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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 85 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.13% 0.97% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.09% 4.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +3.12%
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
373 334 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.10% 21.58% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 180 127
Average daily rate £338 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 31
Average hourly rate £12.38 £11.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £14.43 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 0 12 £311 +4.62% 11
Halifax 0 3 £275 - 3
Wakefield +3 2 £225 -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Bradford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
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Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (89.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (76.09%) VMware
4 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
5 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
6 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (39.13%) SAN
9 14 (30.43%) NetApp
10 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
11 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
12 11 (23.91%) vSphere
13 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
13 10 (21.74%) HP
14 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (17.39%) Migration
16 7 (15.22%) Finance
16 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (15.22%) IIS
16 7 (15.22%) SQL
17 6 (13.04%) ITIL
17 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
17 6 (13.04%) MCSE
17 6 (13.04%) LAN
17 6 (13.04%) DMZ
17 6 (13.04%) Citrix
17 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) IIS
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.52%) WorkSite
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) Lync
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) SAN
2 6 (13.04%) DMZ
2 6 (13.04%) LAN
3 4 (8.70%) WAN
3 4 (8.70%) VPN
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) NAS
4 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) DHCP
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.35%) HTTP
5 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Legal
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Server Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Wintel Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Support Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Junior
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
1 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Replication
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) CMDB
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (89.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.87%) VMS
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.52%) Project Management
3 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.35%) Service Management
4 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.35%) Security Management
5 1 (2.17%) Change Management
5 1 (2.17%) ERP
5 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.17%) High Availability
5 1 (2.17%) Change Control
5 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.04%) MCSE
3 5 (10.87%) MCSA
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (23.91%) vSphere
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.17%) UAG
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
1 4 (8.70%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) VMware
2 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 14 (30.43%) NetApp
4 10 (21.74%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) Citrix
6 5 (10.87%) Dell
7 3 (6.52%) CommVault
7 3 (6.52%) Reuters
7 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (4.35%) Sun
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) EMC
9 1 (2.17%) Remedy
9 1 (2.17%) McAfee
9 1 (2.17%) Veeam
9 1 (2.17%) Siemens
9 1 (2.17%) Lotus
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
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