The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leeds region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 70 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.79% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.46% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£258 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £312 -
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.96% -
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
203 273 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.31% 30.64% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 126 130
Average daily rate £185 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +135.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.00 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £45.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2012
West Yorkshire

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
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 28 July 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
7 4 (28.57%) vSphere
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (21.43%) CentOS
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
8 3 (21.43%) SCOM
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) NetApp
8 3 (21.43%) Service Management
8 3 (21.43%) UNIX
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) Perl
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) AppFabric
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) UAG
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (7.14%) Cacti
3 1 (7.14%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 2 (14.29%) BMC
5 2 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Cognos
6 1 (7.14%) Brocade
6 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
6 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.14%) Splunk
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