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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 30 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.52% 1.81% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.13% 6.67% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £363 £223 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.92% +10.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.36% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.60 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+4.36% +7.01%
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
71 105 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.39% 27.20% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 15
Median daily rate £350 £220 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £135 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £18.46 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -1 7 £363 +62.92% 3
Wirral - 3 £260 -
Birkenhead - 1 £500 - 2
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (37.04%) Migration
5 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
6 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 7 (25.93%) ITIL
7 7 (25.93%) Java
7 7 (25.93%) MySQL
7 7 (25.93%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) Banking
7 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
7 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (25.93%) Puppet
8 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 6 (22.22%) SCCM
8 6 (22.22%) IIS
9 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
9 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 5 (18.52%) Citrix
10 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (14.81%) Internet
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (14.81%) RHCE
10 4 (14.81%) PMI
10 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification

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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.81%) Apache
3 4 (14.81%) Confluence
3 4 (14.81%) JBoss
4 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
4 3 (11.11%) SAS
4 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (11.11%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (11.11%) GitHub
2 3 (11.11%) Route 53
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) SSL
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) OpenVPN
4 2 (7.41%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) DMZ
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 3 (11.11%) DataStax
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) MS Access
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (11.11%) GitLab
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Web Hosting Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
1 4 (14.81%) JSP
1 4 (14.81%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) PMI
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Security Management
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (11.11%) MapReduce
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.70%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Network Design
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Release Management
7 1 (3.70%) Server Building
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) Ruby
3 3 (11.11%) Scala
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCITP
1 4 (14.81%) MCTS
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
1 4 (14.81%) RHCE
2 1 (3.70%) CCIE
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) UAG
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.41%) Squid
5 2 (7.41%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.70%) Firmware
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) SCCM
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (11.11%) Nessus
4 3 (11.11%) Oozie
4 3 (11.11%) Rundeck
4 3 (11.11%) SCOM
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
6 1 (3.70%) EdgeSight
6 1 (3.70%) Nagios
6 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Brocade
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) AppDynamics
4 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 3 (11.11%) Endeca
4 3 (11.11%) Hortonworks
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Qualys
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.70%) OpenText
6 1 (3.70%) SimCorp
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Veeam