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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West / Merseyside
Rank 28 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 9 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.49% 1.20% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 9.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £330 £406 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.76% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £401 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £411 £296
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -11.36%

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
66 44 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.58% 13.25% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 28
Median daily rate £350 £413 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +106.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £496 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Liverpool +5 8 £320 -21.23% 2
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (65.00%) VMware
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) Sun
5 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Release Management
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (30.00%) NAS
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) CRM
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
7 5 (25.00%) Practice Management
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) XenApp
8 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) IIS
8 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (20.00%) Citrix

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) NAS
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (25.00%) Sun Support
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.00%) SSRS Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) SUSE
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
1 7 (35.00%) Release Management
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 5 (25.00%) Practice Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (10.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Sun
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) NetApp
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) iManage