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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 21 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 17 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.43% 3.97% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.48% 12.93% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £245 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -32.69%
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
54 116 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.25% 30.69% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 56 24
Median daily rate £375 £287 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.54% +43.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +18.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 12 £375 +76.47% 3
Bootle 0 1 £350 -
Birkenhead - 1 £350 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Windows Server
3 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
4 14 (45.16%) ITIL
4 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (35.48%) VMware
7 10 (32.26%) IIS
7 10 (32.26%) DNS
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
9 8 (25.81%) vSphere
9 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
9 8 (25.81%) Linux
9 8 (25.81%) Java
10 7 (22.58%) SQL
10 7 (22.58%) MySQL
10 7 (22.58%) Apache
10 7 (22.58%) CRM
10 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
10 7 (22.58%) Sun
10 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (22.58%) Release Management
10 7 (22.58%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) Puppet
10 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (19.35%) Internet

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 10 (32.26%) IIS
2 7 (22.58%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.13%) SAS
4 4 (12.90%) JBoss
4 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
5 3 (9.68%) Confluence
5 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SAP BPC
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (9.68%) GitHub
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Route 53
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) DHCP
2 6 (19.35%) Internet
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) SSL
4 3 (9.68%) MPLS
4 3 (9.68%) OpenVPN
4 3 (9.68%) SAN
5 2 (6.45%) DSL
5 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.45%) NAS
5 2 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) VRRP
6 1 (3.23%) DMZ
6 1 (3.23%) IPsec
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) MySQL
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
4 3 (9.68%) DataStax
4 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.68%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (9.68%) GitLab
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Applications Support
2 5 (16.13%) Sun Support
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) DBA
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
2 4 (12.90%) JSP
2 4 (12.90%) LAMP
3 3 (9.68%) ODBC
4 1 (3.23%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) PMI
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) EPoS
4 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Windows Server
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) CRM
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
2 7 (22.58%) Release Management
3 5 (16.13%) Investment Management
3 5 (16.13%) Practice Management
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Security Management
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) MapReduce
5 3 (9.68%) Security Patching
6 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) Server Building
6 2 (6.45%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) PHP
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 3 (9.68%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCITP
2 4 (12.90%) MCTS
2 4 (12.90%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.90%) RHCE
3 1 (3.23%) CCIE
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.81%) vSphere
4 4 (12.90%) UAG
5 2 (6.45%) Firmware
5 2 (6.45%) Squid
6 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.23%) vCloud
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (12.90%) SCCM
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Nessus
3 3 (9.68%) Oozie
3 3 (9.68%) Rundeck
4 2 (6.45%) SCVMM
4 2 (6.45%) vMotion
5 1 (3.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Sun
4 4 (12.90%) Brocade
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.68%) AppDynamics
5 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
5 3 (9.68%) Dell
5 3 (9.68%) Endeca
5 3 (9.68%) Hortonworks
5 3 (9.68%) iManage
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) Qualys
5 3 (9.68%) SAP
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) NETGEAR
6 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.23%) LANDesk