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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 113 94 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 34 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 1.23% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.29% 5.53% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 5
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£306 £250 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -15.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £203 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £345 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £26.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.30% -24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
792 669 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.78% 22.21% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 329 258
Average daily rate £350 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 70 69
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.34 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 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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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
Manchester 0 18 £306 +30.31% 18
Lancashire +12 7 £400 +14.28%
Merseyside -8 5 £223 +10.97% 7
Cheshire -26 2 £253 +1.00% 12
Windows Server 2012
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Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (67.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (46.90%) Active Directory
4 50 (44.25%) Microsoft
5 45 (39.82%) VMware
6 43 (38.05%) Citrix
7 42 (37.17%) SQL Server
8 41 (36.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (26.55%) Migration
10 28 (24.78%) MS Exchange
11 23 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (19.47%) LAN
13 21 (18.58%) ITIL
13 21 (18.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
14 20 (17.70%) SC Cleared
14 20 (17.70%) Hyper-V
14 20 (17.70%) Oracle
14 20 (17.70%) SQL
14 20 (17.70%) WAN
15 19 (16.81%) DHCP
15 19 (16.81%) ERP
15 19 (16.81%) SAN
16 18 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (15.93%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (15.93%) UNIX
16 18 (15.93%) Linux
16 18 (15.93%) XenApp
16 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (15.04%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 28 (24.78%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (14.16%) IIS
4 14 (12.39%) NetWeaver
5 13 (11.50%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (7.96%) MQSeries
7 8 (7.08%) SharePoint
7 8 (7.08%) Lync
7 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.65%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.31%) Office 365
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.47%) LAN
2 20 (17.70%) WAN
3 19 (16.81%) DHCP
3 19 (16.81%) SAN
4 17 (15.04%) DNS
5 11 (9.73%) VPN
6 10 (8.85%) HTTP
7 9 (7.96%) TCP/IP
8 8 (7.08%) Firewall
9 4 (3.54%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.77%) VLAN
10 2 (1.77%) Wireless
11 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.88%) NAS
11 1 (0.88%) ATM
11 1 (0.88%) DMZ
11 1 (0.88%) Internet
11 1 (0.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (37.17%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (12.39%) SAP HANA
4 11 (9.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.73%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.77%) Toad
3 2 (1.77%) MSI
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.77%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Law
3 4 (3.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (23.01%) Architect
2 17 (15.04%) Analyst
3 13 (11.50%) SAP Architect
4 12 (10.62%) Developer
5 11 (9.73%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) BizTalk Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.08%) Citrix Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Consultant
9 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.42%) Project Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.54%) SAP Technical Architect
10 4 (3.54%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.54%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.50%) Web Services
2 12 (10.62%) XML
2 12 (10.62%) .NET
3 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET
3 10 (8.85%) WCF
3 10 (8.85%) REST
4 9 (7.96%) MSMQ
5 7 (6.19%) SAP Basis
6 4 (3.54%) Middleware
7 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.65%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.88%) HTML
8 1 (0.88%) Ajax
8 1 (0.88%) CSS
8 1 (0.88%) Modernizr
8 1 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.31%) Clustering
4 5 (4.42%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.77%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.88%) Tandem
6 1 (0.88%) Life Science
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (67.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (36.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (15.93%) UNIX
4 18 (15.93%) Linux
5 11 (9.73%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.42%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.54%) Solaris
8 2 (1.77%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.77%) CentOS
8 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) Migration
2 21 (18.58%) ITIL
3 19 (16.81%) ERP
4 18 (15.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.39%) High Availability
7 13 (11.50%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (9.73%) PRINCE2
8 11 (9.73%) Project Management
9 9 (7.96%) Release Management
9 9 (7.96%) OO
9 9 (7.96%) Web Application Development
10 8 (7.08%) OOP
10 8 (7.08%) SOA
11 7 (6.19%) Server Building
12 5 (4.42%) Service Management
13 4 (3.54%) BPR
13 4 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (3.54%) Supplier Management
13 4 (3.54%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.70%) SQL
2 12 (10.62%) C#
3 10 (8.85%) XQuery
3 10 (8.85%) XPath
4 9 (7.96%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.31%) VBScript
6 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.70%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.85%) MCSE
6 9 (7.96%) CCNA
6 9 (7.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (7.96%) MCITP
7 8 (7.08%) MCSA
8 6 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (5.31%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (5.31%) CCEE
9 4 (3.54%) CCAA
9 4 (3.54%) Degree
9 4 (3.54%) CCIE
9 4 (3.54%) CCNP
9 4 (3.54%) CCA
10 3 (2.65%) MCP
10 3 (2.65%) VCP4
10 3 (2.65%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) QA
2 7 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.77%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (46.90%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.70%) Hyper-V
4 18 (15.93%) XenApp
5 8 (7.08%) XenServer
5 8 (7.08%) MetaFrame
5 8 (7.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.19%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.19%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.65%) vSphere
8 2 (1.77%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.88%) Xen
9 1 (0.88%) Firmware
9 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (15.04%) SCCM
2 4 (3.54%) WSUS
3 3 (2.65%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.77%) SCOM
4 2 (1.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.77%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (44.25%) Microsoft
2 45 (39.82%) VMware
3 43 (38.05%) Citrix
4 20 (17.70%) Oracle
5 17 (15.04%) SAP
6 13 (11.50%) Cisco
6 13 (11.50%) AppSense
7 12 (10.62%) NetApp
8 11 (9.73%) HP
9 8 (7.08%) EMC
10 7 (6.19%) Symantec
11 6 (5.31%) 3PAR
12 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.54%) Dell
13 4 (3.54%) Altiris
14 3 (2.65%) Veeam
14 3 (2.65%) Lotus
15 2 (1.77%) McAfee
15 2 (1.77%) Avaya
15 2 (1.77%) IBM
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