Period
to 24 May 2018

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 6 months to 24 May 2018 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
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 121 124
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 24 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.95% 0.76% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.90% 3.66% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 18
Leeds median daily rate £385 £368 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -11.33%
10th Percentile £158 £293 £180
90th Percentile £411 £438 £464
West Yorkshire median daily rate £331 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -11.67% +15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.47% +72.73% -21.43%
10th Percentile £10.75 £17.50 £9.50
90th Percentile £12.25 £20.50 £12.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -34.21% +35.71% -

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 490 437 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.31% 20.70% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 279 434
Leeds median daily rate £420 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +0.06% +14.36%
10th Percentile £208 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £566
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.21% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 21
Leeds median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +17.36% -13.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.05 £9.50
90th Percentile £38.38 £26.85 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.07 £11.25 £12.05
% change year-on-year +25.04% -6.64% -20.98%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) Citrix
8 8 (33.33%) HP
8 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (25.00%) Finance
9 6 (25.00%) DNS
10 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
11 4 (16.67%) Network Management
11 4 (16.67%) KVM
11 4 (16.67%) XenApp
11 4 (16.67%) CentOS
11 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (16.67%) SCCM
11 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 4 (16.67%) Dell
11 4 (16.67%) Middleware
11 4 (16.67%) Clustering
11 4 (16.67%) SUSE
11 4 (16.67%) DHCP
11 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
11 4 (16.67%) Apple
11 4 (16.67%) Linux
11 4 (16.67%) ITIL
11 4 (16.67%) SQL

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) CMDB
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) CentOS
4 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.67%) SUSE
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Network Management
1 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.33%) Analytics
2 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.33%) Break/Fix
2 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) DevOps
2 2 (8.33%) High Availability
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.33%) Server Building
2 2 (8.33%) Server Patching
2 2 (8.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) DBS Check
2 2 (8.33%) CCA
2 2 (8.33%) CCAA
2 2 (8.33%) CCEA
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.67%) KVM
4 4 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) EdgeSight
3 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) Citrix
4 8 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Apple
5 4 (16.67%) Dell
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.33%) Remedy
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) Ivanti