Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 61 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 24 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.10% 2.93% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.02% 11.30% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 28
Wales median daily rate £324 £488 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.59% +36.84% -13.11%
10th Percentile £159 £346 £299
90th Percentile £403 £606 £380
UK median daily rate £325 £341 £336
% change year-on-year -4.55% +1.26% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Wales median hourly rate £22.38 £57.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.08% +59.72% +80.90%
UK median hourly rate £19.66 £20.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year -2.91% +0.01% -15.64%

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 266 354 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.29% 25.95% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 196 239
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £130 £158 £275
90th Percentile £475 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 46 45
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.63 £11.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +8.84% -7.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.06 £9.10
90th Percentile £23.60 £21.50 £19.20
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 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
South Wales 0 22 £311 -30.64% 5
West Wales -9 1 £475 -17.39%
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (45.83%) XenApp
6 10 (41.67%) SCOM
7 9 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (33.33%) VMware
8 8 (33.33%) NetBackup
8 8 (33.33%) Migration
8 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL
9 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 7 (29.17%) Veritas
9 7 (29.17%) Service Management
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) Release Management
10 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (25.00%) IIS
11 5 (20.83%) DNS
11 5 (20.83%) NHS
11 5 (20.83%) SCCM
11 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
11 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012

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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.17%) Apache
6 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) VLAN
3 4 (16.67%) VSAN
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (8.33%) Romanian Language
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Information Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Support
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CGI
2 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) NHS
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) LIMS
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Release Management
4 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) RUP
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.67%) Test Management
5 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.67%) Unified Process
6 3 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (8.33%) Information Management
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (45.83%) XenApp
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) iptables
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCOM
2 8 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (20.83%) SCCM
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (4.17%) Ansible
6 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (4.17%) Nagios
6 1 (4.17%) Puppet
6 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Citrix
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) Veritas
5 4 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (12.50%) McAfee
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) arcserve
7 2 (8.33%) Remedy
7 2 (8.33%) Sophos
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Apple
8 1 (4.17%) AppSense
8 1 (4.17%) BMC
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) Lotus
8 1 (4.17%) NetApp
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat