Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 23 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 63 76
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 31 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.29% 2.31% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.48% 10.28% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 26
South Wales median daily rate £325 £450 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +29.96% -11.22%
10th Percentile £170 £188 £271
90th Percentile £425 £519 £381
Wales median daily rate £325 £488 £343
% change year-on-year -33.33% +42.34% -14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
South Wales median hourly rate £22.38 £57.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.08% +59.72% -
Wales median hourly rate £22.38 £57.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -61.08% +59.72% +80.90%

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 230 253 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 24.44% 22.49% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 147 197
South Wales median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £130 £141 £263
90th Percentile £475 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £331 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -17.19% +14.29% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 21
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.72 £10.25
90th Percentile £20.72 £61.25 £23.75
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £11.60
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.76% -14.07%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +9 23 £325 -33.33% 4
Newport +8 2 £325 +20.37%
Bridgend +10 1 £425 -
Windows Server 2012
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 20 (64.52%) Windows Server
4 17 (54.84%) Citrix
4 17 (54.84%) Hyper-V
5 16 (51.61%) XenApp
5 16 (51.61%) VMware
6 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
7 11 (35.48%) SCOM
8 10 (32.26%) Migration
8 10 (32.26%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
9 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (29.03%) ITIL
10 8 (25.81%) IIS
10 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
10 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
11 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
11 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (22.58%) Service Management
11 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
12 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (19.35%) Veritas
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle
12 6 (19.35%) Release Management
13 5 (16.13%) Test Management

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (25.81%) IIS
1 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) VLAN
2 5 (16.13%) VSAN
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
1 1 (3.23%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Migration Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Information Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Server Support
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) NHS
3 4 (12.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) LIMS
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
3 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (22.58%) Service Management
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Release Management
5 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) RUP
5 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Test Management
5 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.13%) Unified Process
6 4 (12.90%) Information Security
6 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) SIEM
6 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Hyper-V
2 16 (51.61%) XenApp
3 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (16.13%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (16.13%) vSphere
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (6.45%) iptables
7 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) SCOM
2 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
3 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (16.13%) SCCM
4 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) Citrix
3 16 (51.61%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) Veritas
5 5 (16.13%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) Juniper
7 2 (6.45%) arcserve
7 2 (6.45%) Lotus
7 2 (6.45%) McAfee
7 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) Remedy
7 2 (6.45%) Sophos
7 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) AppSense
8 1 (3.23%) MikroTik
8 1 (3.23%) NVIDIA
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL