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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 140 215 321
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +106
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 369 214 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.62% 0.93% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.53% 4.01% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 143 54
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £537 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 7
Average hourly rate £22.83 £19.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.59% -23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.05 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £22.75 £47.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.31 £19.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -26.92%
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
4899 5335 5012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.47% 23.27% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3313 3571 3284
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 242 248
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £25.00 £44.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 8 July 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 +14 73 £375 - 35
Croydon -7 8 £325 - 6
Wembley - 5 £293 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £371 - 2
Twickenham 0 3 £125 -
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Enfield - 2 £210 - 1
Chessington - 2 - - 2
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
Westminster - 1 £195 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 - 2
Feltham - 1 £375 -
Ilford - 1 £230 -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 739 (100.00%) Windows
2 498 (67.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 439 (59.40%) VMware
4 395 (53.45%) Active Directory
5 337 (45.60%) Microsoft
6 241 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 235 (31.80%) Citrix
8 210 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 208 (28.15%) MS Exchange
10 195 (26.39%) SQL Server
11 163 (22.06%) SAN
12 155 (20.97%) Cisco
13 147 (19.89%) Finance
14 139 (18.81%) SQL
15 138 (18.67%) Windows 7
16 135 (18.27%) DNS
17 131 (17.73%) PowerShell
18 128 (17.32%) XenApp
19 126 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
19 126 (17.05%) Migration
20 124 (16.78%) Microsoft Certification
20 124 (16.78%) Linux
21 115 (15.56%) ITIL
22 108 (14.61%) SCCM
22 108 (14.61%) vSphere
23 105 (14.21%) MS Excel
24 99 (13.40%) MCSE
25 95 (12.86%) DHCP
26 91 (12.31%) Firewall
27 89 (12.04%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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
1 208 (28.15%) MS Exchange
2 126 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (10.83%) IIS
4 72 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 52 (7.04%) Lync
6 49 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 46 (6.22%) SharePoint
8 29 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 27 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.76%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.95%) Node.js
13 7 (0.95%) WorkSite
13 7 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.68%) Apache
15 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.54%) LiveLink
16 3 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 105 (14.21%) MS Excel
2 67 (9.07%) MS Office
3 5 (0.68%) MS Project
4 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.27%) Agresso
3 2 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Endur
4 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 72 (9.74%) Office 365
2 45 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.03%) IaaS
5 10 (1.35%) Mimecast
6 6 (0.81%) SaaS
7 5 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.68%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.14%) Route 53
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 163 (22.06%) SAN
2 135 (18.27%) DNS
3 95 (12.86%) DHCP
4 91 (12.31%) Firewall
5 89 (12.04%) LAN
6 77 (10.42%) WAN
7 74 (10.01%) TCP/IP
8 46 (6.22%) VPN
9 44 (5.95%) NAS
10 31 (4.19%) VLAN
11 18 (2.44%) VoIP
11 18 (2.44%) LDAP
12 17 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (2.17%) Wireless
13 16 (2.17%) NetScaler
14 15 (2.03%) iSCSI
15 14 (1.89%) Network Security
16 12 (1.62%) SSL
16 12 (1.62%) Internet
16 12 (1.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 49 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.49%) WhereScape RED
5 11 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (0.81%) MySQL
8 5 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.54%) DTS
9 4 (0.54%) EDRMS
9 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.41%) IDOL
10 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.68%) MSI
3 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.54%) Subversion
4 4 (0.54%) JIRA
5 3 (0.41%) WiX
6 2 (0.27%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.14%) Toad
7 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 147 (19.89%) Finance
2 33 (4.47%) Banking
3 15 (2.03%) Law
4 14 (1.89%) Back Office
4 14 (1.89%) Retail
5 13 (1.76%) Legal
6 10 (1.35%) Marketing
7 9 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.08%) Advertising
8 8 (1.08%) Publishing
8 8 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.41%) Front Office
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.27%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 108 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 73 (9.88%) Analyst
3 69 (9.34%) Support Engineer
4 65 (8.80%) Administrator
5 62 (8.39%) Server Engineer
6 56 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
7 51 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 48 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
9 46 (6.22%) Consultant
10 41 (5.55%) Support Analyst
11 34 (4.60%) Wintel Engineer
12 28 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 28 (3.79%) Desktop Support
12 28 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
13 26 (3.52%) Architect
14 25 (3.38%) Windows Server Engineer
15 23 (3.11%) Windows Engineer
16 22 (2.98%) Server Support
17 19 (2.57%) Developer
17 19 (2.57%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.41%) .NET
2 20 (2.71%) HTML
3 17 (2.30%) Middleware
4 13 (1.76%) Web Services
4 13 (1.76%) XML
5 12 (1.62%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.35%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.22%) CSS
8 8 (1.08%) Application Packaging
9 7 (0.95%) HTML5
10 6 (0.81%) JSON
11 5 (0.68%) SOAP
12 4 (0.54%) WCF
13 3 (0.41%) Ajax
13 3 (0.41%) REST
13 3 (0.41%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (0.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 2 (0.27%) CSS3
14 2 (0.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.61%) Data Centre
2 69 (9.34%) Clustering
3 41 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.79%) Blackberry
5 18 (2.44%) EMC VNX
6 16 (2.17%) Symmetrix DMX
7 15 (2.03%) Symmetrix
8 14 (1.89%) Thin Client
8 14 (1.89%) Fat Client
8 14 (1.89%) EqualLogic
8 14 (1.89%) EMC VMAX
9 11 (1.49%) iPhone
9 11 (1.49%) Replication
10 10 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.35%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.35%) PKI
11 6 (0.81%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.81%) iPad
12 5 (0.68%) CMDB
12 5 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 739 (100.00%) Windows
2 498 (67.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 241 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 138 (18.67%) Windows 7
5 124 (16.78%) Linux
6 68 (9.20%) Windows 8
7 37 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (4.33%) Windows XP
9 22 (2.98%) Android
10 21 (2.84%) Ubuntu
11 18 (2.44%) CentOS
12 14 (1.89%) UNIX
13 13 (1.76%) HPUX
13 13 (1.76%) Apple iOS
14 12 (1.62%) Solaris
15 10 (1.35%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.35%) SUSE
16 9 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.95%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (17.05%) Migration
2 115 (15.56%) ITIL
3 45 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (5.28%) Server Building
5 33 (4.47%) Change Management
6 29 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 27 (3.65%) Project Management
8 23 (3.11%) Load Balancing
8 23 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (2.84%) Configuration Management
10 18 (2.44%) DevOps
11 17 (2.30%) Problem Management
12 16 (2.17%) Risk Management
13 15 (2.03%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (2.03%) Change Control
14 13 (1.76%) Capacity Management
15 12 (1.62%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (1.62%) Asset Management
15 12 (1.62%) Release Management
15 12 (1.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 139 (18.81%) SQL
2 131 (17.73%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.98%) JavaScript
4 15 (2.03%) Python
5 14 (1.89%) VB
5 14 (1.89%) Java
6 13 (1.76%) C#
6 13 (1.76%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.62%) Perl
7 12 (1.62%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.49%) VBScript
9 10 (1.35%) C
10 9 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.54%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.41%) C++
13 3 (0.41%) Ruby
14 2 (0.27%) VB6
15 1 (0.14%) R
15 1 (0.14%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 124 (16.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (13.40%) MCSE
3 59 (7.98%) Security Cleared
4 53 (7.17%) MCITP
5 47 (6.36%) SC Cleared
6 42 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 38 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (5.14%) MCSA
8 32 (4.33%) CCNA
9 16 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (2.03%) Degree
11 14 (1.89%) MCTS
11 14 (1.89%) CCNP
12 12 (1.62%) CCA
12 12 (1.62%) MCP
13 9 (1.22%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.08%) VCP5
14 8 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.95%) MCDST
16 6 (0.81%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.76%) SLA
2 10 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.81%) QA
4 5 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) GxP
System Software
1 395 (53.45%) Active Directory
2 210 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (17.32%) XenApp
4 108 (14.61%) vSphere
5 66 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
6 65 (8.80%) Hyper-V
7 46 (6.22%) VMware ESX
8 43 (5.82%) XenDesktop
9 20 (2.71%) VMware Server
10 16 (2.17%) Terminal Services
11 14 (1.89%) SRDF
12 13 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (1.49%) vCloud
14 9 (1.22%) NFS
14 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.95%) XenServer
16 6 (0.81%) Terminal Server
16 6 (0.81%) DFS Replication
17 5 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 5 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 108 (14.61%) SCCM
2 47 (6.36%) SCOM
3 22 (2.98%) Puppet
4 14 (1.89%) EMC VPLEX
5 12 (1.62%) ZABBIX
5 12 (1.62%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.35%) AirWatch
7 9 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.95%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.81%) Nagios
10 5 (0.68%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.68%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.54%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.54%) WSUS
11 4 (0.54%) Cacti
11 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.54%) SmokePing
11 4 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.41%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.41%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 439 (59.40%) VMware
2 337 (45.60%) Microsoft
3 235 (31.80%) Citrix
4 155 (20.97%) Cisco
5 85 (11.50%) HP
6 76 (10.28%) NetApp
7 59 (7.98%) Dell
8 58 (7.85%) EMC
9 40 (5.41%) Red Hat
10 32 (4.33%) Oracle
11 29 (3.92%) IBM
12 22 (2.98%) 3PAR
13 21 (2.84%) Juniper
13 21 (2.84%) Symantec
14 13 (1.76%) CommVault
15 12 (1.62%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.62%) Mitel
15 12 (1.62%) Tableau
16 11 (1.49%) F5
16 11 (1.49%) Greenplum
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Rate: From £31,342 to £36,309 per annum + £4,452 London weighting
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £340 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £160 - £190 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £160 - £190 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £299 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £281.79 - £356.16 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago