The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 51 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.12% 1.54% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.23% 5.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £261 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.75 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +6.98%
Windows Server 2012
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
153 191 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.37% 29.43% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 126 31
Average daily rate £347 £246 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £199 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £388 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the North East region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the North East region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Tyne and Wear +2 7 £425 +63.14% 2
Durham - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) MCSE
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (45.45%) MCSA
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) IIS
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (36.36%) Clustering
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (27.27%) Client/Server
6 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
7 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
7 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (22.73%) Lync
7 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) Linux

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (36.36%) IIS
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (22.73%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) VLAN
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Technical Leader
1 5 (22.73%) IT Support
2 3 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Author
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Author
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Clustering
2 6 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) LINC
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) MCSE
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (45.45%) MCSA
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Veritas
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds