Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 17 January 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 99 118
Rank change year-on-year -25 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 30 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.99% 1.84% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.48% 9.29% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 46 35
West Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £360 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.19% +8.27% +18.75%
10th Percentile £131 £193 £171
90th Percentile £425 £475 £395
Yorkshire median daily rate £316 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +5.42% -7.69% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £14.75
10th Percentile £11.25 - £14.13
90th Percentile £13.75 - £15.58
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -21.88% +14.29% -18.84%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 547 646 949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.03% 19.83% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 383 553
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £176
90th Percentile £559 £524 £534
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £395 £394
% change year-on-year +6.33% +0.32% +17.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.80% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.80 £8.97
90th Percentile £20.51 £24.13 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -8 16 £350 -2.78% 17
Huddersfield - 3 £263 - 3
Wakefield -7 2 £131 -50.00% 5
Brighouse - 1 £288 -
Windows Server 2012
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
5 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (40.00%) Citrix
7 10 (33.33%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) XenApp
8 8 (26.67%) SCCM
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
10 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (20.00%) NetScaler
10 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
10 6 (20.00%) SAN
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (20.00%) VMware
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 5 (16.67%) CCA
11 5 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (16.67%) CCEA
11 5 (16.67%) EdgeSight
11 5 (16.67%) Analytics
11 5 (16.67%) CCAA
12 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
12 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
12 4 (13.33%) LAN
12 4 (13.33%) Linux
12 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) SMS
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Chocolatey
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.00%) Server Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Server Support
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.33%) CentOS
8 1 (3.33%) SUSE
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Analytics
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Logistics
5 1 (3.33%) Network Management
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Server Building
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.33%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) CCA
1 5 (16.67%) CCAA
1 5 (16.67%) CCEA
1 5 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 3 (10.00%) XenServer
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) EdgeSight
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.33%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Dell
5 2 (6.67%) Ivanti
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
6 1 (3.33%) Riverbed