Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 67 97
Rank change year-on-year +1 +30 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 31 88 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.44% 3.83% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.56% 10.44% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 72 9
North East median daily rate £325 £330 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +17.86% +10.02%
10th Percentile £215 £229 £198
90th Percentile £370 £557 £338
England median daily rate £338 £345 £330
% change year-on-year -2.17% +4.55% -5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £20.25 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.27% +37.94% -61.37%
10th Percentile £9.09 £10.25 £12.98
90th Percentile £14.50 £29.50 £16.44
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% -21.69%

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 362 843 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.55% 36.73% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 583 223
North East median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £209 £237 £200
90th Percentile £549 £488 £535
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 71 38
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% +26.62% +8.82%
10th Percentile £8.40 £10.00 £12.60
90th Percentile £44.20 £40.00 £43.83
England median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.85% - +3.13%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +13 29 £325 -1.52% 1
Durham -10 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
3 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
4 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
5 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
6 14 (45.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
7 13 (41.94%) Office 365
7 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
8 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
9 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
9 10 (32.26%) Citrix
9 10 (32.26%) VMware
10 9 (29.03%) Migration
10 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (29.03%) .NET
10 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
10 9 (29.03%) Skype for Business
10 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (29.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (29.03%) Skype
11 8 (25.81%) Brightmail
11 8 (25.81%) OpenStack
11 8 (25.81%) XenDesktop
11 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (25.81%) IronPort
11 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (25.81%) XML

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 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
1 14 (45.16%) SharePoint 2010
2 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
3 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (29.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (29.03%) Skype for Business
4 8 (25.81%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Skype
2 7 (22.58%) DHCP
2 7 (22.58%) DNS
3 5 (16.13%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (16.13%) VSAN
4 4 (12.90%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 2 (6.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
2 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Messaging Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Collaboration Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Messaging Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Collaboration Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Collaboration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Officer
6 1 (3.23%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Server Building
5 2 (6.45%) Telematics
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.45%) Web Filtering
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.81%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) MCSE
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) Brightmail
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) XenDesktop
3 7 (22.58%) XenApp
3 7 (22.58%) XenServer
4 5 (16.13%) VMware NSX
5 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (6.45%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (16.13%) PowerCLI
2 5 (16.13%) SafeCom
2 5 (16.13%) vRealize
3 3 (9.68%) SCCM
4 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Citrix
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) IronPort
4 5 (16.13%) ThinPrint
5 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 2 (6.45%) Forcepoint
5 2 (6.45%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.23%) Altiris
6 1 (3.23%) BEA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp