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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 28 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.61% 0.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £335 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -3.12%
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
56 68 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.49% 22.44% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 14
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 20
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.99 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 +9 1 - - 4
Hinckley - 1 - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) Migration
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (42.86%) ITIL
7 6 (42.86%) VMware
8 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
8 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
8 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (35.71%) MCSE
8 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (28.57%) Internet
9 4 (28.57%) LDAP
9 4 (28.57%) Kerberos
9 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 4 (28.57%) DNS
9 4 (28.57%) Office 365
9 4 (28.57%) PKI
9 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (28.57%) VLAN
9 4 (28.57%) IPsec
10 2 (14.29%) SCCM
10 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
1 4 (28.57%) Kerberos
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) IPsec
1 4 (28.57%) VLAN
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) PBX
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos