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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 65 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 34 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.06% 0.79% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.04% 3.96% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.63%
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
308 278 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.68% 19.96% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 126 77
Average daily rate £350 £310 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.06 £27.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
Oldham - 3 £400 -
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (57.14%) Citrix
5 34 (53.97%) VMware
6 28 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (36.51%) LAN
7 23 (36.51%) MS Exchange
8 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
9 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (25.40%) WAN
10 16 (25.40%) Finance
11 15 (23.81%) XenApp
12 14 (22.22%) Cisco
12 14 (22.22%) SAN
12 14 (22.22%) ITIL
13 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
13 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (20.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (19.05%) NetApp
14 12 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (17.46%) SQL
15 11 (17.46%) Migration
15 11 (17.46%) AppSense
15 11 (17.46%) Firewall
16 10 (15.87%) QA
16 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (15.87%) XenDesktop
17 9 (14.29%) CCA

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 23 (36.51%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.35%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (36.51%) LAN
2 16 (25.40%) WAN
3 14 (22.22%) SAN
4 11 (17.46%) Firewall
5 9 (14.29%) VPN
6 7 (11.11%) DNS
7 6 (9.52%) DHCP
7 6 (9.52%) NetScaler
8 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.35%) VLAN
9 3 (4.76%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.17%) Wireless
11 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.59%) NAS
11 1 (1.59%) VPLS
11 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.59%) ADSL
11 1 (1.59%) MPLS
11 1 (1.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.17%) Toad
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Legal
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Law
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 15 (23.81%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (12.70%) Citrix Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) IT Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.17%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Open Source
4 1 (1.59%) Life Science
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) UNIX
5 4 (6.35%) Solaris
5 4 (6.35%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) CentOS
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Migration
3 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
3 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.11%) Project Management
5 5 (7.94%) Time Management
6 4 (6.35%) BPR
6 4 (6.35%) Service Management
6 4 (6.35%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.76%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.17%) ERP
8 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.17%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.17%) Test Management
8 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.17%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (14.29%) CCA
4 9 (14.29%) CCNA
4 9 (14.29%) MCSE
5 8 (12.70%) CCEA
5 8 (12.70%) CCIA
6 7 (11.11%) CCEE
7 5 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (6.35%) CCIE
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (6.35%) CCAA
9 3 (4.76%) MCITP
10 2 (3.17%) ISEB
10 2 (3.17%) MCSA
11 1 (1.59%) Degree
11 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) QA
2 7 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (23.81%) XenApp
4 13 (20.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 10 (15.87%) XenDesktop
6 8 (12.70%) MetaFrame
6 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
7 6 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (7.94%) XenServer
9 3 (4.76%) Terminal Server
10 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
10 2 (3.17%) Xen
11 1 (1.59%) vSphere
11 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) Citrix
2 34 (53.97%) VMware
3 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.22%) Cisco
5 12 (19.05%) NetApp
6 11 (17.46%) AppSense
7 5 (7.94%) HP
8 4 (6.35%) EMC
8 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.76%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.76%) Wyse
9 3 (4.76%) Symantec
10 2 (3.17%) Dell
10 2 (3.17%) Oracle
10 2 (3.17%) Veeam
11 1 (1.59%) SAP
11 1 (1.59%) Sage
11 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.59%) McAfee
Cheadle, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £16 - £22 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £22,937-£24,472
Posted: 16 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Northwood
Posted: 26 days ago