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 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 95 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 17 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.91% 0.76% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.36% 3.40% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Average daily rate
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£344 £365 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% +43.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £239 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £440 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £245
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +20.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
+12.13% -1.26%
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
390 382 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.92% 22.39% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 209 90
Average daily rate £325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 34
Average hourly rate £16.72 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.39% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.06 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £15.90 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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 March 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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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
Leeds -8 9 £363 +2.47% 10
Bradford -10 6 £331 -9.24%
Wakefield - 1 £225 - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Liversedge - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
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Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 35 (77.78%) VMware
2 35 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
4 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
5 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (28.89%) SAN
7 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
8 11 (24.44%) ITIL
9 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (20.00%) NetApp
10 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.00%) MCSE
10 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 8 (17.78%) Migration
11 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
11 8 (17.78%) HP
12 7 (15.56%) Finance
12 7 (15.56%) SCCM
12 7 (15.56%) vSphere
12 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (13.33%) Citrix
13 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
13 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (11.11%) MCSA
14 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.89%) IIS
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.67%) WorkSite
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.22%) Lync
7 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) SAN
2 5 (11.11%) LAN
2 5 (11.11%) NAS
3 4 (8.89%) DMZ
3 4 (8.89%) VPN
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
5 2 (4.44%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.22%) HTTP
6 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (17.78%) Server Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) VMS
6 1 (2.22%) UNIX
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
4 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Security Management
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) Change Management
6 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
6 1 (2.22%) Load Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) MCSE
3 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (11.11%) MCSA
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) HND
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.44%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) CCEE
6 1 (2.22%) CCIA
6 1 (2.22%) MCTS
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.56%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.22%) UAG
7 1 (2.22%) XenApp
7 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
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%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) VMware
2 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.00%) NetApp
4 8 (17.78%) HP
5 6 (13.33%) Citrix
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco
7 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
7 3 (6.67%) CommVault
7 3 (6.67%) Reuters
7 3 (6.67%) Dell
8 2 (4.44%) Sun
8 2 (4.44%) McAfee
9 1 (2.22%) Wyse
9 1 (2.22%) AppSense
9 1 (2.22%) Veeam
9 1 (2.22%) Remedy
9 1 (2.22%) Siemens
9 1 (2.22%) Lotus
9 1 (2.22%) Sage
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £290 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago