Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 104 135
Rank change year-on-year -17 +31 -45
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 20 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.88% 1.76% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.50% 8.13% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 15
Leeds median daily rate £338 £333 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% +10.83% +3.45%
10th Percentile £173 £251 £197
90th Percentile £434 £475 £397
West Yorkshire median daily rate £324 £360 £330
% change year-on-year -10.07% +9.09% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £22.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £18.25

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 444 566 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.58% 21.62% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 363 436
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £209 £245 £198
90th Percentile £543 £560 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 55
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £10.30 £8.86 £9.04
90th Percentile £26.30 £24.75 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (65.00%) VMware
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (30.00%) SCCM
9 6 (30.00%) SAN
10 5 (25.00%) Citrix
10 5 (25.00%) ITIL
10 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (20.00%) LAN
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (15.00%) Veeam
12 3 (15.00%) XenApp
12 3 (15.00%) Migration
12 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 3 (15.00%) WAN
12 3 (15.00%) HP
12 3 (15.00%) Dell
12 3 (15.00%) Linux
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (15.00%) IIS
12 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

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 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Chocolatey
1 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Server Building
4 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCA
1 2 (10.00%) CCAA
1 2 (10.00%) CCEA
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (15.00%) XenApp
6 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (10.00%) EdgeSight
3 2 (10.00%) SmoothWall
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Veeam
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) AppSense
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) Lotus
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Riverbed