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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 25 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.73% 1.08% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.67% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +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
60 66 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.44% 23.74% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 15
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -54.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.98 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £29.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -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 26 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 3 £325 -2.98% 5
Lutterworth - - - -
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (56.25%) Migration
6 8 (50.00%) VMware
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 6 (37.50%) MCSE
9 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
9 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 5 (31.25%) ITIL
9 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (25.00%) Internet
10 4 (25.00%) Kerberos
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (25.00%) LDAP
10 4 (25.00%) Office 365
10 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (25.00%) VLAN
10 4 (25.00%) IPsec
10 4 (25.00%) PKI
11 3 (18.75%) Clustering
11 3 (18.75%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 4 (25.00%) LDAP
3 4 (25.00%) IPsec
3 4 (25.00%) VLAN
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) PBX
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) MCTS
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
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