The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 30 March 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 51 58
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 5 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.70% 3.06% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.11% 8.73% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Median daily rate £275 £238 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £115 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £464 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +4.61% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.93% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £20.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -24.31% -0.91%  

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 161 229 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 22.58% 35.02% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 149 78
Median daily rate £418 £350 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.28% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £426 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 23
Median hourly rate £15.88 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.11% -1.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £20.00 £17.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 5 £275 +15.78% 3
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (60.00%) VMware
4 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
6 15 (50.00%) Oracle
7 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
9 10 (33.33%) SCCM
10 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (30.00%) SQL
10 9 (30.00%) High Availability
11 8 (26.67%) RedGate
11 8 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (26.67%) MySQL
11 8 (26.67%) MCDBA
11 8 (26.67%) Unix
11 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (26.67%) IBM
11 8 (26.67%) MCITP
12 7 (23.33%) Nessus
12 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (23.33%) Clustering
12 7 (23.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (23.33%) Zenoss
12 7 (23.33%) Confluence
12 7 (23.33%) JIRA

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) Confluence
2 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.67%) ADSL
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) IPsec
4 1 (3.33%) IPv6
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) RTP
4 1 (3.33%) SNMP
4 1 (3.33%) SSH
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
1 7 (23.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) MCollective
2 6 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 6 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (26.67%) Unix
5 7 (23.33%) AIX
5 7 (23.33%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.67%) Android
10 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) High Availability
2 8 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) IT Governance
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Software Licensing
4 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) ITSM
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Contact Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) COBOL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) MCDBA
1 8 (26.67%) MCITP
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (23.33%) PowerHA
4 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) SCCM
2 7 (23.33%) Ansible
2 7 (23.33%) Nessus
2 7 (23.33%) Packer
2 7 (23.33%) Puppet
2 7 (23.33%) Rundeck
2 7 (23.33%) Tivoli
2 7 (23.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Zenoss
3 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 15 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (26.67%) IBM
4 8 (26.67%) RedGate
5 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (23.33%) Sonatype
5 7 (23.33%) Symantec
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (10.00%) Avaya
7 3 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) Apple
8 2 (6.67%) SAP
9 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.33%) BMC
9 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix
9 1 (3.33%) Infor
9 1 (3.33%) Remedy
9 1 (3.33%) Veeam