The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 31 July 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 Wiltshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 55 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.34% 0.52% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.45% 3.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£306 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £312 -
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
165 95 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.55% 16.52% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 57
Average daily rate £250 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £147 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 28
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Swindon -2 3 £250 +5.26% 1
Chippenham - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) HP
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (47.06%) SLA
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) SCOM
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (35.29%) SCCM
7 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
8 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
8 5 (29.41%) DHCP
8 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) Symantec
8 5 (29.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (29.41%) HP SIM
9 4 (23.53%) Office 365
9 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
10 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.76%) Lync
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Security Management
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Release Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
5 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCOM
2 6 (35.29%) SCCM
3 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
3 5 (29.41%) HP SIM
3 5 (29.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (11.76%) SCOrch
4 2 (11.76%) SCSM
4 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) HP
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) Trustwave
7 1 (5.88%) AppSense