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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 124 107 146
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +39
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 48 105 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.39% 1.94% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.35% 8.72% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 80 42
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.63%
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
756 1204 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.83% 22.30% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 948 964
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 37 58
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £62.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (73.00%) Windows Server
3 69 (69.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (58.00%) Active Directory
4 58 (58.00%) VMware
5 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
6 39 (39.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (34.00%) Citrix
8 33 (33.00%) PowerShell
9 32 (32.00%) Finance
10 28 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (26.00%) Migration
12 24 (24.00%) Windows 7
13 20 (20.00%) C#
13 20 (20.00%) DNS
14 19 (19.00%) MS Exchange
14 19 (19.00%) ITIL
14 19 (19.00%) Firewall
15 18 (18.00%) VMware ESX
15 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
15 18 (18.00%) SCCM
15 18 (18.00%) SCOM
16 17 (17.00%) .NET
16 17 (17.00%) HP
17 16 (16.00%) DHCP
17 16 (16.00%) Linux
18 15 (15.00%) SharePoint
18 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
19 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 14 (14.00%) SQL

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 19 (19.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.00%) IIS
5 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.00%) Apache
6 4 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.00%) CMS
8 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.00%) Confluence
9 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.00%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.00%) Zimbra
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Office
2 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) HipChat
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.00%) Office 365
3 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.00%) DNS
2 19 (19.00%) Firewall
3 16 (16.00%) DHCP
4 13 (13.00%) SAN
5 9 (9.00%) NetScaler
6 8 (8.00%) Kerberos
7 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.00%) Network Security
9 4 (4.00%) LAN
9 4 (4.00%) NAS
9 4 (4.00%) VLAN
10 3 (3.00%) Internet
10 3 (3.00%) VPN
10 3 (3.00%) WAN
11 2 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.00%) Intranet
11 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.00%) SMTP
11 2 (2.00%) Wireless
12 1 (1.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.00%) SSDT
4 2 (2.00%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.00%) DB2
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.00%) WiX
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.00%) Banking
3 10 (10.00%) Legal
4 7 (7.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.00%) French Language
6 2 (2.00%) Games
6 2 (2.00%) German Language
6 2 (2.00%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.00%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Back Office
7 1 (1.00%) Law
7 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (17.00%) Analyst
2 12 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (7.00%) Applications Engineer
4 7 (7.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Administrator
6 5 (5.00%) Architect
6 5 (5.00%) Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.00%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.00%) .NET
2 14 (14.00%) HTML
3 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.00%) CSS
4 2 (2.00%) jQuery
4 2 (2.00%) Web Services
5 1 (1.00%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.00%) LAMP
5 1 (1.00%) Middleware
5 1 (1.00%) ODBC
5 1 (1.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.00%) Clustering
2 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 5 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.00%) NHS
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.00%) BYOD
7 1 (1.00%) CMDB
7 1 (1.00%) Derivative
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (73.00%) Windows Server
3 69 (69.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 16 (16.00%) Linux
7 6 (6.00%) Unix
7 6 (6.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.00%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.00%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.00%) CentOS
10 3 (3.00%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.00%) Solaris
11 2 (2.00%) VMS
11 2 (2.00%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) Migration
2 19 (19.00%) ITIL
3 14 (14.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (11.00%) Change Management
5 10 (10.00%) Service Management
6 7 (7.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.00%) DevOps
7 6 (6.00%) ITIL V3
7 6 (6.00%) Server Building
7 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.00%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.00%) Information Management
8 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.00%) Content Management
9 4 (4.00%) ITSM
9 4 (4.00%) Open Source
9 4 (4.00%) Web Development
10 3 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.00%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.00%) PowerShell
2 20 (20.00%) C#
3 14 (14.00%) SQL
4 13 (13.00%) Java
5 8 (8.00%) C++
6 7 (7.00%) VBScript
7 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.00%) Python
8 3 (3.00%) VBA
9 2 (2.00%) C
9 2 (2.00%) Delphi
9 2 (2.00%) Pascal
9 2 (2.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) Perl
10 1 (1.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.00%) VB
10 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.00%) MCSE
3 7 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.00%) CCNA
4 6 (6.00%) MCITP
5 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.00%) CCNP
7 2 (2.00%) CEH
7 2 (2.00%) CISSP
7 2 (2.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.00%) Degree
7 2 (2.00%) MCP
7 2 (2.00%) MCTS
7 2 (2.00%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.00%) MCSA
8 1 (1.00%) MOS
8 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 58 (58.00%) Active Directory
2 39 (39.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.00%) VMware ESX
4 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (11.00%) XenDesktop
6 9 (9.00%) XenApp
7 7 (7.00%) Terminal Services
7 7 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (6.00%) XenServer
9 4 (4.00%) vSphere
10 3 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (2.00%) Terminal Server
11 2 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.00%) DFS Replication
12 1 (1.00%) NFS
12 1 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (18.00%) SCCM
1 18 (18.00%) SCOM
2 6 (6.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 5 (5.00%) Puppet
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.00%) WSUS
6 1 (1.00%) Ansible
6 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.00%) SCSM
6 1 (1.00%) SnapVault
6 1 (1.00%) Sun Identity Manager
6 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (58.00%) VMware
2 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (34.00%) Citrix
4 17 (17.00%) HP
5 14 (14.00%) Dell
6 12 (12.00%) Cisco
7 5 (5.00%) NetApp
7 5 (5.00%) Oracle
7 5 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.00%) Remedy
8 4 (4.00%) IBM
8 4 (4.00%) Symantec
9 3 (3.00%) AppSense
9 3 (3.00%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.00%) Lotus
9 3 (3.00%) Qualys
9 3 (3.00%) Sun
10 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.00%) Brocade
10 2 (2.00%) F5
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