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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 24 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.85% 4.00% 2.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 12.24% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.70% -4.00%
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
29 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 17.90% 32.67% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 9
Average daily rate £275 £381 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +55.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £550 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (66.67%) PBX
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) VoIP
6 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (46.67%) Clustering
7 6 (40.00%) CTI
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (33.33%) Change Management
8 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
8 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
9 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (26.67%) DHCP
9 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (26.67%) DNS
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
10 3 (20.00%) VMware
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
11 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (13.33%) VLAN
11 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (13.33%) Firewall
11 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
11 2 (13.33%) Replication
11 2 (13.33%) Logistics

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) PBX
2 8 (53.33%) VoIP
3 6 (40.00%) CTI
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) IPv4
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) VoIP Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior VoIP Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) EPoS Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
3 2 (13.33%) Logistics
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (13.33%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (6.67%) IBM