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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 100 117 166
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +49
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 57 86 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 1.53% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.77% 7.33% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 69 33
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £248 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.83 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +15.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.09 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +8.60%
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
734 1173 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.03% 20.94% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 899 895
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 44 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.87 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% -5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 53 (60.23%) VMware
4 47 (53.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (43.18%) Finance
6 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 36 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 35 (39.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (30.68%) Citrix
9 27 (30.68%) PowerShell
10 23 (26.14%) SQL
11 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
12 17 (19.32%) SAN
12 17 (19.32%) HP
13 16 (18.18%) Windows 7
14 15 (17.05%) Migration
14 15 (17.05%) Cisco
14 15 (17.05%) DNS
15 14 (15.91%) Linux
16 13 (14.77%) C#
16 13 (14.77%) Financial Institution
17 12 (13.64%) Change Management
17 12 (13.64%) MS Exchange
17 12 (13.64%) DHCP
17 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
17 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (12.50%) SCOM
18 11 (12.50%) Dell
18 11 (12.50%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.68%) IIS
5 5 (5.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.41%) SAS
7 3 (3.41%) Zimbra
8 2 (2.27%) Apache
8 2 (2.27%) CMS
8 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
9 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Office
3 3 (3.41%) SPSS
4 1 (1.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.14%) GitHub
3 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.32%) SAN
2 15 (17.05%) DNS
3 12 (13.64%) DHCP
3 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.95%) Firewall
5 6 (6.82%) NAS
5 6 (6.82%) NetScaler
6 5 (5.68%) VPN
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.41%) Intranet
7 3 (3.41%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.41%) LAN
7 3 (3.41%) WAN
8 2 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.27%) Internet
8 2 (2.27%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.27%) LDAP
8 2 (2.27%) Network Security
8 2 (2.27%) SSH
8 2 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (2.27%) MySQL
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.14%) Big Data
8 1 (1.14%) GIS
8 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 38 (43.18%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Financial Institution
3 9 (10.23%) Banking
4 6 (6.82%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.55%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) Retail
7 1 (1.14%) Advertising
7 1 (1.14%) Marketing
7 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Analyst
2 14 (15.91%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) PowerShell Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Wintel Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (4.55%) Siebel Tester
7 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Tester
7 4 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) .NET
2 7 (7.95%) HTML
3 3 (3.41%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) jQuery
4 2 (2.27%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.27%) SAML
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (1.14%) COM
5 1 (1.14%) HTML5
5 1 (1.14%) LAMP
5 1 (1.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
1 6 (6.82%) Hedge funds
1 6 (6.82%) NHS
2 5 (5.68%) Clustering
3 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.41%) Derivative
3 3 (3.41%) Fintech
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.27%) Equities
4 2 (2.27%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.27%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.14%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.14%) Handset
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 47 (53.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 14 (15.91%) Linux
7 9 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (7.95%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.68%) Solaris
10 4 (4.55%) CentOS
10 4 (4.55%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.41%) Unix
12 1 (1.14%) Android
12 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) Migration
2 12 (13.64%) Change Management
3 11 (12.50%) ITIL
4 10 (11.36%) Incident Management
4 10 (11.36%) Project Management
5 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.95%) Server Building
7 5 (5.68%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (5.68%) Service Management
8 4 (4.55%) Analytics
8 4 (4.55%) Content Management
8 4 (4.55%) DevOps
8 4 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.41%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.41%) Open Source
9 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) PowerShell
2 23 (26.14%) SQL
3 13 (14.77%) C#
4 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.68%) VB
6 3 (3.41%) Java
7 2 (2.27%) PHP
7 2 (2.27%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) VBScript
8 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.14%) Perl
8 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.68%) CCNA
2 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.68%) MCSE
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) MCTS
3 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) MCSA
4 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.27%) VCP4
4 2 (2.27%) VCP5
4 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.14%) CCNP
5 1 (1.14%) CISSP
5 1 (1.14%) MCP
5 1 (1.14%) MOS
5 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.14%) PMP
5 1 (1.14%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 35 (39.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.36%) vSphere
4 8 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 7 (7.95%) XenApp
6 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.41%) XenServer
8 2 (2.27%) NFS
8 2 (2.27%) vCloud
9 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) SCOM
2 8 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 7 (7.95%) SCCM
4 3 (3.41%) WSUS
5 2 (2.27%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.27%) Nagios
6 1 (1.14%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.14%) Control-M
6 1 (1.14%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.14%) Puppet
6 1 (1.14%) SCSM
6 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (60.23%) VMware
2 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 27 (30.68%) Citrix
4 17 (19.32%) HP
5 15 (17.05%) Cisco
6 11 (12.50%) Dell
7 8 (9.09%) IBM
7 8 (9.09%) Oracle
8 7 (7.95%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.82%) NetApp
10 4 (4.55%) Siebel
10 4 (4.55%) Veritas
11 3 (3.41%) Adobe
11 3 (3.41%) AppSense
11 3 (3.41%) Bloomberg
11 3 (3.41%) EMC
11 3 (3.41%) Kaspersky
12 2 (2.27%) Aspera
12 2 (2.27%) Sophos
12 2 (2.27%) Symantec
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