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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 18 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.58% 2.48% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 8.16% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +200.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -25.96%
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
33 49 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 25.19% 30.43% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 11
Average daily rate £303 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £32.50 £13.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (47.37%) PBX
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) VoIP
4 8 (42.11%) Clustering
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) CTI
6 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (26.32%) Change Management
7 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
7 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) C#
9 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
9 3 (15.79%) DHCP
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
10 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
10 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (10.53%) VMware
10 2 (10.53%) Project Management

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) PBX
2 8 (42.11%) VoIP
3 6 (31.58%) CTI
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) IPv4
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) VoIP Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior VoIP Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
2 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Sun
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Sophos