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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 26 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 39 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.55% 1.90% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.63% 11.02% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 3
Average daily rate £340 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.52% -14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -29.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
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
189 118 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.88% 17.20% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 57 67
Average daily rate £350 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £28.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 23 £340 +126.66% 6
Chippenham - 5 £120 - 3
Salisbury - 2 £506 -
Malmesbury - 1 £325 - 1
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
4 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
5 33 (55.93%) Windows Server
6 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (52.54%) VMware
8 29 (49.15%) MS Exchange
9 22 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (37.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (33.90%) vSphere
10 20 (33.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (32.20%) ITIL
12 18 (30.51%) DNS
13 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (27.12%) Migration
14 16 (27.12%) DHCP
15 11 (18.64%) NetApp
15 11 (18.64%) Firewall
15 11 (18.64%) Finance
15 11 (18.64%) WSUS
16 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
16 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (16.95%) NetBackup
16 10 (16.95%) SAN
16 10 (16.95%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
17 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
17 9 (15.25%) Skype for Business
17 9 (15.25%) Data Centre

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 29 (49.15%) MS Exchange
2 22 (37.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (33.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (15.25%) Skype for Business
6 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
7 3 (5.08%) IIS
8 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.69%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) DNS
2 16 (27.12%) DHCP
3 11 (18.64%) Firewall
4 10 (16.95%) SAN
5 8 (13.56%) Skype
6 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
6 7 (11.86%) LAN
7 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
8 5 (8.47%) Internet
8 5 (8.47%) WAN
9 3 (5.08%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (3.39%) NAS
11 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.69%) MPLS
11 1 (1.69%) MQTT
11 1 (1.69%) NX-OS
11 1 (1.69%) SSL
11 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) VMware Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Service Desk Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) IT Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior IT Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix Support Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.08%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
3 3 (5.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (55.93%) Windows Server
4 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.78%) Linux
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) ITIL
2 16 (27.12%) Migration
3 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (15.25%) Data Protection
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.17%) PRINCE
6 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.39%) DevOps
8 2 (3.39%) SDLC
8 2 (3.39%) Service Management
8 2 (3.39%) System Testing
8 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.69%) Auto-Scaling
9 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.69%) Coaching
9 1 (1.69%) Identity Access Management
9 1 (1.69%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (1.69%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) C#
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) MCSE
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) MCSA
2 8 (13.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
2 22 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (33.90%) vSphere
4 10 (16.95%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (15.25%) VMware ESX
6 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.08%) XenApp
7 3 (5.08%) XenServer
8 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) WSUS
2 10 (16.95%) NetBackup
3 9 (15.25%) SCCM
4 2 (3.39%) SCOM
5 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.69%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.69%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.69%) SCSM
5 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
2 31 (52.54%) VMware
3 11 (18.64%) NetApp
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix
4 6 (10.17%) Sophos
5 3 (5.08%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.08%) Forcepoint
5 3 (5.08%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) Lotus
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) Wyse
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) Splunk