The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 28 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.22% 0.74% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.56% 14.39% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 31
Average daily rate £300 £282 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Northampton 0 5 £200 - 1
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) UNIX
4 6 (66.67%) MySQL
4 6 (66.67%) Apache
4 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (66.67%) CentOS
4 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (66.67%) XenServer
5 5 (55.56%) Open Source
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix
6 4 (44.44%) Google Apps
6 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
6 4 (44.44%) Google
7 2 (22.22%) Retail
7 2 (22.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 1 (11.11%) HP
8 1 (11.11%) SAN
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (11.11%) IIS
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (66.67%) Apache
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Server Support
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Server Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Storage Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) UNIX
4 6 (66.67%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 6 (66.67%) XenServer
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) ServiceNow
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) F5