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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 60 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 37 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.04% 1.65% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.48% 8.59% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 1
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.94% -3.88%
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
353 291 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.44% 19.20% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 134 122
Median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 39 33
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £19.16 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (76.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (70.42%) Active Directory
4 47 (66.20%) Windows Server
5 43 (60.56%) Citrix
5 43 (60.56%) VMware
6 42 (59.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (47.89%) HP
8 30 (42.25%) SQL Server
9 24 (33.80%) Application Packaging
10 23 (32.39%) AppSense
11 22 (30.99%) NetScaler
12 20 (28.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (25.35%) Thin Client
13 18 (25.35%) Wyse
13 18 (25.35%) Migration
13 18 (25.35%) Fat Client
14 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
15 15 (21.13%) DHCP
15 15 (21.13%) DNS
15 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (16.90%) Data Centre
16 12 (16.90%) Cisco
17 10 (14.08%) IIS
17 10 (14.08%) Risk Management
17 10 (14.08%) Finance
17 10 (14.08%) IT Governance
18 9 (12.68%) XenApp
18 9 (12.68%) SQL
18 9 (12.68%) SAN

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 10 (14.08%) IIS
2 5 (7.04%) Apache
2 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Office
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.41%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.23%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.99%) NetScaler
2 15 (21.13%) DHCP
2 15 (21.13%) DNS
3 9 (12.68%) SAN
4 5 (7.04%) LAN
4 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.04%) VLAN
5 4 (5.63%) Network Security
6 3 (4.23%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (4.23%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (4.23%) SMTP
6 3 (4.23%) SSL
7 2 (2.82%) WAN
8 1 (1.41%) Firewall
8 1 (1.41%) Intranet
8 1 (1.41%) PCoIP
8 1 (1.41%) Skype
8 1 (1.41%) Softphone
8 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) Toad
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Citrix Specialist
2 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Citrix Expert
3 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Specialist
4 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Designer
5 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (5.63%) Server Specialist
5 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server Specialist
6 3 (4.23%) Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Fat Client
1 18 (25.35%) Thin Client
2 12 (16.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.04%) Life Science
4 3 (4.23%) Clustering
4 3 (4.23%) NHS
4 3 (4.23%) PKI
5 2 (2.82%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (76.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (66.20%) Windows Server
4 42 (59.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.27%) Linux
6 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.82%) AIX
7 2 (2.82%) HPUX
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.82%) Unix
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Application Packaging
2 18 (25.35%) Migration
3 10 (14.08%) IT Governance
3 10 (14.08%) Risk Management
4 8 (11.27%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (7.04%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL
6 3 (4.23%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.23%) SIEM
6 3 (4.23%) Use Case
7 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.82%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (2.82%) Data Management
7 2 (2.82%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.82%) ETL
7 2 (2.82%) Test Management
7 2 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) C
2 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) MCSA
1 5 (7.04%) MCSE
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.23%) CCNA
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
1 4 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 50 (70.42%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (12.68%) XenApp
5 8 (11.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.23%) NFS
7 3 (4.23%) vSphere
7 3 (4.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) SCOM
2 5 (7.04%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 43 (60.56%) Citrix
1 43 (60.56%) VMware
2 34 (47.89%) HP
3 23 (32.39%) AppSense
4 18 (25.35%) Wyse
5 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
6 12 (16.90%) Cisco
7 9 (12.68%) NetApp
8 5 (7.04%) 3PAR
8 5 (7.04%) IBM
8 5 (7.04%) Oracle
9 3 (4.23%) AlienVault
9 3 (4.23%) Dell
9 3 (4.23%) Splunk
9 3 (4.23%) Symantec
10 2 (2.82%) EMC
10 2 (2.82%) Lotus
10 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.82%) Veeam
Manchester
Pertemps IT
Rate: £275-£325 a day
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