Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 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 > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 58 66
Rank change year-on-year -26 +8 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 35 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.07% 2.77% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.94% 11.83% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 27
Wales median daily rate £350 £325 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -33.33% +42.34%
10th Percentile £276 £175 £202
90th Percentile £700 £425 £600
UK median daily rate £375 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +15.38% -4.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £22.38 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.98% -61.08% +59.72%
10th Percentile £9.15 £21.15 £53.75
90th Percentile £20.40 £23.61 £63.18
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +10.53%

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 352 279 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.85% 23.41% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 172 197
Wales median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £182 £130 £157
90th Percentile £525 £487 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 31 48
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.96% +12.00% +7.76%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.25 £10.18
90th Percentile £42.00 £20.00 £33.43
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.29
% change year-on-year - +7.43% -1.27%

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 21 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 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
South Wales -27 28 £375 +15.38% 6
North Wales - 7 £325 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
3 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (31.43%) ITIL
6 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
6 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
7 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
7 8 (22.86%) Linux
7 8 (22.86%) Firewall
8 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (20.00%) SAN
8 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 7 (20.00%) Office 365
8 7 (20.00%) SCCM
9 6 (17.14%) Network Security
9 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (17.14%) CESG
9 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
9 6 (17.14%) Cryptography
9 6 (17.14%) MODAF
9 6 (17.14%) Degree
9 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
9 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (17.14%) XenApp
9 6 (17.14%) DMZ

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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) IaaS
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) SAN
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.14%) DMZ
3 6 (17.14%) Network Security
4 5 (14.29%) DNS
5 4 (11.43%) DHCP
6 3 (8.57%) LAN
6 3 (8.57%) VPN
7 2 (5.71%) NAS
7 2 (5.71%) VLAN
7 2 (5.71%) WAN
8 1 (2.86%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) GIS
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.86%) EDMS
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.71%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Security Architect
3 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Hardware Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) CESG
2 6 (17.14%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
5 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) Debian
8 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (17.14%) Cryptography
3 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
3 6 (17.14%) MODAF
3 6 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
3 6 (17.14%) Threat Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
4 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.71%) Application Discovery
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 6 (17.14%) HND
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.71%) MCITP
5 2 (5.71%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) XenApp
3 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Packer
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.86%) SCSM
4 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Citrix
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) Veeam
4 3 (8.57%) ESRI
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Aruba
5 2 (5.71%) Ivanti
5 2 (5.71%) NETGEAR
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Capita