The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 69 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 9 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 1.46% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 5.71% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£333 £283 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.83% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £38.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.03% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.46 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-14.77% -3.03%
Windows Server 2012
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
231 210 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.13% 25.58% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 100 92
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £218 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 34
Average hourly rate £14.35 £16.16 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% -48.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £8.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.75 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £355 - 3
Knutsford -5 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) Middleware
7 2 (16.67%) Remedy
7 2 (16.67%) Migration

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Modernizr
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) MVC
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
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