The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 3 months to 29 April 2017 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 42 62
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.67% 3.61% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.38% 13.79% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 6
Median daily rate £400 £420 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +38.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £329 £330
% change year-on-year -1.14% -0.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -23.80% +5.00%  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 168 174 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 28.09% 26.20% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 89 114
Median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £494 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Glasgow

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Glasgow

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) WSUS
5 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
6 7 (50.00%) Change Control
7 6 (42.86%) Private Cloud
7 6 (42.86%) SCCM
7 6 (42.86%) SCOM
7 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (42.86%) VMware
7 6 (42.86%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) SAN
8 4 (28.57%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) Law
9 3 (21.43%) ITSM
9 3 (21.43%) Service Management
9 3 (21.43%) Clustering
9 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (14.29%) SQL
10 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 2 (14.29%) VoIP
10 2 (14.29%) VPN

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Private Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) ITSM
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) WSUS
2 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 6 (42.86%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) PowerCLI
3 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas