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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 136 258 341
Rank change year-on-year
+122 +83
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 361 161 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.62% 0.66% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.37% 3.23% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 97 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £256 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £447 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 7
Average hourly rate £22.83 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £22.15 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.75 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +6.98%
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
4897 4991 4500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.95% 20.61% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3276 3353 2916
Average daily rate £404 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 229 238
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +62 86 £400 +1.26% 26
Croydon -3 5 £500 - 4
Enfield -3 5 £450 +50.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +2 4 £214 -30.85% 2
Twickenham - 2 - -
Feltham - 1 £375 -
Hounslow - - - -
Barking - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 3
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 668 (100.00%) Windows
2 468 (70.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 372 (55.69%) VMware
4 358 (53.59%) Active Directory
5 303 (45.36%) Microsoft
6 239 (35.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 200 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 185 (27.69%) MS Exchange
9 184 (27.54%) Citrix
10 164 (24.55%) SQL Server
11 157 (23.50%) Cisco
12 148 (22.16%) SAN
13 134 (20.06%) Migration
13 134 (20.06%) Windows 7
14 129 (19.31%) DNS
15 128 (19.16%) SQL
16 122 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2010
17 121 (18.11%) Finance
18 108 (16.17%) Linux
19 106 (15.87%) ITIL
20 104 (15.57%) Firewall
21 101 (15.12%) PowerShell
22 100 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
23 91 (13.62%) HP
24 89 (13.32%) vSphere
25 88 (13.17%) Hyper-V
26 87 (13.02%) XenApp
26 87 (13.02%) MS Excel
27 85 (12.72%) IIS
28 82 (12.28%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (27.69%) MS Exchange
2 122 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (12.72%) IIS
4 76 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 48 (7.19%) Lync
7 42 (6.29%) SharePoint
8 35 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 25 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (1.80%) Apache
11 11 (1.65%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.50%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.20%) WorkSite
14 7 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.45%) LiveLink
16 3 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 87 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 53 (7.93%) MS Office
3 9 (1.35%) MS Project
4 7 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.05%) ResourceLink
3 5 (0.75%) Agresso
4 2 (0.30%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.53%) Office 365
2 44 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.10%) IaaS
5 9 (1.35%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.75%) SaaS
6 5 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.30%) PaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.15%) Route 53
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 148 (22.16%) SAN
2 129 (19.31%) DNS
3 104 (15.57%) Firewall
4 82 (12.28%) LAN
5 78 (11.68%) DHCP
6 69 (10.33%) WAN
7 62 (9.28%) TCP/IP
8 52 (7.78%) NAS
9 49 (7.34%) VPN
10 35 (5.24%) VLAN
11 24 (3.59%) VoIP
12 23 (3.44%) iSCSI
13 22 (3.29%) NetScaler
14 20 (2.99%) LDAP
14 20 (2.99%) MPLS
15 14 (2.10%) SSL
16 13 (1.95%) Internet
16 13 (1.95%) Wireless
17 12 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (1.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (24.55%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.50%) WhereScape RED
7 8 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.05%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (0.75%) MySQL
10 4 (0.60%) EDRMS
10 4 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (0.45%) IDOL
11 3 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (1.05%) MSI
2 5 (0.75%) TeamCity
2 5 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.60%) Subversion
4 3 (0.45%) WiX
4 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.15%) JIRA
5 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 121 (18.11%) Finance
2 41 (6.14%) Banking
3 17 (2.54%) Legal
4 15 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.80%) Law
6 8 (1.20%) Back Office
6 8 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.20%) Retail
7 7 (1.05%) Advertising
8 5 (0.75%) Marketing
9 4 (0.60%) Publishing
10 3 (0.45%) Games
10 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.15%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 70 (10.48%) Analyst
3 63 (9.43%) Support Engineer
4 61 (9.13%) Consultant
5 49 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 49 (7.34%) Administrator
6 43 (6.44%) Systems Engineer
7 41 (6.14%) Server Engineer
8 36 (5.39%) Support Analyst
9 35 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
10 32 (4.79%) Wintel Engineer
11 28 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
12 27 (4.04%) Desktop Support
13 25 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (3.59%) Architect
15 20 (2.99%) Windows Server Engineer
16 19 (2.84%) VMware Engineer
17 18 (2.69%) IT Support
18 17 (2.54%) Infrastructure Consultant
19 15 (2.25%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.39%) .NET
2 13 (1.95%) HTML
3 12 (1.80%) Middleware
4 11 (1.65%) XML
5 10 (1.50%) Web Services
6 7 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.90%) JSON
7 6 (0.90%) SOAP
7 6 (0.90%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.90%) REST
8 4 (0.60%) HTML5
8 4 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (0.60%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.45%) JSP
9 3 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.30%) CSS3
10 2 (0.30%) Play Framework
10 2 (0.30%) Django
10 2 (0.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.43%) Clustering
2 34 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.19%) Blackberry
4 24 (3.59%) Replication
5 18 (2.69%) Symmetrix DMX
6 17 (2.54%) Symmetrix
7 13 (1.95%) Private Cloud
7 13 (1.95%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.80%) Thin Client
8 12 (1.80%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.20%) iPhone
9 8 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.05%) EqualLogic
10 7 (1.05%) FMCG
11 6 (0.90%) PKI
12 5 (0.75%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.75%) CMDB
12 5 (0.75%) NHS
12 5 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 668 (100.00%) Windows
2 468 (70.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 239 (35.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 134 (20.06%) Windows 7
5 108 (16.17%) Linux
6 58 (8.68%) Windows 8
7 38 (5.69%) Windows XP
8 33 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (2.99%) CentOS
10 17 (2.54%) UNIX
11 15 (2.25%) HPUX
12 13 (1.95%) Solaris
13 12 (1.80%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.65%) Ubuntu
15 10 (1.50%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.35%) SUSE
17 8 (1.20%) Android
18 6 (0.90%) Windows Vista
19 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
19 3 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (20.06%) Migration
2 106 (15.87%) ITIL
3 39 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (5.24%) Change Management
5 28 (4.19%) Configuration Management
6 26 (3.89%) Project Management
7 25 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
8 21 (3.14%) Load Balancing
9 18 (2.69%) DevOps
10 17 (2.54%) Problem Management
10 17 (2.54%) Asset Management
11 16 (2.40%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (2.10%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (1.80%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (1.65%) Incident Management
15 10 (1.50%) Data Migration
15 10 (1.50%) Risk Management
15 10 (1.50%) Workflow
15 10 (1.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 128 (19.16%) SQL
2 101 (15.12%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.10%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.80%) Perl
5 11 (1.65%) Python
6 9 (1.35%) VBScript
6 9 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.20%) Ruby
7 8 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.20%) C
8 6 (0.90%) Java
9 5 (0.75%) C#
9 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.30%) VB
10 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.30%) RPG
11 1 (0.15%) C++
11 1 (0.15%) XQuery
11 1 (0.15%) AWK
11 1 (0.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 100 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (11.08%) MCSE
3 50 (7.49%) Security Cleared
4 44 (6.59%) MCITP
5 43 (6.44%) SC Cleared
6 31 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (4.04%) MCSA
7 27 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (3.74%) CCNA
9 17 (2.54%) MCP
10 15 (2.25%) Degree
11 14 (2.10%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (1.95%) CCA
12 13 (1.95%) MCTS
13 8 (1.20%) CCNP
13 8 (1.20%) CCEA
14 7 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.05%) VCP5
15 5 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.20%) SLA
2 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (0.60%) COBIT
2 4 (0.60%) QA
3 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) GxP
System Software
1 358 (53.59%) Active Directory
2 200 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (13.32%) vSphere
4 88 (13.17%) Hyper-V
5 87 (13.02%) XenApp
6 48 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (7.04%) VMware ESX
8 42 (6.29%) XenDesktop
9 18 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (2.40%) SRDF
10 16 (2.40%) vCloud
11 15 (2.25%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.80%) XenServer
13 11 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (1.65%) NFS
14 10 (1.50%) VMware Server
15 8 (1.20%) UAG
16 5 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.75%) DFS Replication
17 4 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 81 (12.13%) SCCM
2 46 (6.89%) SCOM
3 17 (2.54%) Puppet
4 12 (1.80%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.35%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.20%) HP SIM
7 6 (0.90%) WSUS
7 6 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.90%) SCOrch
7 6 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.75%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.60%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.60%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.45%) Nessus
11 2 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.30%) FreeIPA
12 1 (0.15%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 372 (55.69%) VMware
2 303 (45.36%) Microsoft
3 184 (27.54%) Citrix
4 157 (23.50%) Cisco
5 91 (13.62%) HP
6 70 (10.48%) NetApp
7 62 (9.28%) EMC
8 52 (7.78%) Dell
9 41 (6.14%) Red Hat
10 26 (3.89%) IBM
11 24 (3.59%) Symantec
12 21 (3.14%) Oracle
13 19 (2.84%) 3PAR
14 17 (2.54%) F5
14 17 (2.54%) Juniper
15 13 (1.95%) Sophos
16 12 (1.80%) Apple
17 11 (1.65%) CheckPoint
17 11 (1.65%) Mercator
17 11 (1.65%) Altiris
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £30 - £33 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
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Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £345.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £220 - £300 per annum + DOE
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: competitive
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