Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 41 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.33% 1.74% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.21% 7.48% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 10
Somerset median daily rate £219 £200 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £161 £177 £152
90th Percentile £341 £235 £400
South West median daily rate £323 £303 £275
% change year-on-year +6.61% +10.00% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £12.00 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +295.83% +23.08% -27.78%
10th Percentile £46.25 £12.00 £9.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £12.00 £19.32
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +137.50% -27.27% -15.38%

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 107 107 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.78% 23.31% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 47 94
Somerset median daily rate £249 £275 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.55% -26.03% +30.44%
10th Percentile £110 £147 £240
90th Percentile £490 £493 £400
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 24
Somerset median hourly rate £23.00 £15.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.88% -9.29% -
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.73 £9.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £32.03 £38.95
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.72% -12.83% +4.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 November 2017. 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 -5 5 £200 -3.61% 1
Yeovil +6 3 - -
Clevedon +1 1 £238 -
Taunton -3 1 £325 -
Glastonbury - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) Veeam
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (33.33%) Office 365
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Intranet
7 3 (25.00%) Extranet
7 3 (25.00%) Nagios
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) PHP
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Webmin
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Extranet
2 3 (25.00%) Intranet
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) RIA
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) Samba
3 3 (25.00%) Squid
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
1 3 (25.00%) Webmin
1 3 (25.00%) Xymon
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Veeam
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp