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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 99 146 208
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +62
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 104 57 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.94% 0.98% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.69% 4.32% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 42 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £498 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.83% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.46 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-14.77% -3.03%
Windows Server 2012
London

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
1197 1319 1579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.27% 22.69% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 963 1055
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 57 79
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £123.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 111 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (47.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (44.86%) VMware
5 81 (43.78%) Active Directory
6 74 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 62 (33.51%) Citrix
7 62 (33.51%) SQL
8 57 (30.81%) Finance
9 48 (25.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (25.41%) PowerShell
11 44 (23.78%) XenApp
12 43 (23.24%) MS Exchange
13 37 (20.00%) Migration
14 35 (18.92%) Clustering
14 35 (18.92%) SAN
15 32 (17.30%) DNS
15 32 (17.30%) SQL Server
16 31 (16.76%) vSphere
17 30 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (15.68%) Cisco
18 29 (15.68%) MCSE
18 29 (15.68%) MS Excel
18 29 (15.68%) SCCM
19 28 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2010
19 28 (15.14%) Oracle
20 25 (13.51%) ITIL
20 25 (13.51%) HP
21 24 (12.97%) SCOM
22 22 (11.89%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (23.24%) MS Exchange
2 28 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.81%) IIS
4 13 (7.03%) Lync
5 12 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (6.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (4.32%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.08%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.54%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.54%) SAS
11 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (15.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.95%) MS Office
3 4 (2.16%) MS Project
4 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) Office 365
2 3 (1.62%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) IaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.92%) SAN
2 32 (17.30%) DNS
3 19 (10.27%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.27%) Firewall
4 14 (7.57%) DHCP
5 13 (7.03%) LAN
6 10 (5.41%) NAS
7 9 (4.86%) WAN
8 7 (3.78%) VLAN
9 5 (2.70%) Network Security
9 5 (2.70%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.70%) LDAP
9 5 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (2.70%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.16%) FTP
10 4 (2.16%) SMTP
10 4 (2.16%) VPN
11 3 (1.62%) OSPF
11 3 (1.62%) BGP
11 3 (1.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.54%) WhereScape RED
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.54%) OLAP
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.62%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.54%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.54%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (30.81%) Finance
2 9 (4.86%) Banking
3 8 (4.32%) Law
4 4 (2.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.62%) German Language
5 3 (1.62%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Front Office
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (11.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (10.81%) Administrator
3 18 (9.73%) DBA
4 13 (7.03%) Consultant
4 13 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (7.03%) Applications Support
4 13 (7.03%) Server Engineer
5 12 (6.49%) Support Engineer
5 12 (6.49%) Analyst
6 11 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.32%) Windows Administrator
9 7 (3.78%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Wintel Consultant
10 6 (3.24%) Server Administrator
10 6 (3.24%) SQL DBA
10 6 (3.24%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.24%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (2.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.41%) .NET
2 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.24%) Web Services
3 4 (2.16%) Middleware
4 2 (1.08%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.08%) HTML
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (0.54%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.54%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) COM
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.92%) Clustering
2 21 (11.35%) Replication
3 17 (9.19%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.32%) Thin Client
5 8 (4.32%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.16%) CESG
6 4 (2.16%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.62%) HACMP
7 3 (1.62%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.08%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 111 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (47.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (11.89%) Windows 7
5 21 (11.35%) Solaris
6 20 (10.81%) Linux
7 12 (6.49%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.70%) UNIX
9 5 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.62%) CentOS
10 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.54%) Android
12 1 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.00%) Migration
2 25 (13.51%) ITIL
3 16 (8.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (8.11%) Server Building
5 12 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.41%) Coaching
7 9 (4.86%) People Management
7 9 (4.86%) Change Control
7 9 (4.86%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.32%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.32%) Project Management
8 8 (4.32%) DevOps
9 7 (3.78%) Validation
10 6 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.24%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.70%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.70%) Service Management
12 3 (1.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (33.51%) SQL
2 47 (25.41%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.32%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.70%) C#
5 4 (2.16%) Perl
6 3 (1.62%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.62%) Python
6 3 (1.62%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.62%) C
6 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.08%) VBScript
7 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.54%) LotusScript
8 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.54%) VBA
8 1 (0.54%) C++
8 1 (0.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (15.68%) MCSE
3 10 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.32%) CCNA
4 8 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.78%) MCSA
6 6 (3.24%) MCITP
7 5 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.70%) CISSP
7 5 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.62%) MCP
9 3 (1.62%) CCIE
9 3 (1.62%) CCNP
10 2 (1.08%) RHCE
10 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.54%) CCEE
11 1 (0.54%) CCIA
11 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.62%) QA
System Software
1 81 (43.78%) Active Directory
2 48 (25.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (23.78%) XenApp
4 31 (16.76%) vSphere
5 12 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.41%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.86%) Hyper-V
8 7 (3.78%) VMware Server
9 5 (2.70%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.08%) NFS
12 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.08%) vCloud
13 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.54%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 29 (15.68%) SCCM
2 24 (12.97%) SCOM
3 15 (8.11%) Tivoli
4 13 (7.03%) Puppet
5 12 (6.49%) Nagios
6 11 (5.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.70%) HP SIM
8 4 (2.16%) WSUS
9 3 (1.62%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.08%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.08%) SCSM
10 2 (1.08%) vMotion
10 2 (1.08%) Data Guard
10 2 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 83 (44.86%) VMware
2 74 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 62 (33.51%) Citrix
4 29 (15.68%) Cisco
5 28 (15.14%) Oracle
6 25 (13.51%) HP
7 20 (10.81%) Sybase
8 18 (9.73%) Veritas
9 14 (7.57%) IBM
10 11 (5.95%) LANDesk
11 10 (5.41%) 3PAR
12 9 (4.86%) Dell
13 7 (3.78%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.70%) EMC
15 4 (2.16%) CommVault
15 4 (2.16%) NetApp
15 4 (2.16%) CheckPoint
16 3 (1.62%) Symantec
16 3 (1.62%) Remedy
16 3 (1.62%) BMC
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