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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 139 117 183
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +66
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 857 963 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.76% 1.90% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.66% 8.49% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 590 339
Median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £197 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 75 27
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +15.06%
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
11181 11340 11335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.96% 22.34% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 6729 6594
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 892 961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -14 305 £375 +15.38% 88
South East -21 191 £363 - 62
North West +26 79 £338 +12.50% 24
South West -10 68 £350 +7.69% 33
Yorkshire -7 52 £325 +8.33% 14
North East -26 52 £235 -41.25% 2
East of England -22 46 £400 +14.28% 9
West Midlands -16 42 £330 -5.71% 15
East Midlands -8 22 £375 +42.85% 16
Midlands -6 1 £200 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1768 (100.00%) Windows
2 1269 (71.78%) Windows Server
3 1141 (64.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1070 (60.52%) Active Directory
5 922 (52.15%) VMware
6 830 (46.95%) Microsoft
7 611 (34.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 496 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 440 (24.89%) Citrix
10 427 (24.15%) PowerShell
11 398 (22.51%) MS Exchange
12 363 (20.53%) SQL Server
13 332 (18.78%) DNS
14 326 (18.44%) Security Cleared
15 325 (18.38%) SCCM
16 324 (18.33%) ITIL
17 321 (18.16%) Migration
18 307 (17.36%) SQL
19 299 (16.91%) Linux
20 295 (16.69%) HP
21 291 (16.46%) Hyper-V
22 289 (16.35%) Windows 7
23 279 (15.78%) Finance
24 274 (15.50%) SAN
25 255 (14.42%) SC Cleared
26 253 (14.31%) DHCP
27 240 (13.57%) MS Excel
28 235 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2010
29 223 (12.61%) Cisco
30 220 (12.44%) Firewall

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
1 398 (22.51%) MS Exchange
2 235 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 201 (11.37%) SharePoint
4 159 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 145 (8.20%) IIS
6 139 (7.86%) Skype for Business
7 72 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 63 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 41 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 36 (2.04%) Apache
11 28 (1.58%) Tomcat
12 27 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 26 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
14 25 (1.41%) IBM Notes
15 16 (0.90%) CMS
16 13 (0.74%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.68%) Confluence
17 12 (0.68%) IBM Domino
17 12 (0.68%) SAS
17 12 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 240 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 173 (9.79%) MS Office
3 11 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.51%) SPSS
5 6 (0.34%) MS Project
6 4 (0.23%) HipChat
7 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.057%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 12 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.28%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) Eikon
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.11%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.057%) assyst
6 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.057%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.057%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.057%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.057%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.057%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 207 (11.71%) Office 365
2 137 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (1.30%) IaaS
5 17 (0.96%) PaaS
6 10 (0.57%) Google Apps
6 10 (0.57%) Mimecast
6 10 (0.57%) SaaS
7 9 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.28%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.23%) GitHub
11 3 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.17%) Route 53
11 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 332 (18.78%) DNS
2 274 (15.50%) SAN
3 253 (14.31%) DHCP
4 220 (12.44%) Firewall
5 142 (8.03%) LAN
5 142 (8.03%) WAN
6 131 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 80 (4.52%) NetScaler
8 75 (4.24%) VPN
9 67 (3.79%) Skype
10 65 (3.68%) Internet
11 41 (2.32%) NAS
12 39 (2.21%) Wireless
13 38 (2.15%) Remote Desktop
14 35 (1.98%) VLAN
15 33 (1.87%) VoIP
16 28 (1.58%) iSCSI
17 26 (1.47%) MPLS
17 26 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
18 25 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 126 (7.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 119 (6.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 30 (1.70%) Oracle Database
7 30 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (1.36%) MySQL
9 22 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.51%) GIS
11 9 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.45%) DTS
12 8 (0.45%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 30 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 18 (1.02%) JIRA
4 11 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (0.62%) TeamCity
5 10 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.34%) MSI
7 6 (0.34%) StarTeam
8 4 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (0.23%) Grunt
8 4 (0.23%) gulp
8 4 (0.23%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.23%) MSBuild
8 4 (0.23%) Selenium
8 4 (0.23%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.17%) GitLab
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 279 (15.78%) Finance
2 70 (3.96%) Banking
3 40 (2.26%) Financial Institution
4 36 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 33 (1.87%) Legal
6 31 (1.75%) Back Office
7 27 (1.53%) Retail
8 26 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.02%) Military
10 15 (0.85%) Advertising
11 12 (0.68%) Marketing
12 11 (0.62%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.57%) Law
13 10 (0.57%) Publishing
14 8 (0.45%) Electronics
14 8 (0.45%) Games
14 8 (0.45%) Local Government
15 4 (0.23%) French Language
15 4 (0.23%) Front Office
15 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 254 (14.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 209 (11.82%) Support Engineer
3 186 (10.52%) Analyst
4 157 (8.88%) Windows Engineer
5 154 (8.71%) Architect
6 153 (8.65%) Server Engineer
7 149 (8.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 121 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 103 (5.83%) VMware Engineer
10 102 (5.77%) Consultant
11 100 (5.66%) Administrator
12 94 (5.32%) Wintel Engineer
13 78 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support
14 69 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 69 (3.90%) Server Support
15 64 (3.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 64 (3.62%) Support Analyst
16 63 (3.56%) Citrix Engineer
17 62 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
18 61 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (6.45%) .NET
2 60 (3.39%) HTML
3 37 (2.09%) Web Services
4 34 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 32 (1.81%) CSS
6 26 (1.47%) .NET Framework
7 17 (0.96%) jQuery
7 17 (0.96%) SAML
8 11 (0.62%) HTML5
8 11 (0.62%) LAMP
9 10 (0.57%) Middleware
10 9 (0.51%) Classic ASP
10 9 (0.51%) XML
11 8 (0.45%) Ajax
12 7 (0.40%) AngularJS
13 6 (0.34%) Entity Framework
13 6 (0.34%) JSP
13 6 (0.34%) WCF
14 5 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (0.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 212 (11.99%) Data Centre
2 111 (6.28%) Clustering
3 63 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 42 (2.38%) Replication
5 37 (2.09%) Fat Client
5 37 (2.09%) PKI
5 37 (2.09%) Thin Client
6 30 (1.70%) Blackberry
7 27 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.36%) Driving Licence
9 23 (1.30%) NHS
10 17 (0.96%) Digital Media
11 16 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 13 (0.74%) EMC VNX
13 13 (0.74%) Hedge funds
13 13 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (0.68%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.62%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1768 (100.00%) Windows
2 1269 (71.78%) Windows Server
3 1141 (64.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 611 (34.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 299 (16.91%) Linux
6 289 (16.35%) Windows 7
7 142 (8.03%) Windows 10
8 123 (6.96%) Windows 8
9 79 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 78 (4.41%) Unix
11 47 (2.66%) Windows XP
12 32 (1.81%) Mac OS X
13 27 (1.53%) CentOS
14 18 (1.02%) Mac OS
15 16 (0.90%) Android
15 16 (0.90%) SUSE
15 16 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
16 13 (0.74%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.74%) Windows 2000
17 11 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (18.33%) ITIL
2 321 (18.16%) Migration
3 96 (5.43%) Project Management
4 83 (4.69%) Change Management
5 82 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 77 (4.36%) Server Building
7 73 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (3.90%) Service Management
9 67 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (3.45%) Incident Management
10 61 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 54 (3.05%) Configuration Management
12 52 (2.94%) High Availability
12 52 (2.94%) Software Engineering
13 44 (2.49%) Capacity Management
13 44 (2.49%) CRM
14 43 (2.43%) Application Packaging
14 43 (2.43%) Problem Management
14 43 (2.43%) Test Automation
15 41 (2.32%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 427 (24.15%) PowerShell
2 307 (17.36%) SQL
3 80 (4.52%) VBScript
4 76 (4.30%) C#
5 70 (3.96%) JavaScript
6 48 (2.71%) Java
7 43 (2.43%) VB
8 36 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 32 (1.81%) C
10 29 (1.64%) Perl
10 29 (1.64%) Python
11 23 (1.30%) PHP
12 22 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.57%) C++
13 10 (0.57%) Ruby
13 10 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.45%) VBA
15 7 (0.40%) Tcl
16 6 (0.34%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 326 (18.44%) Security Cleared
2 255 (14.42%) SC Cleared
3 207 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 149 (8.43%) MCSE
5 96 (5.43%) MCSA
6 69 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 61 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (2.83%) CCNA
9 47 (2.66%) Degree
10 37 (2.09%) MCITP
11 34 (1.92%) DV Cleared
12 24 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
13 22 (1.24%) CISSP
13 22 (1.24%) MCTS
14 19 (1.07%) CCNP
15 17 (0.96%) MCP
16 15 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 12 (0.68%) DBS Check
19 9 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.51%) SLA
2 27 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.47%) QA
4 20 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.28%) COBIT
6 5 (0.28%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.23%) GPG13
7 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.23%) RMADS
8 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.11%) DICOM
9 2 (0.11%) HL7
10 1 (0.057%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1070 (60.52%) Active Directory
2 496 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 291 (16.46%) Hyper-V
4 217 (12.27%) vSphere
5 191 (10.80%) XenApp
6 112 (6.33%) XenDesktop
7 111 (6.28%) VMware ESX
8 95 (5.37%) VMware ESXi
9 61 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 50 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
11 45 (2.55%) XenServer
12 33 (1.87%) Terminal Services
13 28 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
14 19 (1.07%) VMware Server
15 18 (1.02%) Xen
16 17 (0.96%) DFS Replication
17 16 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
18 14 (0.79%) Firmware
19 12 (0.68%) NFS
20 11 (0.62%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 325 (18.38%) SCCM
2 189 (10.69%) SCOM
3 61 (3.45%) WSUS
4 57 (3.22%) NetBackup
5 52 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 38 (2.15%) Backup Exec
7 33 (1.87%) Puppet
7 33 (1.87%) SCVMM
8 29 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
9 24 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
10 21 (1.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 19 (1.07%) EdgeSight
11 19 (1.07%) HP SIM
11 19 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 19 (1.07%) Simpana
12 18 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 17 (0.96%) ZABBIX
14 15 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 14 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 14 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 922 (52.15%) VMware
2 830 (46.95%) Microsoft
3 440 (24.89%) Citrix
4 295 (16.69%) HP
5 223 (12.61%) Cisco
6 132 (7.47%) NetApp
7 109 (6.17%) Oracle
8 92 (5.20%) Dell
9 75 (4.24%) Red Hat
10 63 (3.56%) IBM
11 57 (3.22%) Symantec
12 51 (2.88%) EMC
13 47 (2.66%) AppSense
14 45 (2.55%) Intel Security
15 29 (1.64%) CommVault
16 28 (1.58%) Sophos
17 27 (1.53%) SolarWinds
18 26 (1.47%) Juniper
19 24 (1.36%) Remedy
19 24 (1.36%) Wyse
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
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London
Westbourne Partners
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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London
Ashdown IT
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Hampshire
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London
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City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
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Bristol, Avon
FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Lewis Dunn
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
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Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
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City, London
Lorien Resourcing
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £320 - £370 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Norfolk
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City, London
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London
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Fareham
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City of London
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