Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 82 67
Rank change year-on-year -36 -15 +35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 29 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.63% 1.28% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 7.18% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 44
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £344 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.17% +16.39%
10th Percentile £78 £102 £243
90th Percentile £525 £436 £510
Scotland median daily rate £401 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +14.43% -1.41% +29.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.88 £17.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.54% -56.25% -

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 428 404 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.25% 17.81% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 206 264
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +9.59%
10th Percentile £120 £206 £214
90th Percentile £519 £513 £500
Scotland median daily rate £361 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -3.67% +5.63% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.18 £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.02% +32.17% -70.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £59.00 £31.50 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.81 £15.86 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.35% -57.71% +31.35%

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 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) SCCM
7 4 (21.05%) assyst
7 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
8 3 (15.79%) ITSM
8 3 (15.79%) Service Management
8 3 (15.79%) EMC
9 2 (10.53%) Citrix
9 2 (10.53%) LAN
9 2 (10.53%) WAN
9 2 (10.53%) DHCP
9 2 (10.53%) DNS
9 2 (10.53%) SLA
9 2 (10.53%) .NET
9 2 (10.53%) IIS
9 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (10.53%) MSI
9 2 (10.53%) arcserve
9 2 (10.53%) Veritas

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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Datadog
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MSI
2 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Support
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
1 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) ITSM
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Chat Support
3 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Awareness
4 1 (5.26%) Server Patching
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Docker
5 1 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) arcserve
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.53%) Veritas
5 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.26%) CommVault
5 1 (5.26%) New Relic
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam