The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Southampton region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 40 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.13% 0.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £312 -
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.70 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.23% -
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
80 93 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.54% 30.49% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 56 23
Average daily rate £330 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 20
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2012
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (42.86%) ITIL
7 6 (42.86%) MCSE
7 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (28.57%) VCP5
9 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (28.57%) LAN
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) CCNP
9 4 (28.57%) CCNA
9 4 (28.57%) Intel
9 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (21.43%) Finance
10 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
10 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
10 3 (21.43%) Degree
10 3 (21.43%) Budget Control
10 3 (21.43%) vSphere
10 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Designer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Budget Control
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCSE
3 4 (28.57%) VCP5
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Intel
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya