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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 90 99 111
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 60 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.88% 0.87% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.25% 4.23% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 2
Average daily rate
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£273 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £305 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.25 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £22.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £22.50 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.03%
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
727 497 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.83% 20.66% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 281 299
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £145 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 68 68
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +3.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -4 36 £320 +16.36% 24
North Yorkshire +4 10 £275 - 3
South Yorkshire -5 10 £250 -9.09% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £120 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (69.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (57.14%) VMware
4 63 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 58 (48.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (44.54%) SQL
7 46 (38.66%) ITIL
7 46 (38.66%) Active Directory
8 42 (35.29%) IIS
9 41 (34.45%) Cisco
9 41 (34.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (28.57%) Migration
11 31 (26.05%) NetApp
11 31 (26.05%) SQL Server
12 30 (25.21%) .NET
13 29 (24.37%) PowerShell
14 24 (20.17%) Oracle
15 23 (19.33%) Linux
16 22 (18.49%) MS Excel
17 21 (17.65%) MS Exchange
17 21 (17.65%) SAN
18 19 (15.97%) Firewall
18 19 (15.97%) SharePoint
19 18 (15.13%) Windows 2000
19 18 (15.13%) Red Hat
19 18 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010
20 17 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 17 (14.29%) Change Management
20 17 (14.29%) VB
20 17 (14.29%) JavaScript

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 42 (35.29%) IIS
2 21 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 19 (15.97%) SharePoint
4 18 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (13.45%) JBoss
6 10 (8.40%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (6.72%) SAS
8 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.68%) Lync
12 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.65%) SAN
2 19 (15.97%) Firewall
3 16 (13.45%) LAN
4 15 (12.61%) WAN
5 11 (9.24%) DNS
6 7 (5.88%) DHCP
6 7 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (5.04%) Wireless
7 6 (5.04%) Internet
8 5 (4.20%) Network Security
9 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.36%) VPN
10 3 (2.52%) DMZ
11 2 (1.68%) VLAN
11 2 (1.68%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.84%) Skype
12 1 (0.84%) NAS
12 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.72%) Oracle OLAP
3 8 (6.72%) OLAP
3 8 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.36%) MySQL
5 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.36%) Subversion
3 1 (0.84%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (8.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Legal
3 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.68%) Electronics
3 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.68%) Retail
3 2 (1.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Local Government
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (18.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.81%) Migration Engineer
3 18 (15.13%) Server Engineer
4 13 (10.92%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.40%) Consultant
6 9 (7.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (5.04%) DBA
10 5 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.20%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) Project Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.36%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 3 (2.52%) IT Support
12 3 (2.52%) Infrastructure Manager
12 3 (2.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 3 (2.52%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.21%) .NET
2 11 (9.24%) XML
3 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 4 (3.36%) XSLT
5 4 (3.36%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.84%) CSS
6 1 (0.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Clustering
2 10 (8.40%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.68%) DTV
5 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (69.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (48.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (19.33%) Linux
5 18 (15.13%) Windows 2000
6 17 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (13.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (6.72%) UNIX
9 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.36%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.36%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.36%) Solaris
10 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.66%) ITIL
2 34 (28.57%) Migration
3 17 (14.29%) Change Management
4 11 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (8.40%) Project Management
5 10 (8.40%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (7.56%) Incident Management
6 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.72%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.72%) Analytics
8 7 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.04%) DevOps
9 6 (5.04%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.20%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.36%) Change Control
12 3 (2.52%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.52%) TOGAF
13 2 (1.68%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.54%) SQL
2 29 (24.37%) PowerShell
3 17 (14.29%) VB
3 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.84%) VBScript
6 1 (0.84%) C
6 1 (0.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.24%) MCSE
3 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.20%) MCITP
4 4 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.36%) MCTS
5 3 (2.52%) MCP
5 3 (2.52%) CCNA
6 2 (1.68%) MCSA
6 2 (1.68%) CCNP
6 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) NCDA
7 1 (0.84%) CCEE
7 1 (0.84%) CCIA
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.84%) Degree
7 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.84%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) SLA
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 46 (38.66%) Active Directory
2 41 (34.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.45%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.56%) VMware Server
5 8 (6.72%) XenApp
5 8 (6.72%) XenServer
6 6 (5.04%) vSphere
7 4 (3.36%) VirtualBox
8 3 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.68%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.68%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.84%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.84%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (12.61%) SCCM
2 9 (7.56%) Foglight
3 6 (5.04%) SCOM
4 4 (3.36%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.52%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.68%) WSUS
6 2 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.68%) Puppet
6 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.84%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.84%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.84%) Opsview
7 1 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 68 (57.14%) VMware
2 63 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 41 (34.45%) Cisco
4 31 (26.05%) NetApp
5 24 (20.17%) Oracle
6 18 (15.13%) Red Hat
7 17 (14.29%) Citrix
8 16 (13.45%) HP
9 15 (12.61%) EMC
10 9 (7.56%) New Relic
11 5 (4.20%) Meraki
11 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.36%) Veeam
13 3 (2.52%) Brocade
13 3 (2.52%) IBM
14 2 (1.68%) SAP
14 2 (1.68%) Intel
14 2 (1.68%) Symantec
14 2 (1.68%) Sophos
14 2 (1.68%) AppSense
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