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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 86 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 36 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.57% 0.88% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.65% 4.46% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 1
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£320 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -12.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.03%
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
541 336 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.65% 19.74% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 206 187
Average daily rate £375 £301 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.58% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 35
Average hourly rate £15.13 £12.45 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Bradford +5 17 £355 +29.09% 6
Leeds -23 15 £285 +6.04% 16
Halifax - 1 £225 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £180 -
Pontefract - 1 £120 -
Windows Server 2012
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (68.66%) VMware
2 46 (68.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
4 33 (49.25%) SQL
5 28 (41.79%) ITIL
5 28 (41.79%) Active Directory
5 28 (41.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (38.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (37.31%) IIS
8 19 (28.36%) Cisco
8 19 (28.36%) Migration
9 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
10 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
10 15 (22.39%) .NET
11 13 (19.40%) PL/SQL
11 13 (19.40%) Oracle
12 12 (17.91%) SAN
12 12 (17.91%) Change Management
13 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (16.42%) XML
14 10 (14.93%) MS Office
14 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (14.93%) Project Management
14 10 (14.93%) Clustering
14 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
14 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
15 9 (13.43%) VMware Server
15 9 (13.43%) SCCM
15 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (37.31%) IIS
2 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.94%) SAS
3 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) SAN
2 7 (10.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (10.45%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) LAN
4 4 (5.97%) WAN
4 4 (5.97%) Internet
5 3 (4.48%) DMZ
5 3 (4.48%) DHCP
6 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.99%) VPN
7 1 (1.49%) SMTP
7 1 (1.49%) PBX
7 1 (1.49%) Firewall
7 1 (1.49%) Wireless
7 1 (1.49%) NAS
7 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) OLAP
2 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle OLAP
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.97%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.97%) Subversion
2 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.49%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Legal
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Electronics
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Consultant
3 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Server Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.96%) Migration Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (8.96%) DBA
5 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Project Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.99%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) .NET
2 11 (16.42%) XML
3 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 4 (5.97%) XSLT
6 3 (4.48%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.49%) CSS
7 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Clustering
2 7 (10.45%) Visualisation
3 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) DTV
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (68.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (41.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.97%) UNIX
4 4 (5.97%) Solaris
4 4 (5.97%) Linux
5 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) ITIL
2 19 (28.36%) Migration
3 12 (17.91%) Change Management
4 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.93%) Project Management
6 9 (13.43%) PRINCE2
7 8 (11.94%) Analytics
8 7 (10.45%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (10.45%) Load Balancing
9 6 (8.96%) DevOps
10 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.48%) Change Control
11 3 (4.48%) TOGAF
12 2 (2.99%) Server Building
12 2 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
12 2 (2.99%) CRM
13 1 (1.49%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) PL/SQL
3 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.94%) MCSE
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.97%) MCITP
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.99%) MCTS
4 2 (2.99%) CCNP
4 2 (2.99%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CCEA
5 1 (1.49%) MCP
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) NCDA
5 1 (1.49%) CCEE
5 1 (1.49%) CCIA
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 28 (41.79%) Active Directory
2 26 (38.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.43%) VMware Server
5 6 (8.96%) vSphere
6 4 (5.97%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.99%) XenApp
8 1 (1.49%) XenServer
8 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.49%) vCloud
8 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) SCOM
3 3 (4.48%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.99%) Puppet
4 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.49%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Opsview
5 1 (1.49%) Nagios
5 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (68.66%) VMware
2 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
3 19 (28.36%) Cisco
4 13 (19.40%) Oracle
5 5 (7.46%) Citrix
6 3 (4.48%) NetApp
6 3 (4.48%) Brocade
7 2 (2.99%) Veeam
7 2 (2.99%) Intel
7 2 (2.99%) SAP
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) Avaya
8 1 (1.49%) Zerto
8 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.49%) Sophos
8 1 (1.49%) Wyse
8 1 (1.49%) AppSense
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago