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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 78 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 78 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.23% 1.43% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.13% 7.27% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 19
Median daily rate £348 £305 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 8
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -41.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £12.00 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.44 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -31.37%
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
701 880 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.03% 19.66% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 476 390
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 109 99
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +4 35 £325 +11.11% 20
Merseyside +8 17 £375 +53.06% 7
Cheshire +13 11 £425 +30.76% 6
Lancashire +27 10 £300 -11.11% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (78.98%) Windows Server
3 100 (63.69%) Active Directory
4 83 (52.87%) Microsoft
4 83 (52.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (46.50%) VMware
6 67 (42.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (27.39%) SQL Server
8 38 (24.20%) ITIL
9 37 (23.57%) DNS
9 37 (23.57%) Citrix
10 33 (21.02%) SCCM
11 32 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (20.38%) Cisco
12 31 (19.75%) PowerShell
13 30 (19.11%) HP
13 30 (19.11%) Migration
14 28 (17.83%) IIS
15 24 (15.29%) Linux
16 23 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 22 (14.01%) DHCP
18 20 (12.74%) LAN
18 20 (12.74%) SQL
18 20 (12.74%) SAN
18 20 (12.74%) Finance
18 20 (12.74%) Hyper-V
18 20 (12.74%) SCOM
19 19 (12.10%) SharePoint
20 17 (10.83%) MS Exchange
20 17 (10.83%) Application Packaging

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 28 (17.83%) IIS
2 19 (12.10%) SharePoint
3 17 (10.83%) MS Exchange
4 12 (7.64%) Skype for Business
5 11 (7.01%) Apache
6 8 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (4.46%) JBoss
7 7 (4.46%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.18%) SAS
9 4 (2.55%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.91%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.91%) Confluence
10 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.27%) IBM Domino
11 2 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.28%) MS Office
3 4 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.91%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Office 365
2 12 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.91%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.91%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.91%) GitHub
4 3 (1.91%) Route 53
5 2 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.27%) SoftLayer
5 2 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (23.57%) DNS
2 22 (14.01%) DHCP
3 20 (12.74%) LAN
3 20 (12.74%) SAN
4 16 (10.19%) Firewall
5 15 (9.55%) WAN
6 12 (7.64%) SSL
7 11 (7.01%) NetScaler
8 10 (6.37%) Internet
8 10 (6.37%) Skype
8 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
9 9 (5.73%) VPN
10 7 (4.46%) MPLS
10 7 (4.46%) VoIP
11 6 (3.82%) Softphone
11 6 (3.82%) VLAN
12 4 (2.55%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.55%) LDAP
12 4 (2.55%) Network Security
13 3 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.01%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (6.37%) MySQL
3 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.91%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.91%) DataStax
6 3 (1.91%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.91%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.91%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.55%) JIRA
1 4 (2.55%) Moq
1 4 (2.55%) NUnit
1 4 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.91%) GitLab
2 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.27%) WiX
General
1 20 (12.74%) Finance
2 6 (3.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.91%) Local Government
3 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (8.28%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (8.28%) Citrix Specialist
2 13 (8.28%) Support Engineer
3 12 (7.64%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (7.01%) Analyst
5 10 (6.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (6.37%) Server Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Applications Support
7 8 (5.10%) Architect
7 8 (5.10%) IT Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.46%) Sun Support
9 6 (3.82%) Administrator
9 6 (3.82%) Citrix Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.92%) .NET
2 10 (6.37%) .NET Framework
3 9 (5.73%) Web Services
4 7 (4.46%) LAMP
5 6 (3.82%) JSP
6 5 (3.18%) XML
7 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.55%) Entity Framework
7 4 (2.55%) SOAP
7 4 (2.55%) WAMP
7 4 (2.55%) WinForms
8 3 (1.91%) ODBC
9 2 (1.27%) WCF
10 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.01%) Fat Client
2 11 (7.01%) Thin Client
3 10 (6.37%) Clustering
4 9 (5.73%) PKI
5 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.46%) Replication
7 6 (3.82%) PMI
8 4 (2.55%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.55%) HP Storage
8 4 (2.55%) NHS
9 3 (1.91%) User Experience
10 2 (1.27%) Life Science
10 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) EPoS
11 1 (0.64%) iPad
11 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (78.98%) Windows Server
3 83 (52.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (42.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (15.29%) Linux
6 16 (10.19%) Windows 7
7 11 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.10%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.82%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.18%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.55%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.64%) Android
13 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.64%) Solaris
13 1 (0.64%) Unix
13 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.20%) ITIL
2 30 (19.11%) Migration
3 17 (10.83%) Application Packaging
4 11 (7.01%) CRM
5 10 (6.37%) PRINCE2
6 9 (5.73%) Project Management
7 8 (5.10%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (5.10%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.10%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.46%) ITIL V3
8 7 (4.46%) Release Management
9 6 (3.82%) Capacity Management
9 6 (3.82%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.82%) Security Management
9 6 (3.82%) Security Patching
10 5 (3.18%) Investment Management
10 5 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.18%) Practice Management
10 5 (3.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.75%) PowerShell
2 20 (12.74%) SQL
3 13 (8.28%) Java
4 11 (7.01%) PHP
5 9 (5.73%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.46%) VB
7 6 (3.82%) C#
8 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.55%) VB6
9 3 (1.91%) C
9 3 (1.91%) Python
9 3 (1.91%) Ruby
9 3 (1.91%) Scala
10 2 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.83%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.28%) CCNA
3 13 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.28%) MCSE
4 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.37%) MCITP
6 9 (5.73%) MCSA
7 7 (4.46%) MCTS
7 7 (4.46%) RHCE
7 7 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.82%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.91%) MCP
10 2 (1.27%) CCNP
10 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.64%) CCIE
11 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 100 (63.69%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.74%) Hyper-V
4 17 (10.83%) XenApp
5 16 (10.19%) vSphere
6 9 (5.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (5.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (4.46%) UAG
8 7 (4.46%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.91%) Firmware
9 3 (1.91%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.91%) Xen
10 2 (1.27%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.27%) NFS
10 2 (1.27%) Squid
10 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.64%) Postfix
11 1 (0.64%) vCloud
11 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (21.02%) SCCM
2 20 (12.74%) SCOM
3 10 (6.37%) Puppet
4 7 (4.46%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (4.46%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (3.18%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (3.18%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.55%) WSUS
7 3 (1.91%) Nessus
7 3 (1.91%) Oozie
7 3 (1.91%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.27%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.27%) vMotion
9 1 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 83 (52.87%) Microsoft
2 73 (46.50%) VMware
3 37 (23.57%) Citrix
4 32 (20.38%) Cisco
5 30 (19.11%) HP
6 12 (7.64%) AppSense
7 10 (6.37%) Dell
7 10 (6.37%) Symantec
8 9 (5.73%) Sun
8 9 (5.73%) Wyse
9 8 (5.10%) Intel Security
9 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.46%) Brocade
10 7 (4.46%) Veeam
11 6 (3.82%) Juniper
11 6 (3.82%) NetApp
11 6 (3.82%) Oracle
12 4 (2.55%) Avaya
12 4 (2.55%) IBM
12 4 (2.55%) SAP
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