The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 52 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 14 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.97% 0.53% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.91% 3.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.75 -
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -
Windows Server 2012
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
177 94 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.86% 16.76% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 45 61
Average daily rate £300 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £147 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £525 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 31
Average hourly rate £20.06 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £36.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 7 £348 +46.31% 1
Chippenham - - - - 1
Marlborough - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
5 8 (42.11%) HP
5 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (36.84%) SLA
6 7 (36.84%) SCCM
6 7 (36.84%) SCOM
7 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
7 6 (31.58%) NetBackup
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) Symantec
7 6 (31.58%) DHCP
7 6 (31.58%) DNS
7 6 (31.58%) HP SIM
7 6 (31.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) Citrix
10 3 (15.79%) Firewall

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
1 7 (36.84%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
1 7 (36.84%) SCOM
2 6 (31.58%) HP SIM
2 6 (31.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (31.58%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Symantec
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) AppSense
6 1 (5.26%) Trustwave