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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 43 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.25% 2.29% 3.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.60% 11.24% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 16
Median daily rate £385 £365 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% -15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £333 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £380 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.15% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +89.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
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
171 178 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.58% 20.37% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 109 90
Median daily rate £350 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £208 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.26 £10.20 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £19.23 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +8 11 £385 +5.47%
West Wales +12 2 - -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server
3 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
4 16 (51.61%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.81%) Office 365
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
9 7 (22.58%) Citrix
9 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
9 7 (22.58%) Clustering
10 6 (19.35%) Firewall
10 6 (19.35%) DNS
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco
11 5 (16.13%) vSphere
11 5 (16.13%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (16.13%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (12.90%) VPN
12 4 (12.90%) HP
12 4 (12.90%) IIS
12 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
12 4 (12.90%) DHCP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) IIS
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.81%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) VPN
4 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) VoIP
5 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.45%) GIS
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) Migration
1 3 (9.68%) Server Building
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (6.45%) Web Filtering
3 1 (3.23%) ERP
3 1 (3.23%) Information Security
3 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.23%) Project Governance
3 1 (3.23%) Project Management
3 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.23%) Service Management
3 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.23%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.68%) MCSE
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) MCTS
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.13%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (16.13%) vSphere
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) XenApp
5 2 (6.45%) ProxySG
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Server
5 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) SCOM
3 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) SAP
8 1 (3.23%) Veeam