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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 34 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.06% 0.31% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £294 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.54% +8.75%
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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
88 76 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.51% 23.90% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 24
Average daily rate £330 £308 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 21
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.50 £19.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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 30 September 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) VMware
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
9 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (22.22%) Intel
9 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (22.22%) VCP5
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) CCNP
9 4 (22.22%) CCNA
9 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) MCSE
10 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
10 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) People Management
10 3 (16.67%) Budget Control
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (16.67%) Migration

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Budget Control
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) People Management
4 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (22.22%) MCSE
4 4 (22.22%) CCNP
4 4 (22.22%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (22.22%) VCP5
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Intel
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya