The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 29 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.17% 1.19% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.22% 4.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -17.45%
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
74 85 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.69% 25.22% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 12
Average daily rate £285 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £157 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £20.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 2015. 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 +15 12 £375 +25.00%
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (52.38%) Clustering
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) PBX
6 8 (38.10%) VoIP
7 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (28.57%) CTI
9 5 (23.81%) Change Management
9 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
9 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
10 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
10 4 (19.05%) WAN
10 4 (19.05%) LAN
10 4 (19.05%) DNS
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
11 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (14.29%) C#
11 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
12 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
12 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (9.52%) MCSE

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) PBX
1 8 (38.10%) VoIP
2 6 (28.57%) CTI
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) VoIP Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Senior VoIP Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
2 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
2 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Sun
3 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) IBM