Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 94 76
Rank change year-on-year -28 -18 +33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 38 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.64% 1.42% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.41% 7.95% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 37
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +21.74%
10th Percentile £134 £237 £213
90th Percentile £481 £595 £525
Scotland median daily rate £401 £363 £328
% change year-on-year +10.48% +10.69% +12.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -55.13% -

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 431 478 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.56% 17.84% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 239 206
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £125 £210 £190
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £14.96 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +24.63% -70.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.06 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.27 £18.90 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £15.86 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.67% -55.94% +65.52%

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 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) assyst
8 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (15.79%) Service Management
9 3 (15.79%) ITSM
9 3 (15.79%) Web Services
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) Citrix
9 3 (15.79%) SCCM
9 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (10.53%) XenApp
10 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
10 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (10.53%) vSphere
10 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
10 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
10 2 (10.53%) Relational Database

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
1 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Datadog
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
1 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%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
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
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Support
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Web Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) VMS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) ITSM
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Chat Support
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Proactive Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Awareness
4 1 (5.26%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCSA
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) 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%) Firmware
5 1 (5.26%) iptables
5 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Control-M
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%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) PowerCLI
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.26%) arcserve
5 1 (5.26%) CommVault
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Lotus
5 1 (5.26%) New Relic
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas