Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 25 44
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.01% 5.38% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.84% 25.00% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 8
Merseyside median daily rate £300 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +36.36% +22.09%
10th Percentile £113 £272 £208
90th Percentile £375 £470 £688
North West median daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -21.43% -
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £15.55 £11.50 £14.50
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.21% -28.26%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 128 136 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 20.29% 21.52% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 56 95
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -8.75%
10th Percentile £146 £259 £129
90th Percentile £488 £500 £445
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 16
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.45% +10.09%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.45 £11.50
90th Percentile £16.98 £14.67 £17.61
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% -15.15%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Merseyside over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 27 July 2017. 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 -9 18 £300 -20.00% 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) Office 365
5 10 (52.63%) Citrix
6 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
7 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
9 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) Service Management
10 4 (21.05%) Internet
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 3 (15.79%) JSP
11 3 (15.79%) SOAP
11 3 (15.79%) Apache
11 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
11 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (15.79%) HP
11 3 (15.79%) DNS
11 3 (15.79%) ITSM
11 3 (15.79%) Finance
11 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
11 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (15.79%) Release Management
11 3 (15.79%) SCCM

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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.53%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.26%) SAS
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Broadband
4 1 (5.26%) DSL
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) Intranet
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) VRRP
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) JSP
1 3 (15.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) HPUX
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
2 3 (15.79%) ITSM
2 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.26%) AppDNA
3 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) AppSense
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Lumension
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) NETGEAR
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam