The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 7 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.35% 3.70% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +3.12%
Windows Server 2012
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 26.09% 25.93% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate £213 £115 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £10.30 £9.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Windows Server 2012
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee