The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK / England
Rank 162 139 136
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 640 832 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.53% 1.74% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.52% 8.19% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 515 423
Median daily rate £350 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £475 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 60
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £14.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.40 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -2.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8513 10153 10661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.35% 21.28% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5509 6243 6229
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 700 847
Median hourly rate £16.63 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the England region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the England region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 226 £400 +5.77% 88
South East -28 167 £350 +7.69% 66
North West -7 43 £325 +2.36% 26
South West -32 41 £348 +2.20% 14
East Midlands +8 39 £250 -9.09% 14
West Midlands +2 37 £368 +17.60% 20
East of England -20 37 £225 -35.71% 19
Yorkshire +22 34 £344 +9.12% 12
North East -5 16 £125 -55.35% 5
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 1415 (100.00%) Windows
2 1069 (75.55%) Windows Server
3 928 (65.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 894 (63.18%) Active Directory
5 707 (49.96%) VMware
6 655 (46.29%) Microsoft
7 407 (28.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 389 (27.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 346 (24.45%) PowerShell
10 305 (21.55%) DNS
10 305 (21.55%) SQL Server
11 275 (19.43%) MS Exchange
12 265 (18.73%) Citrix
13 257 (18.16%) Security Cleared
14 255 (18.02%) Linux
15 249 (17.60%) SQL
16 241 (17.03%) Windows 7
17 238 (16.82%) Firewall
18 231 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
19 230 (16.25%) Office 365
20 227 (16.04%) ITIL
21 226 (15.97%) SCCM
22 220 (15.55%) Cisco
23 217 (15.34%) MS Excel
24 216 (15.27%) Hyper-V
25 206 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure
26 204 (14.42%) Finance
27 201 (14.20%) DHCP
28 196 (13.85%) Migration
29 190 (13.43%) HP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 275 (19.43%) MS Exchange
2 183 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 164 (11.59%) IIS
4 126 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 117 (8.27%) SharePoint
6 112 (7.92%) Skype for Business
7 79 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 24 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 22 (1.55%) OpenStack
11 16 (1.13%) Apache
12 14 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
13 13 (0.92%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.92%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 11 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.64%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
18 6 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 217 (15.34%) MS Excel
2 105 (7.42%) MS Office
3 9 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.28%) MS Project
7 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.071%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 23 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.49%) Demantra
3 7 (0.49%) SnowdropKCS
4 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.28%) Pegasus Opera
6 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.071%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.071%) Exstream
8 1 (0.071%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.071%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.071%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.071%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.071%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.071%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 230 (16.25%) Office 365
2 206 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (3.60%) IaaS
5 37 (2.61%) SaaS
6 36 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 30 (2.12%) PaaS
8 20 (1.41%) GitHub
9 13 (0.92%) HP Helion
10 9 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.64%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.49%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.21%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
16 2 (0.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 305 (21.55%) DNS
2 238 (16.82%) Firewall
3 201 (14.20%) DHCP
4 150 (10.60%) SAN
5 136 (9.61%) TCP/IP
6 115 (8.13%) LAN
7 89 (6.29%) WAN
8 75 (5.30%) VPN
9 74 (5.23%) Skype
10 53 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
11 51 (3.60%) NAS
12 48 (3.39%) VLAN
13 47 (3.32%) Internet
14 45 (3.18%) Wireless
15 44 (3.11%) NetScaler
16 34 (2.40%) LDAP
17 32 (2.26%) SSL
18 30 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (1.98%) MPLS
20 26 (1.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 124 (8.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 69 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (3.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 38 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (1.84%) Oracle Database
7 25 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (1.06%) Relational Database
11 12 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (0.78%) MySQL
12 11 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.49%) Big Data
15 7 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (2.69%) Jenkins
2 35 (2.47%) TeamCity
3 31 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 23 (1.63%) Git (software)
5 20 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.99%) JIRA
6 14 (0.99%) MSI
7 11 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.49%) MSBuild
9 6 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.42%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.35%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.28%) JDeveloper
11 4 (0.28%) Moq
11 4 (0.28%) NUnit
11 4 (0.28%) Subversion
11 4 (0.28%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.21%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.21%) Mocha
General
1 204 (14.42%) Finance
2 40 (2.83%) Banking
3 35 (2.47%) Retail
4 31 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 30 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.98%) Legal
7 25 (1.77%) Back Office
7 25 (1.77%) Law
8 13 (0.92%) Games
9 12 (0.85%) Local Government
10 11 (0.78%) Advertising
11 9 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.64%) Publishing
12 8 (0.57%) Marketing
13 6 (0.42%) Electronics
14 4 (0.28%) Military
14 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 212 (14.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 145 (10.25%) Windows Engineer
3 137 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 118 (8.34%) Analyst
5 106 (7.49%) Architect
6 104 (7.35%) Consultant
7 100 (7.07%) Server Engineer
8 96 (6.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 82 (5.80%) Administrator
10 79 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support
11 70 (4.95%) VMware Engineer
12 68 (4.81%) Support Analyst
12 68 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
13 60 (4.24%) Wintel Engineer
14 57 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
15 51 (3.60%) IT Support
16 50 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
17 47 (3.32%) IT Engineer
18 44 (3.11%) Infrastructure Support
19 40 (2.83%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (5.30%) .NET
2 42 (2.97%) Web Services
3 26 (1.84%) ASP.NET
4 20 (1.41%) HTML
5 19 (1.34%) XML
6 14 (0.99%) Middleware
7 13 (0.92%) .NET Framework
7 13 (0.92%) CSS
8 9 (0.64%) SOAP
9 8 (0.57%) JSON
10 7 (0.49%) Node.js
10 7 (0.49%) Software Packaging
11 6 (0.42%) Entity Framework
11 6 (0.42%) REST
11 6 (0.42%) SAML
11 6 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (0.42%) WinForms
11 6 (0.42%) X-Windows
12 5 (0.35%) ADO
12 5 (0.35%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 120 (8.48%) Data Centre
2 110 (7.77%) Clustering
3 66 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 51 (3.60%) PKI
5 49 (3.46%) Replication
6 48 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 41 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (2.12%) Client/Server
9 18 (1.27%) EMC VNX
10 17 (1.20%) Blackberry
11 15 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (0.85%) Driving Licence
12 12 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (0.78%) NHS
14 10 (0.71%) BYOD
14 10 (0.71%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.64%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.64%) Thin Client
15 9 (0.64%) User Experience
16 8 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1415 (100.00%) Windows
2 1069 (75.55%) Windows Server
3 928 (65.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 407 (28.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 255 (18.02%) Linux
6 241 (17.03%) Windows 7
7 146 (10.32%) Windows 10
8 96 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 74 (5.23%) Unix
10 70 (4.95%) Windows 8
11 42 (2.97%) Windows XP
12 34 (2.40%) Android
13 22 (1.55%) Apple iOS
14 18 (1.27%) Mac OS X
15 17 (1.20%) AIX
15 17 (1.20%) SUSE
16 16 (1.13%) CentOS
17 15 (1.06%) Windows 2000
17 15 (1.06%) Windows Vista
18 14 (0.99%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (16.04%) ITIL
2 196 (13.85%) Migration
3 86 (6.08%) Change Management
4 76 (5.37%) DevOps
5 64 (4.52%) Problem Management
6 52 (3.67%) Project Management
7 51 (3.60%) Configuration Management
8 50 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (3.18%) Load Balancing
9 45 (3.18%) Service Delivery
10 42 (2.97%) Service Management
11 39 (2.76%) Incident Management
12 35 (2.47%) High Availability
13 34 (2.40%) CRM
13 34 (2.40%) PRINCE2
13 34 (2.40%) Time Management
14 32 (2.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 32 (2.26%) Infrastructure Management
14 32 (2.26%) Patch Management
14 32 (2.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 346 (24.45%) PowerShell
2 249 (17.60%) SQL
3 55 (3.89%) VBScript
4 48 (3.39%) C#
5 35 (2.47%) VB
6 31 (2.19%) Java
7 29 (2.05%) Python
8 28 (1.98%) JavaScript
9 20 (1.41%) T-SQL
10 18 (1.27%) Perl
10 18 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.20%) C
11 17 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 13 (0.92%) C++
14 11 (0.78%) PHP
15 10 (0.71%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.42%) VB6
17 5 (0.35%) Ruby
18 3 (0.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 257 (18.16%) Security Cleared
2 231 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 170 (12.01%) SC Cleared
4 167 (11.80%) MCSE
5 76 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (5.23%) MCSA
7 62 (4.38%) Degree
8 58 (4.10%) CCNA
9 56 (3.96%) DV Cleared
10 55 (3.89%) MCP
11 48 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 46 (3.25%) MCITP
13 40 (2.83%) DBS Check
14 32 (2.26%) CCNP
15 26 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
17 16 (1.13%) MCTS
18 12 (0.85%) CCA
19 11 (0.78%) CCIE
20 9 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.17%) SLA
2 18 (1.27%) JSP 440
2 18 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.64%) QA
5 8 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.071%) GCP
7 1 (0.071%) GPG13
7 1 (0.071%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.071%) RMADS
System Software
1 894 (63.18%) Active Directory
2 389 (27.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (15.27%) Hyper-V
4 146 (10.32%) vSphere
5 137 (9.68%) XenApp
6 123 (8.69%) VMware ESXi
7 78 (5.51%) VMware ESX
8 67 (4.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 55 (3.89%) XenDesktop
10 34 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (1.48%) Firmware
11 21 (1.48%) Terminal Services
11 21 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (1.27%) Docker
13 17 (1.20%) XenServer
14 16 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
15 13 (0.92%) DFS Replication
16 10 (0.71%) ISA Server
16 10 (0.71%) UAG
17 9 (0.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 226 (15.97%) SCCM
2 85 (6.01%) SCOM
3 56 (3.96%) WSUS
4 48 (3.39%) Puppet
5 43 (3.04%) Microsoft Clustering
6 42 (2.97%) NetBackup
7 31 (2.19%) Backup Exec
8 27 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (1.70%) AirWatch
10 19 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
10 19 (1.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 18 (1.27%) Ansible
12 17 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
13 16 (1.13%) Nagios
14 14 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
14 14 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 12 (0.85%) BladeLogic
15 12 (0.85%) Nessus
16 11 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 11 (0.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 707 (49.96%) VMware
2 655 (46.29%) Microsoft
3 265 (18.73%) Citrix
4 220 (15.55%) Cisco
5 190 (13.43%) HP
6 99 (7.00%) Red Hat
7 81 (5.72%) Symantec
8 64 (4.52%) NetApp
9 60 (4.24%) Oracle
10 57 (4.03%) Dell
11 52 (3.67%) Intel Security
12 48 (3.39%) EMC
13 35 (2.47%) Apple
14 34 (2.40%) Veeam
15 33 (2.33%) CheckPoint
16 32 (2.26%) Sophos
17 31 (2.19%) IBM
18 24 (1.70%) 3PAR
18 24 (1.70%) Splunk
19 21 (1.48%) SolarWinds
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