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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 70 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.11% 0.83% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 3.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£311 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +3.12%
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
276 212 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.58% 22.11% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 121 81
Average daily rate £339 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.91% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £175 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £366 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (72.41%) VMware
4 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
5 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
6 14 (48.28%) NetApp
7 13 (44.83%) SAN
8 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (24.14%) HP
12 6 (20.69%) Citrix
12 6 (20.69%) MCSE
12 6 (20.69%) ITIL
13 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
13 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
13 5 (17.24%) MCSA
13 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
13 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
13 5 (17.24%) VMS
13 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
13 5 (17.24%) vSphere
13 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (13.79%) NAS
14 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (13.79%) LAN
14 4 (13.79%) SQL
15 3 (10.34%) MS Office

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.34%) WorkSite
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) Lync
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) LAN
2 4 (13.79%) NAS
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) DMZ
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.34%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Project Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) VMS
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) High Availability
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) MCSA
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) UAG
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) NetApp
4 7 (24.14%) HP
5 6 (20.69%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) CommVault
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 3 (10.34%) Reuters
6 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.90%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (6.90%) Sun
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.45%) Lotus