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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 64 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.65% 0.80% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.28% 4.11% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate £250 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
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
183 146 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.81% 19.36% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 87
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 32
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.25 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.82 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chester 0 4 £250 -
Warrington -11 1 £250 -16.66% 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
7 5 (29.41%) IIS
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (23.53%) C#
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (23.53%) Office 365
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (23.53%) Local Government
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (17.65%) SCCM
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) IBM
9 3 (17.65%) HP
9 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (29.41%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Local Government
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Server Support
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server Support
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Remedy
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.88%) Sun
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
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