The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 76 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 31 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.67% 1.17% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.04% 5.78% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 4
Median daily rate £325 £255 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £226 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £341 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
343 329 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.43% 20.25% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 174 147
Median daily rate £375 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £161 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Salford - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £115 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (78.46%) Windows Server
3 50 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 48 (73.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (67.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (64.62%) VMware
7 33 (50.77%) Citrix
8 25 (38.46%) HP
9 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
10 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
11 18 (27.69%) Application Packaging
12 17 (26.15%) AppSense
13 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (21.54%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (20.00%) Migration
15 13 (20.00%) Wyse
15 13 (20.00%) Thin Client
15 13 (20.00%) Fat Client
15 13 (20.00%) NetScaler
16 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
16 12 (18.46%) Cisco
17 10 (15.38%) DHCP
17 10 (15.38%) SCOM
18 9 (13.85%) XenApp
18 9 (13.85%) DNS
19 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
19 8 (12.31%) Finance
19 8 (12.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
20 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (10.77%) IIS
1 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.08%) IBM Domino
3 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.54%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.15%) Office 365
2 4 (6.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 10 (15.38%) DHCP
3 9 (13.85%) DNS
4 6 (9.23%) SAN
5 4 (6.15%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (6.15%) iSCSI
5 4 (6.15%) VLAN
5 4 (6.15%) VoIP
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.62%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.08%) Network Security
7 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.54%) Firewall
8 1 (1.54%) Intranet
8 1 (1.54%) LAN
8 1 (1.54%) PCoIP
8 1 (1.54%) Skype
8 1 (1.54%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.54%) Toad
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Citrix Specialist
2 10 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 6 (9.23%) Citrix Expert
6 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Server Specialist
6 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Citrix Support
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 13 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) Life Science
4 3 (4.62%) PKI
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.54%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (78.46%) Windows Server
3 48 (73.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (67.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.69%) Linux
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Solaris
9 1 (1.54%) Unix
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Application Packaging
2 13 (20.00%) Migration
3 7 (10.77%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (9.23%) IT Governance
4 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 3 (4.62%) ITIL
6 2 (3.08%) CRM
6 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.08%) ERP
6 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.08%) Security Patching
6 2 (3.08%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (3.08%) Web Development
7 1 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.54%) Data Management
7 1 (1.54%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.15%) C
3 3 (4.62%) SQL
4 2 (3.08%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.69%) MCSA
2 5 (7.69%) MCSE
3 4 (6.15%) CCNA
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 50 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (13.85%) XenApp
5 8 (12.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 5 (7.69%) vSphere
7 4 (6.15%) NFS
7 4 (6.15%) Xen
8 1 (1.54%) NDS
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) SCOM
2 7 (10.77%) SCCM
3 3 (4.62%) WSUS
4 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (64.62%) VMware
2 33 (50.77%) Citrix
3 25 (38.46%) HP
4 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
5 17 (26.15%) AppSense
6 13 (20.00%) Wyse
7 12 (18.46%) Cisco
8 6 (9.23%) NetApp
9 5 (7.69%) IBM
10 3 (4.62%) Dell
11 2 (3.08%) Lotus
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle
11 2 (3.08%) Veeam
12 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.54%) Novell
12 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.54%) Sage
12 1 (1.54%) SAP
12 1 (1.54%) WatchGuard
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