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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 74 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 52 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.25% 2.90% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.34% 11.16% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 2
Median daily rate £235 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +15.06%
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
708 215 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.19% 25.93% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 117 108
Median daily rate £283 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £151 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £31.70 £25.00
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 the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 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 26 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Tyne and Wear -27 50 £235 -44.70% 3
Durham +3 1 £313 +20.19%
Northumberland - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (89.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (76.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
5 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
6 37 (66.07%) Windows Server
7 32 (57.14%) Security Cleared
8 30 (53.57%) SC Cleared
9 29 (51.79%) VMware
10 25 (44.64%) HP
11 24 (42.86%) DHCP
11 24 (42.86%) DNS
11 24 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (41.07%) Citrix
12 23 (41.07%) PowerShell
12 23 (41.07%) vSphere
13 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
14 17 (30.36%) ITIL
14 17 (30.36%) MCSE
15 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
15 13 (23.21%) SQL
15 13 (23.21%) Symantec
16 11 (19.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (17.86%) BPSS Clearance
17 10 (17.86%) Intel Security
17 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (17.86%) VBScript
17 10 (17.86%) SAN
17 10 (17.86%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
1 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (16.07%) Skype for Business
3 8 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 7 (12.50%) IIS
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) DHCP
1 24 (42.86%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) SAN
3 7 (12.50%) Firewall
3 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) Skype
5 2 (3.57%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (1.79%) Advertising
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Security Engineer
1 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
1 9 (16.07%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Messaging Specialist
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Specialist
4 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Specialist
6 2 (3.57%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Server Support
6 2 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Software Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Wintel Support
6 2 (3.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Clustering
3 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.93%) Cryptography
4 5 (8.93%) PKI
5 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.79%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (89.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (76.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (66.07%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.07%) Change Control
3 9 (16.07%) Security Management
4 8 (14.29%) Conflict Management
4 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 8 (14.29%) Server Building
5 7 (12.50%) Migration
6 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 6 (10.71%) Time Management
7 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.93%) Prototyping
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (5.36%) Software Delivery
9 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.79%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.79%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) PowerShell
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 30 (53.57%) SC Cleared
3 24 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (30.36%) MCSE
5 10 (17.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (12.50%) Degree
7 6 (10.71%) MCSA
7 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (8.93%) CISSP
9 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
2 23 (41.07%) vSphere
3 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Brightmail
5 6 (10.71%) XenApp
6 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.14%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.36%) Firmware
8 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.57%) XenServer
9 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.14%) SCCM
4 3 (5.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.36%) WSUS
5 2 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.79%) SCOM
6 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (51.79%) VMware
3 25 (44.64%) HP
4 23 (41.07%) Citrix
5 13 (23.21%) Symantec
6 10 (17.86%) Intel Security
6 10 (17.86%) Lumension
7 7 (12.50%) Veritas
8 6 (10.71%) IronPort
9 2 (3.57%) Compaq
9 2 (3.57%) Dell
9 2 (3.57%) ThinPrint
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle