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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / Yorkshire
Rank 91 97 117
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 35 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.64% 1.36% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.11% 6.03% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 11
Median daily rate £350 £308 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.82% +11.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £321 £325
% change year-on-year +7.08% -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 0
Median hourly rate £17.39 £17.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.02% -  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 492 630 541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 23.10% 22.47% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 404 299
Median daily rate £413 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 72
Median hourly rate £12.51 £13.81 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.44% +15.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire -3 19 £400 +17.64% 14
North Yorkshire +10 8 £338 +35.00% 2
South Yorkshire +6 7 £175 -42.85% 2
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (71.79%) Windows Server
3 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
3 44 (56.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (55.13%) Active Directory
5 31 (39.74%) VMware
6 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 24 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (25.64%) SCCM
10 16 (20.51%) Office 365
11 15 (19.23%) Firewall
11 15 (19.23%) ITIL
11 15 (19.23%) IIS
11 15 (19.23%) MS Office
11 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (19.23%) PowerShell
11 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (17.95%) SAN
13 13 (16.67%) Migration
13 13 (16.67%) DNS
14 12 (15.38%) SQL
14 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
15 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
15 11 (14.10%) Linux
15 11 (14.10%) DHCP
15 11 (14.10%) Cisco

Windows Server 2012
Top Related 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 24 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (19.23%) IIS
3 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.28%) CMS
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Office
2 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Office 365
2 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.28%) PaaS
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) Firewall
2 14 (17.95%) SAN
3 13 (16.67%) DNS
4 11 (14.10%) DHCP
5 9 (11.54%) SSL
6 7 (8.97%) Network Security
7 5 (6.41%) FTP
7 5 (6.41%) HTTP
7 5 (6.41%) HTTPS
7 5 (6.41%) NetScaler
7 5 (6.41%) SMTP
7 5 (6.41%) Telnet
7 5 (6.41%) VoIP
8 4 (5.13%) LAN
9 3 (3.85%) NAS
9 3 (3.85%) VPN
9 3 (3.85%) WAN
10 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.56%) Internet
10 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.56%) MySQL
7 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.85%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Support Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (10.26%) Analyst
3 8 (10.26%) Field Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Field Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (8.97%) Consultant
4 7 (8.97%) Rollout Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) DBA
6 5 (6.41%) Implementation Specialist
6 5 (6.41%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.28%) Ajax
2 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.28%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) CSS3
2 1 (1.28%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) HTML5
2 1 (1.28%) JSON
2 1 (1.28%) SOAP
2 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.28%) WAP
2 1 (1.28%) WSH
2 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.13%) Clustering
3 3 (3.85%) Replication
4 2 (2.56%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (71.79%) Windows Server
3 44 (56.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (14.10%) Linux
5 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (10.26%) Android
8 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.56%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.28%) Solaris
10 1 (1.28%) SUSE
10 1 (1.28%) Unix
10 1 (1.28%) VMS
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) ITIL
2 13 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (10.26%) DevOps
5 7 (8.97%) Incident Management
5 7 (8.97%) Project Management
6 6 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.85%) Change Control
7 3 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.85%) SOA
8 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.56%) Coaching
8 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.56%) ETL
8 2 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.56%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.56%) Server Building
9 1 (1.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.28%) C#
5 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.97%) MCSE
3 5 (6.41%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.13%) CCA
4 4 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.85%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
6 2 (2.56%) MCP
6 2 (2.56%) OCP
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.28%) MCITP
7 1 (1.28%) MCTS
7 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 43 (55.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.69%) vSphere
4 6 (7.69%) XenApp
5 5 (6.41%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.85%) Docker
8 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (25.64%) SCCM
2 9 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.69%) SCOM
4 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.85%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.85%) Data Guard
5 3 (3.85%) Puppet
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.56%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.28%) DameWare
7 1 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.28%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 31 (39.74%) VMware
3 11 (14.10%) Cisco
4 10 (12.82%) Citrix
5 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 8 (10.26%) HP
6 8 (10.26%) Sophos
7 7 (8.97%) Veeam
8 6 (7.69%) Dell
8 6 (7.69%) NetApp
9 4 (5.13%) AppSense
9 4 (5.13%) EMC
9 4 (5.13%) Symantec
10 3 (3.85%) Apple
10 3 (3.85%) Oracle
10 3 (3.85%) Splunk
10 3 (3.85%) Veritas
11 2 (2.56%) Brocade
12 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
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