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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 16 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 31 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.28% 1.42% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.97% 5.88% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -25.96%
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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
107 85 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.04% 24.15% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 62 56
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £15.50 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £21.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 July 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
4 29 (65.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (63.64%) MCSE
6 24 (54.55%) MS Exchange
6 24 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (52.27%) ITIL
8 21 (47.73%) Intel
9 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
10 15 (34.09%) VMware
11 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
13 10 (22.73%) SQL
14 9 (20.45%) SAN
14 9 (20.45%) vSphere
15 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
15 8 (18.18%) vMotion
15 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
15 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
15 8 (18.18%) SCCM
15 8 (18.18%) SCOM
15 8 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (18.18%) Citrix
16 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
16 7 (15.91%) VBScript
16 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
16 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
16 7 (15.91%) FCoE

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 24 (54.55%) MS Exchange
1 24 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 24 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.91%) FCoE
2 7 (15.91%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (15.91%) NetScaler
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Architect
2 19 (43.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Environment Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) SAN Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) IT Support
8 1 (2.27%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Installations Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Wintel Support
8 1 (2.27%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) Flash
1 1 (2.27%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) GIS
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.82%) Change Management
4 2 (4.55%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.27%) Data Management
5 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.27%) Web Development
5 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Time Management
5 1 (2.27%) Change Control
5 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.27%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.27%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) VBScript
4 2 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (63.64%) MCSE
3 8 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) VCP4
5 1 (2.27%) CCNP
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) EMC Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.45%) vSphere
4 7 (15.91%) XenApp
5 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) SCCM
1 8 (18.18%) SCOM
1 8 (18.18%) vMotion
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) Intel
3 15 (34.09%) VMware
4 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
5 6 (13.64%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) Juniper
7 1 (2.27%) Veeam
7 1 (2.27%) Lumension