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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 68 57
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.38% 0.46% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.90% 2.70% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.42% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £20.00 £20.09
% change year-on-year -24.31% -0.46%  

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 204 148 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.18% 16.95% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 81 68
Median daily rate £390 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £12.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £15.25 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the North East over the 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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 -5 9 £300 -7.69% 7
Durham - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) VMware
7 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 9 (26.47%) Office 365
9 7 (20.59%) Linux
9 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
9 7 (20.59%) VB
9 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (17.65%) DBS Check
10 6 (17.65%) SQL
10 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
11 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
11 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
11 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.71%) DHCP
11 5 (14.71%) DNS
11 5 (14.71%) SLA
11 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (11.76%) Server Monitoring
12 4 (11.76%) HP SiteScope
12 4 (11.76%) HP
12 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
12 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
12 4 (11.76%) Unix

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 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) LAN
3 3 (8.82%) Skype
4 2 (5.88%) HTTP
4 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) SMTP
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Database Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Customer Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.94%) Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) REST
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 7 (20.59%) Linux
6 4 (11.76%) Unix
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.94%) OS/2
8 1 (2.94%) Solaris
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (5.88%) API Development
2 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
2 2 (5.88%) Prototyping
2 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
3 1 (2.94%) Change Control
3 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Migration
3 1 (2.94%) MVC
3 1 (2.94%) Network Management
3 1 (2.94%) Project Management
3 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) VB
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) Perl
3 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) REXX
5 2 (5.88%) Tcl
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) DBS Check
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.76%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) Lotus
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) CommVault
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Infor
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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