The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 31 29 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.58% 3.66% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.63% 13.33% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Median daily rate £255 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.06% -22.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £390 £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 £14.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 64 75 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 22.94% 27.47% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 61
Median daily rate £300 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £82 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -7 6 £255 -32.00% 5
Hinckley 0 2 £300 +3.44%
Windows Server 2012
East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) HP
3 11 (73.33%) Wireless
3 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
4 10 (66.67%) SCCM
4 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (66.67%) LAN
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) DHCP
5 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (60.00%) DNS
5 9 (60.00%) IIS
5 9 (60.00%) VBScript
5 9 (60.00%) Dell
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (53.33%) EPoS
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco
7 6 (40.00%) Sun
8 5 (33.33%) Retail
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (20.00%) Migration
10 3 (20.00%) SAN
11 2 (13.33%) vSphere

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 9 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Wireless
2 10 (66.67%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
3 9 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Local Government
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Server Migration Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) EPoS
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (60.00%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) VB
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) HP
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Dell
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Sun
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
6 2 (13.33%) Meraki
6 2 (13.33%) Sophos
6 2 (13.33%) Veeam
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
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