Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 20 April 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 40 45
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 6 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.31% 3.33% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.41% 18.29% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 7
Somerset median daily rate £259 £299 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.39% +57.24% -15.56%
10th Percentile £195 £185 £164
90th Percentile £289 £408 £397
South West median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -7.69% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Somerset median hourly rate - £31.64 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +91.74% -18.26%
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% +24.32% -7.50%

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 136 82 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 29.63% 18.18% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 40 61
Somerset median daily rate £375 £360 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% -2.77% +32.14%
10th Percentile £152 £163 £168
90th Percentile £540 £475 £438
South West median daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.86% - -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 14
Somerset median hourly rate £18.00 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.85% +95.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.80 £13.00 £13.88
90th Percentile £40.90 £47.50 £44.00
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -36.36% +57.14%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Somerset

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Somerset

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Somerset

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Bath -8 4 £280 +2.75% 2
Clevedon +1 2 £238 -
Windows Server 2012
South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (16.67%) VLAN
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Sophos
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) F5
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam