Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 80 91
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 10 22 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.79% 1.78% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.55% 6.23% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 46
North East median daily rate £269 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.75% +48.15% -30.32%
10th Percentile £108 £295 £185
90th Percentile £319 £436 £499
England median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
North East median hourly rate - £9.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.67% -
England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% -12.41%

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 392 353 1,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.82% 28.54% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 245 670
North East median daily rate £345 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +18.64% -15.71%
10th Percentile £203 £196 £209
90th Percentile £538 £516 £450
England median daily rate £438 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.72% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 74
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £27.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.73% -1.79% +73.27%
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.50 £11.58
90th Percentile £35.88 £47.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.39 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.63% +5.39% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -10 8 £275 -31.25% 8
Durham -9 2 £129 - 3
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (40.00%) PowerCLI
5 4 (40.00%) VSAN
5 4 (40.00%) VMware NSX
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) XenApp
5 4 (40.00%) XenServer
5 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (40.00%) ThinPrint
5 4 (40.00%) SafeCom
5 4 (40.00%) vRealize
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS

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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (40.00%) VSAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Signage
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Server Building
2 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) VMware NSX
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (40.00%) XenServer
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) PowerCLI
1 4 (40.00%) SafeCom
1 4 (40.00%) vRealize
2 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) ThinPrint
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) Wyse