Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 121 85
Rank change year-on-year +35 -36 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 27 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.21% 0.65% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.54% 4.44% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £388 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +12.73% -5.82%
10th Percentile £133 £81 £102
90th Percentile £525 £481 £435
Scotland median daily rate £350 £401 £375
% change year-on-year -12.61% +6.80% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.29% - -56.96%

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 413 428 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.47% 14.72% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 228 193
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.35% -7.50%
10th Percentile £150 £120 £207
90th Percentile £588 £491 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.68 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +5.17% +32.17%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £41.60 £59.00 £31.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £15.86 £15.68
% change year-on-year +12.86% +1.15% -58.19%

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 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
3 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (59.26%) PowerShell
5 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
6 15 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (48.15%) VMware
8 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (40.74%) Office 365
9 11 (40.74%) Finance
10 9 (33.33%) Banking
10 9 (33.33%) vSphere
10 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (29.63%) Migration
12 7 (25.93%) Validation
12 7 (25.93%) EMC
12 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (22.22%) Cisco
13 6 (22.22%) ITIL
13 6 (22.22%) SCCM
14 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
14 5 (18.52%) DNS
14 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
15 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
15 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
15 4 (14.81%) SQL Server

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 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (40.74%) Office 365
4 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) DMZ
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) IT Support
2 4 (14.81%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) EMC VNX
2 2 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) EMC Centera
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) Validation
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (14.81%) Project Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (7.41%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) APMP
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (7.41%) Firmware
6 2 (7.41%) VMware NSX
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (7.41%) XenApp
6 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) vCenter Server
3 2 (7.41%) vRealize
3 2 (7.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) EMC
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Dell
6 2 (7.41%) Hitachi
6 2 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp