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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 120 115 157
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +42
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 43 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.35% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.48% 6.19% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 33
Median daily rate £425 £420 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £245 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
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
664 743 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.99% 21.79% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 583 999
Median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 70
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £30.00 £22.25
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 11 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (75.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (73.63%) Windows Server
4 51 (56.04%) VMware
5 48 (52.75%) Active Directory
6 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
7 35 (38.46%) Finance
8 33 (36.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (32.97%) PowerShell
9 30 (32.97%) Citrix
10 25 (27.47%) SQL Server
11 24 (26.37%) Migration
11 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (26.37%) SCCM
12 21 (23.08%) VMware ESX
13 20 (21.98%) XenApp
14 19 (20.88%) Windows 7
14 19 (20.88%) DNS
15 18 (19.78%) DHCP
16 17 (18.68%) Cisco
17 16 (17.58%) ITIL
18 15 (16.48%) Linux
18 15 (16.48%) HP
18 15 (16.48%) Firewall
18 15 (16.48%) SAN
18 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
19 14 (15.38%) SQL
19 14 (15.38%) SCOM
20 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
20 12 (13.19%) Banking

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 8 (8.79%) MS Exchange
1 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (6.59%) IIS
3 3 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.30%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.10%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.49%) Office 365
3 2 (2.20%) GitHub
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
4 1 (1.10%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.88%) DNS
2 18 (19.78%) DHCP
3 15 (16.48%) Firewall
3 15 (16.48%) SAN
4 8 (8.79%) NetScaler
5 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.40%) Internet
6 4 (4.40%) NAS
7 3 (3.30%) DMZ
7 3 (3.30%) Kerberos
7 3 (3.30%) VLAN
8 2 (2.20%) WLAN
9 1 (1.10%) FTP
9 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.10%) LAN
9 1 (1.10%) Network Security
9 1 (1.10%) SMTP
9 1 (1.10%) VPN
9 1 (1.10%) WAN
9 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.20%) SSDT
5 2 (2.20%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.10%) MySQL
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.40%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) Grunt
3 3 (3.30%) gulp
3 3 (3.30%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.30%) Mocha
3 3 (3.30%) webpack
4 2 (2.20%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.20%) WiX
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.10%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) MSI
General
1 35 (38.46%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Games
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (10.99%) Administrator
2 10 (10.99%) Applications Engineer
3 9 (9.89%) Architect
3 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Developer
5 6 (6.59%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Applications Packager
6 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (5.49%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (5.49%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) .NET
2 8 (8.79%) HTML
3 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.30%) Angular 2
4 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.30%) CSS
4 3 (3.30%) HTML5
4 3 (3.30%) LESS
4 3 (3.30%) Sass
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.20%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.20%) WinForms
6 1 (1.10%) Middleware
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.40%) Clustering
3 4 (4.40%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.30%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.20%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) CMDB
6 1 (1.10%) Equities
6 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.10%) iPhone
6 1 (1.10%) PKI
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (75.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (73.63%) Windows Server
4 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (20.88%) Windows 7
6 15 (16.48%) Linux
7 12 (13.19%) Windows 10
8 9 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.40%) Unix
9 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.30%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.20%) AIX
11 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.10%) Android
12 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.10%) CentOS
12 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Migration
2 16 (17.58%) ITIL
3 8 (8.79%) Application Discovery
3 8 (8.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (8.79%) Service Management
4 7 (7.69%) DevOps
5 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.49%) Application Packaging
6 5 (5.49%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.49%) Change Management
6 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.49%) ITSM
6 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.40%) OO
7 4 (4.40%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.40%) Release Management
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.97%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.38%) SQL
3 10 (10.99%) C#
4 9 (9.89%) Java
5 5 (5.49%) C++
6 4 (4.40%) VBScript
7 3 (3.30%) C
7 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.30%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.20%) Delphi
8 2 (2.20%) Pascal
8 2 (2.20%) Ruby
8 2 (2.20%) VBA
9 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.69%) CCNA
2 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.69%) MCSE
3 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.30%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.20%) MCITP
6 2 (2.20%) MCSA
7 1 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) MCDST
7 1 (1.10%) MCP
7 1 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (52.75%) Active Directory
2 33 (36.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (23.08%) VMware ESX
4 20 (21.98%) XenApp
5 10 (10.99%) Hyper-V
6 9 (9.89%) XenDesktop
7 8 (8.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (6.59%) vSphere
9 5 (5.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (3.30%) DFS Replication
12 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
12 2 (2.20%) XenServer
13 1 (1.10%) NFS
13 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
13 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (26.37%) SCCM
2 14 (15.38%) SCOM
3 5 (5.49%) Puppet
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (4.40%) WSUS
5 2 (2.20%) Ansible
5 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.20%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.10%) SCSM
6 1 (1.10%) SnapVault
6 1 (1.10%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 51 (56.04%) VMware
2 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.97%) Citrix
4 17 (18.68%) Cisco
5 15 (16.48%) HP
6 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.59%) 3PAR
8 5 (5.49%) EMC
8 5 (5.49%) Remedy
9 3 (3.30%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.30%) Brocade
9 3 (3.30%) CommVault
9 3 (3.30%) NetApp
10 2 (2.20%) AppSense
10 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.20%) DataSynapse
10 2 (2.20%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.20%) Juniper
10 2 (2.20%) Symantec
10 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
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