The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 25 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.93% 1.40% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.94% 5.08% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £150 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -68.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+51.63% -4.68%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 59 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.64% 27.57% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 17
Average daily rate £190 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.18 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.06% -24.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Liverpool -5 2 £279 +85.83%
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) DHCP
2 11 (91.67%) Clustering
2 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) SCCM
3 9 (75.00%) High Availability
4 7 (58.33%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Dell
5 5 (41.67%) Firmware
5 5 (41.67%) DMZ
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) SCVMM
5 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (41.67%) DFS Replication
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) SCOM
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) DHCP
2 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) DMZ
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Wintel Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) High Availability
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Firmware
3 5 (41.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) SCCM
2 5 (41.67%) SCVMM
3 4 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
1 5 (41.67%) Dell
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft