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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 26 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.67% 7.37% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.55% 26.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.19 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +2.20%
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
53 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 35.33% 27.89% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 18
Median daily rate £375 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% +107.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) Logistics
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Server Building
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) IPv4
3 1 (10.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) French Language
1 2 (20.00%) German Language
1 2 (20.00%) Italian Language
1 2 (20.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Logistics
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Server Building
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Sun