Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 May 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
England > North East
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 91 88
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.27% 1.54% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.10% 5.50% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 25
North East median daily rate £263 £263 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.20% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £113 £113 £222
90th Percentile £310 £398 £499
England median daily rate £335 £340 £340
% change year-on-year -1.47% - -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -53.33% -
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.25 £14.45
90th Percentile £14.63 £23.63 £34.35
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% -4.76%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 390 418 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.93% 27.96% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 275 374
North East median daily rate £330 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +20.69% -10.08%
10th Percentile £188 £223 £213
90th Percentile £500 £500 £475
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 31
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% - +39.23%
10th Percentile £9.84 £9.88 £11.11
90th Percentile £49.15 £43.00 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +5.20%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the North East

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the North East

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the North East over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the North East

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the North East

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Tyne and Wear +9 13 £269 -2.18% 2
Durham -1 3 £129 -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
5 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (37.50%) XenApp
7 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (31.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
7 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (25.00%) VMware NSX
8 4 (25.00%) PowerCLI
8 4 (25.00%) VSAN
8 4 (25.00%) ThinPrint
8 4 (25.00%) SafeCom
8 4 (25.00%) vRealize
8 4 (25.00%) LAN
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (25.00%) XenServer
8 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (18.75%) HP

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (25.00%) VSAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Signage
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
1 1 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (6.25%) Hardware Maintenance
1 1 (6.25%) Information Security
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
1 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
4 4 (25.00%) VMware NSX
4 4 (25.00%) XenServer
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (25.00%) PowerCLI
2 4 (25.00%) SafeCom
2 4 (25.00%) vRealize
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) ThinPrint
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Altiris
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Wyse