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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 40 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.11% 0.34% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+51.63% -4.68%
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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
106 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.93% 22.18% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 33 24
Average daily rate £335 £220 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £88 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £27.25
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 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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) IBM
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) EMC
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (11.11%) DNS
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) Document Management
9 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.56%) Oracle
10 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
10 1 (5.56%) UNIX
10 1 (5.56%) Linux
10 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
10 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
10 1 (5.56%) LAN
10 1 (5.56%) WAN
10 1 (5.56%) DHCP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Document Management
2 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Endeca