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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 158 151 151
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 753 821 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.65% 1.62% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.80% 7.51% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 504 427
Median daily rate £340 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 56
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% -26.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.35 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.13 £35.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.00%
Windows Server 2012
UK

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
9655 10927 12115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.12% 21.57% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6074 6508 7291
Median daily rate £400 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 909 1060
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 265 £388 +5.80% 63
South East -9 155 £325 -1.51% 59
North West +19 85 £340 +4.61% 31
North East +17 67 £350 +32.07% 6
South West -8 51 £190 -32.74% 30
Yorkshire +30 47 £300 -11.76% 17
East of England -20 38 £375 +3.44% 11
East Midlands -2 25 £325 +51.16% 8
West Midlands -22 25 £310 -4.98% 18
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 1611 (100.00%) Windows
2 1178 (73.12%) Windows Server
3 1036 (64.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 1006 (62.45%) Active Directory
5 846 (52.51%) VMware
6 783 (48.60%) Microsoft
7 513 (31.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 436 (27.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 372 (23.09%) PowerShell
10 360 (22.35%) MS Exchange
11 359 (22.28%) SQL Server
12 358 (22.22%) Citrix
13 341 (21.17%) DNS
14 276 (17.13%) SCCM
15 273 (16.95%) SQL
16 272 (16.88%) DHCP
16 272 (16.88%) Firewall
17 270 (16.76%) Linux
18 269 (16.70%) ITIL
19 266 (16.51%) Cisco
19 266 (16.51%) Hyper-V
20 257 (15.95%) Office 365
21 250 (15.52%) Security Cleared
22 247 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
23 245 (15.21%) Windows 7
24 241 (14.96%) Migration
25 238 (14.77%) SAN
26 231 (14.34%) HP
27 229 (14.21%) Exchange Server 2010
28 224 (13.90%) MS Excel

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
1 360 (22.35%) MS Exchange
2 229 (14.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 169 (10.49%) IIS
4 146 (9.06%) Skype for Business
5 144 (8.94%) SharePoint
6 133 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 74 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 40 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 31 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 26 (1.61%) OpenStack
11 25 (1.55%) Apache
12 24 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
12 24 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (1.06%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.93%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.81%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.43%) IBM Domino
17 7 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 224 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 122 (7.57%) MS Office
3 12 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.12%) InDesign
6 2 (0.12%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.062%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.25%) Eikon
3 4 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.19%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.12%) Demantra
5 2 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.12%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.12%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.062%) assyst
6 1 (0.062%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.062%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.062%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.062%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.062%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 257 (15.95%) Office 365
2 195 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (2.79%) IaaS
5 30 (1.86%) PaaS
5 30 (1.86%) SaaS
6 19 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (0.81%) HP Helion
8 11 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.50%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.25%) GitHub
11 4 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.19%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.19%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 341 (21.17%) DNS
2 272 (16.88%) DHCP
2 272 (16.88%) Firewall
3 238 (14.77%) SAN
4 162 (10.06%) TCP/IP
5 144 (8.94%) LAN
6 126 (7.82%) WAN
7 91 (5.65%) VPN
8 90 (5.59%) Skype
9 71 (4.41%) VLAN
10 67 (4.16%) Internet
11 61 (3.79%) NetScaler
12 59 (3.66%) iSCSI
13 52 (3.23%) Wireless
14 51 (3.17%) NAS
15 49 (3.04%) LDAP
15 49 (3.04%) MPLS
16 35 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
17 31 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
18 30 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (22.28%) SQL Server
2 108 (6.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 92 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (2.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 34 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (1.24%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.12%) MySQL
9 13 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.37%) DB2
14 6 (0.37%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.37%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 36 (2.23%) TeamCity
2 27 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 24 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 21 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.68%) JIRA
7 8 (0.50%) Vagrant
8 7 (0.43%) Grunt
8 7 (0.43%) gulp
9 5 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.31%) MSI
10 4 (0.25%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.25%) Moq
10 4 (0.25%) NUnit
10 4 (0.25%) WiX
11 3 (0.19%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.19%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.19%) webpack
General
1 220 (13.66%) Finance
2 47 (2.92%) Banking
3 39 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 29 (1.80%) Retail
5 28 (1.74%) Legal
6 23 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.30%) Law
8 20 (1.24%) Back Office
9 16 (0.99%) Advertising
10 14 (0.87%) Local Government
11 11 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.56%) Publishing
13 8 (0.50%) Electronics
13 8 (0.50%) Games
14 7 (0.43%) Marketing
15 6 (0.37%) Military
15 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.31%) Billing
16 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 275 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 179 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 149 (9.25%) Architect
3 149 (9.25%) Windows Engineer
4 126 (7.82%) Administrator
5 119 (7.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 118 (7.32%) Consultant
7 115 (7.14%) Analyst
8 112 (6.95%) Server Engineer
9 94 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 89 (5.52%) VMware Engineer
11 88 (5.46%) Systems Administrator
12 65 (4.03%) Support Analyst
13 64 (3.97%) Wintel Engineer
14 63 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
15 62 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
16 58 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
17 57 (3.54%) IT Support
18 54 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
18 54 (3.35%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (6.02%) .NET
2 41 (2.55%) Web Services
3 34 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 29 (1.80%) HTML
5 23 (1.43%) CSS
6 22 (1.37%) XML
7 20 (1.24%) Middleware
8 19 (1.18%) .NET Framework
9 10 (0.62%) AngularJS
10 8 (0.50%) HTML5
10 8 (0.50%) XSLT
11 7 (0.43%) Entity Framework
11 7 (0.43%) LESS
11 7 (0.43%) Sass
11 7 (0.43%) Software Packaging
11 7 (0.43%) X-Windows
12 6 (0.37%) Node.js
12 6 (0.37%) SAML
12 6 (0.37%) SOAP
12 6 (0.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 175 (10.86%) Data Centre
2 97 (6.02%) Clustering
3 60 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 53 (3.29%) Replication
6 51 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 44 (2.73%) PKI
8 33 (2.05%) Blackberry
9 21 (1.30%) EMC VNX
10 17 (1.06%) Fat Client
10 17 (1.06%) Thin Client
11 16 (0.99%) BYOD
11 16 (0.99%) Driving Licence
11 16 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (0.93%) NHS
13 13 (0.81%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.74%) Digital Media
14 12 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1611 (100.00%) Windows
2 1178 (73.12%) Windows Server
3 1036 (64.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 513 (31.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 270 (16.76%) Linux
6 245 (15.21%) Windows 7
7 126 (7.82%) Windows 10
8 91 (5.65%) Windows 8
9 89 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 68 (4.22%) Unix
11 51 (3.17%) Windows XP
12 46 (2.86%) Android
13 31 (1.92%) Apple iOS
14 28 (1.74%) AIX
15 24 (1.49%) Ubuntu
16 21 (1.30%) Mac OS X
17 20 (1.24%) Solaris
18 18 (1.12%) Windows 2000
19 17 (1.06%) CentOS
19 17 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (16.70%) ITIL
2 241 (14.96%) Migration
3 69 (4.28%) DevOps
4 62 (3.85%) Change Management
4 62 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 57 (3.54%) Service Delivery
6 55 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (3.29%) Configuration Management
8 50 (3.10%) Service Management
9 46 (2.86%) CRM
10 42 (2.61%) Load Balancing
11 40 (2.48%) Patch Management
12 39 (2.42%) Incident Management
13 37 (2.30%) Infrastructure Management
14 36 (2.23%) Project Management
15 35 (2.17%) Time Management
16 32 (1.99%) Data Protection
16 32 (1.99%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (1.99%) Mobile Device Management
16 32 (1.99%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 372 (23.09%) PowerShell
2 273 (16.95%) SQL
3 59 (3.66%) C#
4 57 (3.54%) VBScript
5 48 (2.98%) Java
6 45 (2.79%) JavaScript
7 32 (1.99%) VB
8 29 (1.80%) Perl
9 27 (1.68%) T-SQL
10 25 (1.55%) Python
11 19 (1.18%) C
11 19 (1.18%) PHP
12 18 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 15 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.81%) C++
15 10 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.62%) Ruby
16 8 (0.50%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.37%) VB6
18 4 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 250 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 247 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 168 (10.43%) MCSE
4 165 (10.24%) SC Cleared
5 96 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
6 85 (5.28%) MCSA
7 72 (4.47%) Degree
8 65 (4.03%) CCNA
9 64 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 43 (2.67%) DV Cleared
11 41 (2.55%) MCITP
12 37 (2.30%) MCP
13 35 (2.17%) CCNP
14 29 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (1.37%) DBS Check
16 20 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
17 17 (1.06%) CCA
18 16 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
19 13 (0.81%) MCTS
20 10 (0.62%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.16%) SLA
2 23 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.87%) QA
4 12 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.37%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.19%) GPG13
9 1 (0.062%) FISMA
9 1 (0.062%) GCP
9 1 (0.062%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.062%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.062%) RMADS
System Software
1 1006 (62.45%) Active Directory
2 436 (27.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 266 (16.51%) Hyper-V
4 178 (11.05%) vSphere
5 175 (10.86%) XenApp
6 107 (6.64%) VMware ESX
7 101 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
8 86 (5.34%) XenDesktop
9 50 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 42 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
11 30 (1.86%) Terminal Services
12 25 (1.55%) Firmware
13 24 (1.49%) XenServer
14 19 (1.18%) Docker
15 18 (1.12%) DFS Replication
15 18 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
15 18 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
16 16 (0.99%) VMware Server
17 14 (0.87%) vCloud
18 10 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 276 (17.13%) SCCM
2 148 (9.19%) SCOM
3 68 (4.22%) WSUS
4 54 (3.35%) Puppet
5 49 (3.04%) NetBackup
6 41 (2.55%) Backup Exec
7 39 (2.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 30 (1.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 30 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 28 (1.74%) AirWatch
11 26 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
12 24 (1.49%) Ansible
13 19 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
14 16 (0.99%) SCVMM
14 16 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 15 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
16 11 (0.68%) PowerCLI
17 10 (0.62%) Terraform
18 9 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 846 (52.51%) VMware
2 783 (48.60%) Microsoft
3 358 (22.22%) Citrix
4 266 (16.51%) Cisco
5 231 (14.34%) HP
6 90 (5.59%) NetApp
6 90 (5.59%) Red Hat
6 90 (5.59%) Symantec
7 87 (5.40%) Dell
8 58 (3.60%) Oracle
9 53 (3.29%) EMC
10 51 (3.17%) Veeam
11 48 (2.98%) Intel Security
12 46 (2.86%) IBM
13 43 (2.67%) CheckPoint
14 37 (2.30%) Juniper
15 33 (2.05%) Sophos
16 25 (1.55%) SolarWinds
17 24 (1.49%) Avaya
18 23 (1.43%) Apple
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