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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 156 284 346
Rank change year-on-year
+128 +62
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 303 121 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.43% 0.55% 0.096%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.35% 2.60% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 76 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £240 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.88 £21.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £18.25 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £34.60 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £12.13
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +36.08%
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
4774 4650 4258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.48% 21.02% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3268 3086 2714
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 216 242
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £43.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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 2 March 2015.

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 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +38 65 £400 +2.23% 33
Enfield -2 3 - - 2
Croydon -4 3 £500 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames -5 3 £228 -34.76% 4
Uxbridge +1 2 £225 -30.76%
Hounslow - 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £380 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Edgware - - - -
Barking - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Grays - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 586 (100.00%) Windows
2 428 (73.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 316 (53.92%) Active Directory
4 312 (53.24%) VMware
5 274 (46.76%) Microsoft
6 242 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 187 (31.91%) MS Exchange
8 165 (28.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 161 (27.47%) Citrix
10 143 (24.40%) SQL Server
11 137 (23.38%) Cisco
11 137 (23.38%) Migration
12 132 (22.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 118 (20.14%) DNS
14 116 (19.80%) SAN
15 108 (18.43%) Windows 7
16 106 (18.09%) Firewall
17 100 (17.06%) Finance
18 93 (15.87%) SQL
18 93 (15.87%) PowerShell
19 92 (15.70%) Microsoft Certification
20 88 (15.02%) ITIL
21 87 (14.85%) Linux
21 87 (14.85%) Hyper-V
22 83 (14.16%) HP
23 82 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2013
24 77 (13.14%) DHCP
25 75 (12.80%) MS Excel
26 74 (12.63%) vSphere
27 73 (12.46%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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
1 187 (31.91%) MS Exchange
2 132 (22.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 70 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 68 (11.60%) IIS
6 55 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 53 (9.04%) Lync
8 43 (7.34%) SharePoint
9 24 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (2.39%) Apache
11 12 (2.05%) Office Communications Server
12 10 (1.71%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.68%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
17 2 (0.34%) nginx
17 2 (0.34%) WorkSite
17 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 75 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 43 (7.34%) MS Office
3 6 (1.02%) MS Project
4 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.17%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.02%) ResourceLink
2 6 (1.02%) Agresso
3 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.90%) Office 365
2 34 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.88%) IaaS
4 10 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.68%) SaaS
5 4 (0.68%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Route 53
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 118 (20.14%) DNS
2 116 (19.80%) SAN
3 106 (18.09%) Firewall
4 77 (13.14%) DHCP
5 73 (12.46%) LAN
6 65 (11.09%) WAN
7 63 (10.75%) TCP/IP
8 46 (7.85%) VPN
8 46 (7.85%) NAS
9 36 (6.14%) VLAN
10 31 (5.29%) NetScaler
11 22 (3.75%) VoIP
11 22 (3.75%) MPLS
12 19 (3.24%) iSCSI
13 15 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (2.39%) Wireless
15 13 (2.22%) Internet
15 13 (2.22%) SSL
16 12 (2.05%) BIG-IP
17 11 (1.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (24.40%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.19%) MySQL
7 7 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.68%) EDRMS
10 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (0.68%) WhereScape RED
11 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.34%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (1.54%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.19%) MSI
2 7 (1.19%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.51%) WiX
6 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 100 (17.06%) Finance
2 35 (5.97%) Banking
3 13 (2.22%) Advertising
4 12 (2.05%) Marketing
4 12 (2.05%) Legal
5 9 (1.54%) Retail
5 9 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.19%) Law
6 7 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.02%) Publishing
8 4 (0.68%) Back Office
8 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.51%) Games
9 3 (0.51%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.17%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (15.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 62 (10.58%) Analyst
3 56 (9.56%) Consultant
3 56 (9.56%) Support Engineer
4 45 (7.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 41 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
6 33 (5.63%) Support Analyst
7 31 (5.29%) Wintel Engineer
8 29 (4.95%) Architect
9 27 (4.61%) Server Engineer
10 26 (4.44%) Desktop Support
11 24 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
11 24 (4.10%) Administrator
12 21 (3.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 19 (3.24%) IT Support
14 18 (3.07%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (2.90%) Desktop Engineer
15 17 (2.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 17 (2.90%) VMware Engineer
16 16 (2.73%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.92%) .NET
2 12 (2.05%) Web Services
3 10 (1.71%) XML
4 9 (1.54%) HTML
5 6 (1.02%) REST
6 5 (0.85%) Middleware
6 5 (0.85%) JSON
6 5 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.68%) HTML5
8 3 (0.51%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.51%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.51%) CSS
8 3 (0.51%) JSP
8 3 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.34%) LAMP
9 2 (0.34%) Ajax
9 2 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.34%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 2 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.83%) Clustering
2 34 (5.80%) Replication
3 26 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 23 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.90%) Symmetrix
5 17 (2.90%) Symmetrix DMX
6 13 (2.22%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.19%) FMCG
7 7 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.02%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.02%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.85%) NHS
9 5 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.85%) CMDB
10 4 (0.68%) iPhone
10 4 (0.68%) Open Source
11 3 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.51%) iSeries
11 3 (0.51%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 586 (100.00%) Windows
2 428 (73.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 242 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 108 (18.43%) Windows 7
5 87 (14.85%) Linux
6 58 (9.90%) Windows 8
7 54 (9.22%) Windows XP
8 22 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 15 (2.56%) HPUX
10 14 (2.39%) UNIX
11 12 (2.05%) CentOS
12 9 (1.54%) Solaris
13 7 (1.19%) SUSE
13 7 (1.19%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.02%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.02%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.68%) Android
16 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (23.38%) Migration
2 88 (15.02%) ITIL
3 33 (5.63%) Change Management
4 31 (5.29%) Configuration Management
5 26 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (3.75%) Project Management
8 19 (3.24%) Asset Management
9 17 (2.90%) Load Balancing
9 17 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (2.73%) DevOps
11 14 (2.39%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (2.22%) Problem Management
12 13 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (2.05%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (1.88%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (1.54%) Incident Management
15 9 (1.54%) ITSM
16 8 (1.37%) Service Delivery
16 8 (1.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (15.87%) SQL
1 93 (15.87%) PowerShell
2 8 (1.37%) Ruby
2 8 (1.37%) VBScript
3 7 (1.19%) JavaScript
3 7 (1.19%) Perl
3 7 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.02%) C#
4 6 (1.02%) Python
5 5 (0.85%) Shell Script
5 5 (0.85%) Java
5 5 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 5 (0.85%) C
6 2 (0.34%) RPG
6 2 (0.34%) Korn
6 2 (0.34%) C-shell
7 1 (0.17%) XPath
7 1 (0.17%) Scala
7 1 (0.17%) AWK
7 1 (0.17%) Jython
Qualifications
1 92 (15.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (10.58%) MCSE
3 38 (6.48%) MCITP
3 38 (6.48%) Security Cleared
4 32 (5.46%) SC Cleared
5 23 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (3.92%) MCSA
5 23 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (3.75%) CCNA
7 19 (3.24%) MCTS
8 18 (3.07%) MCP
9 15 (2.56%) Degree
10 14 (2.39%) CCA
10 14 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (2.22%) VCP4
12 9 (1.54%) CCNP
13 8 (1.37%) CCEA
14 4 (0.68%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.68%) VCP5
14 4 (0.68%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.37%) SLA
2 5 (0.85%) QA
3 4 (0.68%) COBIT
4 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 316 (53.92%) Active Directory
2 165 (28.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (14.85%) Hyper-V
4 74 (12.63%) vSphere
5 73 (12.46%) XenApp
6 42 (7.17%) VMware ESX
7 37 (6.31%) XenDesktop
8 35 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (3.07%) XenServer
11 16 (2.73%) SRDF
12 14 (2.39%) vCloud
13 9 (1.54%) UAG
13 9 (1.54%) NFS
14 8 (1.37%) Terminal Services
15 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.85%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 69 (11.77%) SCCM
2 54 (9.22%) SCOM
3 15 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 12 (2.05%) SCOrch
5 11 (1.88%) Puppet
6 10 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.37%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.02%) HP SIM
8 6 (1.02%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.02%) WSUS
9 4 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.51%) Nessus
10 3 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.34%) FreeIPA
11 2 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Intune
11 2 (0.34%) MOM
11 2 (0.34%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 312 (53.24%) VMware
2 274 (46.76%) Microsoft
3 161 (27.47%) Citrix
4 137 (23.38%) Cisco
5 83 (14.16%) HP
6 51 (8.70%) EMC
7 49 (8.36%) NetApp
8 45 (7.68%) Dell
9 29 (4.95%) Red Hat
9 29 (4.95%) Symantec
10 21 (3.58%) Veeam
11 20 (3.41%) F5
12 19 (3.24%) IBM
13 16 (2.73%) CheckPoint
14 14 (2.39%) Sophos
14 14 (2.39%) Altiris
15 13 (2.22%) Juniper
16 11 (1.88%) Apple
17 10 (1.71%) BMC
17 10 (1.71%) Remedy
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston upon Thames
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £200 - £228 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £475 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £228 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - 3 Month Contract +
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 35000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Central London / West End
Incopro Ltd.
Rate: Up to £400 per day Salary based on experience/skill
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £175 - £250 per day
Posted: 25 days ago