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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 61 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.21% 0.57% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.33% 2.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£269 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.27% +15.62%
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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
225 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.61% 28.17% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 130 94
Average daily rate £270 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 12
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% -16.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (40.00%) SAN
7 7 (35.00%) Citrix
7 7 (35.00%) NetApp
7 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) HP
8 6 (30.00%) vSphere
9 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
9 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (20.00%) LAN
11 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
11 3 (15.00%) CentOS
11 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (15.00%) WAN
11 3 (15.00%) VMS
11 3 (15.00%) DHCP
11 3 (15.00%) Cisco
11 3 (15.00%) UNIX
11 3 (15.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) SSL
11 3 (15.00%) Web Services
11 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (15.00%) Perl

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) SSL
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) WLAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) AppFabric
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 3 (15.00%) VMS
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) vSphere
4 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (10.00%) XenApp
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.00%) Cacti
2 1 (5.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) NetApp
4 6 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) Remedy
6 2 (10.00%) BMC
6 2 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (5.00%) Brocade
7 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
7 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Sun
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper