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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 71 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 26 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.26% 1.04% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.68% 4.32% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Median daily rate £259 £425 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.05% +63.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £289 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.19 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +9.10%
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
389 185 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.77% 24.03% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 100 134
Median daily rate £283 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £499 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 5
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.71 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.64% +11.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 May 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 -16 25 £259 -39.05%
Northumberland - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
5 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
7 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
8 16 (44.44%) ITIL
8 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
9 15 (41.67%) VBScript
10 14 (38.89%) DHCP
10 14 (38.89%) DNS
10 14 (38.89%) SC Cleared
10 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
11 13 (36.11%) HP
11 13 (36.11%) Citrix
12 12 (33.33%) VMware
13 11 (30.56%) vSphere
14 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (25.00%) SCCM
14 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (25.00%) SQL
14 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (22.22%) Symantec
15 8 (22.22%) WSUS
15 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (22.22%) Software Delivery
16 7 (19.44%) XenApp
16 7 (19.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) DHCP
1 14 (38.89%) DNS
2 6 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) Skype
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Software Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Messaging Support
6 2 (5.56%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Applications Packager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Packager
7 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Support
7 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.11%) Conflict Management
4 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.11%) Security Management
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.78%) Change Control
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) VBScript
2 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 14 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (13.89%) MCSE
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
7 2 (5.56%) MCSA
7 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) vSphere
3 7 (19.44%) XenApp
4 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (8.33%) Firmware
6 2 (5.56%) Brightmail
6 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.56%) XenServer
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCCM
2 8 (22.22%) WSUS
3 7 (19.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) Citrix
2 13 (36.11%) HP
3 12 (33.33%) VMware
4 8 (22.22%) Symantec
5 5 (13.89%) Intel Security
5 5 (13.89%) Lumension
6 2 (5.56%) Compaq
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
6 2 (5.56%) IronPort
6 2 (5.56%) ThinPrint
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas