Period
to 15 December 2019

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 6 months to 15 December 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 86 49
Rank change year-on-year +21 -37 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 21 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.82% 1.97% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.87% 9.94% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 30
Wales median daily rate £278 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.45% +7.41% -30.77%
10th Percentile £156 £275 £150
90th Percentile £405 £700 £425
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -6.67% +13.64% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Wales median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £21.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -28.88% -63.32%
10th Percentile £16.70 £9.15 £18.05
90th Percentile £19.30 £20.40 £23.44
UK median hourly rate £39.18 £27.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year +42.45% +18.28% +10.71%

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 358 342 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.08% 19.83% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 223 174
Wales median daily rate £400 £388 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +13.14% -14.38%
10th Percentile £143 £182 £130
90th Percentile £575 £533 £475
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 50 35
Wales median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £11.37 £10.13 £10.35
90th Percentile £42.00 £42.00 £21.13
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.41 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.52% -0.51% +7.69%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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 6 months to 15 December 2019. 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
South Wales +19 19 £300 -20.79% 12
West Wales - 2 £163 - 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 10 (47.62%) ITIL
5 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
5 10 (47.62%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (19.05%) LAN
9 4 (19.05%) IPv4
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
10 3 (14.29%) SCCM
10 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) Firewall
10 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
11 2 (9.52%) Office 365
11 2 (9.52%) vSphere
11 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (9.52%) IaaS
11 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (9.52%) MobileIron

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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) IPv4
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) Skype
4 1 (4.76%) PBX
4 1 (4.76%) SNMP
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (4.76%) CAD
4 1 (4.76%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Health Informatics
4 1 (4.76%) Informatics
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Security Hardening
4 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.76%) Stress Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) AirWatch
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) SnapVault
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) MobileIron
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) Veeam
4 2 (9.52%) Veritas
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Ivanti
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee