The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 40 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.78% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.23% 1.72% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +15.19%
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 58 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.54% 17.11% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 9
Average daily rate £375 £400 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +64.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £296 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £400 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 3
Average hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.50 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 1 £325 -
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Server

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP