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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 85 84 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.27% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.31% 1.15% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate £333 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
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
302 262 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.47% 23.19% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 177 129
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.88 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -6.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £17.45 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 15 (71.43%) VMware
4 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) SCCM
7 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 3 (14.29%) NFS
8 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (14.29%) Change Management
9 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (9.52%) Firewall
9 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.52%) Electronics
9 2 (9.52%) Telecoms

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) PBX
4 1 (4.76%) Telepresence
4 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Games
1 2 (9.52%) Legal
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) XSLT
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) LINQ
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Server Building
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCITP
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (14.29%) NFS
6 2 (9.52%) Firmware
6 2 (9.52%) vCloud
6 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
6 2 (9.52%) vSphere
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
2 2 (9.52%) Opsview
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec