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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 77 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 26 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.82% 0.72% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.34% 3.30% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £393 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +48.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £365 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+0.92% +8.34%
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
354 273 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.76% 21.86% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 162 113
Average daily rate £350 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £157 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -54.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.13 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) ITIL
5 12 (42.86%) VMware
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
7 9 (32.14%) IIS
7 9 (32.14%) MS Office
7 9 (32.14%) .NET
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle
8 8 (28.57%) OLAP
8 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco
8 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (28.57%) SAS
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (28.57%) Analytics
8 8 (28.57%) Oracle OLAP
9 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (25.00%) XML
10 6 (21.43%) MCSE
10 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
11 5 (17.86%) Data Centre

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (32.14%) IIS
2 8 (28.57%) SAS
3 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.57%) Lync
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) DMZ
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) Skype
5 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.57%) SMTP
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) OLAP
1 8 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle OLAP
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) DBA
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 7 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (28.57%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (3.57%) Server Building
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (21.43%) MCSE
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (14.29%) MCITP
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.71%) CCNA
5 2 (7.14%) MCTS
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) CCEE
6 1 (3.57%) CCIA
6 1 (3.57%) NCDA
6 1 (3.57%) MCSA
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Opsview
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Brocade
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.57%) AppSense
6 1 (3.57%) Veeam
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Wyse
6 1 (3.57%) Lotus
6 1 (3.57%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos
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