The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 99 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 23 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.06% 0.77% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.03% 4.18% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
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£325 £243 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -23.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £312
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.46 £19.70 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -24.23%
Windows Server 2012
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
457 311 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.03% 18.36% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 191 177
Average daily rate £350 £264 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.70% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 30
Average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £11.13 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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
Leeds -20 13 £393 +86.90% 3
Bradford +1 7 - - 1
Halifax - 1 £225 -
Pontefract - 1 £120 -
Windows Server 2012
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (64.00%) VMware
4 27 (54.00%) ITIL
5 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (40.00%) SQL
7 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
8 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (32.00%) Cisco
10 13 (26.00%) .NET
10 13 (26.00%) IIS
11 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (20.00%) SAN
13 10 (20.00%) MS Office
13 10 (20.00%) Oracle
13 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
13 10 (20.00%) MCSE
14 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
14 9 (18.00%) Migration
15 8 (16.00%) Oracle OLAP
15 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
15 8 (16.00%) SAS
15 8 (16.00%) OLAP
15 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
15 8 (16.00%) XML
15 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (26.00%) IIS
2 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.00%) SAS
3 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Office
2 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) SAN
2 6 (12.00%) DNS
3 5 (10.00%) LAN
4 4 (8.00%) WAN
4 4 (8.00%) Internet
4 4 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.00%) DMZ
6 2 (4.00%) DHCP
6 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.00%) Skype
7 1 (2.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.00%) SMTP
7 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) OLAP
2 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (12.00%) DBA
3 5 (10.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Project Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (16.00%) XML
3 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (6.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.00%) XSLT
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Clustering
1 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.00%) Migration
4 8 (16.00%) Analytics
5 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.00%) Project Management
5 7 (14.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.00%) DevOps
7 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.00%) Service Management
8 2 (4.00%) CRM
8 2 (4.00%) Change Control
8 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (20.00%) MCSE
3 5 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.00%) MCITP
5 2 (4.00%) MCSA
5 2 (4.00%) CCNP
5 2 (4.00%) CCNA
5 2 (4.00%) MCTS
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCEA
6 1 (2.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) NCDA
6 1 (2.00%) CCEE
6 1 (2.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.00%) vSphere
5 4 (8.00%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) SCOM
3 4 (8.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.00%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.00%) Opsview
5 1 (2.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
1 32 (64.00%) VMware
2 16 (32.00%) Cisco
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle
4 5 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) NetApp
5 3 (6.00%) Brocade
6 2 (4.00%) Veeam
6 2 (4.00%) Intel
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) Zerto
7 1 (2.00%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.00%) Sophos
7 1 (2.00%) Wyse
7 1 (2.00%) AppSense
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