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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 57 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 23 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.44% 0.74% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.79% 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.95% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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
235 149 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.92% 27.70% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 92 29
Average daily rate £320 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 20
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £13.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -8 17 £450 -
Durham - 5 £250 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
4 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
5 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
5 10 (32.26%) Client/Server
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
7 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
8 6 (19.35%) VLAN
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 5 (16.13%) DHCP
9 5 (16.13%) HP
9 5 (16.13%) Internet
9 5 (16.13%) DNS
9 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (12.90%) NetBackup
10 4 (12.90%) WSUS
11 3 (9.68%) SCCM
11 3 (9.68%) VME
11 3 (9.68%) VMware
11 3 (9.68%) Citrix
11 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
11 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
11 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) VLAN
2 5 (16.13%) DHCP
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Technical Leader
3 3 (9.68%) Author
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Author
3 3 (9.68%) Software Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Server Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Server Support
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Client/Server
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (6.45%) Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) VME
4 3 (9.68%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Server Building
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) NetBackup
1 4 (12.90%) WSUS
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
3 2 (6.45%) SCOM
3 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) AppSense
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas
4 2 (6.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.23%) SAP