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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 70 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 0.65% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.60% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £393 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.46 -
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
261 145 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.25% 18.95% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 76 102
Average daily rate £320 £270 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £57.85 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (38.89%) WCF
4 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (33.33%) QA
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 3 (16.67%) CentOS
8 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (16.67%) LINQ
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) WCF
2 3 (16.67%) LINQ
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) UAG
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.56%) Cacti
2 1 (5.56%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Brocade
4 1 (5.56%) Altiris
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