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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 138 214 307
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +93
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 351 193 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.58% 0.85% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.38% 3.92% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 130 51
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 8
Average hourly rate £22.83 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £17.50 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £22.50 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +15.19%
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
4759 4922 4458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.47% 21.75% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3165 3353 2910
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 236 239
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +39 78 £365 -6.41% 32
Croydon -5 5 £325 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames 0 3 £209 -32.39%
Enfield - 3 £450 -
Wembley - 3 £290 - 1
Twickenham - 2 - -
Brentford -2 1 £375 -15.73%
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
Feltham - 1 £375 - 1
Ilford - 1 £230 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 660 (100.00%) Windows
2 458 (69.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 391 (59.24%) VMware
4 365 (55.30%) Active Directory
5 299 (45.30%) Microsoft
6 221 (33.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 202 (30.61%) Citrix
8 199 (30.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 185 (28.03%) MS Exchange
10 165 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 153 (23.18%) SAN
12 144 (21.82%) Windows 7
13 143 (21.67%) Cisco
14 134 (20.30%) Finance
15 124 (18.79%) DNS
16 123 (18.64%) Migration
17 122 (18.48%) SQL
18 110 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
19 108 (16.36%) ITIL
20 105 (15.91%) PowerShell
21 103 (15.61%) Linux
22 102 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
22 102 (15.45%) XenApp
23 93 (14.09%) MS Excel
24 91 (13.79%) SCCM
24 91 (13.79%) vSphere
25 84 (12.73%) IIS
26 83 (12.58%) HP
27 82 (12.42%) Firewall
28 81 (12.27%) DHCP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 185 (28.03%) MS Exchange
2 110 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (12.73%) IIS
4 65 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (6.67%) Lync
6 42 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 39 (5.91%) SharePoint
8 25 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (1.67%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.06%) Node.js
12 7 (1.06%) WorkSite
13 6 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.76%) Apache
15 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.45%) LiveLink
Applications
1 93 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 59 (8.94%) MS Office
3 7 (1.06%) MS Project
4 6 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.30%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.15%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.45%) Agresso
4 2 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.15%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.33%) Office 365
2 41 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.42%) IaaS
5 9 (1.36%) SaaS
6 8 (1.21%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.61%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.45%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.30%) PaaS
11 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.15%) Route 53
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 153 (23.18%) SAN
2 124 (18.79%) DNS
3 82 (12.42%) Firewall
4 81 (12.27%) DHCP
5 80 (12.12%) LAN
6 66 (10.00%) WAN
7 62 (9.39%) TCP/IP
8 51 (7.73%) NAS
9 47 (7.12%) VPN
10 28 (4.24%) VLAN
11 21 (3.18%) VoIP
12 18 (2.73%) iSCSI
13 16 (2.42%) MPLS
14 15 (2.27%) LDAP
14 15 (2.27%) Wireless
15 14 (2.12%) NetScaler
16 13 (1.97%) SSL
16 13 (1.97%) Internet
17 11 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
18 8 (1.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.67%) WhereScape RED
5 11 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.21%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.91%) MySQL
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.61%) EDRMS
10 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.45%) IDOL
12 2 (0.30%) DTS
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.61%) MSI
3 4 (0.61%) Subversion
4 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.45%) WiX
5 2 (0.30%) JIRA
5 2 (0.30%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 134 (20.30%) Finance
2 28 (4.24%) Banking
3 13 (1.97%) Back Office
3 13 (1.97%) Legal
4 12 (1.82%) Retail
5 11 (1.67%) Law
6 10 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.91%) Marketing
9 4 (0.61%) Advertising
9 4 (0.61%) Publishing
10 2 (0.30%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.15%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 103 (15.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (9.85%) Analyst
3 60 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 56 (8.48%) Administrator
5 51 (7.73%) Server Engineer
6 49 (7.42%) Consultant
7 48 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
8 46 (6.97%) Systems Engineer
9 42 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
10 37 (5.61%) Support Analyst
11 29 (4.39%) Desktop Support
12 28 (4.24%) Wintel Engineer
13 27 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 24 (3.64%) Windows Server Engineer
16 22 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
16 22 (3.33%) Architect
17 18 (2.73%) IT Support
17 18 (2.73%) Windows Administrator
18 17 (2.58%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.70%) .NET
2 15 (2.27%) HTML
2 15 (2.27%) Middleware
3 14 (2.12%) Web Services
4 11 (1.67%) XML
5 8 (1.21%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.06%) HTML5
6 7 (1.06%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.91%) JSON
8 5 (0.76%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.76%) SOAP
9 4 (0.61%) REST
10 3 (0.45%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.45%) JSP
11 2 (0.30%) CSS
11 2 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.30%) WCF
11 2 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.30%) LAMP
11 2 (0.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.91%) Clustering
2 29 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.48%) Blackberry
4 18 (2.73%) Symmetrix DMX
5 17 (2.58%) Symmetrix
6 14 (2.12%) Hedge funds
7 12 (1.82%) Replication
8 11 (1.67%) Fat Client
8 11 (1.67%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.52%) EqualLogic
10 9 (1.36%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.36%) PKI
10 9 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.21%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.21%) iPhone
12 7 (1.06%) FMCG
13 6 (0.91%) Open Source
14 5 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.76%) CMDB
14 5 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 660 (100.00%) Windows
2 458 (69.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 221 (33.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 144 (21.82%) Windows 7
5 103 (15.61%) Linux
6 66 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 34 (5.15%) Windows XP
8 32 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.27%) Android
9 15 (2.27%) HPUX
10 14 (2.12%) CentOS
11 13 (1.97%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.97%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.52%) UNIX
13 9 (1.36%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.06%) SUSE
15 6 (0.91%) Solaris
16 4 (0.61%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (18.64%) Migration
2 108 (16.36%) ITIL
3 33 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (4.39%) Change Management
5 26 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
6 25 (3.79%) Project Management
7 23 (3.48%) Load Balancing
8 22 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (3.18%) Configuration Management
10 15 (2.27%) DevOps
10 15 (2.27%) Asset Management
11 14 (2.12%) Problem Management
11 14 (2.12%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (1.97%) Change Control
12 13 (1.97%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (1.82%) Workflow
14 11 (1.67%) Web Development
14 11 (1.67%) Risk Management
15 10 (1.52%) Validation
15 10 (1.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (18.48%) SQL
2 105 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.42%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.52%) Python
4 10 (1.52%) Java
4 10 (1.52%) C
5 9 (1.36%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.21%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.06%) Perl
8 6 (0.91%) C#
8 6 (0.91%) VBScript
9 5 (0.76%) VB
10 3 (0.45%) Ruby
11 2 (0.30%) C++
11 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.15%) C-shell
12 1 (0.15%) R
12 1 (0.15%) AWK
12 1 (0.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 102 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (11.82%) MCSE
3 55 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 50 (7.58%) MCITP
5 47 (7.12%) SC Cleared
6 35 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (4.09%) CCNA
8 27 (4.09%) MCSA
9 17 (2.58%) Degree
10 15 (2.27%) MCP
11 14 (2.12%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (1.67%) CCA
13 10 (1.52%) MCTS
14 9 (1.36%) VCP5
15 7 (1.06%) CCNP
16 6 (0.91%) CCEA
16 6 (0.91%) CISSP
16 6 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.36%) SLA
3 5 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.61%) QA
4 4 (0.61%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) GxP
System Software
1 365 (55.30%) Active Directory
2 199 (30.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (15.45%) XenApp
4 91 (13.79%) vSphere
5 64 (9.70%) Hyper-V
6 50 (7.58%) VMware ESX
7 49 (7.42%) VMware ESXi
8 42 (6.36%) XenDesktop
9 18 (2.73%) VMware Server
10 16 (2.42%) Terminal Services
10 16 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (2.42%) SRDF
11 13 (1.97%) NFS
12 11 (1.67%) vCloud
13 9 (1.36%) XenServer
14 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.76%) UAG
15 5 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.61%) DFS Replication
17 3 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 91 (13.79%) SCCM
2 46 (6.97%) SCOM
3 20 (3.03%) Puppet
4 9 (1.36%) ZABBIX
4 9 (1.36%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.21%) WSUS
6 6 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.91%) Nagios
6 6 (0.91%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.76%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.61%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.61%) SmokePing
8 4 (0.61%) Cacti
9 3 (0.45%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.45%) Nessus
9 3 (0.45%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 391 (59.24%) VMware
2 299 (45.30%) Microsoft
3 202 (30.61%) Citrix
4 143 (21.67%) Cisco
5 83 (12.58%) HP
6 71 (10.76%) NetApp
7 55 (8.33%) EMC
8 44 (6.67%) Dell
9 38 (5.76%) Red Hat
10 27 (4.09%) IBM
11 23 (3.48%) 3PAR
12 22 (3.33%) Oracle
13 20 (3.03%) Juniper
14 18 (2.73%) Symantec
15 16 (2.42%) Apple
16 13 (1.97%) F5
17 12 (1.82%) Tableau
18 11 (1.67%) Greenplum
18 11 (1.67%) Remedy
18 11 (1.67%) CommVault
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £535 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £28.3 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day - 6 Months+ Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London, Hayes, Stockley Park, Bedfont,...
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Upminster
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 25 days ago