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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 87 97 110
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 57 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.05% 1.08% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.44% 4.68% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +46.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -17.45%
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
604 577 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.77% 23.17% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 318 236
Average daily rate £300 £298 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £153 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 72 57
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.98 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.17% +3.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
West Yorkshire +3 29 £375 -5.36% 18
South Yorkshire +10 23 £275 -24.13% 4
North Yorkshire -1 7 £300 -22.58% 3
East Yorkshire +3 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (69.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (45.33%) VMware
5 27 (36.00%) ITIL
6 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
7 24 (32.00%) Cisco
8 23 (30.67%) IIS
8 23 (30.67%) SQL
9 22 (29.33%) NetApp
10 21 (28.00%) .NET
11 20 (26.67%) Firewall
11 20 (26.67%) PowerShell
12 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
13 17 (22.67%) VB
13 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
13 17 (22.67%) Migration
13 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (21.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 16 (21.33%) Oracle
14 16 (21.33%) SAN
15 15 (20.00%) MS Office
16 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
16 14 (18.67%) Linux
16 14 (18.67%) Windows 2000
16 14 (18.67%) Red Hat
16 14 (18.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (17.33%) Hyper-V
17 13 (17.33%) JBoss

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 23 (30.67%) IIS
2 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
3 13 (17.33%) JBoss
4 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (10.67%) SAS
6 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (9.33%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
10 2 (2.67%) Lync
11 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.33%) Quickr
11 1 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) Firewall
2 16 (21.33%) SAN
3 11 (14.67%) LAN
4 9 (12.00%) DNS
5 7 (9.33%) WAN
6 6 (8.00%) Internet
7 5 (6.67%) VLAN
7 5 (6.67%) VPN
8 4 (5.33%) DHCP
9 3 (4.00%) VoIP
9 3 (4.00%) DMZ
10 2 (2.67%) SSL
10 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.33%) NAS
11 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.33%) Skype
11 1 (1.33%) Intranet
11 1 (1.33%) Wireless
11 1 (1.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (10.67%) OLAP
2 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.33%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (14.67%) Migration Engineer
1 11 (14.67%) Server Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (9.33%) Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) DBA
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) IT Support
7 3 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.00%) Support Technician
8 2 (2.67%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.67%) Administrator
8 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Junior
8 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) .NET
2 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 7 (9.33%) XML
4 2 (2.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.33%) CSS
5 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) iSeries
3 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.33%) Replication
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (69.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (21.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 14 (18.67%) Linux
5 14 (18.67%) Windows 2000
5 14 (18.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.00%) UNIX
7 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) ITIL
2 17 (22.67%) Migration
3 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.67%) Analytics
5 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.00%) Change Management
9 2 (2.67%) CRM
9 2 (2.67%) Security Management
9 2 (2.67%) Project Management
9 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.33%) Time Management
10 1 (1.33%) Load Testing
10 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.33%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) SQL
2 20 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 17 (22.67%) VB
4 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.67%) MCSE
3 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.33%) MCITP
4 3 (4.00%) MCTS
4 3 (4.00%) CCNA
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.67%) MCSA
5 2 (2.67%) HND
5 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) NCDA
6 1 (1.33%) CCEE
6 1 (1.33%) CCIA
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCEA
6 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.33%) vSphere
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.67%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.67%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.67%) XenApp
6 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.67%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.33%) XenServer
7 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) SCCM
2 6 (8.00%) Foglight
2 6 (8.00%) SCOM
3 5 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.67%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.67%) WSUS
6 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Opsview
6 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (45.33%) VMware
3 24 (32.00%) Cisco
4 22 (29.33%) NetApp
5 16 (21.33%) Oracle
6 14 (18.67%) Red Hat
7 12 (16.00%) EMC
8 11 (14.67%) Citrix
9 9 (12.00%) HP
10 6 (8.00%) New Relic
11 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.00%) Brocade
12 3 (4.00%) Mitel
13 2 (2.67%) Lotus
13 2 (2.67%) IBM
13 2 (2.67%) Symantec
13 2 (2.67%) Sophos
13 2 (2.67%) AppSense
13 2 (2.67%) Veeam
14 1 (1.33%) WatchGuard
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