The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 76 80
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.19% 1.79% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.74% 7.12% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 18
Median daily rate £338 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £440 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £20.60
% change year-on-year -22.35% +3.15%  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 193 379 341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 17.59% 25.10% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 268 217
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 19
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -18.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.08 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £16.13 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Leeds

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Leeds

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server
3 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 13 (61.90%) Hyper-V
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (47.62%) HP
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) Dell
8 8 (38.10%) Firewall
8 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (33.33%) Veeam
10 6 (28.57%) Finance
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (28.57%) SAN
10 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (23.81%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (23.81%) SCCM
11 5 (23.81%) Office 365
12 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
12 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (19.05%) Linux
12 4 (19.05%) SUSE
13 3 (14.29%) Migration
13 3 (14.29%) Middleware
13 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
13 3 (14.29%) Sophos

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) DMZ
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) LDAP
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Support
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) SUSE
7 3 (14.29%) CentOS
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
9 1 (4.76%) AIX
9 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
9 1 (4.76%) Solaris
9 1 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Email Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Facilities Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) KYC
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) SDLC
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) DBS Check
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Hyper-V
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) KVM
4 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (23.81%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
3 2 (9.52%) SmoothWall
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) HP
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Dell
4 7 (33.33%) Veeam
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) Sophos
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) NetApp
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) Apple
7 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Lotus
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) Sun
7 1 (4.76%) Veritas