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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 72 67 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +42
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 69 79 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.31% 2.57% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.83% 11.90% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 18
Median daily rate £350 £325 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £168 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.09 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -24.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.30 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £20.96 £35.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +15.06%
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
637 664 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.37% 21.57% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 384 365
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £145 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 89 85
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £27.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +7 19 £350 +27.27% 7
Wiltshire -7 17 £375 +4.16% 7
Gloucestershire -1 15 £363 -19.44% 7
Somerset -7 6 £188 -16.66% 3
Devon +4 4 £231 +38.05% 1
Dorset -8 3 - - 9
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (65.99%) Windows Server
3 92 (62.59%) Active Directory
4 89 (60.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (58.50%) VMware
6 73 (49.66%) Microsoft
7 53 (36.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (25.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (25.17%) PowerShell
10 36 (24.49%) Windows 7
10 36 (24.49%) Security Cleared
11 35 (23.81%) MS Exchange
12 33 (22.45%) DNS
13 32 (21.77%) SCCM
14 28 (19.05%) SQL
14 28 (19.05%) SQL Server
15 27 (18.37%) Finance
15 27 (18.37%) Data Centre
16 26 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
16 26 (17.69%) Hyper-V
17 24 (16.33%) Migration
18 22 (14.97%) DHCP
18 22 (14.97%) Citrix
19 21 (14.29%) TCP/IP
20 19 (12.93%) VMware ESX
20 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
20 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2007
20 19 (12.93%) SQL Server 2012
21 18 (12.24%) Firewall
21 18 (12.24%) Cisco

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 35 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (6.80%) Skype for Business
6 9 (6.12%) IIS
7 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.04%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.68%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (10.20%) MS Office
2 13 (8.84%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.36%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.36%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.68%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.08%) Office 365
3 2 (1.36%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.68%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.45%) DNS
2 22 (14.97%) DHCP
3 21 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 18 (12.24%) Firewall
5 9 (6.12%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (6.12%) SAN
6 8 (5.44%) LAN
6 8 (5.44%) WAN
7 6 (4.08%) Internet
7 6 (4.08%) VPN
8 4 (2.72%) VLAN
9 2 (1.36%) Wireless
10 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.68%) MPLS
10 1 (0.68%) NAS
10 1 (0.68%) Network Security
10 1 (0.68%) RTP
10 1 (0.68%) Skype
10 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.44%) MySQL
3 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.36%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.36%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) OLAP
7 1 (0.68%) OLTP
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) CppUnit
1 1 (0.68%) MSTest
1 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (2.72%) Law
2 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.36%) Banking
4 2 (1.36%) Electronics
4 2 (1.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (12.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 19 (12.93%) Support Engineer
2 18 (12.24%) Analyst
3 17 (11.56%) Architect
3 17 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (7.48%) Consultant
6 10 (6.80%) Administrator
6 10 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.76%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.72%) Middleware
2 3 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) RESTful
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.68%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.80%) Clustering
3 9 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.40%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.40%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.04%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.68%) iPad
8 1 (0.68%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (65.99%) Windows Server
3 89 (60.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (36.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (24.49%) Windows 7
6 16 (10.88%) Linux
7 15 (10.20%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.80%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.40%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.04%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.04%) Unix
12 2 (1.36%) Android
13 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.33%) Migration
2 16 (10.88%) ITIL
3 15 (10.20%) Server Building
4 12 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (5.44%) Security Hardening
8 6 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.04%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.04%) Data Protection
10 3 (2.04%) High Availability
10 3 (2.04%) Network Design
11 2 (1.36%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.36%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (1.36%) Kernel Tuning
11 2 (1.36%) Problem Management
11 2 (1.36%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.36%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.17%) PowerShell
2 28 (19.05%) SQL
3 9 (6.12%) VBScript
4 5 (3.40%) C
5 3 (2.04%) Java
6 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.36%) C#
6 2 (1.36%) C++
6 2 (1.36%) Perl
6 2 (1.36%) Python
6 2 (1.36%) VB
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (24.49%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.48%) MCSE
5 10 (6.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (6.12%) MCSA
7 6 (4.08%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.04%) Degree
9 2 (1.36%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.36%) RHCE
10 1 (0.68%) CCNA
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.68%) HND
10 1 (0.68%) ISEB
10 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.36%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 92 (62.59%) Active Directory
2 38 (25.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (17.69%) Hyper-V
4 19 (12.93%) VMware ESX
5 16 (10.88%) XenApp
6 15 (10.20%) XenDesktop
7 14 (9.52%) vSphere
8 10 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (3.40%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (2.72%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.36%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (21.77%) SCCM
2 10 (6.80%) WSUS
3 8 (5.44%) ZABBIX
4 7 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (2.72%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.04%) SCOM
8 2 (1.36%) EdgeSight
8 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.68%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.68%) SCSM
9 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 86 (58.50%) VMware
2 73 (49.66%) Microsoft
3 22 (14.97%) Citrix
4 18 (12.24%) Cisco
5 13 (8.84%) NetApp
6 11 (7.48%) HP
6 11 (7.48%) Oracle
7 9 (6.12%) Intel Security
8 8 (5.44%) Dell
9 7 (4.76%) Sun
10 6 (4.08%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.08%) Sophos
11 5 (3.40%) Wyse
12 4 (2.72%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.72%) SAP
12 4 (2.72%) Veeam
13 3 (2.04%) EMC
13 3 (2.04%) Forcepoint
13 3 (2.04%) Lotus
14 2 (1.36%) IBM
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