The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.36% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.75 -
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -
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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 Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
84 79 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.89% 23.80% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 25
Average daily rate £335 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 18
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -51.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Southampton region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Southampton region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Intel
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) CCNA
5 4 (33.33%) MCSE
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) VCP5
6 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Budget Control
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (33.33%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Budget Control
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) VCP5
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) EMC