Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 86 78
Rank change year-on-year -35 -8 +27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.51% 1.79% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.07% 10.48% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 33 30
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.67% +6.67%
10th Percentile £289 £286 £133
90th Percentile £488 £603 £415
Scotland median daily rate £390 £390 £310
% change year-on-year - +25.81% +7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £20.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -11.88% -48.39% -

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 488 496 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.74% 17.11% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 267 178
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £175 £207 £151
90th Percentile £564 £560 £500
Scotland median daily rate £380 £380 £330
% change year-on-year - +15.15% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £15.26 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.02% -20.73% +24.19%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.06 £12.67
90th Percentile £44.27 £22.05 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -11.69% +2.67%

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 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (66.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) XenApp
8 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) MCSA
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (20.00%) Skype
10 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
10 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (13.33%) SCCM
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (13.33%) vSphere

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 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Datadog
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Skype
3 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
1 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
6 1 (6.67%) VMS
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSA
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (13.33%) vSphere
7 1 (6.67%) Docker
7 1 (6.67%) Firmware
7 1 (6.67%) iptables
7 1 (6.67%) NFS
7 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Control-M
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) AppDNA
2 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) PowerCLI
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
3 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.67%) arcserve
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) New Relic
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas