Period
to 24 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 109 129
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 23 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.97% 1.03% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.05% 4.54% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 15
Leeds median daily rate £385 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +30.77% +11.11%
10th Percentile £160 £293 £196
90th Percentile £430 £475 £388
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £365 £336
% change year-on-year -4.11% +8.55% +15.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.47% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -34.21% +28.81% +22.92%

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 455 507 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.26% 22.62% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 306 395
Leeds median daily rate £420 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +1.85% +15.71%
10th Percentile £185 £214 £130
90th Percentile £538 £525 £566
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 44
Leeds median hourly rate £13.25 £13.25 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.72% -3.53%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £9.99
90th Percentile £29.38 £27.50 £21.20
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.10
% change year-on-year +4.17% -0.83% -3.20%

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 February 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 February 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 12 (52.17%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) XenApp
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) SCCM
7 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
7 5 (21.74%) NetScaler
8 4 (17.39%) Analytics
8 4 (17.39%) CCAA
8 4 (17.39%) EdgeSight
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) LAN
8 4 (17.39%) WAN
8 4 (17.39%) CCA
8 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (17.39%) CCEA
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
9 3 (13.04%) Apple
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (13.04%) Middleware

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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) NetScaler
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) CentOS
4 3 (13.04%) SUSE
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Network Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Break/Fix
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Task Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Ticket Management
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCA
1 4 (17.39%) CCAA
1 4 (17.39%) CCEA
1 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (13.04%) DBS Check
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) XenApp
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) KVM
5 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.04%) Apple
5 3 (13.04%) Dell
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Ivanti
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Riverbed