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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 69 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 20 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.83% 0.84% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.17% 3.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £31.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.16 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.02% -2.04%
Windows Server 2012
England

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
279 146 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.60% 24.41% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 88 36
Average daily rate £425 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £388 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 18
Average hourly rate £32.00 £16.50 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% +35.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.60 £15.50
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 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 13 £450 - 3
Durham -2 5 £250 -10.71%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
4 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 10 (31.25%) Client/Server
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
9 6 (18.75%) VLAN
9 6 (18.75%) DNS
9 6 (18.75%) ITIL
9 6 (18.75%) DHCP
10 5 (15.63%) HP
10 5 (15.63%) Internet
10 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.50%) WSUS
11 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
11 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (9.38%) VMware
12 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
12 3 (9.38%) SCCM
12 3 (9.38%) SCOM
12 3 (9.38%) VME
12 3 (9.38%) Citrix
12 3 (9.38%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DHCP
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
1 6 (18.75%) VLAN
2 5 (15.63%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Administrator
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Administrator
2 7 (21.88%) Technical Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Author
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Author
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Software Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Server Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Server Support
5 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Client/Server
2 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (6.25%) Clustering
5 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) VME
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Server Building
5 2 (6.25%) Change Control
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 4 (12.50%) WSUS
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
3 2 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) AppSense
4 2 (6.25%) Veritas
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £14 per hour - This is an initial 2 -3-month contract
Posted: 6 days ago