The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 36 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.23% 0.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.93% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.14% +2.50%
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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 Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 15.64% 24.40% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 4
Average daily rate £420 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £390 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £8.50 £11.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -9.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Warrington region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 2008
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian