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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 140 273 340
Rank change year-on-year
+133 +67
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 347 135 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.58% 0.59% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.21% 2.84% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 86 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £245
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +20.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £19.25 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.75 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
+12.13% -1.26%
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
4813 4752 4288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.96% 20.66% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3254 3157 2751
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £192 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 230 230
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 31 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
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 31 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
(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 +58 82 £400 - 23
Croydon -1 5 £500 - 3
Enfield -4 5 £450 +50.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £214 - 1
Twickenham - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £380 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 2
Wembley - - - -
Barking - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Rainham - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - - 3
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 651 (100.00%) Windows
2 464 (71.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 360 (55.30%) VMware
4 351 (53.92%) Active Directory
5 300 (46.08%) Microsoft
6 245 (37.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 192 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 189 (29.03%) Citrix
9 187 (28.73%) MS Exchange
10 168 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 153 (23.50%) Cisco
12 145 (22.27%) SAN
13 139 (21.35%) Migration
14 133 (20.43%) Windows 7
15 127 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
15 127 (19.51%) DNS
16 119 (18.28%) Finance
17 116 (17.82%) SQL
18 108 (16.59%) Firewall
19 104 (15.98%) PowerShell
20 103 (15.82%) ITIL
21 97 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
22 96 (14.75%) HP
23 93 (14.29%) Linux
24 90 (13.82%) XenApp
25 88 (13.52%) MS Excel
26 86 (13.21%) Hyper-V
27 84 (12.90%) SCCM
28 82 (12.60%) IIS
28 82 (12.60%) vSphere

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (28.73%) MS Exchange
2 127 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (12.60%) IIS
4 77 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 53 (8.14%) Lync
7 42 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 42 (6.45%) SharePoint
8 26 (3.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (1.84%) Apache
10 11 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
11 10 (1.54%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.38%) WorkSite
13 7 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.31%) nginx
16 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 88 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.22%) MS Office
3 8 (1.23%) MS Project
4 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.92%) Agresso
2 6 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.92%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.31%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.31%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.60%) Office 365
2 41 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.00%) IaaS
5 5 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.61%) SaaS
7 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.46%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.31%) PaaS
8 2 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Route 53
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 145 (22.27%) SAN
2 127 (19.51%) DNS
3 108 (16.59%) Firewall
4 81 (12.44%) LAN
5 80 (12.29%) DHCP
6 68 (10.45%) WAN
7 62 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 55 (8.45%) NAS
9 49 (7.53%) VPN
10 38 (5.84%) VLAN
11 26 (3.99%) NetScaler
12 23 (3.53%) iSCSI
13 22 (3.38%) VoIP
13 22 (3.38%) MPLS
14 19 (2.92%) LDAP
15 15 (2.30%) Wireless
16 14 (2.15%) Internet
17 13 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (1.84%) SSL
19 11 (1.69%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 41 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.92%) MySQL
10 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.61%) WhereScape RED
11 4 (0.61%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.46%) IDOL
12 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.31%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (1.08%) MSI
2 6 (0.92%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.77%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.61%) Subversion
5 3 (0.46%) WiX
5 3 (0.46%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 119 (18.28%) Finance
2 43 (6.61%) Banking
3 19 (2.92%) Legal
4 15 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.00%) Law
6 9 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.23%) Retail
8 7 (1.08%) Advertising
9 6 (0.92%) Publishing
9 6 (0.92%) Marketing
10 5 (0.77%) Back Office
11 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.46%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.15%) Norwegian Language
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 97 (14.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 74 (11.37%) Analyst
3 61 (9.37%) Support Engineer
4 60 (9.22%) Consultant
5 49 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 42 (6.45%) Administrator
6 42 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 38 (5.84%) Support Analyst
8 35 (5.38%) Server Engineer
9 34 (5.22%) Wintel Engineer
10 30 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
11 28 (4.30%) Desktop Support
12 27 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support
13 24 (3.69%) Architect
14 23 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 20 (3.07%) Windows Server Engineer
16 19 (2.92%) IT Support
16 19 (2.92%) VMware Engineer
17 17 (2.61%) Infrastructure Consultant
17 17 (2.61%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.92%) .NET
2 13 (2.00%) HTML
3 12 (1.84%) XML
4 10 (1.54%) Web Services
5 7 (1.08%) Middleware
6 6 (0.92%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.92%) JSON
6 6 (0.92%) SOAP
6 6 (0.92%) REST
7 4 (0.61%) HTML5
7 4 (0.61%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.46%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.46%) JSP
8 3 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.31%) Django
9 2 (0.31%) CSS3
9 2 (0.31%) Play Framework
9 2 (0.31%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.91%) Clustering
2 31 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.45%) Replication
3 29 (4.45%) Blackberry
4 18 (2.76%) Symmetrix DMX
5 17 (2.61%) Symmetrix
6 14 (2.15%) Private Cloud
7 13 (2.00%) Hedge funds
7 13 (2.00%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.00%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.08%) FMCG
8 7 (1.08%) iPhone
8 7 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.92%) NHS
9 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.77%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.77%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.77%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.77%) CMDB
11 4 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 651 (100.00%) Windows
2 464 (71.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 245 (37.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 133 (20.43%) Windows 7
5 93 (14.29%) Linux
6 62 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 46 (7.07%) Windows XP
8 22 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (3.07%) CentOS
10 17 (2.61%) UNIX
11 15 (2.30%) HPUX
12 14 (2.15%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.84%) Solaris
14 11 (1.69%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.38%) SUSE
15 9 (1.38%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.92%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.92%) Android
17 4 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (21.35%) Migration
2 103 (15.82%) ITIL
3 38 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (5.07%) Change Management
5 28 (4.30%) Configuration Management
6 25 (3.84%) Capacity Planning
7 24 (3.69%) Project Management
8 21 (3.23%) Load Balancing
9 18 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (2.76%) DevOps
10 17 (2.61%) Asset Management
11 16 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (2.15%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (2.15%) Problem Management
13 12 (1.84%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (1.54%) Change Control
15 10 (1.54%) Data Migration
15 10 (1.54%) Incident Management
16 9 (1.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 116 (17.82%) SQL
2 104 (15.98%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.84%) Perl
4 11 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.69%) Python
5 10 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.23%) Ruby
6 8 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.08%) VBScript
8 6 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.77%) C
9 5 (0.77%) C#
10 4 (0.61%) Java
11 2 (0.31%) RPG
12 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.15%) AWK
12 1 (0.15%) XQuery
12 1 (0.15%) Korn
12 1 (0.15%) XPath
12 1 (0.15%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 97 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (10.91%) MCSE
3 45 (6.91%) Security Cleared
4 40 (6.14%) MCITP
5 37 (5.68%) SC Cleared
6 26 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (3.84%) MCSA
8 24 (3.69%) CCNA
9 19 (2.92%) MCP
10 16 (2.46%) Degree
11 15 (2.30%) MCTS
12 14 (2.15%) CCA
12 14 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (1.54%) CCNP
14 8 (1.23%) CCEA
15 6 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.77%) VCP5
16 5 (0.77%) DV Cleared
17 4 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.23%) SLA
2 5 (0.77%) QA
3 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.61%) COBIT
4 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 351 (53.92%) Active Directory
2 192 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (13.82%) XenApp
4 86 (13.21%) Hyper-V
5 82 (12.60%) vSphere
6 44 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (6.76%) XenDesktop
7 42 (6.45%) VMware ESX
8 20 (3.07%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (2.46%) vCloud
9 16 (2.46%) SRDF
10 15 (2.30%) Terminal Services
11 14 (2.15%) XenServer
12 10 (1.54%) VMware Server
13 9 (1.38%) NFS
13 9 (1.38%) UAG
14 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.77%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 84 (12.90%) SCCM
2 50 (7.68%) SCOM
3 17 (2.61%) Puppet
4 14 (2.15%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.38%) SCVMM
5 9 (1.38%) HP SIM
5 9 (1.38%) SCOrch
6 8 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.92%) WSUS
8 5 (0.77%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.77%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.61%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.46%) Nessus
11 2 (0.31%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.31%) MOM
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Intune
11 2 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 360 (55.30%) VMware
2 300 (46.08%) Microsoft
3 189 (29.03%) Citrix
4 153 (23.50%) Cisco
5 96 (14.75%) HP
6 60 (9.22%) EMC
7 54 (8.29%) NetApp
8 48 (7.37%) Dell
9 29 (4.45%) Red Hat
10 28 (4.30%) Symantec
11 26 (3.99%) IBM
12 20 (3.07%) F5
13 16 (2.46%) 3PAR
14 15 (2.30%) Juniper
14 15 (2.30%) Sophos
15 14 (2.15%) CheckPoint
15 14 (2.15%) Veeam
16 13 (2.00%) Altiris
17 12 (1.84%) Apple
17 12 (1.84%) Oracle
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
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