Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 17 November 2017 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 74 100
Rank change year-on-year -11 +26 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 55 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.89% 2.12% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.96% 12.67% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £300 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £255 £131 £109
90th Percentile £603 £418 £496
Scotland median daily rate £390 £310 £288
% change year-on-year +25.81% +7.83% -13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year -41.94% - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 502 363 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.22% 16.71% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 177 227
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £149 £221
90th Percentile £571 £500 £500
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £19.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.61% +24.19% -9.25%
10th Percentile £11.15 £12.67 £11.45
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.00 £19.15
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £19.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year -14.65% +1.99% +14.39%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (89.09%) Active Directory
3 47 (85.45%) Windows Server
4 44 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (63.64%) VMware
6 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
7 31 (56.36%) PowerShell
8 26 (47.27%) vSphere
9 24 (43.64%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (41.82%) Finance
11 21 (38.18%) ITIL
11 21 (38.18%) Puppet
11 21 (38.18%) Ansible
12 19 (34.55%) SAN
13 18 (32.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (32.73%) Linux
13 18 (32.73%) Configuration Management
14 17 (30.91%) Ruby
15 16 (29.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (27.27%) Validation
17 13 (23.64%) Virtual Team
18 12 (21.82%) VMware ESXi
19 11 (20.00%) ITIL V3
19 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
20 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
20 10 (18.18%) SCCM
20 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
21 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.91%) IIS
3 6 (10.91%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.45%) IBM Domino
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.73%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) Office 365
3 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) SAN
2 7 (12.73%) DNS
2 7 (12.73%) Firewall
2 7 (12.73%) Skype
3 6 (10.91%) DHCP
4 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.45%) Network Security
6 1 (1.82%) FTP
6 1 (1.82%) HTTP
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) NAS
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
6 1 (1.82%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Administrator
3 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Server Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Virtual Team
2 5 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.64%) Tandem
5 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (85.45%) Windows Server
3 44 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (32.73%) Linux
4 18 (32.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) ITIL
2 18 (32.73%) Configuration Management
2 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (29.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (27.27%) Validation
5 11 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 9 (16.36%) Coaching
6 9 (16.36%) DevOps
6 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
6 9 (16.36%) TDD
7 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
8 6 (10.91%) Open Source
9 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.09%) Task Automation
10 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (5.45%) Server Patching
11 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
12 2 (3.64%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) PowerShell
2 17 (30.91%) Ruby
3 2 (3.64%) SQL
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.91%) MCSA
3 5 (9.09%) MCSE
4 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.64%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 49 (89.09%) Active Directory
2 26 (47.27%) vSphere
3 12 (21.82%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.45%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (43.64%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (38.18%) Ansible
2 21 (38.18%) Puppet
3 10 (18.18%) SCCM
4 7 (12.73%) SCOM
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (5.45%) Packer
6 3 (5.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (5.45%) vCenter Server
7 2 (3.64%) SCVMM
7 2 (3.64%) WSUS
8 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.82%) Simpana
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) VMware
2 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) Cisco
3 6 (10.91%) EMC
3 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.09%) CommVault
4 5 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (7.27%) Sophos
6 3 (5.45%) Lotus
6 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.45%) Symantec
7 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.64%) NetApp
7 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix
8 1 (1.82%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle
8 1 (1.82%) Splunk
8 1 (1.82%) WebSpy