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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
London / City of London
Rank 109 113 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 39 46 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.43% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.20% 6.66% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 55
Median daily rate £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.97%

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
629 691 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.56% 21.55% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 518 890
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 36
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.03 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (79.75%) Windows Server
3 54 (68.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (48.10%) VMware
5 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
6 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
7 32 (40.51%) Finance
8 29 (36.71%) PowerShell
9 26 (32.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (27.85%) Citrix
11 20 (25.32%) Migration
11 20 (25.32%) SCCM
12 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
13 18 (22.78%) Data Centre
14 17 (21.52%) Windows 7
14 17 (21.52%) XenApp
15 15 (18.99%) SAN
15 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (16.46%) Cisco
16 13 (16.46%) DHCP
16 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (15.19%) SQL
17 12 (15.19%) DNS
17 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (15.19%) Firewall
18 11 (13.92%) VMware ESX
19 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
20 9 (11.39%) Microsoft App-V
20 9 (11.39%) HP
20 9 (11.39%) MCSE

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 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.27%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Exstream
1 1 (1.27%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.86%) GitHub
3 4 (5.06%) Office 365
4 3 (3.80%) IaaS
4 3 (3.80%) PaaS
4 3 (3.80%) SaaS
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) SAN
2 13 (16.46%) DHCP
3 12 (15.19%) DNS
3 12 (15.19%) Firewall
4 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.06%) NAS
5 4 (5.06%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.80%) DMZ
6 3 (3.80%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.80%) Internet
6 3 (3.80%) VSAN
7 1 (1.27%) Broadband
7 1 (1.27%) FTP
7 1 (1.27%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.27%) LAN
7 1 (1.27%) VoIP
7 1 (1.27%) VPN
7 1 (1.27%) WAN
7 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.80%) Grunt
2 3 (3.80%) gulp
2 3 (3.80%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.80%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) Mocha
2 3 (3.80%) MSI
2 3 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.80%) webpack
3 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.53%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 32 (40.51%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Back Office
4 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 8 (10.13%) Administrator
3 8 (10.13%) Architect
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.59%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Applications Packager
7 4 (5.06%) Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.06%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Storage Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) Angular 2
3 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) HTML5
3 3 (3.80%) LESS
3 3 (3.80%) Sass
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.53%) MSMQ
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.53%) WinForms
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Avro
5 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.27%) JSON
5 1 (1.27%) Kafka
5 1 (1.27%) Node.js
5 1 (1.27%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.06%) EMC VNX
2 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) Clustering
3 3 (3.80%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.53%) Equities
4 2 (2.53%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.53%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) PKI
5 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (79.75%) Windows Server
3 54 (68.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (21.52%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
7 8 (10.13%) Linux
8 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.06%) Unix
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.27%) AIX
11 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Migration
2 8 (10.13%) DevOps
3 7 (8.86%) ITIL
3 7 (8.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.33%) Application Discovery
5 4 (5.06%) Application Packaging
5 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.06%) E-Discovery
6 3 (3.80%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.80%) Front End Development
6 3 (3.80%) OO
6 3 (3.80%) Performance Management
6 3 (3.80%) Release Management
6 3 (3.80%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.19%) SQL
3 7 (8.86%) C#
4 4 (5.06%) VBScript
5 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.53%) Java
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.39%) MCSE
3 5 (6.33%) CCNA
3 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) MCSA
5 3 (3.80%) Degree
5 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.27%) MCDST
7 1 (1.27%) MCITP
7 1 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
2 26 (32.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (21.52%) XenApp
4 11 (13.92%) VMware ESX
5 9 (11.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (10.13%) vSphere
7 5 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
8 4 (5.06%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
10 2 (2.53%) DFS Replication
10 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) SCCM
2 9 (11.39%) SCOM
3 5 (6.33%) WSUS
4 4 (5.06%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.53%) Ansible
6 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.53%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.53%) Puppet
6 2 (2.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.27%) SCSM
7 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.27%) Sysprep
7 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (48.10%) VMware
2 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.85%) Citrix
4 13 (16.46%) Cisco
5 9 (11.39%) HP
6 8 (10.13%) 3PAR
7 6 (7.59%) EMC
7 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.06%) Splunk
8 4 (5.06%) Symantec
9 3 (3.80%) Altiris
9 3 (3.80%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.80%) Brocade
9 3 (3.80%) CommVault
9 3 (3.80%) Dell
10 2 (2.53%) AppSense
10 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.53%) F5
10 2 (2.53%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.53%) NetApp
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