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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 29 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.75% 2.82% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.69% 10.47% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £377 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
+0.92% +9.70%
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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
102 86 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.27% 26.96% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 52 50
Average daily rate £375 £314 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.65 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £125.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 May 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (46.43%) VMware
5 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
6 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (35.71%) MCSE
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
8 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 8 (28.57%) SAN
8 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (25.00%) 3PAR
9 7 (25.00%) SCCM
9 7 (25.00%) SCOM
9 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
10 6 (21.43%) VBScript
10 6 (21.43%) Citrix
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (21.43%) vSphere
11 5 (17.86%) VCP4
11 5 (17.86%) XenApp
11 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
11 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.14%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) FCoE
3 5 (17.86%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Wintel Support
6 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) Flash
1 1 (3.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) VBScript
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MCSE
3 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) VCP4
4 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) vSphere
4 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.86%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
1 7 (25.00%) SCOM
2 5 (17.86%) vMotion
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) HP
5 5 (17.86%) Intel
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Lumension
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam