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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 82 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 42 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.81% 2.47% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.10% 9.70% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 2
Median daily rate £227 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.46% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +7.69%
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
688 237 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.05% 25.40% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 125 89
Median daily rate £281 £320 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.34% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £525 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 28 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% +19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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
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 27 July 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 -26 39 £224 -50.22% 2
Durham +8 3 £313 +25.00%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (84.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (73.44%) Microsoft
3 47 (73.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
5 43 (67.19%) Windows Server
6 37 (57.81%) Security Cleared
7 34 (53.13%) SC Cleared
8 33 (51.56%) VMware
9 29 (45.31%) DHCP
9 29 (45.31%) DNS
10 27 (42.19%) Citrix
10 27 (42.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (42.19%) PowerShell
10 27 (42.19%) vSphere
11 26 (40.63%) HP
12 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
13 19 (29.69%) MCSE
14 18 (28.13%) ITIL
15 17 (26.56%) Symantec
16 15 (23.44%) SQL
16 15 (23.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 15 (23.44%) BPSS Clearance
17 14 (21.88%) Disclosure Scotland
17 14 (21.88%) Lumension
17 14 (21.88%) Intel Security
18 13 (20.31%) Security Management
18 13 (20.31%) MS Exchange
18 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (20.31%) Office 365

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 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2013
1 13 (20.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 12 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 10 (15.63%) OpenStack
4 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (10.94%) IIS
6 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (45.31%) DHCP
1 29 (45.31%) DNS
2 10 (15.63%) SAN
3 9 (14.06%) Firewall
4 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.81%) Skype
6 2 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (1.56%) Advertising
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
1 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Security Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Messaging Specialist
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Server Support
8 3 (4.69%) Server Support Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Exchange Specialist
9 2 (3.13%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Software Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Support Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Wintel Support
9 2 (3.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.94%) Clustering
4 5 (7.81%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.81%) PKI
5 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.13%) SCADA
5 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (84.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (73.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (67.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) Security Management
3 10 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (14.06%) Change Control
4 9 (14.06%) Migration
5 8 (12.50%) Conflict Management
5 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 8 (12.50%) Server Building
6 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
7 6 (9.38%) Time Management
8 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.81%) Prototyping
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.69%) Software Delivery
10 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.13%) Content Management
10 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) PowerShell
2 15 (23.44%) SQL
3 10 (15.63%) VBScript
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (57.81%) Security Cleared
2 34 (53.13%) SC Cleared
3 27 (42.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (29.69%) MCSE
5 15 (23.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (15.63%) Degree
7 6 (9.38%) MCSA
7 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (7.81%) CISSP
9 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 27 (42.19%) vSphere
3 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.94%) Brightmail
4 7 (10.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.38%) XenApp
6 4 (6.25%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.69%) Firmware
8 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (10.94%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.25%) SCCM
4 3 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.69%) WSUS
5 2 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.56%) SCOM
6 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (73.44%) Microsoft
2 33 (51.56%) VMware
3 27 (42.19%) Citrix
4 26 (40.63%) HP
5 17 (26.56%) Symantec
6 14 (21.88%) Intel Security
6 14 (21.88%) Lumension
7 7 (10.94%) IronPort
7 7 (10.94%) Veritas
8 2 (3.13%) Compaq
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) ThinPrint
8 2 (3.13%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.56%) Allen-Bradley
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle