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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 79 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.61% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 2.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £12.13
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +36.08%
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
249 214 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.84% 21.93% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 126 63
Average daily rate £350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.35 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -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
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 2 March 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (78.26%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (47.83%) SAN
5 11 (47.83%) NetApp
6 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (26.09%) HP
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 6 (26.09%) MCSE
8 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
9 5 (21.74%) MCSA
9 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (21.74%) NAS
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (17.39%) Citrix
11 3 (13.04%) CommVault
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco
11 3 (13.04%) VMS
11 3 (13.04%) LAN
11 3 (13.04%) Reuters

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) WorkSite
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) Lync
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) DMZ
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (17.39%) Project Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
3 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Support Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) VMS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) MCSA
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) UAG
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) NetApp
4 6 (26.09%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) CommVault
6 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
6 3 (13.04%) Reuters
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
7 2 (8.70%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) Sun
8 1 (4.35%) Lotus
8 1 (4.35%) Remedy
8 1 (4.35%) McAfee
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