Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 January 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 37 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.77% 3.46% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.16% 17.09% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 6
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +19.05% +14.55%
10th Percentile £325 £330 £191
90th Percentile £375 £406 £409
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £319
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.96% +12.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £18.50 - £15.00
10th Percentile £12.65 - £14.50
90th Percentile £23.95 - £17.45
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £16.67
% change year-on-year -4.76% +25.97% -33.32%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 98 117 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 21.73% 20.24% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 81 68
Merseyside median daily rate £352 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.13% +3.45% +81.25%
10th Percentile £120 £255 £143
90th Percentile £540 £571 £493
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 25
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.38 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.41% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.20 £14.70 £12.00
90th Percentile £19.75 £19.27 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.94% -5.88% +13.33%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -10 6 £350 -6.67% 4
Wirral - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Ivanti
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (50.00%) SSL
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (50.00%) AppDNA
5 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
5 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) Publishing

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Intranet
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) ICT Technician
1 2 (25.00%) Senior ICT Technician
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) AppDNA
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam