Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 98 119
Rank change year-on-year -38 +21 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 49 112 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.12% 2.08% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.70% 9.85% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 88 60
Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +3.45%
10th Percentile £165 £243 £165
90th Percentile £431 £429 £389
England median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -18.84%
10th Percentile £20.00 £14.70 £11.60
90th Percentile £24.00 £23.10 £21.80
England median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +16.25% +8.11% -26.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 860 1137 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.60% 21.12% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 722 759
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £130 £213 £163
90th Percentile £539 £550 £515
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 79 173
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.94 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.98 £25.50 £24.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
West Yorkshire -20 33 £323 -10.42% 7
South Yorkshire +15 9 £325 -27.78%
North Yorkshire -12 5 £210 -30.00% 3
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (75.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 25 (51.02%) VMware
4 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
5 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 15 (30.61%) Citrix
6 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (26.53%) SCCM
8 11 (22.45%) Cisco
9 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
9 10 (20.41%) Office 365
10 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
10 9 (18.37%) XenApp
10 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
10 9 (18.37%) SAN
10 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.33%) ITIL
11 8 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (14.29%) SQL
12 7 (14.29%) LAN
13 6 (12.24%) IIS
13 6 (12.24%) WAN
13 6 (12.24%) Dell
13 6 (12.24%) Firewall
14 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
14 5 (10.20%) Finance
14 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
3 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Primavera
1 1 (2.04%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) SAN
2 7 (14.29%) LAN
3 6 (12.24%) Firewall
3 6 (12.24%) WAN
4 4 (8.16%) DHCP
4 4 (8.16%) DNS
4 4 (8.16%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.12%) SMS
5 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.08%) Internet
6 2 (4.08%) VLAN
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.04%) LDAP
7 1 (2.04%) Network Security
7 1 (2.04%) SMTP
7 1 (2.04%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Redis
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Chocolatey
1 2 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 9 (18.37%) Analyst
1 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Server Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Database Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) WAP
2 1 (2.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.04%) BYOD
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (75.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
7 4 (8.16%) Linux
8 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.08%) Android
10 1 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 4 (8.16%) Migration
2 4 (8.16%) Project Management
3 3 (6.12%) Analytics
4 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.08%) Time Management
4 2 (4.08%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Change Management
5 1 (2.04%) Data Management
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.04%) Information Security
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) CCNA
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.12%) CCA
2 3 (6.12%) CCAA
2 3 (6.12%) CCEA
2 3 (6.12%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.37%) XenApp
4 8 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.16%) vSphere
5 4 (8.16%) XenServer
6 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.08%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.04%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) EdgeSight
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (6.12%) WSUS
4 2 (4.08%) SCDPM
4 2 (4.08%) SmoothWall
5 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco CME
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
1 25 (51.02%) VMware
2 15 (30.61%) Citrix
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco
4 6 (12.24%) Dell
5 5 (10.20%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) NetApp
6 3 (6.12%) Veeam
7 2 (4.08%) Apple
7 2 (4.08%) AppSense
7 2 (4.08%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (4.08%) F5
7 2 (4.08%) Lotus
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle
7 2 (4.08%) Sophos
7 2 (4.08%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.04%) Altiris
8 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.04%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat