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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 154 202 -
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 50 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.36% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.60% 1.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £295 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.05% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.63% +2.50%
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
1388 1646 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.36% 22.54% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1121 1079
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 74 78
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.80 £29.00 £24.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (74.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (49.47%) Active Directory
4 42 (44.21%) Microsoft
5 36 (37.89%) VMware
6 31 (32.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (29.47%) Citrix
8 25 (26.32%) MS Exchange
9 24 (25.26%) Migration
10 23 (24.21%) SQL
11 21 (22.11%) DNS
12 20 (21.05%) Finance
13 18 (18.95%) Windows 7
13 18 (18.95%) SCCM
14 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (17.89%) SAN
15 16 (16.84%) ITIL
15 16 (16.84%) XenApp
15 16 (16.84%) PowerShell
15 16 (16.84%) SCOM
16 15 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (15.79%) DHCP
17 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
17 13 (13.68%) Clustering
17 13 (13.68%) Hyper-V
18 12 (12.63%) SCOrch
18 12 (12.63%) Replication
18 12 (12.63%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 25 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.37%) IIS
4 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.16%) Lync
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.11%) Apache
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.05%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Agresso
1 1 (1.05%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.11%) DNS
2 17 (17.89%) SAN
3 15 (15.79%) DHCP
4 11 (11.58%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.47%) Firewall
6 7 (7.37%) LAN
7 6 (6.32%) VPN
8 4 (4.21%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (4.21%) NetScaler
8 4 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (4.21%) WAN
9 3 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.11%) NAS
10 2 (2.11%) Wireless
10 2 (2.11%) VLAN
10 2 (2.11%) VoIP
10 2 (2.11%) WLAN
10 2 (2.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.05%) DTS
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.05%) MSI
2 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.05%) AdminStudio
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Law
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (16.84%) Architect
2 10 (10.53%) Consultant
3 9 (9.47%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (7.37%) Analyst
4 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (7.37%) Administrator
4 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.32%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 5 (5.26%) DBA
6 5 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.21%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Data Centre Architect
7 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Wintel Administrator
7 4 (4.21%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.21%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) XML
2 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.05%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Clustering
2 12 (12.63%) Replication
3 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) PKI
6 2 (2.11%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (74.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (32.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (18.95%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.42%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.37%) Linux
7 6 (6.32%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (5.26%) UNIX
9 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.05%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.05%) AIX
10 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) Migration
2 16 (16.84%) ITIL
3 9 (9.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.21%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.21%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.21%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.16%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.16%) Performance Testing
6 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.16%) Database Security
7 2 (2.11%) Use Case
7 2 (2.11%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.11%) Time Management
7 2 (2.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.11%) BCP
7 2 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.11%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) SQL
2 16 (16.84%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.26%) VBScript
4 4 (4.21%) C#
5 2 (2.11%) VB
5 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.42%) MCSE
3 5 (5.26%) MCITP
4 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) CCNP
6 1 (1.05%) CCNA
6 1 (1.05%) CCDP
6 1 (1.05%) CCA
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Degree
6 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) MCP
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 47 (49.47%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.84%) XenApp
3 15 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (13.68%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (6.32%) XenServer
6 6 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.11%) vSphere
8 2 (2.11%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (18.95%) SCCM
2 16 (16.84%) SCOM
3 12 (12.63%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.21%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.16%) WMI
5 3 (3.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.05%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.05%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 42 (44.21%) Microsoft
2 36 (37.89%) VMware
3 28 (29.47%) Citrix
4 12 (12.63%) Cisco
5 8 (8.42%) NetApp
6 7 (7.37%) HP
6 7 (7.37%) Dell
6 7 (7.37%) EMC
7 6 (6.32%) IBM
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle
9 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.21%) Altiris
10 3 (3.16%) AppSense
10 3 (3.16%) Veritas
10 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.11%) Symantec
11 2 (2.11%) Apple
11 2 (2.11%) MobileIron
12 1 (1.05%) ION Trading
12 1 (1.05%) LANDesk
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