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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 171 140 256
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +116
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 340 370 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.48% 1.63% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.04% 7.52% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 259 109
Median daily rate £365 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £209 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 9
Median hourly rate £17.25 £22.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £16.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.10 £30.95 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.09 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +8.60%
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
4829 4918 5028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.04% 21.61% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3454 3291 3405
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £183 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 187 234
Median hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +8 56 £400 - 23
Croydon -3 11 £488 -2.50% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +1 3 £375 +75.23%
Bromley - 2 £275 - 1
Ilford +4 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 572 (100.00%) Windows
2 431 (75.35%) Windows Server
3 365 (63.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 319 (55.77%) VMware
5 295 (51.57%) Active Directory
6 264 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 190 (33.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 159 (27.80%) Citrix
9 146 (25.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 134 (23.43%) PowerShell
11 129 (22.55%) MS Exchange
12 127 (22.20%) Finance
13 126 (22.03%) SQL Server
14 116 (20.28%) SQL
15 110 (19.23%) ITIL
15 110 (19.23%) Linux
16 107 (18.71%) Windows 7
17 104 (18.18%) DNS
18 102 (17.83%) HP
19 101 (17.66%) Migration
20 97 (16.96%) Cisco
21 93 (16.26%) SAN
22 92 (16.08%) MS Excel
23 89 (15.56%) SCCM
24 84 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2010
25 75 (13.11%) XenApp
26 74 (12.94%) SCOM
27 73 (12.76%) vSphere
28 71 (12.41%) Firewall
29 65 (11.36%) Office 365

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
1 129 (22.55%) MS Exchange
2 84 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 45 (7.87%) IIS
5 44 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 27 (4.72%) Skype for Business
7 24 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (3.85%) Apache
9 17 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (2.27%) Tomcat
13 12 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (1.92%) Confluence
15 9 (1.57%) SAS
16 7 (1.22%) ArcGIS
17 6 (1.05%) CMS
18 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
19 3 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
19 3 (0.52%) Zimbra
Applications
1 92 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 45 (7.87%) MS Office
3 9 (1.57%) SPSS
4 7 (1.22%) HipChat
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Eikon
2 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.36%) Office 365
2 59 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.05%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.87%) PaaS
7 4 (0.70%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.70%) IaaS
7 4 (0.70%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) GitHub
8 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 104 (18.18%) DNS
2 93 (16.26%) SAN
3 71 (12.41%) Firewall
4 63 (11.01%) DHCP
5 49 (8.57%) NetScaler
6 47 (8.22%) TCP/IP
6 47 (8.22%) VPN
7 39 (6.82%) LAN
8 33 (5.77%) WAN
9 29 (5.07%) NAS
10 19 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (3.15%) Internet
12 17 (2.97%) iSCSI
13 16 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
13 16 (2.80%) VoIP
14 15 (2.62%) SSH
15 13 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (2.27%) SSL
15 13 (2.27%) Wireless
16 12 (2.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 57 (9.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.62%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (2.10%) GIS
9 11 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.40%) MySQL
10 8 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (1.22%) Big Data
11 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.87%) VLDB
13 4 (0.70%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.52%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (3.15%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.10%) JIRA
2 12 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.40%) Subversion
5 5 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.70%) Maven
6 4 (0.70%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.52%) Gradle
7 3 (0.52%) Hudson
7 3 (0.52%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.52%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.17%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.17%) Firebug
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.17%) Zephyr
General
1 127 (22.20%) Finance
2 45 (7.87%) Financial Institution
3 42 (7.34%) Banking
4 15 (2.62%) Retail
5 13 (2.27%) Legal
6 12 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.22%) Advertising
7 7 (1.22%) Games
7 7 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.05%) Publishing
9 4 (0.70%) Front Office
9 4 (0.70%) Law
10 3 (0.52%) Back Office
11 2 (0.35%) Marketing
11 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 95 (16.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 64 (11.19%) Analyst
3 56 (9.79%) Windows Engineer
4 53 (9.27%) Support Engineer
5 50 (8.74%) VMware Engineer
6 49 (8.57%) Architect
7 45 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 44 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 43 (7.52%) Server Engineer
10 41 (7.17%) Citrix Engineer
10 41 (7.17%) Systems Engineer
11 38 (6.64%) Administrator
12 30 (5.24%) Infrastructure Support
13 29 (5.07%) Wintel Engineer
14 28 (4.90%) DBA
14 28 (4.90%) SQL DBA
14 28 (4.90%) Support Analyst
15 26 (4.55%) Consultant
16 24 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 24 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.34%) .NET
2 32 (5.59%) HTML
3 14 (2.45%) jQuery
4 12 (2.10%) CSS
4 12 (2.10%) SAML
5 10 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.40%) Web Services
7 7 (1.22%) HTML5
7 7 (1.22%) LAMP
8 3 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.52%) Ajax
8 3 (0.52%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (0.52%) XML
9 2 (0.35%) .NET Remoting
9 2 (0.35%) COM
9 2 (0.35%) JSON
9 2 (0.35%) Middleware
9 2 (0.35%) ODBC
9 2 (0.35%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.74%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.12%) Clustering
3 28 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.72%) Hedge funds
4 27 (4.72%) Replication
5 22 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.15%) Blackberry
7 15 (2.62%) EMC VNX
8 10 (1.75%) NHS
9 9 (1.57%) Derivative
9 9 (1.57%) PKI
10 6 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.87%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.87%) EMC VMAX
11 5 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.70%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 572 (100.00%) Windows
2 431 (75.35%) Windows Server
3 365 (63.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 146 (25.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 110 (19.23%) Linux
6 107 (18.71%) Windows 7
7 39 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 36 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (5.07%) CentOS
9 29 (5.07%) Windows 10
10 26 (4.55%) Unix
11 20 (3.50%) Mac OS X
12 12 (2.10%) Solaris
13 10 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (1.75%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.40%) Mac OS X Server
14 8 (1.40%) SUSE
15 6 (1.05%) AIX
15 6 (1.05%) Android
15 6 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (19.23%) ITIL
2 101 (17.66%) Migration
3 55 (9.62%) Project Management
4 48 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (7.17%) Change Management
6 39 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 34 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (5.77%) Service Management
9 29 (5.07%) Configuration Management
10 28 (4.90%) High Availability
10 28 (4.90%) Incident Management
11 25 (4.37%) Server Building
12 23 (4.02%) DevOps
13 21 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (3.50%) Open Source
14 20 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (3.50%) PRINCE
14 20 (3.50%) Problem Management
15 18 (3.15%) ITSM
15 18 (3.15%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (23.43%) PowerShell
2 116 (20.28%) SQL
3 39 (6.82%) C#
4 22 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 22 (3.85%) Python
5 21 (3.67%) T-SQL
6 15 (2.62%) Perl
6 15 (2.62%) VBScript
7 14 (2.45%) Java
8 13 (2.27%) VB
9 9 (1.57%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.05%) C
10 6 (1.05%) VBA
11 4 (0.70%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.52%) PHP
12 3 (0.52%) Ruby
13 1 (0.17%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.17%) R
13 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 47 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (6.99%) SC Cleared
5 39 (6.82%) MCSE
6 34 (5.94%) CCNA
7 31 (5.42%) Degree
8 21 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (2.62%) MCSA
11 12 (2.10%) MCITP
12 10 (1.75%) CCNP
12 10 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
13 9 (1.57%) CISSP
13 9 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.22%) MCTS
14 7 (1.22%) SAS Certification
15 6 (1.05%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.70%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.32%) SLA
2 17 (2.97%) QA
3 8 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.70%) COBIT
6 2 (0.35%) DICOM
6 2 (0.35%) HL7
6 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 295 (51.57%) Active Directory
2 190 (33.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (13.11%) XenApp
4 73 (12.76%) vSphere
5 62 (10.84%) Hyper-V
6 47 (8.22%) XenDesktop
7 36 (6.29%) VMware ESX
8 23 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (1.75%) BitLocker
11 9 (1.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 8 (1.40%) XenServer
13 6 (1.05%) Firmware
13 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.87%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.87%) vCloud
15 4 (0.70%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.70%) NFS
15 4 (0.70%) Xen
16 3 (0.52%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 89 (15.56%) SCCM
2 74 (12.94%) SCOM
3 21 (3.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 21 (3.67%) NetBackup
4 19 (3.32%) Puppet
5 17 (2.97%) ZABBIX
6 16 (2.80%) HP SIM
7 13 (2.27%) WSUS
8 11 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (1.75%) Backup Exec
9 10 (1.75%) EdgeSight
9 10 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.40%) Salt
10 8 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.87%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.70%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.70%) Simpana
13 3 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
13 3 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.52%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 319 (55.77%) VMware
2 264 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 159 (27.80%) Citrix
4 102 (17.83%) HP
5 97 (16.96%) Cisco
6 48 (8.39%) NetApp
7 46 (8.04%) Oracle
8 39 (6.82%) Dell
9 34 (5.94%) EMC
9 34 (5.94%) Red Hat
10 23 (4.02%) IBM
11 22 (3.85%) Symantec
12 19 (3.32%) AppSense
13 18 (3.15%) SolarWinds
14 15 (2.62%) Juniper
15 14 (2.45%) CommVault
16 12 (2.10%) CA
17 11 (1.92%) Mitel
18 10 (1.75%) ServiceNow
19 9 (1.57%) BMC
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