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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 88 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 31 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.27% 0.88% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.97% 3.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.12%
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
519 517 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.31% 22.88% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 266 211
Average daily rate £338 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 42 71
Average hourly rate £12.52 £11.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 January 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 January 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 +6 19 £303 -11.67% 20
North Yorkshire +5 5 - - 1
South Yorkshire +2 5 £100 -66.66% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (82.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (64.86%) VMware
4 47 (63.51%) Microsoft
5 42 (56.76%) Active Directory
6 38 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (35.14%) MS Exchange
9 22 (29.73%) SAN
10 20 (27.03%) SQL
11 19 (25.68%) vSphere
12 18 (24.32%) NetApp
13 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (18.92%) SharePoint
13 14 (18.92%) Migration
14 13 (17.57%) Finance
14 13 (17.57%) LAN
14 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
14 13 (17.57%) Cisco
14 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (16.22%) ITIL
15 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
16 11 (14.86%) MCSE
17 10 (13.51%) MS Office
17 10 (13.51%) DNS
17 10 (13.51%) Citrix
17 10 (13.51%) HP
17 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
18 9 (12.16%) SCOM
18 9 (12.16%) Clustering

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.92%) SharePoint
3 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.81%) IIS
5 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (8.11%) Lync
7 4 (5.41%) Apache
7 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
7 4 (5.41%) JBoss
7 4 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (4.05%) WorkSite
8 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.05%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.70%) Quickr
10 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.73%) SAN
2 13 (17.57%) LAN
3 10 (13.51%) DNS
4 9 (12.16%) Firewall
4 9 (12.16%) VoIP
5 8 (10.81%) WAN
6 7 (9.46%) DHCP
6 7 (9.46%) DMZ
7 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.41%) VPN
7 4 (5.41%) PBX
7 4 (5.41%) H.323
7 4 (5.41%) MGCP
7 4 (5.41%) VLAN
7 4 (5.41%) NAS
8 2 (2.70%) Intranet
8 2 (2.70%) Internet
8 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.70%) HTTP
8 2 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.16%) Server Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Consultant
5 6 (8.11%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Exchange Specialist
7 4 (5.41%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Wintel Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) IT Support
8 3 (4.05%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
1 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Clustering
2 5 (6.76%) Replication
2 5 (6.76%) CLARiiON
3 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) iSeries
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.35%) CMDB
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (82.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.76%) VMS
6 4 (5.41%) Solaris
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Migration
2 12 (16.22%) ITIL
3 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.11%) Project Management
4 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.76%) High Availability
6 4 (5.41%) BCP
7 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.70%) Network Design
8 2 (2.70%) Security Management
8 2 (2.70%) Service Management
8 2 (2.70%) Change Management
8 2 (2.70%) Logistics
8 2 (2.70%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.35%) Change Control
9 1 (1.35%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.35%) Release Management
9 1 (1.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) SQL
2 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.05%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.86%) MCSE
3 6 (8.11%) MCSA
4 5 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.41%) MCITP
6 2 (2.70%) HND
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 42 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (25.68%) vSphere
4 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.41%) ISA Server
5 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (5.41%) vCloud
6 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.70%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.70%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.70%) XenApp
8 1 (1.35%) UAG
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) SCOM
2 6 (8.11%) SCCM
3 5 (6.76%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.41%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (5.41%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.41%) Puppet
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (5.41%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.35%) WSUS
6 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (64.86%) VMware
2 47 (63.51%) Microsoft
3 18 (24.32%) NetApp
4 13 (17.57%) Cisco
5 10 (13.51%) Citrix
5 10 (13.51%) HP
6 6 (8.11%) McAfee
6 6 (8.11%) EMC
7 5 (6.76%) Dell
7 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.41%) CommVault
8 4 (5.41%) Symantec
8 4 (5.41%) Avaya
8 4 (5.41%) Oracle
8 4 (5.41%) Polycom
9 3 (4.05%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.05%) Reuters
9 3 (4.05%) Mitel
9 3 (4.05%) IBM
9 3 (4.05%) Siemens
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