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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 115 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 31 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.07% 0.74% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.70% 3.62% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 8
Average daily rate £325 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £421 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.75 - £10.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 - £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 - £11.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
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
659 525 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.68% 20.47% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 303 267
Average daily rate £393 £340 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £157 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.35 £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 18 £320 +16.36% 15
South Yorkshire -2 7 £325 -21.21% 3
North Yorkshire +6 5 £350 - 7
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (88.61%) Windows Server
3 49 (62.03%) Microsoft
4 48 (60.76%) Active Directory
4 48 (60.76%) VMware
5 45 (56.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (31.65%) SQL
7 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (29.11%) Migration
9 22 (27.85%) IIS
10 21 (26.58%) Finance
11 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (24.05%) PowerShell
11 19 (24.05%) SCCM
12 18 (22.78%) ITIL
13 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
14 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
15 11 (13.92%) Cisco
15 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
15 11 (13.92%) Office 365
16 10 (12.66%) VMware Server
16 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
17 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (11.39%) Linux
17 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
18 8 (10.13%) SAN
19 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
19 7 (8.86%) DNS
19 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
19 7 (8.86%) .NET

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (27.85%) IIS
2 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.80%) JBoss
7 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Office 365
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) SAN
2 7 (8.86%) DNS
3 6 (7.59%) DHCP
3 6 (7.59%) Firewall
4 4 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.80%) VPN
5 3 (3.80%) WAN
6 2 (2.53%) DMZ
6 2 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.53%) Internet
6 2 (2.53%) LAN
6 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.53%) VLAN
6 2 (2.53%) Wireless
7 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.27%) HSRP
7 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.27%) Multicast
7 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.53%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) MS Access
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.53%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Games
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) IT Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Migration Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (11.39%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Server Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Server Migration Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.53%) XML
3 2 (2.53%) XSLT
4 1 (1.27%) Ajax
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.27%) COM
4 1 (1.27%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
4 1 (1.27%) LINQ
4 1 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Clustering
1 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.06%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Fintech
4 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (88.61%) Windows Server
3 45 (56.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.39%) Linux
7 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.59%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.06%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.80%) Unix
11 2 (2.53%) Solaris
11 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.27%) CentOS
12 1 (1.27%) VMS
12 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Migration
2 18 (22.78%) ITIL
3 7 (8.86%) Security Patching
4 6 (7.59%) Change Management
4 6 (7.59%) DevOps
4 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.33%) ITIL V3
5 5 (6.33%) Project Management
5 5 (6.33%) Server Building
6 4 (5.06%) Email Filtering
6 4 (5.06%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.06%) Web Filtering
7 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.80%) Change Control
7 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) SQL
2 19 (24.05%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.33%) C#
4 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.80%) VB
6 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.06%) MCITP
3 3 (3.80%) MCSE
4 2 (2.53%) CCNA
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (60.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) VMware Server
4 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.80%) NFS
7 2 (2.53%) Firmware
7 2 (2.53%) vCloud
7 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.53%) vSphere
8 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.27%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (1.27%) KVM
8 1 (1.27%) Samba
8 1 (1.27%) Squid
8 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (24.05%) SCCM
2 6 (7.59%) Puppet
2 6 (7.59%) SCOM
3 5 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.80%) Foglight
4 3 (3.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (3.80%) Opsview
5 2 (2.53%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.53%) vMotion
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.27%) ThinApp
6 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (62.03%) Microsoft
2 48 (60.76%) VMware
3 11 (13.92%) Cisco
4 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.33%) Citrix
6 4 (5.06%) EMC
6 4 (5.06%) HP
6 4 (5.06%) NetApp
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle
7 3 (3.80%) New Relic
8 2 (2.53%) SAP
9 1 (1.27%) Apple
9 1 (1.27%) Dell
9 1 (1.27%) F5
9 1 (1.27%) Juniper
9 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.27%) Symantec
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