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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South West / Somerset
Rank 26 33 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 10 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.78% 2.28% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% 16.67% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £190 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.05% +72.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +6.15% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.39% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -  

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 36 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 18.18% 13.69% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 19
Median daily rate £350 £341 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +33.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £160 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -34.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £15.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £41.38 £38.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
Bath +5 8 £325 +71.05% 1
Street +1 1 £375 -
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Electronics
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (15.38%) Incident Management

Windows Server 2012
Top Related 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) DCCP
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
1 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Support
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Handset
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Process Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.69%) Server Building
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam