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 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 60 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 22 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.43% 3.33% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.95% 16.22% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 8
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£356 £390 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £470 £252
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £19.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.70% -4.00%
Windows Server 2012
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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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
201 148 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.23% 20.56% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 95 81
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £135 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 16
Average hourly rate £11.80 £15.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.90 £18.00
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 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 3 September 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend 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 3 September 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 -5 20 £356 -5.00% 10
West Wales -4 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
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Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) PowerShell
3 19 (55.88%) .NET
4 18 (52.94%) MSBuild
4 18 (52.94%) Artifactory
4 18 (52.94%) Jenkins
4 18 (52.94%) DevOps
5 17 (50.00%) Hudson
5 17 (50.00%) Jython
6 16 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (47.06%) Scrum
7 14 (41.18%) Software Delivery
8 11 (32.35%) VMware
9 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
9 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
10 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
10 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
11 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
13 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
13 6 (17.65%) ITIL
14 5 (14.71%) Linux
14 5 (14.71%) DNS
14 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (14.71%) Migration
15 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
15 4 (11.76%) Clustering
16 3 (8.82%) Service Management

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Lync
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Jetty
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) MSBuild
1 18 (52.94%) Artifactory
1 18 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 17 (50.00%) Hudson
3 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) DBA
4 2 (5.88%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Wintel Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) DevOps
2 16 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (47.06%) Scrum
3 14 (41.18%) Software Delivery
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
8 1 (2.94%) Data Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Open Source
8 1 (2.94%) ERP
8 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) Workflow
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) PowerShell
2 17 (50.00%) Jython
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCTS
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) MCSA
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Firmware
3 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.94%) ZENworks
1 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) Novell
4 2 (5.88%) Veritas
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) BMC
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
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