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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 32 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.80% 0.43% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £201 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.95% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -23.26%
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
116 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.10% 21.30% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 23
Average daily rate £200 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.30 £17.70 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly 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 5 August 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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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 £240 - 3
Bootle - 4 - -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (60.00%) VMware
6 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (50.00%) DHCP
8 9 (45.00%) DNS
9 8 (40.00%) Citrix
9 8 (40.00%) SCCM
9 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
10 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (25.00%) vSphere
12 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (25.00%) Firewall
12 5 (25.00%) Clustering
12 5 (25.00%) Migration
13 4 (20.00%) IIS
13 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
14 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
14 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
14 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
14 3 (15.00%) WAN
14 3 (15.00%) Symantec
14 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DHCP
2 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) DMZ
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (10.00%) Firmware
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
7 1 (5.00%) XenApp
7 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Veritas
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
4 3 (15.00%) Sophos
4 3 (15.00%) Acronis
5 1 (5.00%) PlateSpin
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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