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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 21 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.75% 0.64% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £335 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+55.73% -4.68%
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
26 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.55% 25.00% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Average daily rate £360 £300 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +49.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £335 £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (62.50%) MCSE
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
5 4 (50.00%) Kerberos
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) LDAP
5 4 (50.00%) IPsec
5 4 (50.00%) PKI
5 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (12.50%) SCOM
7 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) LDAP
1 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) PBX
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
1 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos