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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK / England
Rank 162 151 142
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 656 725 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.58% 1.58% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.62% 7.45% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 455 409
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £14.20 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £44.30 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -11.36%

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
8606 9737 10672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.71% 21.27% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5512 5895 6352
Median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 520 749 872
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.50 £36.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +15 235 £388 - 82
South East +5 176 £345 +2.98% 61
North West +7 53 £323 +3.61% 35
East of England -10 44 £344 +5.76% 22
East Midlands +9 35 £280 +4.18% 13
Yorkshire +12 34 £360 +10.76% 27
South West -30 34 £216 -33.46% 22
West Midlands -13 29 £319 +2.82% 18
North East -6 17 £250 -10.71% 8
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1463 (100.00%) Windows
2 1094 (74.78%) Windows Server
3 944 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 928 (63.43%) Active Directory
5 737 (50.38%) VMware
6 697 (47.64%) Microsoft
7 456 (31.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 385 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 364 (24.88%) PowerShell
10 324 (22.15%) DNS
11 323 (22.08%) SQL Server
12 310 (21.19%) MS Exchange
13 290 (19.82%) Citrix
14 258 (17.63%) SQL
14 258 (17.63%) Security Cleared
15 246 (16.81%) ITIL
15 246 (16.81%) Firewall
16 245 (16.75%) DHCP
17 241 (16.47%) SCCM
18 240 (16.40%) Cisco
19 237 (16.20%) Linux
19 237 (16.20%) Office 365
20 234 (15.99%) Windows 7
21 227 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
22 225 (15.38%) Hyper-V
23 216 (14.76%) MS Excel
24 212 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
25 210 (14.35%) HP
26 206 (14.08%) Finance
26 206 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 310 (21.19%) MS Exchange
2 212 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 163 (11.14%) IIS
4 133 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 124 (8.48%) SharePoint
6 121 (8.27%) Skype for Business
7 83 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 24 (1.64%) OpenStack
10 19 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (1.23%) Apache
11 18 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
12 17 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 16 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.96%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.82%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.68%) IBM Notes
17 8 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.41%) nginx
18 6 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 216 (14.76%) MS Excel
2 106 (7.25%) MS Office
3 11 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.27%) MS Project
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.068%) InDesign
7 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.068%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
2 10 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.41%) Demantra
5 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.068%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.068%) Eikon
7 1 (0.068%) Exstream
7 1 (0.068%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.068%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.068%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.068%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.068%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.068%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 237 (16.20%) Office 365
2 206 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (3.08%) IaaS
5 36 (2.46%) SaaS
6 29 (1.98%) PaaS
7 28 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (1.03%) GitHub
9 13 (0.89%) HP Helion
10 8 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.48%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.34%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.21%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 324 (22.15%) DNS
2 246 (16.81%) Firewall
3 245 (16.75%) DHCP
4 175 (11.96%) SAN
5 152 (10.39%) TCP/IP
6 131 (8.95%) LAN
7 105 (7.18%) WAN
8 83 (5.67%) Skype
9 81 (5.54%) VPN
10 55 (3.76%) NAS
11 53 (3.62%) VLAN
12 52 (3.55%) NetScaler
13 50 (3.42%) Internet
14 45 (3.08%) LDAP
14 45 (3.08%) Wireless
15 40 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
16 32 (2.19%) iSCSI
16 32 (2.19%) MPLS
17 29 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 115 (7.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 69 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (3.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 31 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (1.64%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.09%) MySQL
10 14 (0.96%) Relational Database
11 13 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.48%) Big Data
16 7 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
17 6 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (2.46%) Jenkins
1 36 (2.46%) TeamCity
2 28 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
3 21 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.03%) JIRA
5 10 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.55%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.48%) MSI
8 6 (0.41%) MSBuild
8 6 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.27%) JDeveloper
10 4 (0.27%) Moq
10 4 (0.27%) NUnit
11 3 (0.21%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.21%) Mocha
11 3 (0.21%) Travis CI
General
1 206 (14.08%) Finance
2 37 (2.53%) Banking
3 35 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.19%) Retail
5 29 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 27 (1.85%) Legal
7 20 (1.37%) Back Office
8 18 (1.23%) Law
9 13 (0.89%) Advertising
10 12 (0.82%) Local Government
11 11 (0.75%) Publishing
12 9 (0.62%) Games
13 8 (0.55%) Electronics
13 8 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.41%) Marketing
15 5 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.27%) Billing
17 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 235 (16.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 151 (10.32%) Windows Engineer
3 148 (10.12%) Support Engineer
4 122 (8.34%) Analyst
5 110 (7.52%) Consultant
6 108 (7.38%) Architect
7 101 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 101 (6.90%) Server Engineer
8 97 (6.63%) Administrator
9 83 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 74 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
11 72 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
12 70 (4.78%) Support Analyst
13 66 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
14 64 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
15 54 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
16 52 (3.55%) IT Support
17 49 (3.35%) Infrastructure Support
18 46 (3.14%) IT Engineer
19 44 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (4.85%) .NET
2 42 (2.87%) Web Services
3 25 (1.71%) ASP.NET
4 19 (1.30%) XML
5 17 (1.16%) HTML
6 15 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 14 (0.96%) Middleware
8 12 (0.82%) CSS
9 7 (0.48%) Software Packaging
10 6 (0.41%) Node.js
10 6 (0.41%) SOAP
10 6 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (0.41%) WinForms
11 5 (0.34%) ADO
11 5 (0.34%) ADSI
11 5 (0.34%) Entity Framework
11 5 (0.34%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.27%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.27%) HTML5
12 4 (0.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 98 (6.70%) Clustering
3 59 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.83%) PKI
5 46 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 44 (3.01%) Replication
8 23 (1.57%) Blackberry
9 18 (1.23%) EMC VNX
10 16 (1.09%) Driving Licence
11 14 (0.96%) BYOD
11 14 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (0.89%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (0.75%) Fat Client
14 11 (0.75%) NHS
14 11 (0.75%) Thin Client
15 10 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.68%) SWIFT
16 9 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1463 (100.00%) Windows
2 1094 (74.78%) Windows Server
3 944 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 456 (31.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 237 (16.20%) Linux
6 234 (15.99%) Windows 7
7 123 (8.41%) Windows 10
8 81 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 76 (5.19%) Windows 8
10 72 (4.92%) Unix
11 48 (3.28%) Windows XP
12 41 (2.80%) Android
13 25 (1.71%) Apple iOS
14 22 (1.50%) Mac OS X
15 21 (1.44%) Solaris
16 19 (1.30%) AIX
17 17 (1.16%) Windows Vista
18 16 (1.09%) Windows 2000
19 14 (0.96%) Ubuntu
20 13 (0.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (16.81%) ITIL
2 195 (13.33%) Migration
3 76 (5.19%) Change Management
3 76 (5.19%) DevOps
4 68 (4.65%) Problem Management
5 48 (3.28%) Load Balancing
6 47 (3.21%) Configuration Management
6 47 (3.21%) Service Delivery
7 45 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (2.87%) Project Management
9 39 (2.67%) Incident Management
9 39 (2.67%) Server Building
10 37 (2.53%) Patch Management
10 37 (2.53%) Service Management
11 36 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
12 34 (2.32%) Mobile Device Management
12 34 (2.32%) Time Management
13 33 (2.26%) CRM
13 33 (2.26%) Infrastructure Management
14 32 (2.19%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 364 (24.88%) PowerShell
2 258 (17.63%) SQL
3 58 (3.96%) VBScript
4 45 (3.08%) C#
5 41 (2.80%) VB
6 33 (2.26%) Java
7 30 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 25 (1.71%) T-SQL
9 20 (1.37%) Python
10 19 (1.30%) Perl
11 17 (1.16%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.09%) C
13 15 (1.03%) PL/SQL
14 12 (0.82%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.82%) PHP
14 12 (0.82%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.62%) C++
16 6 (0.41%) Ruby
16 6 (0.41%) VB6
17 4 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 258 (17.63%) Security Cleared
2 227 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 178 (12.17%) SC Cleared
4 160 (10.94%) MCSE
5 86 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 82 (5.60%) MCSA
7 67 (4.58%) CCNA
8 56 (3.83%) Degree
9 50 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 48 (3.28%) MCITP
10 48 (3.28%) MCP
11 44 (3.01%) DV Cleared
12 40 (2.73%) CCNP
13 34 (2.32%) DBS Check
14 25 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
16 16 (1.09%) MCTS
17 14 (0.96%) CCA
18 13 (0.89%) CCIE
19 10 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.78%) SLA
2 17 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (0.89%) JSP 440
5 10 (0.68%) QA
6 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.068%) GCP
8 1 (0.068%) GPG13
8 1 (0.068%) RMADS
System Software
1 928 (63.43%) Active Directory
2 385 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 225 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 160 (10.94%) vSphere
5 151 (10.32%) XenApp
6 111 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
7 89 (6.08%) VMware ESX
8 57 (3.90%) XenDesktop
9 51 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 34 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
11 25 (1.71%) Terminal Services
12 24 (1.64%) Firmware
13 23 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
14 21 (1.44%) Docker
15 18 (1.23%) XenServer
16 16 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
17 10 (0.68%) vCloud
18 9 (0.62%) ISA Server
18 9 (0.62%) ProxySG
18 9 (0.62%) UAG
Systems Management
1 241 (16.47%) SCCM
2 99 (6.77%) SCOM
3 66 (4.51%) WSUS
4 55 (3.76%) Puppet
5 44 (3.01%) NetBackup
6 41 (2.80%) Backup Exec
7 35 (2.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 29 (1.98%) AirWatch
9 28 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
11 21 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
12 17 (1.16%) Ansible
12 17 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 14 (0.96%) Nagios
14 13 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
15 12 (0.82%) Nessus
16 11 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 10 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 10 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 9 (0.62%) vMotion
Vendors
1 737 (50.38%) VMware
2 697 (47.64%) Microsoft
3 290 (19.82%) Citrix
4 240 (16.40%) Cisco
5 210 (14.35%) HP
6 85 (5.81%) Red Hat
7 81 (5.54%) Symantec
8 67 (4.58%) NetApp
9 63 (4.31%) Dell
10 59 (4.03%) Oracle
11 55 (3.76%) Intel Security
12 45 (3.08%) EMC
13 40 (2.73%) CheckPoint
14 39 (2.67%) Veeam
15 32 (2.19%) Apple
16 31 (2.12%) IBM
17 27 (1.85%) Sophos
18 25 (1.71%) Avaya
19 23 (1.57%) Sun
20 21 (1.44%) AppSense
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