN
11 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
12 11 (14.86%) ITIL
12 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
12 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
13 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
13 10 (13.51%) SQL
13 10 (13.51%) MCSE
13 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (12.16%) Cisco
14 9 (12.16%) Blackberry
14 9 (12.16%) MS Office
14 9 (12.16%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (25.68%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.11%) Lync
6 5 (6.76%) IIS
7 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Office
2 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.08%) Firewall
2 14 (18.92%) WAN
3 13 (17.57%) LAN
3 13 (17.57%) DNS
4 12 (16.22%) DHCP
4 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 12 (16.22%) VPN
5 7 (9.46%) VoIP
5 7 (9.46%) Internet
6 5 (6.76%) MPLS
6 5 (6.76%) Wireless
7 4 (5.41%) VLAN
7 4 (5.41%) IP Telephony
7 4 (5.41%) WLAN
8 3 (4.05%) SAN
8 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.70%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.35%) PBX
10 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Military
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Support Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Consultant
3 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (9.46%) Administrator
5 7 (9.46%) Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.76%) Security Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.41%) IT Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) IT Security Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Citrix Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) Flash
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.05%) Clustering
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) iPhone
4 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.70%) Handset
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.35%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (64.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.05%) Linux
8 3 (4.05%) Android
9 1 (1.35%) UNIX
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.35%) Solaris
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) ITIL
2 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (5.41%) Service Management
3 3 (4.05%) Migration
3 3 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
4 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
4 2 (2.70%) Software Testing
4 2 (2.70%) Requirements Management
4 2 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (2.70%) Performance Testing
4 2 (2.70%) Network Management
4 2 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (2.70%) Software Deployment
4 2 (2.70%) People Management
4 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) C
2 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) MCSE
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.41%) CCNA
6 3 (4.05%) CISSP
6 3 (4.05%) Degree
7 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.70%) ISEB
8 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
2 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.81%) XenApp
5 7 (9.46%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.11%) vSphere
7 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
7 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.05%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.70%) XenServer
10 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.05%) SCOM
3 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.70%) WSUS
5 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) VMware
2 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.97%) Citrix
4 9 (12.16%) Cisco
5 7 (9.46%) McAfee
6 6 (8.11%) Avaya
6 6 (8.11%) Juniper
7 5 (6.76%) HP
7 5 (6.76%) Symantec
7 5 (6.76%) SonicWALL
8 4 (5.41%) Polycom
9 3 (4.05%) Remedy
9 3 (4.05%) Lotus
9 3 (4.05%) Dell
9 3 (4.05%) IBM
9 3 (4.05%) Veeam
10 2 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.70%) AppSense
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle
10 2 (2.70%) NetApp
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