The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 28 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 53 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 -25  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.43% 3.10% 6.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.51% 12.71% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 19
Median daily rate £250 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.92% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £477 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £340
% change year-on-year -4.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -24.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year -20.23% +1.94%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 141 181 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 28.54% 24.43% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 265 260
Median daily rate £383 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £28.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.60% -28.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in West Sussex

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in West Sussex

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in West Sussex

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in West Sussex

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Crawley -3 5 £294 -9.96%
Gatwick +3 4 £250 -28.57%
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (36.84%) Change Management
5 7 (36.84%) SAN
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) PMO
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (31.58%) DB2
6 6 (31.58%) VB
6 6 (31.58%) MCDBA
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
6 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (31.58%) Replication
6 6 (31.58%) Clustering
6 6 (31.58%) Change Control
6 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (31.58%) Database Mirroring
6 6 (31.58%) High Availability
6 6 (31.58%) NAS
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (26.32%) Office 365

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Primavera
1 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) NAS
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) Extranet
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) DB2
2 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Online Betting
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
1 6 (31.58%) DBA
1 6 (31.58%) Senior DBA
1 6 (31.58%) Senior SQL DBA
1 6 (31.58%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 6 (31.58%) SQL DBA
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
1 6 (31.58%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) BYOD
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) Change Control
3 6 (31.58%) Database Mirroring
3 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Invoice Processing
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Server Building
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCDBA
3 2 (10.53%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Kaseya
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) MobileIron