The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 31 July 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 Leicestershire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 33 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.59% 0.39% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.79% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £100 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £312 -
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
91 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 29.45% 14.79% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 13
Average daily rate £300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -71.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £28.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leicestershire region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leicestershire region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -3 6 £300 +200.00% 1
Loughborough - - - -
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) SCCM
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Lync
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Local Government
6 2 (22.22%) Incident Management

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Wintel Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) HP