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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 67 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 1.65% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.59% 6.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £289 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+51.63% -4.68%
Windows Server 2012
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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
340 233 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.64% 24.05% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 131 95
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £407 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £16.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (96.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (77.42%) VMware
4 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
5 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
5 16 (51.61%) SAN
5 16 (51.61%) NetApp
6 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (32.26%) HP
8 9 (29.03%) Citrix
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (25.81%) ITIL
9 8 (25.81%) vSphere
10 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
10 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
11 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
12 5 (16.13%) MCSE
12 5 (16.13%) MCSA
12 5 (16.13%) LAN
12 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
12 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 5 (16.13%) VMS
12 5 (16.13%) Replication
12 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (12.90%) NAS
13 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (12.90%) Service Management

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) WorkSite
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
3 4 (12.90%) NAS
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) WLAN
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) DMZ
6 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.68%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Support
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (96.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.13%) VMS
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.23%) ERP
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) MCSE
2 5 (16.13%) MCSA
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.81%) vSphere
4 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.45%) XenApp
6 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.23%) UAG
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) VMware
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 16 (51.61%) NetApp
4 10 (32.26%) HP
5 9 (29.03%) Citrix
6 4 (12.90%) Dell
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco
7 3 (9.68%) Reuters
7 3 (9.68%) CommVault
7 3 (9.68%) Remedy
7 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) Sun
8 2 (6.45%) BMC
8 2 (6.45%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (3.23%) Juniper
9 1 (3.23%) IBM
9 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
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