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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 20 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 27 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.99% 1.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.21% 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 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 £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.70% -4.00%
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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
103 87 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.68% 23.14% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 61 53
Average daily rate £363 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +96.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £33.00 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (81.82%) MCSE
4 32 (72.73%) MS Exchange
5 31 (70.45%) ITIL
5 31 (70.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (70.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (65.91%) Intel
7 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 11 (25.00%) VMware
9 9 (20.45%) SQL
9 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
10 8 (18.18%) vSphere
10 8 (18.18%) vMotion
10 8 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (15.91%) SCCM
11 7 (15.91%) SCOM
11 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
11 7 (15.91%) VBScript
11 7 (15.91%) Citrix
11 7 (15.91%) SAN
11 7 (15.91%) 3PAR
11 7 (15.91%) VCP4
11 7 (15.91%) FCoE
11 7 (15.91%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (15.91%) NetScaler
11 7 (15.91%) XenApp

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 32 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 31 (70.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 31 (70.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
1 7 (15.91%) FCoE
1 7 (15.91%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (15.91%) NetScaler
2 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Architect
2 28 (63.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (11.36%) Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) Flash
1 1 (2.27%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.55%) Change Management
3 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.27%) Data Management
4 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.27%) Web Development
4 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.27%) Time Management
4 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.27%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
1 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.91%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 36 (81.82%) MCSE
1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (15.91%) VCP4
4 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) EMC Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CCNP
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.18%) vSphere
4 7 (15.91%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) vMotion
2 7 (15.91%) SCCM
2 7 (15.91%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (65.91%) Intel
3 11 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (15.91%) 3PAR
4 7 (15.91%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Lumension