Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 31 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.79% 3.08% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 15.38% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 9
Chester median daily rate £265 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.67% -1.64% +84.85%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £205
90th Percentile £273 £330 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £265 £300 £425
% change year-on-year -11.67% -29.41% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Chester median hourly rate - - £20.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 - £20.00

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 46 52 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 18.25% 20.00% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 59
Chester median daily rate £360 £309 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.60% -25.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £222 £279 £263
90th Percentile £475 £461 £529
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £388 £425
% change year-on-year -7.10% -8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 19
Chester median hourly rate £19.03 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.96% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £17.62 £21.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -10.00%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Chester

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Chester

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) SmoothWall
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP