The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 203 299 409
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +110
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 220 108 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.45% 0.008%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.11% 2.06% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 61 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +64.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £36.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.96% -
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5353 5255 5669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.70% 21.68% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3546 3419 3263
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £202 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 255 377
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2012
England

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +48 47 £365 -7.59% 18
Docklands, London - 3 £550 -
Brentford - 2 £445 -
Croydon -1 1 £325 -17.46% 1
Sidcup - 1 - - 1
Twickenham - 1 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Ruislip - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 386 (100.00%) Windows
2 293 (75.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 200 (51.81%) Active Directory
4 188 (48.70%) VMware
5 174 (45.08%) Microsoft
6 132 (34.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 114 (29.53%) Citrix
8 112 (29.02%) MS Exchange
9 103 (26.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 96 (24.87%) SCCM
11 91 (23.58%) SQL
12 84 (21.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 81 (20.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 77 (19.95%) SAN
15 74 (19.17%) ITIL
16 72 (18.65%) Cisco
17 70 (18.13%) DNS
18 68 (17.62%) PowerShell
18 68 (17.62%) Hyper-V
19 66 (17.10%) Windows 7
20 64 (16.58%) SQL Server
21 63 (16.32%) Firewall
22 61 (15.80%) Migration
23 60 (15.54%) SCOM
24 59 (15.28%) HP
25 56 (14.51%) XenApp
26 54 (13.99%) MCSE
27 53 (13.73%) DHCP
28 52 (13.47%) MS Excel
29 50 (12.95%) Finance

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 112 (29.02%) MS Exchange
2 84 (21.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (10.10%) SharePoint
4 37 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 32 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (8.29%) IIS
7 29 (7.51%) Lync
8 11 (2.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.52%) Apache
14 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
Applications
1 52 (13.47%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.29%) MS Office
3 9 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.07%) MS Project
4 8 (2.07%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.52%) Endur
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.40%) Office 365
3 5 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (19.95%) SAN
2 70 (18.13%) DNS
3 63 (16.32%) Firewall
4 53 (13.73%) DHCP
5 37 (9.59%) LAN
6 26 (6.74%) TCP/IP
7 22 (5.70%) WAN
7 22 (5.70%) NetScaler
8 18 (4.66%) VPN
9 16 (4.15%) VoIP
10 14 (3.63%) NAS
11 11 (2.85%) VLAN
12 8 (2.07%) Internet
13 6 (1.55%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (1.55%) Unified Communications
14 5 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (1.30%) Network Security
15 4 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.04%) SSDT
11 4 (1.04%) DTS
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.78%) MySQL
12 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.26%) VLDB
14 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 7
14 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (3.89%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.30%) SpecFlow
3 5 (1.30%) Artifactory
3 5 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.78%) MSI
4 3 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.52%) JIRA
5 2 (0.52%) NUnit
5 2 (0.52%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.52%) Subversion
5 2 (0.52%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.52%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.52%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (12.95%) Finance
2 16 (4.15%) Banking
3 15 (3.89%) Legal
4 14 (3.63%) Law
5 12 (3.11%) Retail
6 7 (1.81%) Publishing
7 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.30%) Advertising
8 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Front Office
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (12.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (11.40%) Architect
3 43 (11.14%) Analyst
4 34 (8.81%) Support Engineer
5 31 (8.03%) Consultant
6 28 (7.25%) Wintel Engineer
6 28 (7.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 26 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (5.96%) Systems Engineer
9 19 (4.92%) Administrator
10 18 (4.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 16 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (3.89%) Server Engineer
12 15 (3.89%) VMware Engineer
13 14 (3.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (3.63%) Desktop Support
14 13 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
15 12 (3.11%) DBA
16 11 (2.85%) Citrix Engineer
17 10 (2.59%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.48%) .NET
2 11 (2.85%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.07%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.30%) Middleware
4 5 (1.30%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.04%) Gherkin
6 3 (0.78%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.78%) Web Services
6 3 (0.78%) WCF
7 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 2 (0.52%) REST
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (0.26%) WinForms
8 1 (0.26%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.26%) JSP
8 1 (0.26%) Servlets
8 1 (0.26%) J2EE
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.40%) Clustering
2 23 (5.96%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.66%) Replication
4 7 (1.81%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.30%) PKI
7 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.78%) FlexPod
8 3 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.52%) EPoS
9 2 (0.52%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.52%) EFT
9 2 (0.52%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.52%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.26%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.26%) NHS
10 1 (0.26%) iPad
10 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.26%) iPhone
10 1 (0.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 386 (100.00%) Windows
2 293 (75.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 132 (34.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (17.10%) Windows 7
5 33 (8.55%) Windows XP
6 30 (7.77%) Linux
7 28 (7.25%) Windows 8
8 12 (3.11%) Windows 2000
9 10 (2.59%) Windows Vista
10 9 (2.33%) UNIX
11 8 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (1.81%) Solaris
13 4 (1.04%) AIX
14 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.52%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (19.17%) ITIL
2 61 (15.80%) Migration
3 22 (5.70%) Change Management
4 21 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (3.89%) Capacity Management
7 14 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (3.11%) Project Management
9 10 (2.59%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (2.59%) PRINCE2
10 9 (2.33%) Test Strategy
10 9 (2.33%) ETRM
10 9 (2.33%) Incident Management
10 9 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (2.07%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (2.07%) Service Delivery
12 7 (1.81%) Risk Management
12 7 (1.81%) CRM
12 7 (1.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (1.81%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 91 (23.58%) SQL
2 68 (17.62%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.37%) C
3 13 (3.37%) C#
4 12 (3.11%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.33%) VB
6 7 (1.81%) Java
7 6 (1.55%) Ruby
8 5 (1.30%) Perl
8 5 (1.30%) VBScript
9 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (20.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (13.99%) MCSE
3 45 (11.66%) MCITP
4 23 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (5.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (5.44%) MCTS
5 21 (5.44%) MCSA
6 20 (5.18%) CCNA
7 14 (3.63%) MCP
7 14 (3.63%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (2.85%) CCA
8 11 (2.85%) CCNP
9 8 (2.07%) Degree
10 7 (1.81%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.30%) CISSP
11 5 (1.30%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.04%) CCSE
12 4 (1.04%) VCP5
12 4 (1.04%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.40%) QA
2 6 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.04%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 200 (51.81%) Active Directory
2 103 (26.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (17.62%) Hyper-V
4 56 (14.51%) XenApp
5 45 (11.66%) vSphere
6 38 (9.84%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (7.25%) XenDesktop
8 26 (6.74%) XenServer
9 18 (4.66%) VMware ESX
10 13 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (2.33%) vCloud
12 4 (1.04%) Xen
12 4 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.04%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.52%) Postfix
14 2 (0.52%) UAG
14 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 96 (24.87%) SCCM
2 60 (15.54%) SCOM
3 12 (3.11%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.59%) HP SIM
5 8 (2.07%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (1.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.04%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.04%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.04%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.78%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.78%) MOM
9 3 (0.78%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.52%) WSUS
10 2 (0.52%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.26%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 188 (48.70%) VMware
2 174 (45.08%) Microsoft
3 114 (29.53%) Citrix
4 72 (18.65%) Cisco
5 59 (15.28%) HP
6 34 (8.81%) NetApp
7 30 (7.77%) EMC
8 22 (5.70%) Symantec
9 18 (4.66%) Oracle
10 15 (3.89%) F5
11 14 (3.63%) CheckPoint
12 13 (3.37%) IBM
13 12 (3.11%) Dell
14 10 (2.59%) Red Hat
15 9 (2.33%) AppSense
15 9 (2.33%) Websense
15 9 (2.33%) SolarWinds
16 8 (2.07%) Adobe
17 7 (1.81%) Altiris
18 6 (1.55%) 3PAR
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