The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester 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 24 July 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 Leicester 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 25 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.48% 0.93% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.16% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £100 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.96% -
Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 30.43% 16.67% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 8
Average daily rate £300 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £13.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2012
Leicestershire

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leicester region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leicester region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Windows Server 2012
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (75.00%) Lync
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware