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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 72 46
Rank change year-on-year +27 -26  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 53 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.09% 3.31% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.23% 7.55% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 16
Median daily rate £400 £235 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.21% -43.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £9.88 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.73% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £20.60
% change year-on-year -22.35% +3.15%  

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 130 702 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 22.69% 43.90% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 456 115
Median daily rate £324 £283 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.59% -5.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 45 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +104.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +39 10 £400 +70.21% 2
Durham -3 2 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 11 (50.00%) Office 365
5 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
5 9 (40.91%) Windows 10
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (36.36%) SCCM
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (22.73%) Migration
8 5 (22.73%) MCSE
8 5 (22.73%) MCSA
8 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
9 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
11 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management

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 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 2 (9.09%) NAS
1 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) SMS
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Database Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) REST
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 9 (40.91%) Windows 10
4 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
3 2 (9.09%) API Development
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
3 2 (9.09%) Software Distribution
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) REXX
2 2 (9.09%) Tcl
2 2 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCSA
1 5 (22.73%) MCSE
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) CommVault
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