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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / South West
Rank 94 87 112
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 38 63 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 2.14% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.79% 10.86% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 10
Median daily rate £208 £308 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.52% -12.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £119 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £419 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £12.50 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.60 £43.38 £20.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.55 £19.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-4.85% -11.36%

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
488 580 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.90% 19.71% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 361 378
Median daily rate £300 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £42.75 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Gloucestershire +3 12 £116 +17.72% 5
Bristol +7 8 £345 -4.82% 1
Dorset +7 7 £230 - 2
Wiltshire -17 6 £243 -27.06% 1
Somerset +3 4 £249 +24.37% 1
Devon +1 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (77.08%) Windows Server
3 63 (65.63%) Active Directory
4 60 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
6 40 (41.67%) VMware
7 33 (34.38%) MS Exchange
7 33 (34.38%) Windows 7
8 25 (26.04%) DNS
8 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 24 (25.00%) Firewall
9 24 (25.00%) Office 365
10 21 (21.88%) Hyper-V
11 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 20 (20.83%) DHCP
11 20 (20.83%) Citrix
12 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (17.71%) MS Office
14 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 15 (15.63%) Windows 10
16 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
16 14 (14.58%) SLA
17 13 (13.54%) LAN
17 13 (13.54%) PowerShell
17 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2007
18 12 (12.50%) Windows 8
18 12 (12.50%) TCP/IP
18 12 (12.50%) 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 33 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.29%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.13%) IBM Domino
7 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.08%) IIS
9 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.71%) MS Office
3 5 (5.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.04%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.04%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.04%) DNS
2 24 (25.00%) Firewall
3 20 (20.83%) DHCP
4 13 (13.54%) LAN
5 12 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.38%) WAN
6 9 (9.38%) Wireless
7 8 (8.33%) VPN
8 7 (7.29%) NetScaler
8 7 (7.29%) Skype
9 5 (5.21%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (4.17%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.13%) Internet
11 3 (3.13%) SAN
11 3 (3.13%) VLAN
12 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.04%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (1.04%) Extranet
12 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 7 (7.29%) Finance
1 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.17%) Local Government
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Electronics
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Military
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 19 (19.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (13.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) IT Support
9 6 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.25%) Desktop Support
9 6 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Architect
11 4 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Server Support
11 4 (4.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (1.04%) ADO
2 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.04%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Driving Licence
2 7 (7.29%) Clustering
3 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.21%) Replication
5 4 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.04%) CMDB
8 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (77.08%) Windows Server
3 60 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (34.38%) Windows 7
5 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (15.63%) Windows 10
7 12 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.29%) Linux
8 7 (7.29%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.21%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.04%) Android
10 1 (1.04%) Unix
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.50%) Migration
2 7 (7.29%) ITIL
2 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
2 7 (7.29%) Time Management
3 6 (6.25%) Network Management
4 5 (5.21%) CRM
5 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.13%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.13%) Data Security
6 3 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.13%) Scrum
7 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.08%) ERP
7 2 (2.08%) High Availability
7 2 (2.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.42%) SQL
3 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.38%) DBS Check
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.33%) MCSE
5 3 (3.13%) CCA
5 3 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.13%) MCITP
5 3 (3.13%) MCSA
6 2 (2.08%) CCNA
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.08%) MCP
6 2 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CCNP
7 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.58%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 63 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 21 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (9.38%) XenApp
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.04%) Firmware
6 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.04%) vSphere
6 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (3.13%) Nagios
3 3 (3.13%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.04%) MOM
4 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
2 40 (41.67%) VMware
3 20 (20.83%) Citrix
4 12 (12.50%) Cisco
5 7 (7.29%) HP
5 7 (7.29%) Symantec
6 6 (6.25%) Apple
6 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.17%) Sun
8 3 (3.13%) Dell
8 3 (3.13%) Dell KACE
8 3 (3.13%) Lotus
8 3 (3.13%) SAP
9 2 (2.08%) Avaya
9 2 (2.08%) Capita
9 2 (2.08%) Juniper
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle
9 2 (2.08%) Veeam
9 2 (2.08%) Veritas
9 2 (2.08%) WatchGuard
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