The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 26 27 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.13% 4.02% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 20.83% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £310 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £408 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.42% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 56 48 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 21.88% 19.28% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 36
Median daily rate £310 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Liverpool

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Liverpool

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) NetApp
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (40.00%) NAS
6 6 (40.00%) SUSE
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) XenApp
7 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) HP
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (13.33%) SCCM
10 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
10 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
10 2 (13.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (6.67%) Lumension
11 1 (6.67%) NetScaler

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Mobility Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (40.00%) SUSE
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) NetApp
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Lumension
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft