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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 27 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.85% 1.32% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.44% 5.48% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +200.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -25.96%
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
73 73 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.40% 24.01% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 14
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £165 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 £338 +12.50%
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (47.83%) Clustering
4 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) PBX
6 8 (34.78%) VoIP
6 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (26.09%) CTI
9 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Change Management
9 5 (21.74%) VMware
9 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
9 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
9 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
10 4 (17.39%) WAN
10 4 (17.39%) LAN
11 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
11 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (13.04%) DHCP
11 3 (13.04%) C#
11 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (8.70%) LANDesk

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) PBX
2 8 (34.78%) VoIP
3 6 (26.09%) CTI
4 5 (21.74%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 3 (13.04%) DHCP
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 2 (8.70%) Firewall
8 1 (4.35%) Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) VLAN
8 1 (4.35%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) VoIP Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior VoIP Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) EPoS
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Logistics
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.35%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
3 2 (8.70%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Sophos
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) IBM