Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 112 128
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 28 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.99% 1.68% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.10% 7.71% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 49 25
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £214 £216 £197
90th Percentile £433 £438 £420
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £301 £300
% change year-on-year +7.88% +0.42% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% -31.51% -
10th Percentile £16.53 £9.85 £14.28
90th Percentile £20.50 £21.15 £22.83
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.39 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year -0.63% -4.11% -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 549 882 881
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 19.41% 21.76% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 596 502
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £411 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% +26.61% -
10th Percentile £263 £278 £193
90th Percentile £538 £565 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £401 £325
% change year-on-year -0.12% +23.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.25 £11.63 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.38% -22.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £9.34 £8.50 £9.08
90th Percentile £20.70 £16.93 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.09 £12.75
% change year-on-year -4.51% +2.67% -3.77%

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 24 July 2017.

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 24 July 2017. 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 -4 15 £338 +3.85% 10
Bradford +14 6 £463 - 1
Wakefield -1 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £275 - 1
Keighley - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Windows Server
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 10 (35.71%) VMware
8 9 (32.14%) Firewall
8 9 (32.14%) IIS
9 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (25.00%) ITIL
10 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (25.00%) HP
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (21.43%) Dell
11 6 (21.43%) SAN
12 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
12 5 (17.86%) Veeam
12 5 (17.86%) Finance
12 5 (17.86%) Citrix
12 5 (17.86%) Linux
12 5 (17.86%) DevOps
13 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (14.29%) DNS

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 9 (32.14%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.71%) FTP
4 3 (10.71%) HTTP
4 3 (10.71%) HTTPS
4 3 (10.71%) SMTP
4 3 (10.71%) SSL
4 3 (10.71%) Telnet
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) DMZ
6 1 (3.57%) LDAP
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) SMS
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Server Support
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Communications Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Support
4 2 (7.14%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server Support
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
1 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Windows Server
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (10.71%) CentOS
7 3 (10.71%) SUSE
8 2 (7.14%) Android
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.57%) AIX
9 1 (3.57%) Solaris
9 1 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Coaching
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Facilities Management
5 1 (3.57%) KYC
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) KVM
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) AirWatch
3 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.14%) SmoothWall
3 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (7.14%) WSUS
4 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (21.43%) Dell
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) Veeam
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco
8 2 (7.14%) Lotus
8 2 (7.14%) NetApp
8 2 (7.14%) Symantec
9 1 (3.57%) Altiris
9 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.57%) IBM
9 1 (3.57%) Juniper
9 1 (3.57%) NetMotion Wireless
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle
9 1 (3.57%) Sophos
9 1 (3.57%) Sun
9 1 (3.57%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
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