Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 65 72
Rank change year-on-year -25 +7 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 36 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.25% 2.96% 3.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.92% 9.65% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 89
North East median daily rate £375 £361 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.95% +9.32% -2.58%
10th Percentile £178 £288 £205
90th Percentile £438 £456 £536
England median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
North East median hourly rate £16.00 £9.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.42% -63.11% +62.36%
10th Percentile £11.95 £8.55 £16.63
90th Percentile £20.05 £9.85 £29.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +16.25% +8.11%

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 325 373 1,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.45% 30.67% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 273 793
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -11.86%
10th Percentile £237 £195 £216
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 94
North East median hourly rate £13.86 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.00% -50.00% +57.57%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.00 £11.52
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.50 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -7 15 £375 +3.73% 7
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 10 (62.50%) Clustering
5 10 (62.50%) SCCM
5 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
7 8 (50.00%) EMC
8 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
8 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (43.75%) vCenter Server
8 7 (43.75%) Security Hardening
8 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (43.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
9 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (37.50%) XenApp
9 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
9 6 (37.50%) SCOM
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (37.50%) BMC

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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) GitLab
2 4 (25.00%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Server Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Server Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Support
3 3 (18.75%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (43.75%) Security Hardening
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 3 (18.75%) Decision-Making
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Server Building
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Web Filtering
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 4 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (18.75%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 10 (62.50%) SCCM
2 7 (43.75%) vCenter Server
3 6 (37.50%) SCOM
3 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (31.25%) Puppet
4 5 (31.25%) vMotion
5 3 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) EMC
4 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 6 (37.50%) BMC
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) Forcepoint