The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 60 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.27% 0.76% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.28% 2.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£269 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £305 £280
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
-9.00% -
Windows Server 2012
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
207 262 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.18% 28.45% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 124 132
Average daily rate £248 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 12
Average hourly rate £13.20 £30.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 12 (54.55%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 7 (31.82%) Citrix
7 7 (31.82%) SAN
7 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
8 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 6 (27.27%) NetApp
8 6 (27.27%) HP
8 6 (27.27%) vSphere
9 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
9 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 4 (18.18%) LAN
10 4 (18.18%) DHCP
10 4 (18.18%) DNS
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 3 (13.64%) CentOS
11 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
11 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
11 3 (13.64%) SCOM
11 3 (13.64%) Web Services
11 3 (13.64%) Perl
11 3 (13.64%) SSL
11 3 (13.64%) WAN
11 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
11 3 (13.64%) UNIX

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) WLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Wintel Support
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) LINQ
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) CentOS
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) VMS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.64%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Release Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) vSphere
4 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
5 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (9.09%) XenApp
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (4.55%) UAG
7 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) Cacti
3 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.55%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) NetApp
4 6 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (9.09%) BMC
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) Brocade
7 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) Cognos
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) Sun
7 1 (4.55%) Splunk
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