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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 93 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 28 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.32% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.53% 4.17% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £393 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +24.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £323 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 - £34.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 - £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 - £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.60 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -25.96%
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
429 312 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.26% 17.83% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 175 189
Average daily rate £325 £241 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.71% -19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £151 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.30 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.20 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -2 24 £375 -4.45% 13
Bradford -12 4 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
4 28 (62.22%) VMware
5 25 (55.56%) ITIL
6 17 (37.78%) SQL
6 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco
9 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (26.67%) IIS
11 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (22.22%) SAN
12 10 (22.22%) MS Office
12 10 (22.22%) .NET
12 10 (22.22%) MCSE
13 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (20.00%) Oracle
13 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
13 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
14 8 (17.78%) OLAP
14 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
14 8 (17.78%) SAS
14 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (17.78%) Migration
14 8 (17.78%) Oracle OLAP
14 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
14 8 (17.78%) Analytics
15 7 (15.56%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (26.67%) IIS
2 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (17.78%) SAS
4 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.22%) Lync
8 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) SAN
2 5 (11.11%) LAN
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
3 4 (8.89%) WAN
3 4 (8.89%) Internet
4 3 (6.67%) DMZ
4 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.44%) NAS
5 2 (4.44%) Firewall
6 1 (2.22%) Wireless
6 1 (2.22%) SMTP
6 1 (2.22%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
1 8 (17.78%) OLAP
1 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle OLAP
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (13.33%) Consultant
2 6 (13.33%) DBA
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (8.89%) Project Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Trainer
6 1 (2.22%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.22%) Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.56%) XML
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Clustering
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.78%) Migration
3 8 (17.78%) Analytics
4 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Service Management
7 2 (4.44%) CRM
8 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.22%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.22%) MCSE
3 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.89%) MCITP
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
6 2 (4.44%) MCSA
6 2 (4.44%) CCNP
6 2 (4.44%) MCTS
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CCEA
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) NCDA
7 1 (2.22%) CCEE
7 1 (2.22%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.11%) vSphere
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.22%) XenApp
7 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.44%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Opsview
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.22%) Nagios
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
2 28 (62.22%) VMware
3 15 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix
6 3 (6.67%) Brocade
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) Intel
8 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.22%) Veeam
8 1 (2.22%) Avaya
8 1 (2.22%) AppSense
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) Lotus
8 1 (2.22%) McAfee
8 1 (2.22%) Sophos
8 1 (2.22%) Wyse