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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West / Manchester
Rank 66 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 27 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.01% 1.84% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.07% 9.32% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 13
Median daily rate £325 £240 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £191 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £373 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £104.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.77% +260.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-32.50% -6.97%

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
268 354 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.93% 19.71% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 184 157
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £220 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 29
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.95 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £55.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Bolton - 4 £341 - 1
Salford -6 2 £338 +77.63% 1
Stockport - 1 £650 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 55 (77.46%) Windows Server
3 47 (66.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (56.34%) Active Directory
5 34 (47.89%) VMware
6 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
8 22 (30.99%) Citrix
9 18 (25.35%) DNS
10 17 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (22.54%) Migration
11 16 (22.54%) Firewall
12 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
13 14 (19.72%) TCP/IP
14 13 (18.31%) SQL
14 13 (18.31%) XenApp
14 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (16.90%) Cisco
16 10 (14.08%) VLAN
16 10 (14.08%) Web Services
16 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
16 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (14.08%) SCCM
17 9 (12.68%) AppSense
18 8 (11.27%) Blue Coat
18 8 (11.27%) ProxySG
18 8 (11.27%) LAN
18 8 (11.27%) NetApp
18 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
18 8 (11.27%) Office 365

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 6 (8.45%) IIS
1 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.27%) Office 365
3 4 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) DNS
2 16 (22.54%) Firewall
3 14 (19.72%) TCP/IP
4 10 (14.08%) VLAN
5 8 (11.27%) LAN
6 7 (9.86%) LDAP
6 7 (9.86%) WAN
7 5 (7.04%) SAN
8 4 (5.63%) DHCP
8 4 (5.63%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.82%) FTP
9 2 (2.82%) VPN
9 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Moq
1 2 (2.82%) NUnit
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) WiX
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Local Government
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Administrator
4 6 (8.45%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) DBA
4 6 (8.45%) Server Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) SQL DBA
5 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Citrix Specialist
5 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Active Directory Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Citrix Expert
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) Web Services
2 7 (9.86%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.82%) SOAP
3 2 (2.82%) WinForms
3 2 (2.82%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) COM
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
1 7 (9.86%) Replication
2 4 (5.63%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.63%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.82%) iPad
3 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (77.46%) Windows Server
3 47 (66.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.04%) Linux
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Unix
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Migration
2 6 (8.45%) Change Management
3 5 (7.04%) CRM
3 5 (7.04%) Document Management
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL
4 4 (5.63%) Security Hardening
5 3 (4.23%) Application Discovery
5 3 (4.23%) Application Performance Management
5 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.23%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.82%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.82%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (2.82%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.82%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (1.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (1.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.04%) C++
4 2 (2.82%) C#
4 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.82%) VB
4 2 (2.82%) VB6
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) DBS Check
3 3 (4.23%) MCSE
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.41%) CCA
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) CCNP
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCITP
5 1 (1.41%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (56.34%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.31%) XenApp
4 8 (11.27%) ProxySG
5 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
6 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (5.63%) vSphere
8 3 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
3 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) VMware
2 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.99%) Citrix
4 12 (16.90%) Cisco
5 9 (12.68%) AppSense
6 8 (11.27%) Blue Coat
6 8 (11.27%) NetApp
7 7 (9.86%) HP
8 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.63%) AppDynamics
9 4 (5.63%) Intel
9 4 (5.63%) IronPort
9 4 (5.63%) RightFax
9 4 (5.63%) Wyse
10 3 (4.23%) Oracle
11 2 (2.82%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.41%) Dell
12 1 (1.41%) Juniper
12 1 (1.41%) Reuters
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