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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 28 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.63% 0.42% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 1.92% -
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 £336 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.83% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.46 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-14.77% -3.03%
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
119 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.83% 21.67% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 22
Average daily rate £250 £200 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.65 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 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 28 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 - 6 £250 - 4
Bootle - 4 - -
St Helens - 1 £240 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (57.89%) VMware
6 9 (47.37%) DHCP
6 9 (47.37%) Citrix
7 8 (42.11%) DNS
8 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (26.32%) SCCM
9 5 (26.32%) vSphere
9 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (26.32%) Firewall
10 4 (21.05%) Clustering
10 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
10 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
11 3 (15.79%) SCOM
11 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (15.79%) Acronis
11 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
11 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
11 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
11 3 (15.79%) IIS
11 3 (15.79%) Veritas

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (15.79%) IIS
6 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DHCP
2 8 (42.11%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) DMZ
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CCEA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.53%) XenApp
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.26%) Firmware
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.53%) SCSM
4 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Veritas
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec
4 3 (15.79%) Sophos
4 3 (15.79%) Acronis
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) PlateSpin
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