The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 88 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 0.37% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.97% 1.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £393 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £18.46 -
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
378 258 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.91% 19.33% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 112 148
Average daily rate £320 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 37
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2012
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the West Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 15 April 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -10 12 £393 +50.96% 11
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Windows Server 2012
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) Finance
6 10 (33.33%) Oracle
7 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (30.00%) C#
7 9 (30.00%) .NET
7 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (26.67%) QA
8 8 (26.67%) WCF
8 8 (26.67%) VMware
8 8 (26.67%) Citrix
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.67%) ITIL
11 4 (13.33%) SAN
11 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
11 4 (13.33%) UNIX
11 4 (13.33%) SQL
11 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
11 4 (13.33%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) SSL
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Support
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Support Officer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) WCF
3 3 (10.00%) LINQ
3 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.00%) WinForms
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (13.33%) UNIX
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Vista
6 3 (10.00%) CentOS
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) MCTS
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) UAG
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Cacti
2 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.33%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) Brocade
5 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.33%) Altiris
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Apple
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