The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
London / City of London
Rank 120 112 138
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 35 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 1.15% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.39% 5.42% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 41
Median daily rate £425 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £305 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
649 646 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.14% 21.16% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 480 867
Median daily rate £450 £436 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £202 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 46
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.25 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.30 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the City of London region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the City of London region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (80.49%) Windows Server
3 57 (69.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (48.78%) Active Directory
4 40 (48.78%) VMware
5 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
6 30 (36.59%) Finance
6 30 (36.59%) PowerShell
7 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
9 20 (24.39%) Citrix
10 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (21.95%) Migration
11 17 (20.73%) DHCP
12 16 (19.51%) DNS
12 16 (19.51%) SCCM
13 15 (18.29%) XenApp
13 15 (18.29%) SAN
14 14 (17.07%) Cisco
14 14 (17.07%) SQL
14 14 (17.07%) VMware ESX
14 14 (17.07%) Windows 7
14 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
15 13 (15.85%) ITIL
15 13 (15.85%) Linux
16 12 (14.63%) HP
16 12 (14.63%) Firewall
17 10 (12.20%) DevOps
17 10 (12.20%) Windows 10
18 9 (10.98%) Red Hat

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.66%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.22%) Exstream
2 1 (1.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.54%) GitHub
3 3 (3.66%) IaaS
3 3 (3.66%) Office 365
3 3 (3.66%) PaaS
3 3 (3.66%) SaaS
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) DHCP
2 16 (19.51%) DNS
3 15 (18.29%) SAN
4 12 (14.63%) Firewall
5 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.10%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.66%) DMZ
7 3 (3.66%) Internet
7 3 (3.66%) NAS
7 3 (3.66%) VSAN
8 2 (2.44%) FTP
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.22%) FCoE
9 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.22%) Network Security
9 1 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.22%) VLAN
9 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Grunt
2 3 (3.66%) gulp
2 3 (3.66%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.66%) Mocha
2 3 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.66%) webpack
3 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.44%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.22%) MSI
4 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 30 (36.59%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Games
3 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
4 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Administrator
3 9 (10.98%) Architect
4 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Packager
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (4.88%) IT Support
7 4 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) HTML
3 3 (3.66%) Angular 2
3 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.66%) CSS
3 3 (3.66%) HTML5
3 3 (3.66%) LESS
3 3 (3.66%) Sass
4 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.44%) ELK Stack
4 2 (2.44%) MSMQ
4 2 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) EMC VNX
2 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.44%) Equities
4 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.44%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) CMDB
5 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.22%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (80.49%) Windows Server
3 57 (69.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (17.07%) Windows 7
6 13 (15.85%) Linux
7 10 (12.20%) Windows 10
8 8 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.88%) Unix
10 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.44%) AIX
11 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.22%) CentOS
12 1 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Migration
2 13 (15.85%) ITIL
3 10 (12.20%) DevOps
4 7 (8.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.32%) Service Management
6 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.10%) Application Discovery
6 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.10%) ITSM
6 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.88%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.88%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.88%) Change Management
7 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.88%) E-Discovery
7 4 (4.88%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.88%) Release Management
8 3 (3.66%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.66%) OO
8 3 (3.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) PowerShell
2 14 (17.07%) SQL
3 7 (8.54%) C#
4 6 (7.32%) Java
5 3 (3.66%) C
5 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.44%) C++
6 2 (2.44%) Delphi
6 2 (2.44%) Pascal
6 2 (2.44%) Ruby
6 2 (2.44%) VBA
7 1 (1.22%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) CCNA
2 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.88%) MCSE
5 3 (3.66%) Degree
5 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.44%) MCSA
7 1 (1.22%) MCDST
7 1 (1.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 28 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.29%) XenApp
4 14 (17.07%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (7.32%) vSphere
6 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.44%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.22%) NFS
10 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) SCOM
3 5 (6.10%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (6.10%) Puppet
3 5 (6.10%) WSUS
4 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.44%) Ansible
5 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.22%) SCSM
6 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.22%) SnapVault
6 1 (1.22%) Sysprep
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (48.78%) VMware
2 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
3 20 (24.39%) Citrix
4 14 (17.07%) Cisco
5 12 (14.63%) HP
6 9 (10.98%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.32%) 3PAR
8 5 (6.10%) EMC
8 5 (6.10%) Remedy
8 5 (6.10%) Splunk
9 3 (3.66%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.66%) CommVault
9 3 (3.66%) NetApp
10 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.44%) DataSynapse
10 2 (2.44%) Nuix
10 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.44%) Sybase
10 2 (2.44%) Symantec
10 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
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