Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 August 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 75 49
Rank change year-on-year -40 -26 +87
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 99 110 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.80% 2.55% 3.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.95% 11.53% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 84 145
Scotland median daily rate £401 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.43% -1.41% +29.09%
10th Percentile £255 £150 £237
90th Percentile £450 £450 £499
UK median daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.96% -
10th Percentile £15.88 £16.50 £38.65
90th Percentile £18.50 £17.90 £39.95
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% -19.05% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,106 954 1,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.11% 22.11% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 471 696
Scotland median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £178
90th Percentile £500 £513 £476
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 45
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.71% +29.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.26 £13.35
90th Percentile £36.23 £28.73 £43.90
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Scotland

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -16 54 £413 +3.13%
Edinburgh -31 20 £400 +14.29%
Glasgow -23 13 £400 +1.27% 3
North Lanarkshire -2 4 - -
Aberdeen +1 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £275 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £130 -
West Lothian - 1 £100 -
Inverclyde - 1 £320 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (82.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (79.80%) Windows Server
4 71 (71.72%) Microsoft
5 65 (65.66%) PowerShell
6 59 (59.60%) Office 365
7 54 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (51.52%) Active Directory
9 49 (49.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (47.47%) MCSE
10 47 (47.47%) Migration
11 43 (43.43%) Security Cleared
12 42 (42.42%) SharePoint
13 41 (41.41%) Degree
14 40 (40.40%) SC Cleared
15 39 (39.39%) Computer Science
15 39 (39.39%) SQL Server
15 39 (39.39%) Computer Science Degree
16 37 (37.37%) IIS
17 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
17 36 (36.36%) High Availability
18 35 (35.35%) SharePoint 2010
18 35 (35.35%) jQuery
18 35 (35.35%) SharePoint 2013
18 35 (35.35%) CSS
18 35 (35.35%) XML
18 35 (35.35%) XSLT
18 35 (35.35%) InfoPath
18 35 (35.35%) SharePoint Server
19 32 (32.32%) .NET

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 42 (42.42%) SharePoint
2 37 (37.37%) IIS
3 35 (35.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 35 (35.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 35 (35.35%) SharePoint Server
4 21 (21.21%) MS Exchange
5 18 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (18.18%) Skype for Business
6 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (15.15%) Office Communications Server
8 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (10.10%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.01%) Apache
9 1 (1.01%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 35 (35.35%) InfoPath
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 59 (59.60%) Office 365
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) Datadog
4 1 (1.01%) IaaS
4 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.20%) Skype
2 19 (19.19%) DHCP
2 19 (19.19%) DNS
3 7 (7.07%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (7.07%) SAN
3 7 (7.07%) Unified Communications
3 7 (7.07%) VSAN
4 6 (6.06%) LAN
5 5 (5.05%) WAN
6 3 (3.03%) Firewall
6 3 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 30 (30.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.03%) MSI
3 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Publishing
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) SharePoint Engineer
2 17 (17.17%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.15%) Design Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Consultant
7 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Lync Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) SharePoint Support
8 4 (4.04%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Applications Packager
9 3 (3.03%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.35%) CSS
1 35 (35.35%) jQuery
1 35 (35.35%) XML
1 35 (35.35%) XSLT
2 32 (32.32%) .NET
3 4 (4.04%) Web Services
4 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.39%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.03%) PKI
3 3 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.01%) Handset
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (82.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (79.80%) Windows Server
4 54 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.05%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.02%) Android
7 2 (2.02%) Linux
7 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.01%) Unix
8 1 (1.01%) VMS
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) Migration
2 36 (36.36%) High Availability
3 30 (30.30%) Records Management
3 30 (30.30%) Workflow
4 24 (24.24%) ITIL
5 8 (8.08%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.06%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (5.05%) Visualisation
8 4 (4.04%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (4.04%) Service Management
9 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (3.03%) ITSM
9 3 (3.03%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.02%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.02%) Chat Support
10 2 (2.02%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 2 (2.02%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (2.02%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 65 (65.66%) PowerShell
2 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.30%) C#
4 13 (13.13%) SQL
5 1 (1.01%) LINC
Qualifications
1 49 (49.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (47.47%) MCSE
3 43 (43.43%) Security Cleared
4 41 (41.41%) Degree
5 40 (40.40%) SC Cleared
6 39 (39.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (7.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (4.04%) MCSA
9 1 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.01%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (5.05%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.10%) XenApp
4 9 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.07%) VMware NSX
5 7 (7.07%) XenServer
6 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.04%) vSphere
8 3 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.02%) BitLocker
9 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.01%) Docker
10 1 (1.01%) Firmware
10 1 (1.01%) iptables
10 1 (1.01%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) SCCM
2 8 (8.08%) PowerCLI
3 7 (7.07%) SafeCom
3 7 (7.07%) vRealize
4 3 (3.03%) WSUS
5 2 (2.02%) Control-M
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.01%) Ansible
6 1 (1.01%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.01%) MaaS360
6 1 (1.01%) Nagios
6 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.01%) Puppet
6 1 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.01%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.01%) vMotion
Vendors
1 71 (71.72%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.30%) Nintex
3 28 (28.28%) VMware
4 15 (15.15%) Citrix
5 7 (7.07%) ThinPrint
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco
7 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.01%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.01%) arcserve
8 1 (1.01%) CommVault
8 1 (1.01%) Gemalto
8 1 (1.01%) Google
8 1 (1.01%) Lumension
8 1 (1.01%) McAfee
8 1 (1.01%) New Relic
8 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.01%) Splunk
8 1 (1.01%) Symantec
8 1 (1.01%) Veeam