The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 208 303 421
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +118
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 219 110 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.45% 0.008%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 2.08% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 62 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +62.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £312 -
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £36.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.96% -
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5370 5290 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.77% 21.81% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3549 3447 3277
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £204 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 254 376
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2012
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +33 47 £365 -6.41% 20
Docklands, London - 3 £550 -
Brentford - 2 £445 -
Croydon +1 1 £325 -17.46% 1
Sidcup - 1 - - 2
Twickenham - 1 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 4
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 387 (100.00%) Windows
2 296 (76.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 199 (51.42%) Active Directory
4 184 (47.55%) VMware
5 172 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 131 (33.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 113 (29.20%) MS Exchange
8 111 (28.68%) Citrix
9 102 (26.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 96 (24.81%) SCCM
11 93 (24.03%) SQL
12 85 (21.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 82 (21.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 78 (20.16%) SAN
15 75 (19.38%) ITIL
16 71 (18.35%) Cisco
16 71 (18.35%) DNS
17 70 (18.09%) PowerShell
18 67 (17.31%) Hyper-V
19 66 (17.05%) Windows 7
20 64 (16.54%) SQL Server
21 63 (16.28%) Firewall
22 62 (16.02%) Migration
23 60 (15.50%) SCOM
24 59 (15.25%) HP
25 54 (13.95%) DHCP
25 54 (13.95%) MCSE
26 53 (13.70%) XenApp
27 51 (13.18%) MS Excel
28 50 (12.92%) Finance

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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
1 113 (29.20%) MS Exchange
2 85 (21.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 38 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (8.79%) IIS
6 33 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 32 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (7.75%) Lync
9 11 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.52%) Apache
14 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.27%) MS Office
3 9 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.07%) Acrobat
4 8 (2.07%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.52%) Endur
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.13%) Office 365
3 5 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (20.16%) SAN
2 71 (18.35%) DNS
3 63 (16.28%) Firewall
4 54 (13.95%) DHCP
5 37 (9.56%) LAN
6 26 (6.72%) TCP/IP
7 22 (5.68%) WAN
7 22 (5.68%) NetScaler
8 18 (4.65%) VPN
9 17 (4.39%) VoIP
10 14 (3.62%) NAS
11 11 (2.84%) VLAN
12 8 (2.07%) Internet
13 6 (1.55%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.55%) Unified Communications
13 6 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (1.29%) Network Security
15 4 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.03%) DTS
11 4 (1.03%) SSDT
12 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.78%) MySQL
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.26%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 27 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (3.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.29%) SpecFlow
3 5 (1.29%) Artifactory
3 5 (1.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.78%) MSI
5 2 (0.52%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.52%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.52%) NUnit
5 2 (0.52%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.52%) Subversion
5 2 (0.52%) JIRA
5 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.52%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (12.92%) Finance
2 15 (3.88%) Banking
3 14 (3.62%) Law
3 14 (3.62%) Legal
4 12 (3.10%) Retail
5 7 (1.81%) Publishing
6 5 (1.29%) Advertising
6 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Front Office
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (11.37%) Architect
3 43 (11.11%) Analyst
4 33 (8.53%) Support Engineer
5 31 (8.01%) Consultant
6 28 (7.24%) Infrastructure Architect
6 28 (7.24%) Wintel Engineer
7 25 (6.46%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (6.20%) Systems Engineer
9 19 (4.91%) Administrator
10 18 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 16 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (4.13%) Server Engineer
12 15 (3.88%) VMware Engineer
12 15 (3.88%) Desktop Support
13 13 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (3.10%) DBA
15 11 (2.84%) Citrix Engineer
16 10 (2.58%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.46%) .NET
2 11 (2.84%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.07%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.29%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.29%) Middleware
5 4 (1.03%) Web Services
5 4 (1.03%) Gherkin
6 3 (0.78%) WCF
6 3 (0.78%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.52%) REST
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (0.26%) OC4J
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.26%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.26%) WPF
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (0.26%) WinForms
8 1 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.37%) Clustering
2 23 (5.94%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.65%) Replication
4 7 (1.81%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.29%) PKI
7 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (0.78%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.52%) EPoS
9 2 (0.52%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.52%) EFT
9 2 (0.52%) NHS
9 2 (0.52%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.52%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.26%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.26%) iPhone
10 1 (0.26%) Open Source
10 1 (0.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 387 (100.00%) Windows
2 296 (76.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 131 (33.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (17.05%) Windows 7
5 33 (8.53%) Windows XP
6 32 (8.27%) Linux
7 28 (7.24%) Windows 8
8 12 (3.10%) Windows 2000
9 10 (2.58%) Windows Vista
10 9 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (2.33%) UNIX
11 8 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.81%) Solaris
13 4 (1.03%) AIX
14 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.52%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.38%) ITIL
2 62 (16.02%) Migration
3 22 (5.68%) Change Management
4 21 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (3.88%) Capacity Management
7 14 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (3.36%) Project Management
9 11 (2.84%) PRINCE2
10 10 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (2.33%) ETRM
11 9 (2.33%) Incident Management
11 9 (2.33%) Test Strategy
11 9 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (2.07%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (2.07%) Service Delivery
13 7 (1.81%) CRM
13 7 (1.81%) Risk Management
13 7 (1.81%) Network Design
13 7 (1.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 93 (24.03%) SQL
2 70 (18.09%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.36%) C
3 13 (3.36%) C#
4 12 (3.10%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.58%) VB
6 7 (1.81%) Java
7 6 (1.55%) Ruby
8 5 (1.29%) Perl
8 5 (1.29%) VBScript
9 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (21.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (13.95%) MCSE
3 45 (11.63%) MCITP
4 23 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (5.43%) MCSA
5 21 (5.43%) MCTS
6 20 (5.17%) CCNA
7 14 (3.62%) MCP
8 13 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (2.84%) CCNP
10 10 (2.58%) CCA
11 8 (2.07%) Degree
12 7 (1.81%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.29%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.03%) CISSP
14 4 (1.03%) OCP
14 4 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (1.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.39%) QA
2 6 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.03%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 199 (51.42%) Active Directory
2 102 (26.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (17.31%) Hyper-V
4 53 (13.70%) XenApp
5 44 (11.37%) vSphere
6 37 (9.56%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (7.24%) XenDesktop
8 26 (6.72%) XenServer
9 18 (4.65%) VMware ESX
10 13 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (2.33%) vCloud
12 4 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.03%) Xen
12 4 (1.03%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.52%) UAG
14 2 (0.52%) Postfix
14 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 96 (24.81%) SCCM
2 60 (15.50%) SCOM
3 12 (3.10%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.58%) HP SIM
5 8 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.07%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (1.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.03%) MIMEsweeper
8 4 (1.03%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.03%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.78%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.78%) MOM
9 3 (0.78%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.52%) WSUS
10 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.52%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 184 (47.55%) VMware
2 172 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 111 (28.68%) Citrix
4 71 (18.35%) Cisco
5 59 (15.25%) HP
6 34 (8.79%) NetApp
7 30 (7.75%) EMC
8 22 (5.68%) Symantec
9 18 (4.65%) Oracle
10 15 (3.88%) F5
11 14 (3.62%) CheckPoint
12 13 (3.36%) IBM
12 13 (3.36%) Dell
13 10 (2.58%) Red Hat
14 9 (2.33%) AppSense
14 9 (2.33%) Websense
14 9 (2.33%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.07%) Adobe
16 7 (1.81%) Altiris
17 6 (1.55%) 3PAR
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnet
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £376 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £297 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 27 days ago