The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Chester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 19 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.57% 0.64% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.80% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 -
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.92% -
Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.43% 29.30% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 9
Average daily rate £310 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £259 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £664 £428 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Average hourly rate £16.84 £29.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -26.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Server 2012
Cheshire

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) SCOM
4 7 (63.64%) Clustering
4 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) Migration
5 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 6 (54.55%) DHCP
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) SAN
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) IIS
7 4 (36.36%) SCCM
7 4 (36.36%) High Availability
7 4 (36.36%) Local Government
7 4 (36.36%) PKI
8 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 3 (27.27%) McAfee
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 2 (18.18%) Security Management
9 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
9 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
9 2 (18.18%) UNIX
9 2 (18.18%) AIX

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (36.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Wintel Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support
3 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) PKI
3 2 (18.18%) CESG
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) LINC
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) SCOM
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper