The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 14 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 8.00% 1.62% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 5.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -33.33%
Windows Server 2012
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 52 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 30.00% 28.11% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 4
Average daily rate £330 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Clustering
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) PBX
5 8 (40.00%) VoIP
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) CTI
7 5 (25.00%) Change Management
7 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) C#
9 3 (15.00%) WAN
9 3 (15.00%) LAN
9 3 (15.00%) DNS
10 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (10.00%) Sun
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (10.00%) DHCP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) PBX
1 8 (40.00%) VoIP
2 6 (30.00%) CTI
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Senior VoIP Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) EPoS Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Change Management
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Server Building
3 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCTS
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Sun
3 2 (10.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) IBM