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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 79 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 24 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.55% 0.86% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.04% 4.17% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £393 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +24.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £323 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 - £34.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 - £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 - £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.60 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -25.96%
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
341 240 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.03% 20.64% 33.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 146 133
Average daily rate £325 £225 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £399 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -54.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.21 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 17 (51.52%) ITIL
4 17 (51.52%) VMware
5 13 (39.39%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco
7 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (30.30%) MS Office
9 9 (27.27%) MCSE
9 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
9 9 (27.27%) .NET
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle
9 9 (27.27%) IIS
9 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 8 (24.24%) SAS
10 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (24.24%) OLAP
10 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
10 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (24.24%) Oracle OLAP
10 8 (24.24%) Analytics
11 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
11 7 (21.21%) XML
12 6 (18.18%) SAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 9 (27.27%) IIS
2 8 (24.24%) SAS
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
8 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (3.03%) Lync
8 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
8 1 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) DMZ
5 2 (6.06%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) Skype
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) OLAP
1 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle OLAP
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) DBA
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.21%) XML
3 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (24.24%) Analytics
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (3.03%) Server Building
8 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.03%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (27.27%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.12%) MCITP
5 3 (9.09%) CCNA
6 2 (6.06%) MCSA
6 2 (6.06%) CCNP
6 2 (6.06%) MCTS
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CCEA
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) NCDA
7 1 (3.03%) CCEE
7 1 (3.03%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Opsview
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Brocade
6 2 (6.06%) Intel
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
7 1 (3.03%) McAfee
7 1 (3.03%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) Wyse
7 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.03%) Veeam
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) AppSense