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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 24 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.02% 1.67% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.39% 10.17% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £375 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £296
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.00%
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
67 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.41% 16.43% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 24
Median daily rate £375 £375 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Median hourly rate £18.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 13 £375 -6.25% 2
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 18 (64.29%) VMware
4 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (28.57%) vSphere
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (25.00%) Release Management
7 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (25.00%) Sun
7 7 (25.00%) IIS
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) CRM
8 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (17.86%) Investment Management
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
8 5 (17.86%) Practice Management
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (14.29%) Citrix
9 4 (14.29%) Firewall
9 4 (14.29%) DHCP

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 7 (25.00%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) SAS
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP BPC
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
1 4 (14.29%) NAS
2 3 (10.71%) MPLS
3 2 (7.14%) DSL
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (7.14%) VRRP
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Sun Support
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) DBA
5 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) ODBC
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) SUSE
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) CRM
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 7 (25.00%) Release Management
3 5 (17.86%) Investment Management
3 5 (17.86%) Practice Management
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Security Patching
5 2 (7.14%) Server Building
5 2 (7.14%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITSM
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design
6 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CCIE
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) CCNP
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) vSphere
3 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.57%) Firmware
6 1 (3.57%) vCloud
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) vMotion
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Sun
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) iManage
5 3 (10.71%) SAP
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) NETGEAR
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.57%) LANDesk