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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 152 115 183
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +68
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 860 1000 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.75% 1.90% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.31% 8.84% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 609 345
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 71 59
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.91 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -31.37%
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
10354 11306 11731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.06% 21.43% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 6754 6886
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 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 875 1034
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.10%
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 £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -25 297 £370 +9.62% 65
South East -25 183 £330 -5.71% 68
North West +20 77 £343 +12.29% 35
North East +36 72 £330 +37.50% 11
South West 0 72 £328 +19.09% 26
Yorkshire +1 56 £300 - 22
East of England -21 44 £230 -45.88% 17
West Midlands -28 40 £400 +33.33% 17
East Midlands -9 19 £353 +41.00% 6
Midlands -6 1 £200 - 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1724 (100.00%) Windows
2 1243 (72.10%) Windows Server
3 1139 (66.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 1096 (63.57%) Active Directory
5 902 (52.32%) VMware
6 835 (48.43%) Microsoft
7 591 (34.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 461 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 446 (25.87%) PowerShell
10 415 (24.07%) Citrix
11 411 (23.84%) MS Exchange
12 358 (20.77%) DNS
13 357 (20.71%) SQL Server
14 322 (18.68%) ITIL
15 313 (18.16%) SCCM
16 303 (17.58%) Migration
17 299 (17.34%) DHCP
18 297 (17.23%) HP
19 290 (16.82%) SQL
20 289 (16.76%) Security Cleared
21 282 (16.36%) Hyper-V
22 281 (16.30%) Windows 7
23 272 (15.78%) Firewall
23 272 (15.78%) SAN
24 271 (15.72%) Microsoft Certification
25 264 (15.31%) Linux
26 258 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2010
27 256 (14.85%) Cisco
28 252 (14.62%) Office 365
29 244 (14.15%) 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
1 411 (23.84%) MS Exchange
2 258 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 182 (10.56%) SharePoint
4 177 (10.27%) IIS
5 157 (9.11%) Skype for Business
6 155 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 76 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 49 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 45 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 36 (2.09%) Apache
11 35 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 33 (1.91%) OpenStack
13 31 (1.80%) Tomcat
14 30 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 26 (1.51%) Office Communications Server
16 21 (1.22%) IBM Notes
17 20 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.87%) WebSphere
19 13 (0.75%) IBM Domino
20 10 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 244 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 132 (7.66%) MS Office
3 13 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.23%) HipChat
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.12%) InDesign
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.058%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.41%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.23%) Eikon
5 2 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.12%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.12%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.12%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.058%) assyst
6 1 (0.058%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.058%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.058%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.058%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.058%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 252 (14.62%) Office 365
2 187 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (2.78%) IaaS
5 35 (2.03%) PaaS
6 30 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 25 (1.45%) SaaS
8 13 (0.75%) HP Helion
9 12 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.64%) Mimecast
11 7 (0.41%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.17%) GitHub
13 3 (0.17%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.17%) Route 53
13 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 358 (20.77%) DNS
2 299 (17.34%) DHCP
3 272 (15.78%) Firewall
3 272 (15.78%) SAN
4 155 (8.99%) LAN
5 148 (8.58%) WAN
6 136 (7.89%) TCP/IP
7 89 (5.16%) Skype
8 86 (4.99%) VPN
9 71 (4.12%) NetScaler
10 65 (3.77%) Internet
11 59 (3.42%) iSCSI
12 56 (3.25%) VLAN
13 54 (3.13%) NAS
14 51 (2.96%) MPLS
15 41 (2.38%) LDAP
16 39 (2.26%) Wireless
17 33 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
18 32 (1.86%) Network Security
18 32 (1.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 38 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (1.68%) MySQL
9 22 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 21 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (0.46%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.35%) SQLPlus
16 5 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (1.68%) TeamCity
3 24 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (0.93%) JIRA
7 13 (0.75%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.35%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.29%) Grunt
10 5 (0.29%) gulp
10 5 (0.29%) MSI
10 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.23%) Moq
11 4 (0.23%) NUnit
11 4 (0.23%) StarTeam
11 4 (0.23%) Travis CI
11 4 (0.23%) WiX
12 3 (0.17%) GitLab
12 3 (0.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 237 (13.75%) Finance
2 59 (3.42%) Banking
3 42 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.38%) Legal
5 24 (1.39%) Back Office
5 24 (1.39%) Retail
6 20 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 14 (0.81%) Law
9 13 (0.75%) Advertising
10 11 (0.64%) Marketing
11 10 (0.58%) Electronics
11 10 (0.58%) Games
11 10 (0.58%) Military
12 8 (0.46%) Local Government
12 8 (0.46%) Publishing
13 5 (0.29%) Billing
13 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 290 (16.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 184 (10.67%) Support Engineer
3 183 (10.61%) Architect
4 153 (8.87%) Analyst
5 147 (8.53%) Windows Engineer
6 133 (7.71%) Server Engineer
7 119 (6.90%) Consultant
8 116 (6.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 114 (6.61%) Administrator
10 105 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
11 93 (5.39%) VMware Engineer
12 86 (4.99%) Infrastructure Support
13 81 (4.70%) Wintel Engineer
14 75 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
15 68 (3.94%) Support Analyst
16 66 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
17 63 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
18 56 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
19 55 (3.19%) Technical Architect
20 52 (3.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (6.55%) .NET
2 43 (2.49%) ASP.NET
3 39 (2.26%) HTML
4 37 (2.15%) Web Services
5 25 (1.45%) .NET Framework
6 24 (1.39%) CSS
7 19 (1.10%) Middleware
7 19 (1.10%) XML
8 12 (0.70%) LAMP
9 11 (0.64%) SAML
10 9 (0.52%) jQuery
10 9 (0.52%) XSLT
11 8 (0.46%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.46%) Entity Framework
12 7 (0.41%) X-Windows
13 6 (0.35%) JSP
13 6 (0.35%) Regular Expression
14 5 (0.29%) Ajax
14 5 (0.29%) HTML5
14 5 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 200 (11.60%) Data Centre
2 107 (6.21%) Clustering
3 68 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (2.90%) Replication
5 49 (2.84%) PKI
6 45 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 41 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 32 (1.86%) Blackberry
9 28 (1.62%) Fat Client
9 28 (1.62%) Thin Client
10 24 (1.39%) Digital Media
11 19 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
12 18 (1.04%) EMC VNX
13 17 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.93%) Driving Licence
14 16 (0.93%) NHS
15 15 (0.87%) BYOD
16 12 (0.70%) Private Cloud
17 11 (0.64%) LPAR
17 11 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1724 (100.00%) Windows
2 1243 (72.10%) Windows Server
3 1139 (66.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 591 (34.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 281 (16.30%) Windows 7
6 264 (15.31%) Linux
7 127 (7.37%) Windows 10
8 110 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 72 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 70 (4.06%) Unix
11 40 (2.32%) Android
11 40 (2.32%) Windows XP
12 30 (1.74%) Mac OS X
13 28 (1.62%) Apple iOS
14 22 (1.28%) AIX
14 22 (1.28%) Solaris
14 22 (1.28%) Ubuntu
15 21 (1.22%) Windows 2000
16 18 (1.04%) CentOS
17 16 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (18.68%) ITIL
2 303 (17.58%) Migration
3 64 (3.71%) Configuration Management
3 64 (3.71%) DevOps
4 59 (3.42%) Service Delivery
5 57 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 57 (3.31%) Load Balancing
6 56 (3.25%) CRM
6 56 (3.25%) Project Management
7 55 (3.19%) Change Management
8 54 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (2.96%) Service Management
10 50 (2.90%) High Availability
10 50 (2.90%) Server Building
11 48 (2.78%) PRINCE2
11 48 (2.78%) Problem Management
12 42 (2.44%) ITIL V3
13 41 (2.38%) Patch Management
14 39 (2.26%) Performance Tuning
15 37 (2.15%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 446 (25.87%) PowerShell
2 290 (16.82%) SQL
3 81 (4.70%) VBScript
4 72 (4.18%) C#
5 69 (4.00%) Java
6 55 (3.19%) JavaScript
7 43 (2.49%) VB
8 36 (2.09%) T-SQL
9 32 (1.86%) Perl
9 32 (1.86%) Python
10 30 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 30 (1.74%) PHP
11 21 (1.22%) C
12 19 (1.10%) C++
13 15 (0.87%) Ruby
14 12 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.64%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.41%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.41%) VB6
17 6 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 289 (16.76%) Security Cleared
2 271 (15.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 205 (11.89%) SC Cleared
4 190 (11.02%) MCSE
5 98 (5.68%) MCSA
6 89 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
7 78 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 64 (3.71%) Degree
9 62 (3.60%) CCNA
10 57 (3.31%) MCITP
11 36 (2.09%) DV Cleared
12 33 (1.91%) CCNP
13 29 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
14 25 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
15 24 (1.39%) MCP
15 24 (1.39%) MCTS
16 15 (0.87%) CISSP
17 13 (0.75%) CCA
17 13 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
18 10 (0.58%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.07%) SLA
2 28 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.81%) QA
6 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.29%) GPG13
8 3 (0.17%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.058%) DICOM
10 1 (0.058%) FISMA
10 1 (0.058%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.058%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.058%) HL7
10 1 (0.058%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1096 (63.57%) Active Directory
2 461 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 282 (16.36%) Hyper-V
4 205 (11.89%) vSphere
5 169 (9.80%) XenApp
6 106 (6.15%) XenDesktop
7 103 (5.97%) VMware ESX
8 94 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 34 (1.97%) Terminal Services
12 33 (1.91%) XenServer
13 27 (1.57%) Firmware
14 21 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
15 18 (1.04%) DFS Replication
15 18 (1.04%) VMware Server
16 17 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
17 16 (0.93%) vCloud
18 15 (0.87%) Docker
19 14 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 313 (18.16%) SCCM
2 188 (10.90%) SCOM
3 80 (4.64%) WSUS
4 57 (3.31%) NetBackup
4 57 (3.31%) Puppet
5 49 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 46 (2.67%) Backup Exec
7 28 (1.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 28 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 27 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (1.45%) AirWatch
10 24 (1.39%) Ansible
10 24 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
11 23 (1.33%) SCVMM
12 22 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
13 19 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 16 (0.93%) PowerCLI
15 14 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 12 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
17 11 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 902 (52.32%) VMware
2 835 (48.43%) Microsoft
3 415 (24.07%) Citrix
4 297 (17.23%) HP
5 256 (14.85%) Cisco
6 102 (5.92%) Dell
7 90 (5.22%) NetApp
8 85 (4.93%) Symantec
9 80 (4.64%) Oracle
10 73 (4.23%) Red Hat
11 53 (3.07%) Intel Security
12 48 (2.78%) IBM
13 47 (2.73%) EMC
13 47 (2.73%) Veeam
14 41 (2.38%) Juniper
15 34 (1.97%) CheckPoint
16 31 (1.80%) Sophos
17 28 (1.62%) Avaya
18 25 (1.45%) SolarWinds
19 24 (1.39%) Remedy
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