The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 208 285 407
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +122
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 247 142 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.00% 0.56% 0.037%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.38% 2.46% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 91 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.35% +1.25%
Windows Server 2012
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5643 5770 5152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.89% 22.77% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3903 3815 3369
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 233 248
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the London region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the London region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +40 48 £378 +4.86% 29
Kingston Upon Thames +6 7 £310 -4.69% 3
Uxbridge -3 2 - - 2
Croydon -8 2 £355 -6.76% 2
Feltham - 1 - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Morden - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 467 (100.00%) Windows
2 326 (69.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 234 (50.11%) Active Directory
4 215 (46.04%) VMware
5 204 (43.68%) Microsoft
6 178 (38.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 160 (34.26%) MS Exchange
8 133 (28.48%) Citrix
9 115 (24.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 111 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 102 (21.84%) SQL
11 102 (21.84%) Migration
12 100 (21.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 98 (20.99%) SQL Server
14 94 (20.13%) PowerShell
15 89 (19.06%) DNS
16 88 (18.84%) SAN
17 86 (18.42%) Hyper-V
18 84 (17.99%) SCCM
19 81 (17.34%) ITIL
20 78 (16.70%) Cisco
21 75 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2013
22 72 (15.42%) Firewall
23 71 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2007
24 70 (14.99%) DHCP
25 64 (13.70%) Finance
25 64 (13.70%) XenApp
26 63 (13.49%) Windows 7
26 63 (13.49%) SCOM
27 59 (12.63%) MCSE

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 160 (34.26%) MS Exchange
2 115 (24.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 71 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 55 (11.78%) Lync
6 53 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 49 (10.49%) SharePoint
8 45 (9.64%) IIS
9 17 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
11 10 (2.14%) Apache
11 10 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.71%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.28%) WebSphere
15 5 (1.07%) JBoss
15 5 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
17 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
17 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.57%) MS Office
3 6 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.28%) MS Project
4 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.21%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Agresso
2 2 (0.43%) Endur
2 2 (0.43%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.21%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.57%) Office 365
2 26 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.86%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.43%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (19.06%) DNS
2 88 (18.84%) SAN
3 72 (15.42%) Firewall
4 70 (14.99%) DHCP
5 44 (9.42%) LAN
6 37 (7.92%) TCP/IP
7 36 (7.71%) WAN
8 31 (6.64%) NAS
9 29 (6.21%) VPN
10 28 (6.00%) NetScaler
11 25 (5.35%) VLAN
12 13 (2.78%) VoIP
12 13 (2.78%) MPLS
13 12 (2.57%) OSPF
13 12 (2.57%) Wireless
13 12 (2.57%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (1.93%) iSCSI
16 8 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (1.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.07%) MySQL
9 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.86%) SSDT
11 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.64%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.64%) DTS
12 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 17 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (3.21%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (1.07%) MSI
4 5 (1.07%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.86%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.64%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.64%) Subversion
6 3 (0.64%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.43%) JIRA
7 2 (0.43%) NUnit
7 2 (0.43%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.43%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.43%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.43%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.21%) JUnit
8 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.21%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.21%) Log4j
General
1 64 (13.70%) Finance
2 19 (4.07%) Banking
3 14 (3.00%) Advertising
3 14 (3.00%) Marketing
4 12 (2.57%) Legal
5 10 (2.14%) Law
6 8 (1.71%) Publishing
6 8 (1.71%) Retail
7 4 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.64%) Local Government
8 3 (0.64%) Back Office
8 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.43%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (11.13%) Architect
2 51 (10.92%) Analyst
3 49 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 47 (10.06%) Consultant
5 29 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
6 28 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 26 (5.57%) Support Engineer
8 25 (5.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 25 (5.35%) Server Engineer
9 22 (4.71%) Wintel Engineer
10 21 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 20 (4.28%) Administrator
12 18 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (3.43%) Developer
14 15 (3.21%) Support Analyst
15 14 (3.00%) DBA
16 13 (2.78%) SQL DBA
16 13 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 12 (2.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 12 (2.57%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.00%) .NET
2 11 (2.36%) Web Services
3 9 (1.93%) XML
4 8 (1.71%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.50%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.07%) Middleware
7 4 (0.86%) JMS
8 3 (0.64%) HTML
8 3 (0.64%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.64%) REST
8 3 (0.64%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.64%) WCF
9 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.43%) HTML5
9 2 (0.43%) CSS
9 2 (0.43%) JSP
9 2 (0.43%) Servlets
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.99%) Replication
2 41 (8.78%) Clustering
3 34 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (6.42%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.71%) PKI
6 4 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.86%) FlexPod
7 3 (0.64%) NHS
7 3 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.43%) Open Source
8 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.43%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.43%) SecurID
9 1 (0.21%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.21%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.21%) iPhone
9 1 (0.21%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.21%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 467 (100.00%) Windows
2 326 (69.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 178 (38.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (13.49%) Windows 7
5 54 (11.56%) Windows XP
6 51 (10.92%) Linux
7 36 (7.71%) Windows 8
8 15 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.00%) UNIX
10 12 (2.57%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (2.14%) Solaris
12 6 (1.28%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.64%) AIX
13 3 (0.64%) CentOS
13 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.43%) Android
14 2 (0.43%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (21.84%) Migration
2 81 (17.34%) ITIL
3 32 (6.85%) Change Management
4 24 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (4.50%) Project Management
6 15 (3.21%) Configuration Management
6 15 (3.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 13 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (2.57%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (2.36%) Data Protection
9 11 (2.36%) PRINCE2
10 10 (2.14%) Asset Management
10 10 (2.14%) Service Delivery
11 9 (1.93%) Problem Management
11 9 (1.93%) DevOps
12 8 (1.71%) Capacity Management
12 8 (1.71%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (1.71%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 102 (21.84%) SQL
2 94 (20.13%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.71%) C#
4 12 (2.57%) Shell Script
5 11 (2.36%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.14%) VBScript
6 10 (2.14%) Java
7 7 (1.50%) C
7 7 (1.50%) Perl
7 7 (1.50%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.28%) VB
9 5 (1.07%) Ruby
10 4 (0.86%) Korn
10 4 (0.86%) Jython
10 4 (0.86%) Scala
10 4 (0.86%) C-shell
11 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 100 (21.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (12.63%) MCSE
3 41 (8.78%) MCITP
4 22 (4.71%) MCTS
5 20 (4.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (3.85%) MCSA
7 16 (3.43%) MCP
7 16 (3.43%) CCNA
8 12 (2.57%) Security Cleared
9 10 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (1.71%) CCNP
10 8 (1.71%) CCA
10 8 (1.71%) Degree
11 6 (1.28%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.86%) OCP
12 4 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.86%) VCP5
13 3 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.93%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 234 (50.11%) Active Directory
2 111 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 64 (13.70%) XenApp
5 49 (10.49%) vSphere
6 28 (6.00%) XenDesktop
6 28 (6.00%) VMware ESX
7 24 (5.14%) XenServer
8 23 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (4.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.07%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.07%) UAG
12 4 (0.86%) Xen
12 4 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.21%) Squid
14 1 (0.21%) NFS
14 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 84 (17.99%) SCCM
2 63 (13.49%) SCOM
3 27 (5.78%) SCOrch
4 16 (3.43%) Backup Exec
5 12 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (2.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 8 (1.71%) MIMEsweeper
7 8 (1.71%) HP SIM
8 7 (1.50%) MOM
8 7 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.07%) WMI
9 5 (1.07%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.86%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.86%) Puppet
10 4 (0.86%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.64%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.64%) WSUS
11 3 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 215 (46.04%) VMware
2 204 (43.68%) Microsoft
3 133 (28.48%) Citrix
4 78 (16.70%) Cisco
5 58 (12.42%) HP
6 41 (8.78%) NetApp
7 35 (7.49%) Dell
8 29 (6.21%) Symantec
9 23 (4.93%) CheckPoint
10 22 (4.71%) EMC
11 20 (4.28%) Veeam
12 19 (4.07%) Oracle
13 16 (3.43%) Red Hat
13 16 (3.43%) Altiris
14 12 (2.57%) Websense
15 11 (2.36%) SolarWinds
15 11 (2.36%) F5
15 11 (2.36%) IBM
16 8 (1.71%) Juniper
17 7 (1.50%) Kaspersky
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