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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 67 78 98
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 81 72 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.66% 2.25% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.35% 10.57% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 22
Median daily rate £350 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £132 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.60 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -36.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £9.80 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £90.48 £144.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £20.80 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.04% +8.05%
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
656 681 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.51% 21.23% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 402 361
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 83 94
Median hourly rate £15.26 £19.03 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £39.48 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 July 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 July 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 July 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 +14 33 £350 +7.69% 5
Wiltshire -13 15 £450 +38.46% 1
Gloucestershire +3 10 £331 +159.80% 6
Devon +9 9 £275 -8.33%
Somerset +3 4 - - 4
Dorset -3 3 £220 +100.00% 3
Cornwall +5 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (67.32%) Windows Server
3 102 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 91 (59.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (49.02%) VMware
6 59 (38.56%) Microsoft
7 52 (33.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (26.80%) Security Cleared
9 40 (26.14%) Windows 7
10 38 (24.84%) PowerShell
11 34 (22.22%) MS Exchange
12 32 (20.92%) DNS
12 32 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (20.92%) SCCM
13 31 (20.26%) Hyper-V
14 30 (19.61%) SQL
15 29 (18.95%) Citrix
15 29 (18.95%) Finance
16 27 (17.65%) SQL Server
17 24 (15.69%) Cisco
17 24 (15.69%) Migration
17 24 (15.69%) SC Cleared
17 24 (15.69%) Data Centre
18 22 (14.38%) TCP/IP
19 20 (13.07%) XenApp
20 19 (12.42%) Firewall
21 18 (11.76%) DHCP
21 18 (11.76%) Skype for Business
21 18 (11.76%) Windows 10
22 17 (11.11%) XenDesktop

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 34 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 16 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (8.50%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.92%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (3.27%) IBM Notes
8 5 (3.27%) IIS
8 5 (3.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.61%) IBM Domino
10 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.65%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (9.15%) MS Office
2 13 (8.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.31%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.31%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.31%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.65%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (7.19%) Office 365
2 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.92%) DNS
2 22 (14.38%) TCP/IP
3 19 (12.42%) Firewall
4 18 (11.76%) DHCP
5 13 (8.50%) SAN
6 11 (7.19%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (7.19%) WAN
7 10 (6.54%) LAN
8 7 (4.58%) Skype
8 7 (4.58%) VPN
9 4 (2.61%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.96%) VLAN
11 2 (1.31%) ADSL
11 2 (1.31%) MPLS
12 1 (0.65%) DSL
12 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.65%) Internet
12 1 (0.65%) RTP
12 1 (0.65%) SSL
12 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.23%) MySQL
4 6 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.31%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.31%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) OLAP
8 1 (0.65%) OLTP
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) CppUnit
1 1 (0.65%) MSTest
1 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (18.95%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Banking
3 6 (3.92%) Law
4 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.96%) Electronics
6 3 (1.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (15.69%) Architect
1 24 (15.69%) Support Engineer
2 19 (12.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (11.11%) Analyst
4 16 (10.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (10.46%) Consultant
4 16 (10.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (6.54%) Administrator
5 10 (6.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Server Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (5.23%) Technical Architect
7 7 (4.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.58%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.58%) Middleware
2 3 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) RESTful
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.65%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.65%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.54%) Clustering
3 7 (4.58%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.27%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.27%) Replication
4 5 (3.27%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.61%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.61%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.96%) NHS
7 2 (1.31%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) CESG
8 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
8 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 153 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (67.32%) Windows Server
3 91 (59.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (33.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (26.14%) Windows 7
6 18 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 15 (9.80%) Linux
7 15 (9.80%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.27%) Unix
9 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.96%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.31%) Android
11 2 (1.31%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.31%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.69%) Migration
2 16 (10.46%) Server Building
3 11 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (6.54%) ITIL
5 8 (5.23%) Security Hardening
6 7 (4.58%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (3.92%) TOGAF
8 5 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.27%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.27%) Scrum
9 4 (2.61%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.61%) High Availability
9 4 (2.61%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.61%) Patch Management
9 4 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.61%) Server Patching
10 3 (1.96%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (1.96%) Network Design
10 3 (1.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.84%) PowerShell
2 30 (19.61%) SQL
3 14 (9.15%) VBScript
4 4 (2.61%) C
5 3 (1.96%) Java
6 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.31%) C#
6 2 (1.31%) C++
6 2 (1.31%) Perl
6 2 (1.31%) Python
6 2 (1.31%) VB
7 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (26.80%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.23%) DV Cleared
3 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.27%) MCSA
5 3 (1.96%) MCSE
6 2 (1.31%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.31%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.31%) CCA
6 2 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.31%) Degree
6 2 (1.31%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.31%) RHCE
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.65%) HND
7 1 (0.65%) ISEB
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) COBIT
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 102 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (20.26%) Hyper-V
4 20 (13.07%) XenApp
5 17 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 10 (6.54%) VMware ESX
7 8 (5.23%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (4.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.27%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (3.27%) vSphere
10 4 (2.61%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (2.61%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.96%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.31%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (20.92%) SCCM
2 10 (6.54%) WSUS
3 8 (5.23%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (5.23%) ZABBIX
4 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (3.92%) SCOM
5 4 (2.61%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.31%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.31%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.31%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.31%) SCSM
6 2 (1.31%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.65%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 75 (49.02%) VMware
2 59 (38.56%) Microsoft
3 29 (18.95%) Citrix
4 24 (15.69%) Cisco
5 12 (7.84%) Dell
6 11 (7.19%) HP
7 9 (5.88%) Intel Security
8 8 (5.23%) Oracle
9 7 (4.58%) Sun
10 6 (3.92%) NetApp
10 6 (3.92%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.27%) Lotus
11 5 (3.27%) SAP
11 5 (3.27%) Veeam
11 5 (3.27%) Wyse
12 4 (2.61%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.61%) Dell Compellent
12 4 (2.61%) EMC
12 4 (2.61%) Nimble Storage
13 3 (1.96%) WatchGuard
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