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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 159 117 184
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +67
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 847 1038 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.69% 1.99% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 9.18% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 643 355
Median daily rate £350 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 48
Median hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -12.50%
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
10737 11313 11474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.39% 21.69% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6948 6729 6629
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 888 992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -41 311 £373 +12.87% 56
South East -23 204 £350 - 56
South West +12 76 £340 +4.61% 18
Yorkshire -2 59 £319 +22.59% 22
North West +10 58 £325 +8.33% 28
East of England -23 47 £300 -25.00% 22
West Midlands -39 42 £400 +33.33% 17
North East -10 26 £288 -28.12% 7
East Midlands +2 21 £375 +54.63% 9
Midlands -9 2 £200 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 1761 (100.00%) Windows
2 1257 (71.38%) Windows Server
3 1144 (64.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1116 (63.37%) Active Directory
5 942 (53.49%) VMware
6 855 (48.55%) Microsoft
7 597 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 482 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 476 (27.03%) PowerShell
10 453 (25.72%) Citrix
11 421 (23.91%) MS Exchange
12 371 (21.07%) SQL Server
13 358 (20.33%) DNS
14 354 (20.10%) SCCM
15 317 (18.00%) Security Cleared
16 314 (17.83%) Migration
17 311 (17.66%) ITIL
18 302 (17.15%) SQL
18 302 (17.15%) DHCP
19 299 (16.98%) HP
20 290 (16.47%) SAN
21 285 (16.18%) Hyper-V
22 281 (15.96%) Windows 7
23 256 (14.54%) Cisco
24 255 (14.48%) Linux
25 251 (14.25%) Firewall
26 246 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2010
27 244 (13.86%) Finance
28 241 (13.69%) Office 365
29 234 (13.29%) 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
1 421 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 246 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 204 (11.58%) SharePoint
4 159 (9.03%) Skype for Business
5 153 (8.69%) IIS
6 142 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 72 (4.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 65 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 43 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 32 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 31 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 29 (1.65%) Apache
12 29 (1.65%) Tomcat
13 24 (1.36%) IBM Notes
14 20 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
16 16 (0.91%) CMS
17 14 (0.80%) IBM Domino
17 14 (0.80%) OpenStack
18 13 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 234 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 163 (9.26%) MS Office
3 12 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.23%) HipChat
4 4 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.11%) InDesign
5 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.057%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.057%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.34%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.23%) Eikon
6 2 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.11%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.11%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.11%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.057%) assyst
7 1 (0.057%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.057%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.057%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.057%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.057%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 241 (13.69%) Office 365
2 178 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.82%) IaaS
5 27 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (1.25%) PaaS
7 12 (0.68%) SaaS
8 10 (0.57%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.34%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.23%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.17%) GitHub
14 3 (0.17%) Route 53
14 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 358 (20.33%) DNS
2 302 (17.15%) DHCP
3 290 (16.47%) SAN
4 251 (14.25%) Firewall
5 160 (9.09%) LAN
6 158 (8.97%) WAN
7 135 (7.67%) TCP/IP
8 89 (5.05%) Skype
9 82 (4.66%) VPN
10 79 (4.49%) NetScaler
11 65 (3.69%) Internet
12 58 (3.29%) iSCSI
13 55 (3.12%) NAS
14 51 (2.90%) VLAN
15 47 (2.67%) Wireless
16 44 (2.50%) MPLS
17 33 (1.87%) VoIP
18 30 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
18 30 (1.70%) LDAP
19 29 (1.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (21.07%) SQL Server
2 109 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
5 36 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (1.82%) MySQL
7 27 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 27 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.34%) SQLPlus
14 5 (0.28%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 16 (0.91%) JIRA
5 14 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (0.80%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.40%) MSI
9 6 (0.34%) StarTeam
10 5 (0.28%) Grunt
10 5 (0.28%) gulp
10 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.23%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.17%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.17%) GitLab
12 3 (0.17%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.17%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 244 (13.86%) Finance
2 58 (3.29%) Banking
3 40 (2.27%) Legal
3 40 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 27 (1.53%) Retail
5 25 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 24 (1.36%) Back Office
7 23 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 16 (0.91%) Advertising
9 14 (0.80%) Military
10 13 (0.74%) Law
10 13 (0.74%) Publishing
11 12 (0.68%) Electronics
11 12 (0.68%) Marketing
12 9 (0.51%) Games
12 9 (0.51%) Local Government
13 5 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.23%) Billing
14 4 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 283 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 195 (11.07%) Architect
3 194 (11.02%) Support Engineer
4 167 (9.48%) Analyst
5 146 (8.29%) Windows Engineer
6 136 (7.72%) Server Engineer
7 129 (7.33%) Consultant
8 123 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 114 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
9 114 (6.47%) Administrator
10 93 (5.28%) VMware Engineer
11 87 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support
12 86 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
13 74 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
14 71 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
15 67 (3.80%) Support Analyst
16 61 (3.46%) Citrix Engineer
16 61 (3.46%) Infrastructure Architect
17 59 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 56 (3.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (6.25%) .NET
2 47 (2.67%) HTML
3 33 (1.87%) ASP.NET
3 33 (1.87%) Web Services
4 31 (1.76%) CSS
5 26 (1.48%) .NET Framework
6 18 (1.02%) XML
7 14 (0.80%) Middleware
8 12 (0.68%) LAMP
9 11 (0.62%) SAML
10 9 (0.51%) Classic ASP
10 9 (0.51%) jQuery
10 9 (0.51%) XSLT
11 8 (0.45%) AngularJS
12 7 (0.40%) Entity Framework
12 7 (0.40%) WCF
13 6 (0.34%) JSP
14 5 (0.28%) Ajax
14 5 (0.28%) XSL
14 5 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 202 (11.47%) Data Centre
2 92 (5.22%) Clustering
3 64 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (2.78%) PKI
5 46 (2.61%) Replication
6 39 (2.21%) Fat Client
6 39 (2.21%) Thin Client
7 37 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 33 (1.87%) Blackberry
9 25 (1.42%) Digital Media
10 21 (1.19%) Computer Science
11 19 (1.08%) NHS
12 17 (0.97%) Driving Licence
13 15 (0.85%) BYOD
13 15 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (0.68%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.62%) LPAR
16 10 (0.57%) EMC VNX
17 9 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1761 (100.00%) Windows
2 1257 (71.38%) Windows Server
3 1144 (64.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 597 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 281 (15.96%) Windows 7
6 255 (14.48%) Linux
7 147 (8.35%) Windows 10
8 115 (6.53%) Windows 8
9 70 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 69 (3.92%) Unix
11 38 (2.16%) Windows XP
12 33 (1.87%) Mac OS X
13 29 (1.65%) Android
14 23 (1.31%) Solaris
15 22 (1.25%) AIX
16 20 (1.14%) CentOS
16 20 (1.14%) Ubuntu
16 20 (1.14%) Windows 2000
17 17 (0.97%) Apple iOS
18 16 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (17.83%) Migration
2 311 (17.66%) ITIL
3 72 (4.09%) Configuration Management
4 65 (3.69%) Project Management
5 63 (3.58%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 58 (3.29%) Server Building
7 58 (3.29%) Service Delivery
7 58 (3.29%) Service Management
8 50 (2.84%) High Availability
9 49 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (2.73%) Software Engineering
11 46 (2.61%) Change Management
11 46 (2.61%) CRM
12 45 (2.56%) Capacity Management
13 42 (2.39%) DevOps
13 42 (2.39%) Patch Management
14 41 (2.33%) Load Balancing
15 40 (2.27%) ITIL V3
15 40 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 476 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 302 (17.15%) SQL
3 89 (5.05%) VBScript
4 70 (3.98%) C#
5 63 (3.58%) JavaScript
6 62 (3.52%) Java
7 50 (2.84%) VB
8 33 (1.87%) T-SQL
9 31 (1.76%) Perl
10 30 (1.70%) Bash Shell
11 28 (1.59%) Python
12 27 (1.53%) PHP
13 25 (1.42%) C
14 14 (0.80%) Ruby
15 13 (0.74%) C++
16 11 (0.62%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.57%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.40%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.34%) VBA
20 5 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 317 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 233 (13.23%) SC Cleared
3 227 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 150 (8.52%) MCSE
5 87 (4.94%) MCSA
6 79 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 55 (3.12%) CCNA
8 47 (2.67%) MCITP
9 43 (2.44%) Degree
10 42 (2.39%) DV Cleared
11 33 (1.87%) CCNP
12 25 (1.42%) MCTS
13 23 (1.31%) MCP
14 21 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
15 15 (0.85%) CISSP
16 14 (0.80%) CCA
16 14 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
17 13 (0.74%) DBS Check
18 12 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.78%) SLA
2 22 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.02%) QA
5 16 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.28%) COBIT
7 5 (0.28%) GPG13
8 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.11%) DICOM
9 2 (0.11%) HL7
9 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.11%) RMADS
10 1 (0.057%) FISMA
10 1 (0.057%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.057%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.057%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1116 (63.37%) Active Directory
2 482 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 285 (16.18%) Hyper-V
4 206 (11.70%) vSphere
5 184 (10.45%) XenApp
6 111 (6.30%) XenDesktop
7 107 (6.08%) VMware ESX
8 74 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
9 55 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
10 53 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
11 44 (2.50%) Terminal Services
12 34 (1.93%) XenServer
13 23 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
14 22 (1.25%) VMware Server
15 17 (0.97%) DFS Replication
15 17 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
16 15 (0.85%) Firmware
17 14 (0.80%) NFS
18 12 (0.68%) BitLocker
19 11 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 354 (20.10%) SCCM
2 221 (12.55%) SCOM
3 79 (4.49%) WSUS
4 56 (3.18%) NetBackup
5 46 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
5 46 (2.61%) Puppet
6 44 (2.50%) Backup Exec
7 27 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 26 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 24 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 23 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (1.25%) Ansible
11 22 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
11 22 (1.25%) SCVMM
12 19 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 18 (1.02%) AirWatch
14 17 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 13 (0.74%) HP SIM
16 12 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
17 11 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 942 (53.49%) VMware
2 855 (48.55%) Microsoft
3 453 (25.72%) Citrix
4 299 (16.98%) HP
5 256 (14.54%) Cisco
6 110 (6.25%) Dell
7 107 (6.08%) NetApp
8 88 (5.00%) Oracle
9 79 (4.49%) Symantec
10 70 (3.98%) Red Hat
11 53 (3.01%) IBM
12 52 (2.95%) Intel Security
13 44 (2.50%) Veeam
14 43 (2.44%) EMC
14 43 (2.44%) Juniper
15 34 (1.93%) AppSense
16 33 (1.87%) CheckPoint
17 28 (1.59%) Sophos
18 26 (1.48%) SolarWinds
19 25 (1.42%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £175 - 225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £100 to £125 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Miracle Partners Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £520 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
FreeStyleGames
Rate: Fair salary is determined by experience, skills & going rate locally
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago