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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.46 -
% change year-on-year
-5.20% -
Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 25.60% 20.34% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 13
Average daily rate £230 £230 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £373 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) HP