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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 198 190 184
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 266 277 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.21% 1.24% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.89% 5.90% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 195 189
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 £175 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Median hourly rate £44.00 £19.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.64% -20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £9.60 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.30 £34.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.53%
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
4515 4694 5444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.50% 21.02% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3117 3181 3842
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 159 222
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
City of London +1 43 £425 +1.49% 15
Feltham - 7 £483 -
New Malden - 5 - -
Teddington - 5 - -
Uxbridge - 3 £175 - 1
Bromley - 2 £240 -
Southwark -3 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Westminster - 1 £320 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 584 (100.00%) Windows
2 433 (74.14%) Windows Server
3 406 (69.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 364 (62.33%) Active Directory
5 332 (56.85%) VMware
6 257 (44.01%) Microsoft
7 173 (29.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 161 (27.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 143 (24.49%) Citrix
10 137 (23.46%) MS Exchange
10 137 (23.46%) PowerShell
11 133 (22.77%) SQL Server
12 132 (22.60%) Finance
13 123 (21.06%) Firewall
14 122 (20.89%) DNS
15 117 (20.03%) SCCM
16 112 (19.18%) Cisco
17 111 (19.01%) Linux
18 104 (17.81%) SAN
19 102 (17.47%) Windows 7
20 101 (17.29%) ITIL
21 96 (16.44%) Hyper-V
22 91 (15.58%) SQL
22 91 (15.58%) DHCP
23 87 (14.90%) HP
23 87 (14.90%) Microsoft Azure
24 84 (14.38%) Office 365
25 82 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
25 82 (14.04%) Migration
26 79 (13.53%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 137 (23.46%) MS Exchange
2 82 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (11.64%) IIS
4 46 (7.88%) SharePoint
5 41 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (6.16%) Skype for Business
7 20 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (2.23%) Apache
10 10 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.20%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.51%) Documentum
14 3 (0.51%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.34%) CMS
15 2 (0.34%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 70 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.34%) MS Office
3 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.68%) Eikon
4 3 (0.51%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.34%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.17%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 87 (14.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (14.38%) Office 365
3 45 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.23%) IaaS
5 9 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (1.54%) PaaS
6 8 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (1.20%) SaaS
8 5 (0.86%) GitHub
9 4 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.34%) G Suite
12 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 123 (21.06%) Firewall
2 122 (20.89%) DNS
3 104 (17.81%) SAN
4 91 (15.58%) DHCP
5 59 (10.10%) TCP/IP
6 44 (7.53%) VPN
7 42 (7.19%) VLAN
8 38 (6.51%) WAN
9 33 (5.65%) LAN
9 33 (5.65%) NAS
10 31 (5.31%) iSCSI
11 30 (5.14%) Internet
12 22 (3.77%) NetScaler
13 21 (3.60%) Skype
14 19 (3.25%) MPLS
15 18 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (3.08%) LDAP
16 16 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (2.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (22.77%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 21 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.71%) MySQL
7 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.03%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.51%) Big Data
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.51%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.51%) SSDT
12 2 (0.34%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.34%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 27 (4.62%) TeamCity
2 18 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.20%) Grunt
6 7 (1.20%) gulp
7 5 (0.86%) JIRA
8 4 (0.68%) MSI
8 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.51%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.51%) Mocha
9 3 (0.51%) webpack
10 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.34%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.34%) WiX
11 1 (0.17%) JMeter
11 1 (0.17%) Maven
11 1 (0.17%) Selenium
11 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 132 (22.60%) Finance
2 32 (5.48%) Banking
3 22 (3.77%) Legal
4 17 (2.91%) Retail
5 13 (2.23%) Law
6 12 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.20%) Back Office
9 5 (0.86%) Advertising
9 5 (0.86%) Games
9 5 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.68%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Billing
11 3 (0.51%) Marketing
11 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (18.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 71 (12.16%) Administrator
3 60 (10.27%) Support Engineer
4 52 (8.90%) Windows Engineer
5 49 (8.39%) Architect
5 49 (8.39%) Systems Administrator
6 47 (8.05%) Consultant
6 47 (8.05%) VMware Engineer
7 46 (7.88%) Analyst
8 38 (6.51%) Server Engineer
9 34 (5.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 33 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
11 32 (5.48%) Windows Administrator
12 29 (4.97%) Active Directory Engineer
12 29 (4.97%) Support Analyst
13 25 (4.28%) Infrastructure Support
14 24 (4.11%) IT Support
14 24 (4.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
15 22 (3.77%) Citrix Engineer
15 22 (3.77%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.85%) .NET
2 25 (4.28%) HTML
3 13 (2.23%) ASP.NET
4 12 (2.05%) CSS
5 11 (1.88%) Web Services
6 9 (1.54%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.54%) Middleware
7 8 (1.37%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.20%) HTML5
8 7 (1.20%) LESS
8 7 (1.20%) Sass
9 6 (1.03%) Node.js
10 5 (0.86%) SAML
11 4 (0.68%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.68%) XML
12 3 (0.51%) Angular 2
12 3 (0.51%) OAuth
12 3 (0.51%) Regular Expression
13 2 (0.34%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.62%) Data Centre
2 28 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.62%) Clustering
4 24 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.25%) Replication
6 17 (2.91%) EMC VNX
7 15 (2.57%) Blackberry
8 13 (2.23%) PKI
9 12 (2.05%) EMC VMAX
10 9 (1.54%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.20%) Equities
12 7 (1.20%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.20%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.20%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.03%) VCE vBlock
14 5 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.68%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.68%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 584 (100.00%) Windows
2 433 (74.14%) Windows Server
3 406 (69.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 161 (27.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 111 (19.01%) Linux
6 102 (17.47%) Windows 7
7 57 (9.76%) Windows 10
8 37 (6.34%) Windows 8
9 33 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (4.11%) Unix
11 13 (2.23%) Windows XP
12 12 (2.05%) CentOS
13 11 (1.88%) Mac OS
13 11 (1.88%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.54%) AIX
14 9 (1.54%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.54%) Solaris
14 9 (1.54%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.37%) Android
15 8 (1.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (17.29%) ITIL
2 82 (14.04%) Migration
3 35 (5.99%) Configuration Management
3 35 (5.99%) DevOps
4 32 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (4.62%) Service Delivery
6 24 (4.11%) Change Management
7 23 (3.94%) Service Management
8 19 (3.25%) Patch Management
8 19 (3.25%) Problem Management
9 18 (3.08%) Incident Management
9 18 (3.08%) Time Management
10 17 (2.91%) Asset Management
10 17 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (2.91%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (2.57%) CRM
13 13 (2.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (2.23%) ITSM
13 13 (2.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 137 (23.46%) PowerShell
2 91 (15.58%) SQL
3 35 (5.99%) C#
4 26 (4.45%) VBScript
5 25 (4.28%) Java
6 21 (3.60%) JavaScript
7 18 (3.08%) Python
8 15 (2.57%) Perl
9 11 (1.88%) C++
10 10 (1.71%) PHP
11 8 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.20%) C
12 7 (1.20%) VB
13 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.51%) Ruby
14 3 (0.51%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.34%) Delphi
15 2 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (11.13%) Security Cleared
3 44 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 42 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (7.19%) MCSE
5 29 (4.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 28 (4.79%) CCNA
7 19 (3.25%) MCSA
8 18 (3.08%) Degree
9 17 (2.91%) MCITP
10 14 (2.40%) MCP
11 11 (1.88%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.54%) CCNP
12 9 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.20%) MCTS
14 5 (0.86%) CCIE
15 4 (0.68%) DBS Check
16 3 (0.51%) VCP5
16 3 (0.51%) VCP6
17 2 (0.34%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.62%) SLA
2 10 (1.71%) QA
3 6 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) GCP
5 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 364 (62.33%) Active Directory
2 173 (29.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (16.44%) Hyper-V
4 79 (13.53%) VMware ESX
5 69 (11.82%) XenApp
6 47 (8.05%) vSphere
7 46 (7.88%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (5.65%) XenDesktop
9 15 (2.57%) DFS Replication
10 12 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (2.05%) Terminal Services
10 12 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (1.71%) VMware Server
12 9 (1.54%) vCloud
13 8 (1.37%) NFS
13 8 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (1.20%) XenServer
15 6 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.86%) Docker
16 5 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 117 (20.03%) SCCM
2 64 (10.96%) SCOM
3 27 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
4 23 (3.94%) Puppet
5 21 (3.60%) WSUS
6 15 (2.57%) Ansible
7 14 (2.40%) NetBackup
8 12 (2.05%) Backup Exec
9 11 (1.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 11 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (1.71%) SCVMM
10 10 (1.71%) Terraform
11 8 (1.37%) PowerCLI
12 6 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (0.86%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.86%) Simpana
14 4 (0.68%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 332 (56.85%) VMware
2 257 (44.01%) Microsoft
3 143 (24.49%) Citrix
4 112 (19.18%) Cisco
5 87 (14.90%) HP
6 39 (6.68%) EMC
7 35 (5.99%) NetApp
8 33 (5.65%) Red Hat
9 31 (5.31%) Symantec
10 24 (4.11%) Veeam
11 20 (3.42%) IBM
12 19 (3.25%) 3PAR
12 19 (3.25%) CheckPoint
12 19 (3.25%) Dell
13 16 (2.74%) Oracle
14 14 (2.40%) Bloomberg
14 14 (2.40%) CommVault
15 12 (2.05%) Palo Alto
15 12 (2.05%) Remedy
16 10 (1.71%) ServiceNow
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