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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 73 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 18 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.64% 3.08% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate
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£306 £235 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.31% +5.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £139 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £327 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -25.96%
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
319 260 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.82% 21.07% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 125 85
Average daily rate £313 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.71 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

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Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (56.86%) Citrix
4 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
5 24 (47.06%) VMware
6 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (35.29%) LAN
7 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
8 15 (29.41%) WAN
8 15 (29.41%) ITIL
9 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (23.53%) SAN
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 12 (23.53%) Cisco
11 11 (21.57%) SQL
11 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
11 11 (21.57%) Migration
11 11 (21.57%) XenApp
12 10 (19.61%) QA
12 10 (19.61%) AppSense
12 10 (19.61%) VPN
12 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (17.65%) MCSE
13 9 (17.65%) Finance
13 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
13 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
14 8 (15.69%) Citrix Presentation Server

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.84%) Lync
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) LAN
2 15 (29.41%) WAN
3 12 (23.53%) SAN
4 10 (19.61%) VPN
5 6 (11.76%) DNS
6 5 (9.80%) DHCP
7 4 (7.84%) Firewall
7 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.92%) VLAN
9 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.96%) NAS
9 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.96%) Wireless
9 1 (1.96%) SNMP
9 1 (1.96%) VoIP
9 1 (1.96%) WLAN
9 1 (1.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.92%) Toad
1 2 (3.92%) Fiddler
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
3 3 (5.88%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Citrix Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Project Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.84%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Life Science
5 1 (1.96%) DTV
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.84%) UNIX
4 4 (7.84%) Solaris
5 3 (5.88%) Linux
6 2 (3.92%) CentOS
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
2 11 (21.57%) Migration
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.73%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) Service Management
6 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
6 4 (7.84%) BPR
6 4 (7.84%) Time Management
7 3 (5.88%) ERP
8 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.92%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Test Management
8 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) VBScript
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (17.65%) MCSE
4 6 (11.76%) CCNA
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (11.76%) CCEE
5 5 (9.80%) MCITP
6 4 (7.84%) CCAA
6 4 (7.84%) CCA
6 4 (7.84%) MCSA
6 4 (7.84%) CCIE
7 3 (5.88%) MCP
8 2 (3.92%) ISEB
8 2 (3.92%) CCIA
8 2 (3.92%) CCEA
9 1 (1.96%) Degree
9 1 (1.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (21.57%) XenApp
4 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 8 (15.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (15.69%) MetaFrame
6 4 (7.84%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.92%) XenServer
7 2 (3.92%) Terminal Server
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.96%) Xen
8 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Citrix
2 24 (47.06%) VMware
3 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) Cisco
5 10 (19.61%) AppSense
6 8 (15.69%) NetApp
7 7 (13.73%) HP
8 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.84%) EMC
8 4 (7.84%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.88%) Veeam
9 3 (5.88%) Symantec
9 3 (5.88%) Dell
9 3 (5.88%) SAP
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle
10 2 (3.92%) McAfee
10 2 (3.92%) Wyse
11 1 (1.96%) Brocade
11 1 (1.96%) Sage
11 1 (1.96%) Lotus
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