Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 68 89
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 36 104 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.93% 3.85% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.57% 8.95% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 89 20
North East median daily rate £361 £330 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.32% -2.58% +33.10%
10th Percentile £288 £205 £209
90th Percentile £456 £536 £500
England median daily rate £325 £350 £333
% change year-on-year -7.14% +5.26% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
North East median hourly rate £9.50 £25.75 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.11% +62.36% -54.69%
10th Percentile £8.55 £16.63 £15.04
90th Percentile £9.85 £29.13 £16.68
England median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +16.25% +8.11% -26.00%

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 376 1162 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.57% 42.97% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 791 258
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -11.86% +13.46%
10th Percentile £196 £215 £214
90th Percentile £538 £475 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 94 59
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +57.57% +4.53%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.52 £11.59
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.00 £43.15
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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
Tyne and Wear +14 34 £362 +9.55% 3
Durham -8 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
4 23 (63.89%) Office 365
5 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
5 17 (47.22%) Migration
6 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (44.44%) MCSE
6 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
8 13 (36.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (33.33%) Skype for Business
9 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 11 (30.56%) SCCM
10 11 (30.56%) Skype
11 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
11 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
12 9 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (25.00%) .NET
12 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (22.22%) IronPort
13 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
13 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
4 13 (36.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (33.33%) Skype for Business
6 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (22.22%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.78%) IIS
8 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (63.89%) Office 365
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Skype
2 7 (19.44%) DHCP
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) SMS
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.78%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Redis
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.78%) gulp
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Messaging Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Collaboration Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.78%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Clustering
1 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
1 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
1 1 (2.78%) Replication
1 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Debian
7 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Migration
2 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Telematics
4 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.56%) Server Building
5 2 (5.56%) Web Filtering
6 1 (2.78%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (2.78%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.78%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.22%) C#
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) MCSE
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Brightmail
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.11%) XenServer
5 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.56%) vSphere
6 2 (5.56%) Xen
6 2 (5.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (5.56%) WSUS
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.78%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) SafeCom
4 1 (2.78%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) IronPort
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) EMC
4 2 (5.56%) Forcepoint
4 2 (5.56%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.78%) BEA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) ThinPrint
5 1 (2.78%) Vyatta