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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 116 104 217
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +113
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1010 1026 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.98% 1.99% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.95% 8.93% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 607 293
Median daily rate £338 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £214 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 84 27
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.59 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +2.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.65 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £30.00 £29.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.09 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +8.60%
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
11290 11483 11178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.09% 22.30% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7138 6608 6375
Median daily rate £393 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 938 1000
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £35.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -31 340 £365 +4.28% 70
South East +4 269 £315 -10.00% 61
North West +38 124 £375 +7.14% 13
South West -6 68 £330 -22.35% 20
West Midlands -24 57 £278 -14.61% 26
East of England -23 49 £348 -0.71% 15
Yorkshire -4 42 £295 -5.60% 16
East Midlands -6 38 £325 +14.03% 6
North East -22 23 £235 -44.70% 2
Midlands -5 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 1767 (100.00%) Windows
2 1286 (72.78%) Windows Server
3 1105 (62.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1008 (57.05%) Active Directory
5 889 (50.31%) VMware
6 843 (47.71%) Microsoft
7 598 (33.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 483 (27.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 421 (23.83%) Citrix
10 396 (22.41%) SQL Server
11 395 (22.35%) MS Exchange
12 381 (21.56%) PowerShell
13 350 (19.81%) ITIL
14 325 (18.39%) SQL
15 323 (18.28%) SCCM
16 318 (18.00%) Migration
17 317 (17.94%) DNS
18 303 (17.15%) Windows 7
19 299 (16.92%) Linux
20 298 (16.86%) Security Cleared
21 271 (15.34%) HP
22 266 (15.05%) Hyper-V
23 265 (15.00%) SAN
24 249 (14.09%) Finance
25 243 (13.75%) MS Excel
26 239 (13.53%) vSphere
27 234 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
28 229 (12.96%) SC Cleared
29 219 (12.39%) Cisco
30 218 (12.34%) DHCP

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
1 395 (22.35%) MS Exchange
2 234 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 185 (10.47%) SharePoint
4 170 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 149 (8.43%) IIS
6 120 (6.79%) Skype for Business
7 66 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 62 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 50 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 32 (1.81%) Apache
11 28 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 25 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 21 (1.19%) Tomcat
14 19 (1.08%) CMS
15 18 (1.02%) IBM Notes
16 12 (0.68%) Confluence
17 10 (0.57%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.51%) IBM Domino
18 9 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
18 9 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 243 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 166 (9.39%) MS Office
3 11 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.51%) SPSS
5 7 (0.40%) HipChat
5 7 (0.40%) MS Project
6 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.057%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 15 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.11%) Eikon
6 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.11%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.057%) Magento
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.057%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.057%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.057%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 204 (11.54%) Office 365
2 114 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (0.85%) IaaS
6 11 (0.62%) Google Apps
7 10 (0.57%) Mimecast
7 10 (0.57%) SaaS
8 9 (0.51%) PaaS
9 8 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.11%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.11%) Yammer
11 1 (0.057%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.057%) GitHub
11 1 (0.057%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.057%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.057%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 317 (17.94%) DNS
2 265 (15.00%) SAN
3 218 (12.34%) DHCP
4 192 (10.87%) Firewall
5 138 (7.81%) TCP/IP
6 135 (7.64%) LAN
7 124 (7.02%) WAN
8 91 (5.15%) VPN
9 86 (4.87%) NetScaler
10 65 (3.68%) Internet
11 58 (3.28%) Skype
12 44 (2.49%) Wireless
13 43 (2.43%) Remote Desktop
14 41 (2.32%) NAS
14 41 (2.32%) VoIP
14 41 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
15 35 (1.98%) SSL
16 31 (1.75%) iSCSI
16 31 (1.75%) VLAN
17 20 (1.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 146 (8.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 138 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 44 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 32 (1.81%) Oracle Database
9 29 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (1.13%) MySQL
11 14 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (0.79%) GIS
12 10 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.51%) DTS
13 9 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 7 (0.40%) Big Data
15 7 (0.40%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 20 (1.13%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.85%) JIRA
5 14 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.62%) Subversion
7 7 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.34%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (0.28%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.28%) Selenium
9 5 (0.28%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.28%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.23%) Maven
10 4 (0.23%) MSI
10 4 (0.23%) StarTeam
10 4 (0.23%) Toad
10 4 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 249 (14.09%) Finance
2 67 (3.79%) Banking
3 46 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 36 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 26 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 26 (1.47%) Retail
6 22 (1.25%) Back Office
7 21 (1.19%) Military
8 18 (1.02%) Legal
9 15 (0.85%) Advertising
10 12 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.68%) Publishing
11 11 (0.62%) Games
12 8 (0.45%) Local Government
13 7 (0.40%) Law
13 7 (0.40%) Marketing
14 6 (0.34%) Electronics
15 4 (0.23%) Billing
15 4 (0.23%) Front Office
15 4 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 247 (13.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 215 (12.17%) Support Engineer
3 194 (10.98%) Analyst
4 151 (8.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 147 (8.32%) Windows Engineer
6 143 (8.09%) Server Engineer
7 137 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 120 (6.79%) Architect
9 109 (6.17%) VMware Engineer
10 105 (5.94%) Consultant
11 91 (5.15%) Administrator
11 91 (5.15%) Infrastructure Support
12 88 (4.98%) Wintel Engineer
13 72 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 69 (3.90%) Support Analyst
14 69 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
15 67 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
15 67 (3.79%) Server Support
16 66 (3.74%) Citrix Engineer
17 65 (3.68%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (6.40%) .NET
2 51 (2.89%) HTML
3 49 (2.77%) Web Services
4 43 (2.43%) ASP.NET
5 26 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 26 (1.47%) CSS
6 24 (1.36%) jQuery
7 17 (0.96%) SAML
8 16 (0.91%) Middleware
9 13 (0.74%) Ajax
9 13 (0.74%) Entity Framework
10 12 (0.68%) XML
11 11 (0.62%) HTML5
11 11 (0.62%) WCF
12 10 (0.57%) LAMP
13 9 (0.51%) Classic ASP
14 7 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (0.40%) Windows Identity Foundation
15 5 (0.28%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (0.28%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 199 (11.26%) Data Centre
2 100 (5.66%) Clustering
3 71 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 44 (2.49%) Replication
6 39 (2.21%) NHS
7 36 (2.04%) PKI
8 33 (1.87%) Computer Science
9 31 (1.75%) Fat Client
9 31 (1.75%) Thin Client
10 29 (1.64%) Blackberry
11 28 (1.58%) Hedge funds
12 24 (1.36%) Driving Licence
13 20 (1.13%) EMC VNX
14 14 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (0.57%) Private Cloud
17 9 (0.51%) Derivative
17 9 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
18 8 (0.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1767 (100.00%) Windows
2 1286 (72.78%) Windows Server
3 1105 (62.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 598 (33.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 303 (17.15%) Windows 7
6 299 (16.92%) Linux
7 130 (7.36%) Windows 8
8 109 (6.17%) Windows 10
9 94 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 72 (4.07%) Unix
11 64 (3.62%) Windows XP
12 35 (1.98%) CentOS
13 29 (1.64%) Mac OS X
14 20 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
15 15 (0.85%) Solaris
16 13 (0.74%) AIX
16 13 (0.74%) Android
17 12 (0.68%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.57%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (19.81%) ITIL
2 318 (18.00%) Migration
3 106 (6.00%) Project Management
4 100 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 92 (5.21%) Change Management
6 85 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (3.90%) Server Building
8 67 (3.79%) Service Delivery
9 66 (3.74%) Service Management
10 64 (3.62%) Configuration Management
11 62 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 60 (3.40%) Incident Management
12 60 (3.40%) Problem Management
13 48 (2.72%) High Availability
14 46 (2.60%) Software Engineering
15 44 (2.49%) Test Automation
16 41 (2.32%) Application Packaging
17 40 (2.26%) Data Migration
18 39 (2.21%) Capacity Planning
18 39 (2.21%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 381 (21.56%) PowerShell
2 325 (18.39%) SQL
3 75 (4.24%) VBScript
4 64 (3.62%) C#
5 58 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 45 (2.55%) T-SQL
7 41 (2.32%) VB
8 29 (1.64%) Java
9 28 (1.58%) C
10 25 (1.41%) Python
11 24 (1.36%) Perl
12 16 (0.91%) PHP
13 14 (0.79%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.68%) VB.NET
15 10 (0.57%) Ruby
16 7 (0.40%) Tcl
16 7 (0.40%) VBA
17 5 (0.28%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.28%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 298 (16.86%) Security Cleared
2 229 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 199 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 144 (8.15%) MCSE
5 94 (5.32%) MCSA
6 77 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (3.68%) CCNA
8 54 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 51 (2.89%) Degree
10 32 (1.81%) MCITP
11 28 (1.58%) DV Cleared
12 27 (1.53%) MCP
13 23 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
14 21 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 17 (0.96%) CCNP
15 17 (0.96%) MCTS
16 16 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (0.79%) CISSP
18 12 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
19 11 (0.62%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.02%) SLA
2 32 (1.81%) QA
3 27 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 12 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.28%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.23%) COBIT
7 4 (0.23%) RMADS
8 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.11%) DICOM
9 2 (0.11%) HL7
9 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.057%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1008 (57.05%) Active Directory
2 483 (27.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 266 (15.05%) Hyper-V
4 239 (13.53%) vSphere
5 189 (10.70%) XenApp
6 100 (5.66%) XenDesktop
7 89 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
8 87 (4.92%) VMware ESX
9 61 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 43 (2.43%) XenServer
11 28 (1.58%) Terminal Services
12 20 (1.13%) vCloud
13 15 (0.85%) VMware Server
14 14 (0.79%) BitLocker
15 13 (0.74%) NFS
16 12 (0.68%) Xen
17 11 (0.62%) Firmware
18 9 (0.51%) DFS Replication
18 9 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 8 (0.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 323 (18.28%) SCCM
2 183 (10.36%) SCOM
3 74 (4.19%) NetBackup
4 73 (4.13%) WSUS
5 39 (2.21%) Puppet
6 38 (2.15%) SCVMM
7 35 (1.98%) Backup Exec
8 26 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
9 25 (1.41%) ZABBIX
10 21 (1.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 20 (1.13%) Simpana
12 19 (1.08%) HP SIM
13 16 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
13 16 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 16 (0.91%) vRealize
14 15 (0.85%) EdgeSight
14 15 (0.85%) Nagios
14 15 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 12 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 889 (50.31%) VMware
2 843 (47.71%) Microsoft
3 421 (23.83%) Citrix
4 271 (15.34%) HP
5 219 (12.39%) Cisco
6 127 (7.19%) NetApp
7 105 (5.94%) Oracle
8 92 (5.21%) Red Hat
9 90 (5.09%) Dell
10 59 (3.34%) EMC
11 54 (3.06%) Symantec
12 52 (2.94%) IBM
13 47 (2.66%) AppSense
14 40 (2.26%) CommVault
15 37 (2.09%) Intel Security
16 32 (1.81%) SolarWinds
17 25 (1.41%) Remedy
18 24 (1.36%) Sophos
18 24 (1.36%) Splunk
19 22 (1.25%) Juniper
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £130 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Rate: £17 - £22 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Capita plc
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vadis People
Rate: circ £340 - £370 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + possible extensions
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £20.5 - £25.5 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £100 - 150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £100 - 160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The One Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Halesowen
Venturi
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Posted: 10 days ago
Halesowen
Venturi
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Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
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Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
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Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
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