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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 109 99 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 27 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.01% 0.89% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.91% 3.84% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 2
Average daily rate
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£331 £394 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% +54.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £280 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £423 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
+6.23% +4.22%
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
550 573 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.55% 23.28% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 302 167
Average daily rate £315 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 59 77
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.35 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
West Yorkshire -2 17 £344 -5.82% 15
South Yorkshire +1 5 £350 -12.50% 4
North Yorkshire 0 3 £338 -15.62% 5
East Yorkshire -4 3 - - 3
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (65.33%) VMware
4 40 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 38 (50.67%) Microsoft
6 31 (41.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 25 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (25.33%) SQL
8 19 (25.33%) SAN
9 16 (21.33%) NetApp
9 16 (21.33%) ITIL
10 14 (18.67%) Cisco
10 14 (18.67%) Hyper-V
11 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
11 13 (17.33%) Finance
11 13 (17.33%) Migration
12 12 (16.00%) LAN
12 12 (16.00%) MCSE
12 12 (16.00%) Citrix
12 12 (16.00%) vSphere
13 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
13 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
14 10 (13.33%) HP
15 9 (12.00%) VoIP
15 9 (12.00%) MS Office
15 9 (12.00%) SCCM
16 8 (10.67%) SCOM

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.67%) IIS
6 4 (5.33%) Lync
7 3 (4.00%) WorkSite
7 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.00%) JBoss
7 3 (4.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.67%) Apache
8 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.67%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.67%) Quickr
9 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Office
2 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.33%) SAN
2 12 (16.00%) LAN
3 9 (12.00%) VoIP
4 8 (10.67%) Firewall
5 7 (9.33%) WAN
5 7 (9.33%) DNS
6 5 (6.67%) NAS
7 4 (5.33%) DHCP
7 4 (5.33%) VPN
7 4 (5.33%) DMZ
7 4 (5.33%) VLAN
8 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.67%) PBX
9 2 (2.67%) SNMP
9 2 (2.67%) Intranet
9 2 (2.67%) Internet
9 2 (2.67%) H.323
9 2 (2.67%) MGCP
10 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.33%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (17.33%) Server Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Consultant
2 11 (14.67%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Project Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) IT Support
6 3 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Clustering
2 5 (6.67%) Replication
3 2 (2.67%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.67%) iSeries
3 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.33%) CMDB
4 1 (1.33%) FMCG
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (41.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.33%) UNIX
9 1 (1.33%) Linux
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) Migration
3 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.67%) Project Management
5 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.00%) High Availability
6 3 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.00%) Service Management
6 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.67%) BCP
7 2 (2.67%) Change Management
7 2 (2.67%) Security Management
7 2 (2.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.67%) Network Design
7 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.67%) Logistics
7 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.33%) SQL
2 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.33%) VB
4 2 (2.67%) VBScript
4 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.33%) C
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.00%) MCSE
3 6 (8.00%) MCSA
3 6 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.33%) MCITP
5 2 (2.67%) HND
5 2 (2.67%) CCNA
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCEE
6 1 (1.33%) CCIA
6 1 (1.33%) MCTS
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 40 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 25 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.67%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.00%) vSphere
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.00%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.67%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.67%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.67%) vCloud
7 1 (1.33%) XenApp
7 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.33%) UAG
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 8 (10.67%) SCOM
3 6 (8.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.67%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (2.67%) Puppet
5 2 (2.67%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.67%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.33%) WSUS
6 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 49 (65.33%) VMware
2 38 (50.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.33%) NetApp
4 14 (18.67%) Cisco
5 12 (16.00%) Citrix
6 10 (13.33%) HP
7 4 (5.33%) EMC
7 4 (5.33%) CommVault
7 4 (5.33%) McAfee
8 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.00%) Mitel
8 3 (4.00%) Reuters
8 3 (4.00%) Siemens
8 3 (4.00%) Lotus
8 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.00%) Dell
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle
9 2 (2.67%) IBM
9 2 (2.67%) Sun
9 2 (2.67%) Avaya
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £100 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £290 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago