The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 28 March 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
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 20 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 6 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.59% 4.70% 6.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 12.96% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £255 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £395 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.42% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -47.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £20.00 £20.09
% change year-on-year -24.31% -0.46%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32 54 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 19.16% 36.24% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 31
Median daily rate £263 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £442 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Leicester

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Leicester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Leicester

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) SCCM
3 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (77.78%) Wireless
3 7 (77.78%) Dell
3 7 (77.78%) DHCP
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) VBScript
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (66.67%) EPoS
4 6 (66.67%) Sun
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (11.11%) Office 365

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 7 (77.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) EPoS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
1 7 (77.78%) VBScript
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) HP
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Dell
3 6 (66.67%) Sun
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
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