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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 93 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 17 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.84% 0.58% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 2.75% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 5
Average daily rate £325 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £408 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +30.30%
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
410 364 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.34% 21.06% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 233 183
Average daily rate £395 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 19
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 10 £333 -11.33% 7
Halifax +3 2 £308 +11.81%
Bradford - 1 £375 - 3
Windows Server 2012
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (89.29%) Windows Server
3 41 (73.21%) Active Directory
4 39 (69.64%) VMware
5 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
7 20 (35.71%) SQL
8 19 (33.93%) IIS
8 19 (33.93%) Migration
9 17 (30.36%) Finance
10 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (25.00%) ITIL
11 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
12 11 (19.64%) SCCM
13 10 (17.86%) VMware Server
14 8 (14.29%) Cisco
14 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
15 7 (12.50%) SAN
15 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 7 (12.50%) Office 365
16 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
16 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (10.71%) Change Management
16 6 (10.71%) SCOM
16 6 (10.71%) DNS
17 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
17 5 (8.93%) Project Management
17 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
17 5 (8.93%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (33.93%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) Lync
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Office 365
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) SAN
2 6 (10.71%) DNS
3 4 (7.14%) DHCP
3 4 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.36%) Firewall
4 3 (5.36%) VPN
5 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.79%) DMZ
6 1 (1.79%) Internet
6 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) PBX
6 1 (1.79%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.79%) VLAN
6 1 (1.79%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Electronics
2 2 (3.57%) Games
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) IT Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Server Migration Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) XSLT
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) LINQ
3 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Clustering
1 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (89.29%) Windows Server
3 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.14%) Linux
6 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Solaris
7 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.57%) Unix
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Migration
2 14 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (10.71%) Change Management
4 5 (8.93%) DevOps
4 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.93%) Project Management
5 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.14%) Email Filtering
5 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) Web Filtering
6 3 (5.36%) Change Control
6 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.36%) Server Building
7 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) MCITP
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) MCSA
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (73.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.86%) VMware Server
4 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.36%) NFS
7 2 (3.57%) Firmware
7 2 (3.57%) vCloud
7 2 (3.57%) VirtualBox
7 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) SCOM
3 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.93%) Puppet
4 2 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.57%) Opsview
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 39 (69.64%) VMware
2 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) Citrix
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) F5
5 1 (1.79%) NetApp
5 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec