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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 44 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 25 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.91% 0.95% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 3.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.60 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -25.96%
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
225 151 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.19% 28.76% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 98 21
Average daily rate £283 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 21
Average hourly rate £15.58 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.28% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £25.00 £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -3 20 £425 - 3
Durham - 4 £220 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) Client/Server
5 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) VLAN
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.67%) Internet
8 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (13.33%) HP
9 4 (13.33%) WSUS
9 4 (13.33%) SCCM
10 3 (10.00%) VME
10 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
10 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
10 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
10 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (10.00%) DHCP
10 3 (10.00%) DNS
10 3 (10.00%) Linux
10 3 (10.00%) SQL
10 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) VLAN
2 5 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) SMTP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Leader
3 3 (10.00%) Software Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Author
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Author
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Server Support
5 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) VME
4 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Server Building
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) WSUS
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Symantec
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) AppSense
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas