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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 90 94 112
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 51 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.78% 1.10% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.63% 4.99% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £276 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £392 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.25 - £33.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 - £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 - £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -25.96%
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
591 501 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.66% 22.09% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 276 273
Average daily rate £320 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 58 63
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.61 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +1.01% 15
South Yorkshire +3 14 £275 - 3
North Yorkshire -7 6 £288 -25.80% 3
East Yorkshire - 3 £120 -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (67.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (54.22%) Microsoft
4 43 (51.81%) VMware
5 38 (45.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (42.17%) ITIL
7 33 (39.76%) Cisco
8 29 (34.94%) SQL
9 26 (31.33%) IIS
10 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
11 24 (28.92%) NetApp
11 24 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (26.51%) .NET
13 20 (24.10%) Migration
13 20 (24.10%) PowerShell
14 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
15 17 (20.48%) Firewall
16 16 (19.28%) Oracle
16 16 (19.28%) MS Exchange
16 16 (19.28%) SAN
17 15 (18.07%) Windows 2000 Server
18 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (16.87%) Citrix
18 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
18 14 (16.87%) Linux
18 14 (16.87%) Windows 2000
18 14 (16.87%) VB
18 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
18 14 (16.87%) MS Office

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (31.33%) IIS
2 16 (19.28%) MS Exchange
3 13 (15.66%) JBoss
4 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
4 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (9.64%) SAS
6 7 (8.43%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (2.41%) Lync
10 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Office
2 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) Firewall
2 16 (19.28%) SAN
3 11 (13.25%) LAN
4 10 (12.05%) WAN
5 8 (9.64%) DNS
6 6 (7.23%) Internet
7 4 (4.82%) DHCP
8 3 (3.61%) VPN
8 3 (3.61%) DMZ
8 3 (3.61%) Wireless
8 3 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.41%) VLAN
9 2 (2.41%) Network Security
9 2 (2.41%) NAS
9 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.41%) SSL
9 2 (2.41%) VoIP
9 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.20%) Skype
10 1 (1.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) OLAP
2 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle OLAP
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (3.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Advertising
2 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) Server Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Migration Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) DBA
6 6 (7.23%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) Project Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) IT Support
9 3 (3.61%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.41%) Administrator
10 2 (2.41%) Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Technical Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.43%) XML
3 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (3.61%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.43%) Clustering
3 3 (3.61%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (67.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (45.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (18.07%) Windows 2000 Server
5 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (16.87%) Linux
5 14 (16.87%) Windows 2000
6 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.61%) UNIX
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) ITIL
2 20 (24.10%) Migration
3 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.64%) Analytics
5 6 (7.23%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.23%) Change Management
6 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.82%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.82%) Project Management
8 3 (3.61%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.41%) Change Control
9 2 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.41%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.41%) Service Management
9 2 (2.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) SQL
2 20 (24.10%) PowerShell
3 14 (16.87%) VB
3 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.46%) MCSE
3 5 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.82%) MCITP
5 3 (3.61%) MCTS
5 3 (3.61%) MCSA
5 3 (3.61%) CCNA
6 2 (2.41%) CCNP
6 2 (2.41%) MCP
6 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) NCDA
7 1 (1.20%) CCEE
7 1 (1.20%) CCIA
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.20%) Degree
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.20%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.02%) vSphere
5 4 (4.82%) XenApp
6 3 (3.61%) XenServer
6 3 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.61%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.41%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) SCCM
2 6 (7.23%) SCOM
2 6 (7.23%) Foglight
3 5 (6.02%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.41%) WSUS
5 2 (2.41%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.20%) Opsview
6 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (54.22%) Microsoft
2 43 (51.81%) VMware
3 33 (39.76%) Cisco
4 24 (28.92%) NetApp
5 16 (19.28%) Oracle
6 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
6 14 (16.87%) Citrix
7 12 (14.46%) EMC
8 11 (13.25%) HP
9 6 (7.23%) New Relic
10 5 (6.02%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.61%) Brocade
12 2 (2.41%) Meraki
12 2 (2.41%) Intel
12 2 (2.41%) Symantec
12 2 (2.41%) AppSense
12 2 (2.41%) Sophos
13 1 (1.20%) Websense
13 1 (1.20%) Wyse
13 1 (1.20%) Altiris
East Riding
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate - 3 - 6 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £260 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Rate: £210 - £240 per day + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago