Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 76 60
Rank change year-on-year -42 -16 +38
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 65 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.58% 2.26% 2.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.19% 12.55% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 40 25
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% +21.74%
10th Percentile £120 £299 £150
90th Percentile £488 £603 £438
Scotland median daily rate £350 £430 £316
% change year-on-year -18.60% +35.97% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £32.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year -61.24% +37.23% -

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 470 518 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.21% 18.05% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 288 141
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £149 £221 £130
90th Percentile £568 £575 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £15.86 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.68% -55.64% +134.43%
10th Percentile £12.27 £11.15 £14.49
90th Percentile £44.50 £21.00 £52.12
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.11% -1.35% -

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 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (33.33%) Office 365
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) XenApp
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
9 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
9 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (13.33%) Hudson
10 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
10 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
10 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
10 2 (13.33%) Skype
10 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments

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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Hudson
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
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
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) VMS
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Proactive Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Server Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware
5 1 (6.67%) NFS
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Control-M
2 1 (6.67%) AppDNA
2 1 (6.67%) PowerCLI
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds