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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / North East
Rank 73 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 17 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.87% 0.91% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 4.71% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Median daily rate £125 £280 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.35% +10.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £262 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £314 £291
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -2.43%

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
272 170 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.99% 19.25% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 93 82
Median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.20 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -3 12 £125 -61.53% 5
Durham -4 3 - -
Northumberland +1 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (80.68%) Windows Server
3 66 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 52 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 44 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (48.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (45.45%) MCSE
9 37 (42.05%) PowerShell
10 34 (38.64%) MS Excel
11 31 (35.23%) Office 365
12 28 (31.82%) VMware
13 27 (30.68%) IIS
13 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
14 26 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2013
14 26 (29.55%) MS Exchange
14 26 (29.55%) HP
15 25 (28.41%) Skype for Business
15 25 (28.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 25 (28.41%) Skype
16 24 (27.27%) SharePoint
16 24 (27.27%) Linux
17 23 (26.14%) Migration
17 23 (26.14%) Degree
18 22 (25.00%) Computer Science
18 22 (25.00%) DHCP
18 22 (25.00%) DNS
19 21 (23.86%) OpenStack
20 19 (21.59%) Load Balancing
20 19 (21.59%) SC Cleared

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 27 (30.68%) IIS
2 26 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 26 (29.55%) MS Exchange
3 25 (28.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (28.41%) Skype for Business
4 24 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 21 (23.86%) OpenStack
6 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (6.82%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (3.41%) Apache
9 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
9 3 (3.41%) Jetty
9 3 (3.41%) Mongrel
9 3 (3.41%) nginx
9 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
9 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (35.23%) Office 365
2 14 (15.91%) IaaS
2 14 (15.91%) PaaS
2 14 (15.91%) SaaS
3 13 (14.77%) HP Helion
4 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.41%) Google App Engine
4 3 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.41%) Skype
2 22 (25.00%) DHCP
2 22 (25.00%) DNS
3 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.55%) HTTP
4 4 (4.55%) LAN
4 4 (4.55%) SSL
5 3 (3.41%) Firewall
5 3 (3.41%) FTP
5 3 (3.41%) IPsec
5 3 (3.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.14%) Internet
6 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.41%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.14%) MSI
2 1 (1.14%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Games
2 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (13.64%) Office 365 Specialist
3 10 (11.36%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Database Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Customer Support Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Messaging Specialist
7 4 (4.55%) Mobility Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Mobility Specialist
7 4 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) .NET
2 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.41%) J2EE
3 3 (3.41%) Servlets
4 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (20.45%) Clustering
3 8 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (80.68%) Windows Server
3 52 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (48.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (27.27%) Linux
6 12 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.09%) Android
7 8 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 8 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (5.68%) Unix
9 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.14%) AIX
11 1 (1.14%) OS/2
11 1 (1.14%) Solaris
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Migration
2 19 (21.59%) Load Balancing
3 15 (17.05%) ITIL
4 14 (15.91%) DevOps
4 14 (15.91%) Open Source
5 13 (14.77%) Change Management
5 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
5 13 (14.77%) TOGAF
6 10 (11.36%) Problem Management
7 8 (9.09%) Application Packaging
7 8 (9.09%) Data Management
8 7 (7.95%) CRM
9 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (5.68%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (2.27%) Change Control
12 2 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.05%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.77%) SQL
3 7 (7.95%) VB
4 5 (5.68%) Java
4 5 (5.68%) Perl
4 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.55%) VBScript
6 2 (2.27%) C
6 2 (2.27%) C#
6 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.14%) COBOL
7 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.14%) REXX
7 1 (1.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 44 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (45.45%) MCSE
3 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
4 23 (26.14%) Degree
5 19 (21.59%) SC Cleared
6 16 (18.18%) MCSA
7 13 (14.77%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (6.82%) DBS Check
9 4 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.14%) MCITP
10 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (18.18%) vSphere
4 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.68%) Firmware
6 3 (3.41%) Xen
7 2 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 7 (7.95%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.68%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (3.41%) Puppet
4 3 (3.41%) SCOM
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.27%) SCCM
5 2 (2.27%) WSUS
6 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.14%) MOM
6 1 (1.14%) Netcool
6 1 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (31.82%) VMware
3 26 (29.55%) HP
4 5 (5.68%) Citrix
5 4 (4.55%) IronPort
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle
6 3 (3.41%) Cisco
6 3 (3.41%) Google
6 3 (3.41%) Lotus
6 3 (3.41%) Symantec
6 3 (3.41%) Veritas
7 2 (2.27%) Apple
8 1 (1.14%) CommVault
8 1 (1.14%) IBM
8 1 (1.14%) Infor
8 1 (1.14%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
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