The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 94 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 21 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.88% 0.54% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.32% 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £283 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £305 £280
% change year-on-year
- +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Windows Server 2012
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
486 613 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.42% 27.39% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 292 246
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 63 52
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
West Yorkshire +17 15 £275 -12.69% 20
South Yorkshire +2 4 £275 +10.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 6
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (77.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 24 (48.98%) VMware
5 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
7 14 (28.57%) Migration
8 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (24.49%) Citrix
10 11 (22.45%) SAN
10 11 (22.45%) Finance
11 10 (20.41%) HP
11 10 (20.41%) ITIL
11 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
11 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
11 10 (20.41%) LAN
12 9 (18.37%) WAN
13 8 (16.33%) Project Management
13 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
13 8 (16.33%) vSphere
14 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
14 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 7 (14.29%) Firewall
14 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
15 6 (12.24%) SQL
15 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
15 6 (12.24%) NetApp
15 6 (12.24%) XenServer
16 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (10.20%) XenApp

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.12%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.12%) IIS
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.04%) Lync
6 1 (2.04%) Quickr
6 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Project
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) SAN
2 10 (20.41%) LAN
3 9 (18.37%) WAN
4 7 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (10.20%) DNS
6 4 (8.16%) DHCP
7 3 (6.12%) Intranet
7 3 (6.12%) SSL
8 2 (4.08%) VPN
8 2 (4.08%) IPv4
8 2 (4.08%) VoIP
9 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.04%) Wireless
9 1 (2.04%) H.323
9 1 (2.04%) MGCP
9 1 (2.04%) Internet
9 1 (2.04%) WLAN
9 1 (2.04%) FTP
9 1 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Build Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Junior
6 2 (4.08%) Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) WCF
4 1 (2.04%) LINQ
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) AppFabric
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Firmware
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
2 2 (4.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.04%) iSeries
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
3 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (77.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.12%) CentOS
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX
7 2 (4.08%) VMS
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Solaris
8 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Migration
2 10 (20.41%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Change Management
6 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.12%) Service Management
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.04%) Use Case
8 1 (2.04%) Release Management
8 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.04%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) Perl
3 3 (6.12%) VBScript
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
1 3 (6.12%) CCNA
1 3 (6.12%) CCA
1 3 (6.12%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (6.12%) CCEA
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.33%) vSphere
4 6 (12.24%) XenServer
5 5 (10.20%) XenApp
5 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.12%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.04%) UAG
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) SCOM
3 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.08%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.04%) Cacti
4 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.04%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 24 (48.98%) VMware
3 12 (24.49%) Citrix
4 10 (20.41%) HP
5 6 (12.24%) NetApp
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco
6 4 (8.16%) Dell
7 3 (6.12%) Veeam
7 3 (6.12%) Wyse
7 3 (6.12%) AppSense
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) Sun
8 2 (4.08%) BMC
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.08%) Symantec
8 2 (4.08%) Remedy
8 2 (4.08%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (2.04%) Polycom
9 1 (2.04%) ProCurve
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