The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 54 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.11% 1.45% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.76% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £12.13
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +36.08%
Windows Server 2012
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 96 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.23% 17.36% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 54 39
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £170 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.81% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.60 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.16 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Wales region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 7 £325 +44.44% 2
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) GIS
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
8 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (15.38%) BMC Performance Manager
8 2 (15.38%) SCOM

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (7.69%) ArcSDE
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) SNMP
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) DSL
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Administrator
1 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Administrator
1 2 (15.38%) Change Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) GIS
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) AS400
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) OS/400
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCTS
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) BMC Performance Manager
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Legato
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Intune
2 1 (7.69%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) BMC
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) ESRI