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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 113 127 174
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +47
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 40 62 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.27% 1.21% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.02% 5.30% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 23
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.75 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
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
664 1169 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.11% 22.74% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 889 847
Average daily rate £433 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 46
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.63 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (80.39%) Windows Server
3 67 (65.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 44 (43.14%) SQL
5 44 (43.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (42.16%) Active Directory
7 42 (41.18%) VMware
8 38 (37.25%) SQL Server
9 33 (32.35%) PowerShell
10 32 (31.37%) Finance
11 28 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 24 (23.53%) Citrix
13 22 (21.57%) SCOM
14 19 (18.63%) SCCM
14 19 (18.63%) Oracle
15 18 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (17.65%) Windows 7
16 17 (16.67%) Linux
17 16 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (15.69%) Performance Monitoring
18 15 (14.71%) Solaris
19 14 (13.73%) SAN
19 14 (13.73%) Veritas
19 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
20 13 (12.75%) Cisco
20 13 (12.75%) DNS
20 13 (12.75%) MS Exchange
21 12 (11.76%) IIS
21 12 (11.76%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (12.75%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (11.76%) IIS
3 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.94%) SAS
5 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.98%) Apache
7 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.98%) Zimbra
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.98%) GitHub
3 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) SAN
2 13 (12.75%) DNS
3 10 (9.80%) DHCP
4 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.88%) NAS
5 6 (5.88%) VPN
6 5 (4.90%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.92%) WAN
8 3 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.94%) Firewall
8 3 (2.94%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.94%) SSL
9 2 (1.96%) 3G
9 2 (1.96%) Intranet
9 2 (1.96%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.96%) LAN
9 2 (1.96%) Network Security
9 2 (1.96%) Skype
10 1 (0.98%) LDAP
10 1 (0.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 28 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.98%) Big Data
7 1 (0.98%) GIS
7 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.98%) MySQL
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.98%) Hudson
2 1 (0.98%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.98%) JUnit
2 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.98%) PyUnit
2 1 (0.98%) Subversion
2 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (31.37%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Law
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 16 (15.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (13.73%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) PowerShell Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Applications Support
6 8 (7.84%) DBA
6 8 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) SQL DBA
7 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Administrator
7 7 (6.86%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (6.86%) Sybase DBA
7 7 (6.86%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 6 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Applications Support Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) .NET Remoting
2 2 (1.96%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (0.98%) COM
3 1 (0.98%) CSS
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) HTML5
3 1 (0.98%) jQuery
3 1 (0.98%) Middleware
3 1 (0.98%) SAML
3 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Replication
2 7 (6.86%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.88%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.90%) NHS
5 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.94%) Clustering
5 3 (2.94%) Fintech
6 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) Handset
6 2 (1.96%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.96%) PKI
7 1 (0.98%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) SecurID
7 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (80.39%) Windows Server
3 67 (65.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (43.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 17 (16.67%) Linux
7 15 (14.71%) Solaris
8 7 (6.86%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.92%) Unix
11 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.98%) Android
12 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.98%) CentOS
12 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (10.78%) Migration
3 10 (9.80%) ITIL
4 9 (8.82%) Coaching
4 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.86%) DevOps
5 7 (6.86%) People Management
5 7 (6.86%) Project Management
6 6 (5.88%) Server Building
7 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.90%) Service Management
7 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.92%) Analytics
8 4 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.92%) Investment Management
8 4 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (3.92%) Patch Management
8 4 (3.92%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.94%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.14%) SQL
2 33 (32.35%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.84%) VBScript
4 6 (5.88%) VB
5 2 (1.96%) Java
5 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.98%) Python
6 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) MCSE
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.94%) CCNA
3 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.94%) Degree
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) VCP5
4 2 (1.96%) MCSA
4 2 (1.96%) VCP4
5 1 (0.98%) CCIE
5 1 (0.98%) CCNP
5 1 (0.98%) CISSP
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.98%) MCITP
5 1 (0.98%) MCP
5 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.98%) PMP
5 1 (0.98%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (42.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.78%) XenApp
4 10 (9.80%) vSphere
5 7 (6.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (6.86%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.90%) BitLocker
7 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.92%) vCloud
7 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.96%) NFS
9 1 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.98%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (21.57%) SCOM
2 19 (18.63%) SCCM
3 8 (7.84%) Nagios
4 6 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 6 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.96%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.96%) Puppet
5 2 (1.96%) WSUS
6 1 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.98%) Control-M
6 1 (0.98%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.98%) SCSM
6 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.98%) vMotion
Vendors
1 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 42 (41.18%) VMware
3 24 (23.53%) Citrix
4 19 (18.63%) Oracle
5 14 (13.73%) Veritas
6 13 (12.75%) Cisco
7 10 (9.80%) HP
7 10 (9.80%) Sybase
8 6 (5.88%) EMC
8 6 (5.88%) LANDesk
8 6 (5.88%) NetApp
8 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.90%) IBM
10 4 (3.92%) Siebel
11 3 (2.94%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.96%) Dell
12 2 (1.96%) Reuters
12 2 (1.96%) Sage
12 2 (1.96%) Siemens
12 2 (1.96%) Veeam
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