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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 141 179 183
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 56 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.77% 2.32% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £249 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -19.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +3.12%
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
1174 1251 1270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.12% 21.15% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 868 849
Average daily rate £413 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 84
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £24.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (63.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 46 (43.81%) Active Directory
5 43 (40.95%) VMware
6 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (25.71%) Finance
7 27 (25.71%) MS Exchange
8 26 (24.76%) SQL
9 25 (23.81%) Citrix
10 23 (21.90%) SQL Server
10 23 (21.90%) Migration
11 22 (20.95%) DNS
11 22 (20.95%) SCCM
12 21 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (17.14%) PowerShell
14 16 (15.24%) SCOM
15 15 (14.29%) Banking
15 15 (14.29%) Cisco
15 15 (14.29%) Windows 7
16 14 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (13.33%) ITIL
17 13 (12.38%) LAN
17 13 (12.38%) DHCP
17 13 (12.38%) Firewall
17 13 (12.38%) XenApp
18 12 (11.43%) Replication
18 12 (11.43%) WAN
18 12 (11.43%) Linux
18 12 (11.43%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.43%) IIS
4 7 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.86%) Apache
7 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.95%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.95%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Office
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (1.90%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.95%) Agresso
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Office 365
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.95%) DNS
2 13 (12.38%) LAN
2 13 (12.38%) DHCP
2 13 (12.38%) Firewall
3 12 (11.43%) WAN
4 8 (7.62%) SAN
5 6 (5.71%) VPN
6 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.81%) VLAN
8 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.90%) SSL
8 2 (1.90%) VoIP
9 1 (0.95%) WLAN
9 1 (0.95%) FTP
9 1 (0.95%) Wireless
9 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.90%) SSDT
7 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.95%) MySQL
8 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.90%) WiX
2 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (25.71%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
4 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Front Office
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (16.19%) Consultant
3 13 (12.38%) Analyst
4 10 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Architect
5 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.71%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Administrator
7 5 (4.76%) Web Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) SCCM Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.81%) DBA
8 4 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.86%) Server Support
9 3 (2.86%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
1 4 (3.81%) XML
2 3 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Replication
2 7 (6.67%) Clustering
3 6 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.86%) iSeries
7 2 (1.90%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.90%) Symmetrix
7 2 (1.90%) iPhone
8 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.95%) PKI
8 1 (0.95%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.95%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.95%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (63.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 12 (11.43%) Linux
6 6 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.71%) UNIX
7 5 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.90%) HPUX
9 2 (1.90%) Solaris
10 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.95%) CentOS
10 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.90%) Migration
2 14 (13.33%) ITIL
3 10 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.81%) Use Case
6 3 (2.86%) Change Management
6 3 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.86%) Data Protection
6 3 (2.86%) Business Continuity
6 3 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.86%) DevOps
6 3 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (1.90%) Investment Management
7 2 (1.90%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (0.95%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.95%) E-Commerce
8 1 (0.95%) CRM
8 1 (0.95%) BCP
8 1 (0.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.76%) SQL
2 18 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.76%) VBScript
3 5 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (1.90%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) C
4 2 (1.90%) RPG
5 1 (0.95%) Python
5 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.95%) Ruby
5 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.62%) MCSE
3 6 (5.71%) MCITP
3 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) CCNP
4 3 (2.86%) MCSA
4 3 (2.86%) MCP
4 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.90%) MCTS
5 2 (1.90%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) CCA
5 2 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.90%) CCNA
6 1 (0.95%) CCIE
6 1 (0.95%) CCDP
6 1 (0.95%) CCEA
6 1 (0.95%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
1 1 (0.95%) QA
1 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (43.81%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.38%) XenApp
4 12 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 10 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.76%) XenServer
7 5 (4.76%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.81%) vSphere
9 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.90%) SRDF
10 2 (1.90%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) SCCM
2 16 (15.24%) SCOM
3 12 (11.43%) SCOrch
4 4 (3.81%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.81%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.86%) WMI
6 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.90%) WSUS
7 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.95%) Nessus
7 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.95%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 43 (40.95%) VMware
3 25 (23.81%) Citrix
4 15 (14.29%) Cisco
5 9 (8.57%) HP
6 6 (5.71%) EMC
7 5 (4.76%) NetApp
7 5 (4.76%) Altiris
7 5 (4.76%) F5
8 4 (3.81%) IBM
9 3 (2.86%) Dell
9 3 (2.86%) SAP
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle
9 3 (2.86%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.86%) Veritas
9 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.86%) Symantec
9 3 (2.86%) AppSense
10 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.90%) Reuters
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