The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / North West
Rank 85 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 51 74 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.94% 1.92% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.24% 9.88% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 25
Median daily rate £310 £325 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £180 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Median hourly rate £19.66 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -11.36%

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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
552 749 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.00% 19.47% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 398 332
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 84 96
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the North West region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the North West region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Manchester -7 31 £303 -6.92% 12
Cheshire +29 9 £436 +21.18% 7
Merseyside +4 7 £330 -18.76% 1
Cumbria +15 3 - - 1
Lancashire +4 2 £291 -30.65% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 73 (57.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 59 (46.83%) VMware
6 55 (43.65%) Microsoft
7 40 (31.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (27.78%) Citrix
9 30 (23.81%) SQL Server
10 29 (23.02%) ITIL
10 29 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (21.43%) Cisco
12 26 (20.63%) SQL
12 26 (20.63%) Firewall
13 22 (17.46%) SCCM
14 20 (15.87%) LAN
15 19 (15.08%) XenApp
16 18 (14.29%) IIS
16 18 (14.29%) DNS
17 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (13.49%) MCSE
17 17 (13.49%) Migration
18 15 (11.90%) WAN
18 15 (11.90%) TCP/IP
19 14 (11.11%) NetApp
20 13 (10.32%) MS Exchange
20 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
20 13 (10.32%) SAN
20 13 (10.32%) Hyper-V
20 13 (10.32%) Data Centre

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (14.29%) IIS
2 13 (10.32%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.97%) Apache
5 5 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.52%) MS Office
3 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (9.52%) Office 365
2 9 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.79%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.63%) Firewall
2 20 (15.87%) LAN
3 18 (14.29%) DNS
4 15 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 15 (11.90%) WAN
5 13 (10.32%) SAN
6 9 (7.14%) DHCP
6 9 (7.14%) LDAP
7 8 (6.35%) VLAN
8 7 (5.56%) VPN
9 6 (4.76%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.17%) NAS
11 3 (2.38%) Softphone
11 3 (2.38%) Symposium
11 3 (2.38%) VoIP
12 2 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.59%) FTP
12 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.59%) SMTP
12 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Moq
1 4 (3.17%) NUnit
1 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.59%) WiX
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 12 (9.52%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.38%) Local Government
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (10.32%) Analyst
3 12 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (6.35%) Administrator
4 8 (6.35%) IT Support
4 8 (6.35%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 7 (5.56%) Sun Support
6 6 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (4.76%) Consultant
6 6 (4.76%) IT Engineer
6 6 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.97%) Citrix Specialist
7 5 (3.97%) DBA
7 5 (3.97%) Developer
7 5 (3.97%) Server Engineer
7 5 (3.97%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.52%) Web Services
2 6 (4.76%) .NET
3 5 (3.97%) XML
4 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.17%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.17%) SOAP
4 4 (3.17%) WinForms
5 3 (2.38%) ODBC
6 2 (1.59%) WCF
7 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.76%) NHS
2 6 (4.76%) Replication
3 5 (3.97%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.97%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.17%) PKI
4 4 (3.17%) User Experience
5 2 (1.59%) Clustering
5 2 (1.59%) Life Science
5 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.79%) AS400
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 73 (57.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (31.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.73%) Linux
7 8 (6.35%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.38%) SUSE
9 3 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.79%) Unix
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.02%) ITIL
2 17 (13.49%) Migration
3 9 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (5.56%) CRM
5 7 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 7 (5.56%) Release Management
6 6 (4.76%) Change Management
6 6 (4.76%) Project Management
7 5 (3.97%) Investment Management
7 5 (3.97%) Practice Management
7 5 (3.97%) Service Management
8 4 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.17%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.17%) Threat Analysis
8 4 (3.17%) Time Management
8 4 (3.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.63%) SQL
2 11 (8.73%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.76%) C#
4 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.17%) VB
4 4 (3.17%) VB6
5 2 (1.59%) C
5 2 (1.59%) C++
5 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) MCSE
1 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.73%) CCNA
2 11 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (8.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.56%) MCSA
5 6 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.38%) MCP
7 2 (1.59%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.59%) Degree
8 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.79%) CCA
8 1 (0.79%) CCNP
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 70 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 29 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.08%) XenApp
4 13 (10.32%) Hyper-V
5 11 (8.73%) vSphere
6 8 (6.35%) ProxySG
7 5 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.38%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.79%) Firmware
11 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.79%) NFS
11 1 (0.79%) Postfix
11 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.79%) Xen
11 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (17.46%) SCCM
2 10 (7.94%) SCOM
3 6 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.59%) WSUS
4 2 (1.59%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 59 (46.83%) VMware
2 55 (43.65%) Microsoft
3 35 (27.78%) Citrix
4 27 (21.43%) Cisco
5 14 (11.11%) NetApp
6 11 (8.73%) Symantec
7 10 (7.94%) HP
7 10 (7.94%) Intel Security
8 9 (7.14%) AppSense
8 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 9 (7.14%) Sun
9 8 (6.35%) Blue Coat
10 6 (4.76%) Dell
11 5 (3.97%) Canon
12 4 (3.17%) Oracle
12 4 (3.17%) SAP
12 4 (3.17%) Veeam
12 4 (3.17%) Wyse
13 3 (2.38%) EqualLogic
13 3 (2.38%) IronPort
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