Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 39 40
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.90% 1.34% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.30% 6.56% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Chester median daily rate £300 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -10.34% -
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £399 £340
% change year-on-year -24.76% +17.28% +28.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +75.00% -69.03%

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 43 61 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 20.38% 20.40% 33.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 56
Chester median daily rate £300 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +4.17% +2.00%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £306
90th Percentile £465 £533 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -19.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.67 £11.08
90th Percentile £16.65 £14.88 £24.88
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.92
% change year-on-year -3.70% -20.21% +12.80%

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 19 November 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) Presales
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (75.00%) Line Management
1 3 (75.00%) Presales
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Perfmon
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (25.00%) VMware