Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 28 44
Rank change year-on-year -36 +16 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.81% 5.66% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.14% 23.97% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 10
Cardiff median daily rate £363 £338 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -29.87% +45.28%
10th Percentile £250 £150 £287
90th Percentile £403 £422 £513
South Wales median daily rate £379 £325 £450
% change year-on-year +16.54% -27.78% +29.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.25 £21.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £21.09 £57.50
% change year-on-year -38.36% -63.32% +59.72%

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 175 146 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.84% 23.62% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 87 86
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £322 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.46% -14.13% +7.14%
10th Percentile £198 £130 £153
90th Percentile £488 £453 £550
South Wales median daily rate £391 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +20.38% -16.13% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 21
Cardiff median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +21.74% -28.13%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.30 £10.75
90th Percentile £124.75 £19.88 £16.75
South Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +21.74% -9.80%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Cardiff

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Cardiff

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Cardiff over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Cardiff

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) XenApp
4 5 (31.25%) Office 365
5 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
5 4 (25.00%) SCOM
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) GIS
6 3 (18.75%) ESRI
6 3 (18.75%) Clustering
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Veeam
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) IPv4
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) GIS
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) EDMS
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Document Management
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Packer
4 1 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) SCSM
4 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) ESRI
3 3 (18.75%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Aruba
5 1 (6.25%) Capita
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) NETGEAR
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat