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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 75 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 85 70 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.67% 1.67% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.25% 8.81% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 23
Median daily rate £340 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Median hourly rate £20.33 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.53% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £16.87 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.00%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
694 795 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.80% 18.99% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 424 358
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 86 94
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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
Manchester +3 45 £303 -6.92% 13
Merseyside +11 15 £375 -6.25% 3
Cheshire +14 11 £443 -6.84% 12
Lancashire +3 8 £373 +61.08% 1
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (81.94%) Windows Server
3 84 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 81 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 70 (48.61%) VMware
7 50 (34.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 34 (23.61%) Cisco
10 33 (22.92%) ITIL
11 32 (22.22%) Citrix
12 29 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (19.44%) SCCM
14 27 (18.75%) Firewall
15 25 (17.36%) LAN
15 25 (17.36%) SQL
16 23 (15.97%) Migration
17 21 (14.58%) DNS
18 20 (13.89%) WAN
18 20 (13.89%) IIS
18 20 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (13.19%) MCSE
20 18 (12.50%) Hyper-V
20 18 (12.50%) XenApp
21 17 (11.81%) vSphere
21 17 (11.81%) Office 365
21 17 (11.81%) MS Exchange
21 17 (11.81%) TCP/IP
21 17 (11.81%) SAN
22 16 (11.11%) DHCP

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 20 (13.89%) IIS
2 17 (11.81%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.78%) Apache
7 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.78%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.39%) SAS
9 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.03%) MS Office
3 5 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.08%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.69%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.81%) Office 365
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.75%) Firewall
2 25 (17.36%) LAN
3 21 (14.58%) DNS
4 20 (13.89%) WAN
5 17 (11.81%) SAN
5 17 (11.81%) TCP/IP
6 16 (11.11%) DHCP
7 10 (6.94%) VLAN
7 10 (6.94%) VPN
8 9 (6.25%) LDAP
9 7 (4.86%) MPLS
9 7 (4.86%) NetScaler
9 7 (4.86%) VoIP
10 4 (2.78%) NAS
11 3 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.08%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.08%) Network Security
11 3 (2.08%) Softphone
11 3 (2.08%) SSL
11 3 (2.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Moq
1 4 (2.78%) NUnit
1 4 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.39%) WiX
3 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 10 (6.94%) Finance
2 6 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.08%) Local Government
3 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Back Office
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (17.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (10.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 15 (10.42%) Analyst
3 13 (9.03%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (9.03%) Support Engineer
4 11 (7.64%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (6.25%) Administrator
6 8 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 8 (5.56%) IT Support
6 8 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Applications Support
7 7 (4.86%) Sun Support
7 7 (4.86%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) Consultant
9 5 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.47%) Citrix Specialist
9 5 (3.47%) DBA
9 5 (3.47%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.25%) Web Services
2 8 (5.56%) .NET
3 5 (3.47%) XML
4 4 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.78%) Entity Framework
4 4 (2.78%) SOAP
4 4 (2.78%) WinForms
5 3 (2.08%) ODBC
6 2 (1.39%) WCF
7 1 (0.69%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.25%) Replication
4 8 (5.56%) NHS
5 6 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 6 (4.17%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.78%) Clustering
6 4 (2.78%) PKI
6 4 (2.78%) User Experience
7 3 (2.08%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.39%) Life Science
8 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.69%) AS400
9 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.69%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.69%) iPad
9 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (81.94%) Windows Server
3 81 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (34.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.03%) Linux
6 12 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.39%) SUSE
11 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.69%) Solaris
12 1 (0.69%) Unix
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.92%) ITIL
2 23 (15.97%) Migration
3 11 (7.64%) CRM
4 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (4.86%) ITIL V3
5 7 (4.86%) Release Management
6 6 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (4.17%) Project Management
7 5 (3.47%) Change Management
7 5 (3.47%) Investment Management
7 5 (3.47%) Practice Management
7 5 (3.47%) Service Management
8 4 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.78%) Application Packaging
8 4 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.78%) Security Patching
8 4 (2.78%) Threat Analysis
8 4 (2.78%) Time Management
8 4 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.36%) SQL
2 10 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.17%) C#
4 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.47%) VB
5 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.78%) VB6
6 3 (2.08%) Java
6 3 (2.08%) PHP
7 2 (1.39%) C
7 2 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.19%) MCSE
3 13 (9.03%) CCNA
3 13 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.94%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.86%) MCSA
5 7 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.78%) MCP
7 2 (1.39%) CCNP
7 2 (1.39%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.69%) CCA
8 1 (0.69%) CCIE
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.69%) Degree
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 29 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 18 (12.50%) XenApp
4 17 (11.81%) vSphere
5 5 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.47%) ProxySG
5 5 (3.47%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.39%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.39%) Xen
7 2 (1.39%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.69%) Firmware
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.69%) NDS
8 1 (0.69%) NFS
8 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (19.44%) SCCM
2 14 (9.72%) SCOM
3 8 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 6 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.78%) WSUS
6 2 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.39%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.39%) vMotion
6 2 (1.39%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.69%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.69%) SCSM
7 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 72 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 70 (48.61%) VMware
3 34 (23.61%) Cisco
4 32 (22.22%) Citrix
5 15 (10.42%) HP
6 14 (9.72%) NetApp
7 13 (9.03%) Symantec
8 11 (7.64%) Intel Security
9 9 (6.25%) AppSense
9 9 (6.25%) Sun
10 8 (5.56%) Dell
10 8 (5.56%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.17%) Juniper
12 5 (3.47%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.47%) Canon
12 5 (3.47%) Veeam
13 4 (2.78%) Forcepoint
13 4 (2.78%) Oracle
13 4 (2.78%) SAP
13 4 (2.78%) Wyse
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