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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 97 98 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 49 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.68% 0.88% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.66% 3.91% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £325 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £19.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.63%
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
640 563 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.00% 22.49% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 302 204
Average daily rate £300 £321 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% -1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 68 78
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 April 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 April 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 +4 28 £375 -4.45% 26
South Yorkshire +4 16 £275 -24.13% 8
North Yorkshire -2 5 £300 -25.00% 2
East Yorkshire +4 3 - - 2
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (71.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 38 (47.50%) VMware
5 27 (33.75%) ITIL
6 26 (32.50%) SQL
6 26 (32.50%) Active Directory
7 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 19 (23.75%) MS Exchange
9 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (22.50%) Cisco
10 18 (22.50%) SAN
10 18 (22.50%) NetApp
10 18 (22.50%) MS Office
11 17 (21.25%) Firewall
11 17 (21.25%) PowerShell
12 16 (20.00%) Migration
12 16 (20.00%) IIS
12 16 (20.00%) .NET
13 15 (18.75%) Hyper-V
14 13 (16.25%) Oracle
14 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (16.25%) Citrix
14 13 (16.25%) LAN
15 12 (15.00%) HP
16 11 (13.75%) VB
16 11 (13.75%) MCSE
17 10 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (12.50%) SCCM

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 19 (23.75%) MS Exchange
2 16 (20.00%) IIS
3 8 (10.00%) SAS
3 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (8.75%) JBoss
5 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.75%) WorkSite
7 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.50%) Lync
8 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.25%) Quickr
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) MS Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) SAN
2 17 (21.25%) Firewall
3 13 (16.25%) LAN
4 8 (10.00%) WAN
5 5 (6.25%) VoIP
5 5 (6.25%) VPN
5 5 (6.25%) DNS
5 5 (6.25%) NAS
6 4 (5.00%) VLAN
7 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.75%) DHCP
8 2 (2.50%) Internet
9 1 (1.25%) Intranet
9 1 (1.25%) Network Security
9 1 (1.25%) Wireless
9 1 (1.25%) SNMP
9 1 (1.25%) SSL
9 1 (1.25%) SMTP
9 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) OLAP
2 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Legal
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (13.75%) Support Engineer
1 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (13.75%) Server Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) Migration Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (11.25%) Consultant
3 7 (8.75%) DBA
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (5.00%) Project Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) IT Support
6 3 (3.75%) Support Technician
6 3 (3.75%) Technical Support
6 3 (3.75%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.50%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.75%) XML
3 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (2.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.25%) HTML
5 1 (1.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Replication
2 3 (3.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) iSeries
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (71.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.00%) Linux
5 8 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) ITIL
2 16 (20.00%) Migration
3 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.00%) Analytics
5 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.75%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.75%) Project Management
7 3 (3.75%) Service Management
7 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.50%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.50%) CRM
8 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.50%) Security Management
9 1 (1.25%) Change Management
9 1 (1.25%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) SQL
2 17 (21.25%) PowerShell
3 11 (13.75%) VB
4 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.75%) MCSE
3 7 (8.75%) MCSA
4 6 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.50%) MCTS
5 2 (2.50%) MCITP
5 2 (2.50%) CCNA
5 2 (2.50%) HND
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.25%) CCEA
6 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) CCEE
6 1 (1.25%) CCIA
6 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.50%) vSphere
4 2 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) SCCM
2 6 (7.50%) SCOM
2 6 (7.50%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.00%) Foglight
4 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.75%) WSUS
5 2 (2.50%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.25%) Opsview
6 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (47.50%) VMware
3 18 (22.50%) Cisco
3 18 (22.50%) NetApp
4 13 (16.25%) Citrix
4 13 (16.25%) Oracle
5 12 (15.00%) HP
6 8 (10.00%) EMC
6 8 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.00%) CommVault
7 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.00%) New Relic
8 3 (3.75%) Zerto
8 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.75%) Mitel
8 3 (3.75%) Reuters
9 2 (2.50%) Symantec
9 2 (2.50%) McAfee
9 2 (2.50%) Sophos
9 2 (2.50%) Siemens
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Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
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Rate: £275 - £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago