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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 109 88 129
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +41
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 36 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 1.21% 0.036%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.72% 5.42% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 1
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£288 £268 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.47% +11.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -17.50%
Windows Server 2012
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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
763 498 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.53% 22.30% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 224 311
Average daily rate £359 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 102 97
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
Gloucestershire -8 14 £250 -30.55% 9
Wiltshire -9 8 £400 +23.07% 12
Bristol -8 4 £180 - 7
Dorset +3 2 - - 6
Somerset -8 2 - - 4
Devon -22 2 £250 +108.33% 3
Cornwall - - - -
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Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (79.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (46.59%) VMware
4 32 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 32 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (34.09%) Microsoft
6 28 (31.82%) Citrix
6 28 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 27 (30.68%) Firewall
8 22 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 19 (21.59%) XenApp
9 19 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (19.32%) LAN
11 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
11 17 (19.32%) WAN
12 16 (18.18%) VPN
12 16 (18.18%) ITIL
12 16 (18.18%) SCCM
12 16 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (18.18%) vSphere
12 16 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (17.05%) XenDesktop
14 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
14 14 (15.91%) HP
15 13 (14.77%) DNS
15 13 (14.77%) DHCP
15 13 (14.77%) VMware ESX
16 12 (13.64%) MS Excel
16 12 (13.64%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 22 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
5 9 (10.23%) Lync
6 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (5.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (5.68%) IIS
9 2 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.68%) Firewall
2 17 (19.32%) LAN
2 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
2 17 (19.32%) WAN
3 16 (18.18%) VPN
4 13 (14.77%) DNS
4 13 (14.77%) DHCP
5 5 (5.68%) Internet
6 4 (4.55%) IPv4
6 4 (4.55%) IPv6
7 3 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.41%) VoIP
7 3 (3.41%) SAN
8 2 (2.27%) MPLS
8 2 (2.27%) WLAN
8 2 (2.27%) Wireless
8 2 (2.27%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.27%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.27%) VLAN
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.36%) Finance
3 5 (5.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Consultant
2 16 (18.18%) Administrator
3 15 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Citrix Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.68%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) IT Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) Web Services
2 3 (3.41%) Middleware
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.27%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.14%) WCF
4 1 (1.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.14%) .NET
4 1 (1.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) iPad
2 6 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.68%) Clustering
4 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.27%) Handset
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) iPhone
5 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.27%) Statistics
5 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.14%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (79.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.41%) Android
6 3 (3.41%) Linux
7 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) ITIL
2 12 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (7.95%) Service Management
5 5 (5.68%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.55%) Migration
7 3 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.41%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.27%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (2.27%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.27%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.27%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.27%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.27%) People Management
8 2 (2.27%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.23%) MCSE
5 3 (3.41%) Degree
5 3 (3.41%) CISSP
6 2 (2.27%) ISEB
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.27%) CCNA
6 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.14%) MCITP
7 1 (1.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.59%) XenApp
3 18 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (18.18%) vSphere
5 15 (17.05%) XenDesktop
6 13 (14.77%) VMware ESX
7 10 (11.36%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.41%) VMware Server
8 3 (3.41%) XenServer
9 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) SCCM
2 10 (11.36%) SCOM
3 9 (10.23%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (10.23%) Backup Exec
4 8 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 6 (6.82%) HP SIM
5 6 (6.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (4.55%) WSUS
7 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (46.59%) VMware
2 30 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 28 (31.82%) Citrix
4 14 (15.91%) HP
5 11 (12.50%) McAfee
6 10 (11.36%) Symantec
7 9 (10.23%) Apple
8 7 (7.95%) Cisco
9 6 (6.82%) AppSense
10 5 (5.68%) Remedy
11 4 (4.55%) Juniper
12 3 (3.41%) SonicWALL
12 3 (3.41%) Veeam
12 3 (3.41%) Oracle
12 3 (3.41%) IBM
12 3 (3.41%) Dell
13 2 (2.27%) Avaya
13 2 (2.27%) NetApp
13 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
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